Park stresses cure of historical scars left by Japan

2015-06-23 08:57:26

South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Monday stressed the importance of curing historical scars left by Japan to open a new future between the two countries.

Taliban attack on Afghan parliament widely condemned

2015-06-22 22:54:38

The brazen attack against the Afghan parliament on Monday which claimed six lives and injured more than two dozen others has drawn wide condemnation.

Thailand still faces risk of MERS: official

2015-06-22 21:03:07

Thailand is still facing risks posed by the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) while the country's first confirmed infectee is now in better condition, a health official said Monday.

21 civilians injured as blast hits Afghan parliament

2015-06-22 16:36:51

At least 21 civilians including five women and three children were injured as a blast hit outside the parliament compound on Monday, followed by gun shots, local media reported.

Abe's war statement may be in unofficial form: media

2015-06-22 15:17:55

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe planned to issue a statement to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, but the format may fall into an unofficial one due to its possible historical revisionism color and potential criticism from neighboring countries, local media reported on Monday.

Millions in harmony on Yoga Day

2015-06-22 06:32:27

Millions of yoga enthusiasts bent and twisted their bodies in complex postures across India and much of the world to mark International Yoga Day.

S. Korea reports 3 more MERS infections, 1 death

2015-06-21 11:50:53

South Korea Sunday reported three more infections with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and one death, bringing the total contagion cases to 169 and the death toll to 25.

No daily MERS cases, deaths added in S Korea

2015-06-20 15:25:20

The second wave was triggered by the 14th patient, also called super spreader as he infected nearly 80 people at Samsung Medical Center in Seoul.

Aung San Suu Kyi calls for pre-election stability

2015-06-20 15:16:58

Chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) Aung San Suu Kyi on Saturday called for ensuring Myanmar's stability ahead of the general elections.

S. Korea reports one more MERS death, one infection

2015-06-19 10:12:10

South Korea on Friday reported one more death from infection with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and one more contagion, bringing the death toll to 24 and the total contagion cases to 166.

Thailand confirms first MERS case

2015-06-19 09:49:24

Thailand's public health ministry on Thursday confirmed the country's first case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).

Vietnam delivers cooperation vow

2015-06-19 04:07:33

Vietnam vowed on Thursday to carry out maritime, infrastructure and financial cooperation with China and to "properly handle disagreements".