China needs to build new alliances among cities in southeastern Asia, a platform to promote environmental cooperation among governments, companies and social organizations, a regional green NGO suggested on Tuesday.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will visit Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s capital Pyongyang this week, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Monday, quoting a U.N. source, in what could be a rare diplomatic opening by the isolated state.
Japan's prime minister must heal the wounds over 'comfort women', most of whom were Korean and forced into prostitution in Japan's military brothels before and during World War II, South Korean President Park Geun-hye says.
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has once again said that a peace treaty should be signed with the United States in the first place before advancing the denuclearization process, according to the official KCNA news agency.
Kazakhstan has suspended tourist flights to Egypt due to safety concerns after a Russian passenger plane crashed there killing all 224 people onboard, Kazakh tourist companies and an airline said on Friday.