Celebrating 100 years of Women's Day

2011-03-09 09:23:11

Women celebrate International Women's Day in Lima, capital of Peru.

Japan joins elite aircraft carrier club

2011-03-09 08:01:18

Japan has been formally classified for the first time since World War II as an aircraft-carrier power by a leading Western international affairs think tank.

Gadhafi exit talks rejected

2011-03-09 07:14:20

A Muammar Gadhafi envoy offered to hold talks on the Libyan leader's exit, but the rebels rejected negotiations with a leader they do not trust.
Libyan rebel gives Gaddafi 72 hours to quit

ROK to deploy stealth jets against DPRK

2011-03-08 17:34:26

ROK plans to strengthen its deterrence against DPRK by better readying itself for "regional provocations and asymmetrical threats".

Rafsanjani leaves key Iran post

2011-03-08 17:19:01

Iran's Assembly of Experts elected Ayatollah Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani as the new chairman to replace Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.

Obama to name new US ambassador to China

2011-03-08 08:32:46

US President Barack Obama will nominate Commerce Secretary Gary Locke as next U.S. ambassador to China, two administration officials said on Monday.

Parts of NZ city to be abandoned

2011-03-08 08:04:26

Some 10,000 houses in Christchurch will have to be demolished and parts of the city will have to be abandoned altogether.

Gates says US still has role in Afghanistan

2011-03-08 07:11:56

American military will remain involved in Afghanistan after the planned 2014 end of combat operations to help train and advise Afghan forces.

Outlook grim for Japanese PM

2011-03-08 07:03:35

Japan's unpopular Prime Minister Naoto Kan refused on Monday to step down after the resignation of his foreign minister over a political funding scandal.

DPRK proposes Red Cross talks with ROK

2011-03-07 14:54:23

DPRK on Monday proposed holding working-level Red Cross talks with ROK later this week over repatriation of a group of DPRK people.

Afghan president rejects US apology over killings

2011-03-07 13:32:46

Afghanistan's president rejected a US apology for the mistaken killing of nine Afghan boys in a NATO air attack.

NZ to hold national memorial for quake victims

2011-03-07 13:28:25

A national memorial service to mark the "terrible loss of life" in the New Zealand Christchurch earthquake will be held on March 18.