Police respond to reports of shooting at Sydney police station

2016-01-19 10:19:17

A police operation was underway at a police station in a suburb in the west of Sydney, Australia's largest city, emergency services said on Tuesday, with domestic media reporting at least one person had been shot.

Indonesia mulls new security steps to prevent terror attacks

2016-01-18 20:27:26

Indonesia is mulling new measures to help prevent terror attacks before they were launched, following the suicide bombing in Jakarta last week that killed eight people and injured some 20 others, a minister said here on Monday.

Ministry calls for calm approach on Korean Peninsula

2016-01-18 19:36:58

The Foreign Ministry called on Monday for relevant parties to stay calm and maintain the direction of talks and negotiations while addressing the Korean Peninsula issue.

China calls for comprehensive approach to Korean Peninsula nuclear issue

2016-01-18 19:06:54

China has always advocated a comprehensive approach to seeking both temporary and permanent solutions to the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue, said a Foreign Ministry spokesman on Monday.

169 injured after heavy snow hit Japan

2016-01-18 16:08:43

At least 169 people were injured in Kanto area, which includes Tokyo, after heavy snow hit eastern and northern Japan early on Monday.

26 people injured, transport disrupted as heavy snow hits northeast Japan

2016-01-18 14:00:14

Some 26 people were injured after heavy snow hit eastern and northern Japan early Monday with parts of expressway being closed.

More than 1,500 displaced as floods hit Aceh, Indonesia

2016-01-18 11:27:52

As many as 1,505 people have taken shelters at higher grounds as floods hit Aceh Utara district of Indonesia's Aceh province, a government spokesman said in Jakarta Monday.

AIIB debut projects 'may be co-financed'

2016-01-17 18:12:12

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank may co-finance some of its first projects with similar institutions, such as the Manila-based Asian Development Bank, according to Mohammad Ishaq Dar, the Pakistani finance minister.

Malaysia arrests four related to IS

2016-01-16 20:49:18

Malaysian police said Saturday that four individuals, including a married couple, were arrested for suspected link to the Islamic State.

Indonesia arrests 12 linked to Jakarta attack, identifies suicide bombers

2016-01-16 20:31:04

The Indonesian police have arrested 12 people allegedly linked with Thursday's suicide bombing at the capital that killed seven people including five and injured 20 others, and identified five bombers on Saturday.

China's Navy warships pay first visit to Timor-Leste

2016-01-16 17:05:23

A Chinese Navy task force on Saturday arrived in Dili, capital of Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, to pay a five-day official visit to the country.

Xi congratulates on launch of 'Visit China Year' in India

2016-01-16 17:04:34

Chinese President Xi Jinping has congratulated on the launch of the "Visit China Year" in India, while extending sincere greetings to the Indian people.