THAAD deployment in ROK may threaten China's security interests

2016-02-26 09:18:33

The deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), an advanced US missile defense system, in the Republic of Korea (ROK) may impair, or even threaten China's security interests, visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here Thursday.

Selfie-free zones set as deaths rise

2016-02-26 03:30:20

In any major Indian city, people are seen with an arm outstretched, mobile phone in hand, smiling widely and clicking away. Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi has embraced the selfie, posting pictures online that he's snapped with various world leaders.

China voices concern over 'negative comments' in Australia's Defense White Paper

2016-02-25 21:02:27

Both the Foreign Ministry and Ministry of National Defense voiced “serious concerns” toward negative comments from “The 2016 Defense White Paper” released by the Australian Department of Defense on Thursday.

All bodies of plane crash victims recovered in western Nepal

2016-02-25 16:16:06

Authorities in Nepal's western Myagdi district said on Thursday that the bodies of all 23 people killed in a small plane crash have been recovered.

Senior US envoy to visit S.Korea this week for DPRK talks

2016-02-25 16:04:38

A senior US diplomat will make a two-day visit to South Korea this week for talks about the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s nuclear and missile programs, Seoul's foreign ministry said Thursday.

S. Korea, US to launch working group on THAAD deployment next week

2016-02-25 15:57:39

South Korea and the United States are expected to launch a joint working group next week to discuss the deployment in the South Korean territory of a sophisticated US missile defense system.

More New Zealand schools targeted by suspected overseas threats

2016-02-25 11:11:40

More threats were made against New Zealand schools Thursday a day after bomb hoax calls -- possibly from overseas -- disrupted six schools.

40-year-old nuke reactors pass security screening in Japan

2016-02-25 10:38:54

The No. 1 and No. 2 reactors at Takahama nuclear power plant in Fukui prefecture, western Japan, gained initial approval for their safety measures on Wednesday from Japan's nuclear watchdog Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA).

Nepal's rescue team facing difficulty to move bodies from crash site

2016-02-25 09:39:22

The rescue team mobilized to the Tara Air crash site in Nepal will not be able to take the dead bodies to Kathmandu, Nepal's capital city, on Wednesday as the weather condition in the site has worsened, a senior Nepalese government official said.

THAAD deployment in ROK to 'directly' impair China's security interests: FM

2016-02-25 09:18:43

The deployment of THAAD, an advanced US missile defense system, in the ROK will "directly" impair China's security interests, Chinese Foreign Ministry said.

'Smart rats' used to clear land mines

2016-02-25 08:48:48

It's been a busy morning for Cletus, Meynard, Victoria and others of their furry band. Tiny noses and long whiskers twitching, they've scurried and sniffed their way across 775 square meters of fields to eliminate a scourge that has killed thousands of Cambodians: land mines.

HK resident among victims of crashed Nepalese aircraft

2016-02-24 18:07:48

An aircraft of Tara Air was found crashed Wednesday in Nepal, killing all 23 people on board, including a Hong Kong resident.