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Monday, 15 February 2016 09:18

South Korea triples Iran crude imports

South Korea tripled its imports of Iranian crude oil in January from a year before, says a new report, coming a day after the Islamic Republic exported its first crude …
A 5.8-magnitude earthquake rocked New Zealand’s eastern city of Christchurch on Sunday, causing cliffs to collapse into the sea but no serious damage to the city.
Two US assassination drone attacks in Afghanistan’s Southeastern Paktika Province has reportedly killed more than a dozen people with Taliban militants confirming the loss of 13 elements.
The United Nations says Afghanistan saw the highest number of civilian casualties last year since 2009, as the country has been mired in a long war with Taliban militants.
At least six Afghan security personnel were killed on Saturday in two separate attacks carried out by Taliban terrorists in southern Afghanistan.
Beijing has called on Washington not to deploy its sophisticated THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) missile system to the Korean Peninsula, saying it could also be used to target …
Saturday, 13 February 2016 09:31

Australia announces cabinet reshuffle

Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has declared a cabinet reshuffle following the resignation of three ministers and ahead of the departure of two others.
Friday, 12 February 2016 10:18

Death toll rises to 59 from Taiwan quake

The death toll from last Saturday's earthquake in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan has risen to 59, while 76 more presumed buried dead under the rubble of a collapsed …
Friday, 12 February 2016 09:58

Afghan cop drugs, kills 5 fellow officers

An Afghan police officer suspected of collaborating with the Taliban militant group has drugged and shot dead at least five fellow officers in the country's Southern Province of Kandahar, officials …
Friday, 12 February 2016 09:50

South Korea, US ‘to begin missile talks’

South Korea and the US are set to begin talks as early as next week on the deployment of an advanced missile system in South Korea, an official with the …
Security forces have arrested dozens of activists and placed pro-independence leaders under house arrest in the Indian-administered Kashmir.
North Korea has executed the country’s chief of military staff over alleged corruption, says a South Korean official.
South Korea says it has closed a joint industrial park with the North, accusing Pyongyang of using the complex to fund its controversial nuclear and missile programs.
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 17:46

Military plane crash kills five in Myanmar

At least five military personnel were killed in Myanmar Wednesday when a small air force propeller plane crashed shortly after taking off from the airport in the capital, Naypyitaw.
A senior member of Taliban’s leadership died in a hospital in Pakistan’s southwest, in what could embarrass Islamabad and expose its alleged links to the militants in neighboring Afghanistan.
Police in Hong Kong have clashed with food hawkers resisting an operation by authorities to have them removed in crowded downtown neighborhoods.
A bomb explosion has rocked an area in southeastern Afghanistan, killing at least six civilians and injuring nine others, security sources say.
Japan says it is considering the adoption of a “measure” against North Korea in response to a recent rocket launch by the latter country.
China says it will pay up to 100,000 yuan ($15,200) to anyone who reports online “terrorist” content, after handing out two million yuan worth of rewards last year.
A bombing attack on an army vehicle in the Afghan province of Balkh has left at least three soldiers dead and another 18 military personnel injured.