3 schools in Canberra evacuated after bomb threatening call

2016-02-02 11:03:04

Three schools in the Australian capital city have been forced to evacuate after receiving calls of a bomb threat on Tuesday, the police said on its Twitter account.

Australia's northern states braced for possible outbreak of Zika virus

2016-02-02 10:58:20

Australia's northern states are in the process of safeguarding themselves against the spread of the Zika virus, which the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a "global health emergency".

Chinese ship headed for Indian Ocean to join search for MH370 jet

2016-02-02 09:46:00

A Chinese ship, Dong Hai Jiu 101, will arrive in South Indian Ocean on Feb. 10 to join the ongoing search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

'Mini Messi', 5, aims to follow in star's footsteps

2016-02-02 04:49:57

Dressed in a tatty makeshift Lionel Messi soccer shirt styled from a plastic bag, a little Afghan fan dreams of becoming a soccer star one day like the Barcelona legend.

Beijing: US 'freedom of navigation' creates tension

2016-02-01 16:50:01

Washington is flexing its military muscle and creating tension in the name of "freedom of navigation", Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said.

S. Korea repeats need for deploying US missile defense system

2016-02-01 16:14:08

South Korea's defense ministry Monday reiterated the need for the deployment of a US missile defense system on the Korean peninsula.

Myanmar new parliament elects speaker of House of Representatives

2016-02-01 14:14:03

Myanmar's new parliament Monday elected U Win Myint of the National League for Democracy (NLD) as Speaker of the House of Representatives (Lower House) and U Ti Khun Myat of the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) as Deputy Speaker of the House.

Xi’s special envoy boosts ties with Communist Party of Vietnam

2016-01-29 20:38:25

A special envoy of the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee Xi Jinping met with the leader of the Communist Party of Vietnam in Hanoi on Friday, with both sides agreeing to consolidate the strategic partnership between the countries.

Japan brings 2nd nuke complex since Fukushima meltdowns back online

2016-01-29 17:30:09

Japan restarted a nuclear complex on Friday in Fukui Prefecture, western Japan, marking the second complex since the 2011 Fukushima disaster to be brought back online.

Indonesia high-speed rail project not halted, ministry says

2016-01-29 16:21:53

Reports that the Jakarta-Bandung high-speed rail project in Indonesia has stalled are not true, the Foreign Ministry says.

Japan, US FMs hold talks over possible DPRK rocket

2016-01-29 15:59:25

Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and US Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday discussed the possibility that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) may be gearing up to test a long-range rocket.

China's ship to join search for missing MH370 jet

2016-01-29 15:41:26

China will join the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 by sending a ship to the search area in the southern Indian Ocean.