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  • Car bombings death toll rises to 65 in Yemen

    2013-09-20 17:42

    The death toll from three suicide car bombings that ripped through a key military site and police center in Yemen's southeastern province of Shabwa has risen to at least 65, a local security official said.

  • Sanctions no solution to DPRK issue

    2013-09-19 14:11

    While sanctions continue to heap upon the "hermit state" of the DPRK, an Australian expert has questioned their efficacy in the face of ongoing human rights abuses, warning that sanctions "only breed hatred".

  • Malaysia to send 2nd batch of astronauts to ISS

    2013-09-18 21:29

    Malaysia eyes to send its second batch of astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) by 2016 to carry out numerous research。

  • Some areas in upper Thailand faces flooding

    2013-09-18 17:25

    Some districts in northern province of Lamphun and central Ayutthaya province in Thailand have been flooded after continued heavy rain.

  • Taliban kill election commission head in Afghanistan

    2013-09-18 17:05

    Taliban gunmen shot and killed the head of the Independent Election Commission in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province on Wednesday, a day after he warned that deteriorating security threatened next year's presidential elections.

  • Chinese student awarded for life saving in Japan

    2013-09-18 16:56

    A Chinese exchange student received an official commendation on Wednesday for saving a nine-year old boy who fell into the Yodo River in Osaka City of the western Japanese prefecture of Osaka, local press reported.

  • Australia's new government sworn in

    2013-09-18 15:48

    Tony Abbott and his new cabinet have been sworn in by the Governor-General Quentin Bryce at the Government House in Canberra on Wednesday, making him Australia's 28th prime minister.

  • Philippine President inks anti-bullying law

    2013-09-18 15:45

    Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III has approved the law against bullying in schools.

  • New Delhi hopes to forge ties wih Beijing

    2013-09-18 01:36

    Ahead of the upcoming visit by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Beijing in October, New Delhi has called for more exchanges between the two countries to enhance mutual trust and expand areas of common interest.

  • Detained Chiness cruise liner departs for Tianjin

    2013-09-17 19:30

    The Chinese cruise liner Henna, which had been detained by a court in Jeju, the Republic of Korea, has departed and is scheduled to arrive in Tianjin on Wednesday morning.

  • China condemns any use of chemical weapons

    2013-09-17 15:26

    China on Monday firmly condemned any use of chemical weapons, calling on the international community to beef up their efforts for a political solution to the Syria crisis.

  • Media urged to promote Sino-Indian ties

    2013-09-17 02:15

    Journalists from China and India are being encouraged to boost exchanges and report more extensively on cooperation between the two countries.

  • 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.