Car bomb hits police bus in Istanbul, 11 killed

2016-06-07 15:39:35

A car bomb targeted a riot police shuttle bus in Istanbul on Tuesday, with seven police officers and four civilians killed and 36 others injured, the governor said.

3 dead while entire towns underwater after vicious storm lashes Australia

2016-06-07 10:46:06

Entire towns are underwater, while at least three people are dead and many more are missing in Australia, after a vicious storm continued to batter the nation’s east coast overnight.
Grave fears are held for an 81-year-old Tasmanian man, while at least three others are missing, after the worst of the weather swept across the state overnight, a day after the same storm caused wide-spread flooding and damaging king

tides throughout New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) on Monday.

Freedom of navigation ops: US exercising right or might?

2016-06-07 09:59:27

An e-mail that takes a dig at Uncle Sam for using freedom of navigation as a lame excuse to flex his muscles at China over its maritime claims in the South China Sea has somehow found its way into my mailbox.

China, Nepal vow to enhance defense cooperation

2016-06-07 02:49:45

Deputy chief of the Joint Staff Department of China's Central Military Commission Sun Jianguo and Nepal's Defense Minister Bhim Rawal pledged to enhance defense cooperation between the two countries on Monday.

Xi urges Washington to boost trust

2016-06-07 02:03:53

President Xi Jinping urged China and the United States to enhance mutual trust and make concerted efforts to manage differences and handle sensitive issues.

China, US ready for climate change cooperation

2016-06-06 18:30:39

Senior Chinese and US officials on Monday expressed willingness to address climate change together.

Indian court convicts 5 for gang raping, robbing Danish woman in 2014

2016-06-06 17:21:32

A court here Monday convicted five persons on charges of gang raping and robbing a 52-year-old Danish woman in 2014 at a railway premise in Delhi, said officials.

M6.0 quake hits off New Zealand: USGS

2016-06-06 13:51:26

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolted 143 km south-southeast of Raoul Island, New Zealand at 0235 GMT.

Thousands of anti-Abe protesters rally in Tokyo as election nears

2016-06-06 11:29:26

Thousands of protesters gathered in downtown Tokyo on Sunday to call for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to resign and for a law allowing the military to fight overseas to be overturned.

US Navy sailor arrested in Okinawa on suspicion of drunken driving: US forces

2016-06-06 11:20:50

A US Navy sailor stationed on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa has been detained by Japanese police on suspicion of drunken driving, US Forces-Japan said.

Severe flood warnings issued for Australia's southeast

2016-06-06 09:16:11

Australia's Tasmania and Victoria have been issued major flood warnings as the storms that battered Queensland and New South Wales over the weekend are moving south.

Firm line taken on sea dispute

2016-06-06 02:01:40

Beijing will not sit by and see several countries throwing the South China Sea into chaos, the head of China's delegation to a high-profile intergovernmental security forum said.