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  • India launches exploratory spacecraft

    2013-11-06 00:55

    India successfully launched its first mission to Mars on Tuesday, with a program showcasing its low-cost space technology.

  • China urges to address Fukushima fallout

    2013-11-06 08:04

    China on Tuesday urged Japan to minimize the subsequent impact of the Fukushima nuclear disaster and called for assistance to Japan in dealing with contaminated water leakage.

  • India launches exploratory spacecraft to red planet

    2013-11-06 00:55

    India successfully launched its first mission to Mars on Tuesday, with a program showcasing its low-cost space technology.

  • India blasts off in race to Mars

    2013-11-05 23:48

    India launched its first rocket to Mars on Tuesday, aiming to reach the red planet at a much lower cost than successful missions by other nations, positioning the emerging Asian giant as a budget player in the latest global space race.

  • 20 killed in violence in Pakistan's Karachi

    2013-11-05 15:40

    At least 20 people were killed during the last 24 hours in the fresh wave of violence in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi.

  • Same-sex marriage drawing overseas couples to NZ

    2013-11-05 12:37

    More than a third of the same- sex couples getting married under a new law in New Zealand are coming from overseas.

  • Australia eyes free trade deal with China in 2014

    2013-11-04 19:30

    Australia expects to sign a free trade pact with China in the first half of 2014 after nine years of negotiations, an Australian official said.

  • ROK to deploy 12th guided-missile destroyer

    2013-11-04 18:31

    The Republic of Korea will deploy the 12th guided-missile destroyer, built solely on its indigenous technology, in early 2014.

  • DPRK confirms loss of warship, sailors

    2013-11-04 17:27

    Dozens of navy sailors from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea were confirmed to have been killed when their warship sank during a drill last month.

  • Park 'open' to meet Kim Jong-un

    2013-11-04 14:07

    The ROK President Park Geun-hye said that she was open, in principle, to summit talks with Kim Jong Un, top leader of the DPRK.

  • 7 killed in suspected tribal conflict in India

    2013-11-04 14:06

    Seven people were killed and 10 others injured in what could be a tribal conflict when suspected militants from a separatist group in the northeast Indian state of Assam opened fire Sunday night on a group of people in a remote village, said police.

  • ASEAN members strengthen air force cooperation

    2013-11-04 14:06

    The 10th ASEAN Air Chiefs conference opened in Lao capital Vientiane on Sunday, aiming to strengthening cooperation of the ASEAN Air Forces regarding Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR).

  • 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.