Massive fire destroys museum in Indian capital

2016-04-26 16:47:57

A massive fire broke out Tuesday in a multi-storied building in Indian capital city New Delhi, destroying a museum, officials said.

DPRK seems set to launch Musudan ballistic missile: S.Korean media

2016-04-26 13:33:18

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) seems set to launch another Musudan intermediate-range ballistic missile after its estimated failure 11 days ago.

China among top five bilateral donors to Nepal: report

2016-04-25 21:15:38

China has emerged as one of the top five bilateral donors to Nepal in fiscal year 2014-15 in terms of funds disbursed, Nepal's Finance Ministry said.

China to meet ASEAN countries over maritime conduct code

2016-04-25 18:41:22

China and ASEAN countries will hold talks to discuss the implementation of the declaration of the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC) in Singapore, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Monday.

China holds maritime demarcations talks with the ROK

2016-04-25 17:36:08

The first round of maritime demarcation talks between China and the Republic of Korea (ROK) was carried out in a friendly and candid atmosphere, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua chunying told reporters at a daily press briefing on Monday, adding that the next round will be held in the ROK.

China proposes to build world's 2nd longest high-speed rail line in India

2016-04-25 16:43:13

China Railway Cooperation (CRC) is carrying out feasibility studies for high-speed lines on the 2,200 km Chennai-New Delhi route, Zhao Guotang, vice-general engineer of the CRC.

Unidentified gunmen kill prison guard in Bangladesh

2016-04-25 15:55:21

A jail guard was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Monday in front of a prison on the outskirts of the capital Dhaka, a police official said.

Nepal earthquake one year on - treating the victims

2016-04-25 14:55:13

A year on from an earthquake in Nepal that killed nearly 9,000 people, the Physical Rehabilitation Center in the capital Kathmandu treats victims who lost limbs during the disaster.

Australians mark Anzac Day despite thwarted terror plot

2016-04-25 14:47:53

Thousands of Australians got up early on Monday morning as they did every Anzac Day to mark the bloody battle fought at the Turkish beach of Gallipoli by Australian and New Zealand troops during the World War I.

DPRK holds national meeting to mark army's 84th anniversary

2016-04-25 11:04:16

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) held a national meeting in Pyongyang on Sunday to mark the 84th founding anniversary of the Korean People's Army (KPA), the official KCNA news agency reported.

S. Korea denounces DPRK's missile test, defends military drills with US

2016-04-25 10:58:17

South Korea on Sunday denounced the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), while defending the ongoing annual military drills with the United States.

Debate over guns flares 20 years after shootings

2016-04-25 09:08:11

Carolyn Loughton still carries a bullet in her shoulder from one of the world's worst mass shootings that killed her daughter 20 years ago and galvanized Australia to drastically clamp down on guns.