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Thousands of South Koreans have held an anti-government rally in the capital, Seoul, to denounce the labor policies of the administration of conservative President Park Geun-hye.
Saturday, 27 February 2016 17:37

Blast kills 12 outside Afghan Defense Ministry

At least a dozen people were killed Saturday in a bomb attack outside the Afghan Defense Ministry in Kabul.
North Korea says it has developed a new laser-guided weapon that could turn enemy tanks into "boiled pumpkins."
Saturday, 27 February 2016 07:06

Bombing kills at least 10 in east Afghanistan

A bomber riding a motorcycle has detonated his explosives near a governor's house in Kunar Province in eastern Afghanistan, leaving at least 10 people killed.
An Afghan woman shot and killed Friday a senior commander of the Taliban militant group in the northern province of Baghlan.
According to confirmed official reports, fighting between security forces and militants in southern Philippines has left at least six people dead and 20,000 displaced in a week.
The United States has submitted a resolution to the United Nations Security Council that calls for tougher sanctions on North Korea over its missile tests and nuclear-related activities.
Thursday, 25 February 2016 20:29

China concerned over US missiles in South Korea

Beijing has expressed concern over the possible deployment of an American missile system in South Korea, saying it could jeopardize China’s national security.
The United States is set to formally submit a draft resolution toughening sanctions against North Korea to the United Nations Security Council on Thursday, a spokesman for the US mission …
The Australian government has announced a massive new investment on the country’s defense capabilities amid rising tensions in the Asia Pacific region.
The US and China have reached an agreement over a draft resolution aimed at tightening UN Security Council sanctions against North Korea over its recent nuclear test.
South Koreans have held a holographic “ghost protest” in capital Seoul against what organizers describe as the erosion of free speech and assembly in the East Asian country.
The first round of direct peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban militant group are expected to take place in neighboring Pakistan by March.
South Korea has once again warned the North that its “provocations” risk speeding up the “collapse of its dictatorial system” following North Korea's threat to attack the South.
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 08:41

US strikes leave 25 dead in eastern Afghanistan

Afghan officials say more than two dozen ISIL terrorists have lost their lives in US drone strikes in Afghanistan’s troubled Eastern Province of Nangarhar.
China has warned that a United States missile system planned to be set up on South Korea’s soil would harm its security.
A fourth round of international talks on peace in Afghanistan has begun in the capital Kabul.
A major attack targeting a police commander in northern Afghanistan has killed more than a dozen people, officials say.
Tensions between the two Koreas have increased significantly along the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).
The Chinese Foreign Ministry says Beijing’s military deployments in the South China Sea are no different from that of US on Hawaii.