Rush for shoes at India festival triggers stampede, kills 27

2015-07-15 09:56:31

Tens of thousands of pilgrims taking part in a Hindu religious bathing festival surged forward and triggered a massive stampede on a riverbank in southern India, leaving at least 27 dead and dozens injured in chaotic scenes in which rescuers struggled to respond quickly.

Over 20,000 protesters rally against Japanese PM's security bills

2015-07-14 22:13:19

More than 20,000 opponents of the Japanese government-proposed security bills on Tuesday rallied downtown Tokyo opposing the administration led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who is trying to ram through the bills.

China won't accept Hague sovereignty arbitration: FM

2015-07-14 17:21:48

China will refuse to recognize the conclusion of the arbitration requested by the Philippines over the two countries' maritime sovereignty dispute, a spokesperson said on Tuesday, after an international tribunal heard the matter at the Hague.

3 Uygurs get 6 years over terrorism in Indonesia

2015-07-14 15:04:16

An Indonesian court sentenced three members of China's Uygur ethnic group to six years in prison after finding them guilty of conspiring with Indonesian militants.

65 hurt in mass China-Kazakhstan mine brawl

2015-07-14 16:54:04

A lunchtime brawl between 145 Kazakh and Chinese workers in a canteen at Kazakhstan's Aktogay copper mine saw 65 taken to hospital, and as of Friday, 31 remained as in-patients.

Stampede kills 4 during religious festival in India

2015-07-14 16:41:38

A government official says at least four people have been killed and 10 others injured in a stampede during a Hindu religious bathing festival in southern India.

ROK returns 2 rescued DPRK sailors home

2015-07-14 11:58:10

The Republic of Korea on Tuesday returned home two sailors of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) despite Pyongyang's call for the repatriation of all five sailors rescued 10 days earlier by Seoul's coast guards.

S. Korea reports no MERS infection for 9 days

2015-07-14 10:57:54

South Korea reported no new case of infection with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) for nine straight days on Tuesday, indicating the end of the MERS crisis nearing

Myanmar navy rescues 102 more 'boat people'

2015-07-14 10:45:08

Myanmar navy has rescued 102 more "boat people" who are Bengalis, from an islet near Kawthoung, the country's southernmost Tanintharyi region, an official report said Tuesday.

China-DPRK border trade zone approved

2015-07-13 19:15:27

A border trade zone between China and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), located in northeast China's Liaoning Province, has been approved, the provincial government announced on Monday.

62 suspected MERS cases reported in Singapore, all negative

2015-07-13 15:53:04

A total of 62 suspected Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases have been investigated in Singapore since January to July this year, and all were negative for the virus.

China defends Thailand's repatriation of illegal immigrants

2015-07-13 14:25:39

China said that Thailand's repatriation of over 100 Uygurs to China is normal cooperation between countries as well as an international obligation.