1 killed, 3 wounded as car bombing rocks Kabul

2015-10-06 03:22:19

One person was killed and three others got injured when a suicide car bombing rocked the western part of Kabul Monday night, police said.

Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal reached, official says

2015-10-05 20:43:36

Pacific trade ministers have reached a deal on the most sweeping trade liberalization pact in a generation that will cut trade barriers for 12 countries.

Detained NYU student deported from DPRK

2015-10-05 19:22:12

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has released and deported a South Korean American student Monday through the truce village of Panmunjom.

Islamic State militants blow up ancient Arch of Triumph in Palmyra

2015-10-05 08:50:56

Islamic State militants have blown up the Arch of Triumph, a major monument in the 2,000-year-old Roman city of Palmyra.

Japan seeks to 'block' application for Nanjing

2015-10-05 07:15:05

Japan asked China to retract the nomination of documents relating to the 1937 Nanjing Massacre for UNESCO's Memory of the World Register.

Japanese national shot dead in Bangladesh

2015-10-03 15:06:45

A Japanese national was shot dead in northern Bangladesh on Saturday, nearly a week after the murder of an Italian woman in the capital of Dhaka, police said.

Chinese, Singaporean PMs exchange congratulations on anniversary of ties

2015-10-03 14:43:04

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong exchanged congratulatory messages Saturday to mark the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and Singapore.

DPRK seeks US peace treaty to normalize ties with Washington, UN

2015-10-02 15:55:57

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) told the UN General Assembly's general debate on Thursday that Pyongyang seeks a peace treaty with the United States to end the 1950-1953 Korean War and "address the abnormal relations between the DPRK and the UN."

Indonesia in negotiations with China to finalize fast-train project

2015-10-02 12:10:34

An Indonesian minister said that negotiations between Indonesian and Chinese consortiums to build a high-speed rail transport system.

Taliban overrun district in Takhar province of Afghanistan

2015-10-01 19:26:50

Khawja Ghar district in Afghanistan's Takhar province with Taluqan as its capital 245 km north of Kabul on Thursday.

Abe, Putin eye Japan summit by year-end: gov't spokesperson

2015-09-29 22:12:37

Government officials in Japan says that talks between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York had been fruitful.

Yingluck sues attorney-general over rice scheme case

2015-09-29 19:07:28

Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra filed a criminal lawsuit against the attorney-general for indicting her without sufficient examination of materials, evidence and witnesses.