Pakistan, Afghanistan to begin joint drug ops

2010-11-25 17:32:40

Pakistan and Afghanistan say they plan to begin joint operations to fight drug trafficking.

SCO's prime ministers agree to boost regional co-op

2010-11-25 14:33:06

Prime ministers of the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) met on Thursday and agreed to further regional cooperation within the SCO framework.

Mourning ceremony held for Cambodian stampede victims

2010-11-25 10:07:58

A ceremony to commemorate those who died in a major stampede three days ago kicked off 7:00 o'clock Thursday morning

US, ROK to hold naval war games

2010-11-25 07:06:20

The United States and the Republic of Korea announced joint naval war games in the Yellow Sea, a day after the Democratic People's Republic of Korea shelled an island near the disputed border with the ROK. China calls for restraint  Wen: China opposes military provocations Comments (362)

ROK, US to stage joint drill

2010-11-24 14:12:58

The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the United States will stage a joint naval drill in waters off the west coast of the Korean Peninsula next week, Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff confirmed to Xinhua Wednesday.

ROK suspends pledged aid to DPRK following clash

2010-11-24 12:14:50

South Korea has suspended delivery of pledged aid to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) following its artillery barrage on a South Korean island, the unification ministry said Wednesday.

Obama pledges US to defend ROK

2010-11-24 08:57:31

President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged the United States would defend the Republic of Korea.

ROK says to have firm response

2010-11-24 07:15:31

ROK President Lee Myung-bak (C) listens to Defence Minister Kim Tae-young (3rd R) during the urgent security conference at the presidential Blue House in Seoul Nov 23, 2010. Lee, who has pursued a hard line with the reclusive DPRK since taking office nearly three years ago, said a response had to be firm following the attack on Yeonpyeong island, just 120 km (75 miles) west of the capital Seoul.

Two Koreas exchange fire

2010-11-24 07:09:27

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea exchanged artillery fire with the Republic of Korea, after the DPRK shelled an island near their disputed sea border, killing at least two ROK marines, setting dozens of buildings ablaze and sending civilians fleeing for shelter. Comments (70)

Indonesia to reduce energy subsidy for rich people

2010-11-23 20:30:01

The Indonesian government is to limit energy subsidy for rich people in January first next year as an effort to decrease burden of energy subsidy in the state budget, a minister said here Tuesday.

SCO military cooperation mainly aimed at terrorism

2010-11-23 17:31:44

Military activities within the framework of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) are mainly aimed at fighting terrorism, rather than any specific country or military organization, SCO Secretary General Muratbek Imanaliev has told Xinhua.

DPRK shells ROK island; one killed, many injured

2010-11-23 16:58:20

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired Tuesday scores of artillery onto a Republic of Korea (ROK) island and into waters off the west coast of the divided peninsula, killing one ROK soldier and prompting a return fire, officials here said.