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  • Japan to assist typhoon-hit Philippines

    2013-11-11 15:13

    Japan will send a medical team to the Philippines to assist the hard-hit area, where powerful typhoon "Haiyan" has left hundreds of people dead, local media reported.

  • Man hands himself in to police after fatal stabbing

    2013-11-11 15:10

    A man has handed himself in to police and is being questioned after a fatal stabbing in Sydney's east, the New South Wales Police said on Monday.

  • Australia remembers war dead

    2013-11-11 15:10

    Thousands of people have attended the ceremonies to commemorate the 95th Remembrance Day across Queensland, Austrlia, paying their respects to Australian soldiers who died in war, local media reported Monday.

  • Chinese FM: Border issue key for Indian ties

    2013-11-11 14:09

    Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the proper handling of the border issue between China and India is key for the maintenance of peace and stability in the border areas between the two countries.

  • Philippines storm kills estimated 10,000

    2013-11-11 13:46

    Rescue workers struggled to reach ravaged towns and villages in the central Philippines on Monday as they tried to deliver aid to survivors of a powerful typhoon.

  • Typhoon Haiyan hitting Vietnam's northeast

    2013-11-11 08:57

    Typhoon Haiyan has landed in Vietnam 's northeastern province of Quang Ninh some 120 km east of capital Hanoi, Vietnamese and Chinese observatories reported early Monday morning.

  • Typhoon death toll 'tops 10,000'

    2013-11-11 07:20

    One of the most powerful storms ever recorded killed at least 10,000 people in the central Philippines, a senior police official said on Sunday.

  • Typhoon Haiyan may affect 1.7 million children

    2013-11-10 11:52

    The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said here Saturday that up to 1.7 million Philippine children could be affected by super typhoon Haiyan, which tore through the country over the last 48 hours.

  • Strong tremor felt in Tokyo

    2013-11-10 08:56

    A 5.5-magnitude quake hit Ibaraki prefecture in Japan at 7:38 local time Sunday, with strong tremor felt in Kanto area, including Tokyo, according Japan's Meteorological Agency

  • Typhoon kills at least 1,200 in Philippines, says Red Cross

    2013-11-10 03:59

    Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated the central Philippines, killing more than 1,000 people in one city alone and 200 in another province, the Red Cross estimated on Saturday.

  • 13 killed as army helicopter crashes in Indonesia

    2013-11-09 20:44

    An Indonesian army helicopter with 19 people on board crashed on Saturday in Malinau in North Kalimantan, killing 13 people and seriously injuring 6 others.

  • Vietnam braces for Typhoon Haiyan

    2013-11-09 17:36

    Vietnam's central areas have braced for the Super Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest storm ever hitting the country.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.