Bangladesh seeks India help on hijacked ship

2010-12-07 15:22:02

Bangladesh has asked India to help rescue a Bangaldeshi merchant ship which was captured by suspected Somali pirates on Sunday off the coast of India's Lakshadweep Islands, sources said Tuesday.

Japan-US military drill kicks off ground training

2010-12-07 15:14:34

Japan and the United States launched a major ground training in Kirishima Training Area in southern Japan's Miyazaki Prefecture Tuesday, as part of the biggest-ever joint military exercises which kicked off in several places in Japan last Friday.

US, ROK, Japan vow coordination on Pyongyang

2010-12-07 09:40:43

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the trilateral meeting with ROK and Japan on Korean Peninsula issues underscored "deep relationship" with the two allies. Hu, Obama hold talks on tensions

Hu, Obama hold talks on tensions

2010-12-07 07:23:53

President Hu Jintao told US President Barack Obama that the situation on the Korean Peninsula may spiral out of control if not handled properly, during a telephone conversation on Monday.
ROK stars live-fire exercise

ROK starts live-fire drill amid lingering tension

2010-12-06 14:22:30

The Republic of Korea (ROK) started Monday a live-fire drill in 29 sites around the country including a western island near a disputed sea border with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the ROK navy said.

Iran claims nuke advance ahead of talks

2010-12-06 07:35:46

Iran claimed a milestone on the eve of talks in Geneva with six world powers, saying Sunday it has produced its first batch of locally mined uranium ore for enrichment.

Thailand marks 83rd birthday of revered king

2010-12-05 17:32:57

Thailand is marking the 83rd birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest reigning monarch.

DPRK lambasts ROK's new defense chief

2010-12-05 15:46:51

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) lambasted the Republic of Korea's new defense chief Sunday for threatening to launch air strikes against the DPRK and accused the ROK of causing "uncontrollable, extreme" tension on the peninsula.

DPRK warns S. Korea against 'rash acts'

2010-12-05 13:10:09

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Sunday urged South Korea to "stop acting rashly and ponder over the catastrophic consequences."

7 people killed, 46 wounded in Baghdad car bombings

2010-12-04 17:51:22

Two car bomb explosions targeted Iranian pilgrims in Baghdad on Saturday, killed 7 people and wounded 46 others, an Interior Ministry source said.

Trilateral talks 'aim at joint response'

2010-12-03 07:31:01

High-level talks involving officials from the United States, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) next Monday will possibly seek a joint response against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). ROK to join Japan-US exercises as observer China urges not to 'pour oil on flames'

ROK FM to discuss DPRK issues with US counterpart

2010-12-02 14:50:14

South Korea's top diplomat will meet with his US and Japanese counterparts during a three-day trip to Washington starting Sunday, the foreign ministry here said Thursday.