Obama re-election launches with e-mail, website

2011-04-04 21:12:04

President Barack Obama formally launched his re-election campaign Monday.

Death toll from Pakistan shrine blasts rises to 50

2011-04-04 20:26:10

The death toll from twin deadly suicide attacks near a crowded Sufi shrine in Pakistan's eastern Punjab province has risen to 50, doctors said Monday.

Obama announces re-election bid in 2012

2011-04-04 20:18:38

US President Barack Obama will run for a second term in 2012, his campaign announced Monday in a web video and in e-mails to his supporters.

At least 16 protesters shot dead in clashes in S Yemen

2011-04-04 20:01:01

Death toll of protesters from the clashes in Yemen's southern province of Taiz on Monday rose to at least 16

10 killed, 15 injured in N India road accident

2011-04-04 19:17:20

At least 10 people were killed and 15 others injured in a road mishap in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh Monday.

Nuclear plant to discharge contaminated water into Pacific

2011-04-04 18:00:58

The operator of the Fukushima No 1 nuclear power plant said Monday it planned to discharge contaminated water into the Pacific, in an attempt to speed up work to tackle the crisis at the troubled complex.

ROK apologizes for translation errors in trade pact with EU

2011-04-04 17:57:15

ROK's trade minister Kim Jong-hoon on Monday made a public apology over translation errors found in the Korean text of a free trade agreement with EU.

Fight for Libya's oil-rich Brega continues

2011-04-04 16:28:28

Heavy fighting between Libya's rebel forces and government troops continued in the eastern oil town of Brega on Sunday.

Yemen protesters clash with police, two killed

2011-04-04 08:40:02

At least one Yemeni protester was killed and up to 900 others wounded, including eight policemen, on Sunday in clashes with police forces and government supporters in the Yemeni southern provinces of Taiz.

Marines in Japan to skip Philippine drills

2011-04-03 22:01:23

About 3,000 US Marines will not join annual war exercises in the Philippines starting this week.

Suez Canal disrupted as ship runs aground

2011-04-03 21:58:51

Traffic through Egypt's Suez Canal was disrupted after a 42,000-tonne container ship ran aground on Sunday due to engine failure, an official at the Suez Canal Authority said.

Afghan Quran-burning protests continues

2011-04-03 20:11:10

Afghan protests against the burning of a Quran in Florida entered a third day with a demonstrations in the south and east Sunday.