Gadhafi offers truce as NATO strikes in Tripoli

2011-04-30 17:16:34

Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi called for a cease-fire and negotiations with NATO powers in a live speech on state TV early Saturday, just as NATO bombs struck a government complex in the Libyan capital.

Cambodian, Thai troops break truce

2011-04-30 11:13:59

Exchange of gunfire between Cambodian and Thai troops broke out again early Saturday in the disputed border area near the 13th century Ta Krabei temple.

Superman: I'm renouncing my US citizenship

2011-04-29 20:51:44

Superman has started a stir with a declaration in the new issue of "Action Comics" that he intends to renounce his US citizenship because he's tired of his actions being construed as instruments of US policy.

Gaddafi says ready for ceasefire

2011-04-30 09:42:52

Gaddafi said on Saturday he was still prepared to enter a ceasefire but that this must involve all sides and not only his own forces.

UN Human Rights Council adopts resolution on Syria

2011-04-30 09:01:15

UN HRC adopted a resolution on Syria at a special session held on Friday amid strong voices of disapproval from many member states.

Libya rebels say retake Tunisia border crossing

2011-04-29 19:19:46

Libyan rebels have regained control of the Dehiba crossing point on the Libyan-Tunisian border from government forces.

WFP launches food operation in DPRK

2011-04-30 09:40:28

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) is launching an emergency operation to address the urgent needs of 3.5 million people in DPRK.

50 plus killed on Syria's 'Friday of anger'

2011-04-30 08:57:56

A human rights group said more than 50 people had been killed across Syria as protests took place on the so-called "Friday of anger".

22 drown as ferry capsizes in Egypt

2011-04-29 22:40:28

At least 22 Egyptian people died and four others survived on Friday after a ferryboat sank in the Nile River off the southern Egyptian city of Beni Swef.

ROK to issue visas for marriage immigrants

2011-04-29 16:34:52

South Korea is poised to issue special visas for foreign immigrants who come to the country via marriage.

Nearly 50,000 Thai border villagers evacuated

2011-04-29 16:13:39

A total of 48,192 villagers from Thailand's two border provinces have been evacuated since the latest round of Thai-Cambodian border clashes erupted.

ROK, China, Japan to tackle environmental issues

2011-04-29 15:48:38

South Korea's environment minister joined a three-way meeting with his Chinese and Japanese counterparts to discuss pending environmental issues they seek to jointly tackle.