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  • Musharraf charged with Bhutto assassination

    2013-08-21 07:57

    A Pakistani court on Tuesday indicted former president and army chief Pervez Musharraf on murder charges in connection with the 2007 assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.

  • Dispute slows positive trend on Korean Peninsula

    2013-08-21 00:19

    Seoul and Pyongyang threw cold water on the positive momentum of relations on the Korean Peninsula on Tuesday, while China and other parties continued efforts to mediate between the two sides.

  • Japan space agency unveils new rocket Epsilon

    2013-08-20 17:29

    The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency on Tuesday unveiled its new solid-fuel rocket Epsilon before its launch with a scientific satellite next week.

  • Abe, Obama eye face-to-face summit in G20

    2013-08-20 16:16

    Japan and the United States plan to arrange a summit between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Barack Obama on the fringes of the summit of G20 to be held in Russia.

  • Iran to resume nuclear talks with new negotiator

    2013-08-20 16:11

    Iran is waiting for President Hassan Rouhani to appoint chief nuclear negotiator as the first step for the resumption of talks with the world powers.

  • Death toll from Philippine ship collision rises to 64

    2013-08-20 15:27

    The death toll from the fatal collision between a passenger ship and a cargo vessel in Cebu province of central Philippines rose to 64 by Tuesday noon.

  • DPRK raps ROK's bellicose remarks

    2013-08-20 15:26

    The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Tuesday accused Republic of Korea's President Park Geun-hye's remarks on war preparedness of intolerable provocation, the official KCNA news agency reported.

  • India blames local govt for rail mishap

    2013-08-20 14:53

    A day after 37 people were killed after being hit by a speeding train while crossing the tracks at a remote station in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, the central government Tuesday blamed the state government for the tragedy.

  • Philippines raises level 4 alert over Egypt crisis

    2013-08-20 11:04

    The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has raised the crisis alert in Egypt to level 4, the highest warning in its four-tier emergency advisory system.

  • Myanmar to expand cooperation with China

    2013-08-20 07:53

    Myanmar is to expand its cooperation with China in a broad range of areas, including agriculture, trade, tourism and border management.

  • ROK-US drill goes ahead as tensions ease with DPRK

    2013-08-20 01:19

    Despite the sensitive timing and content of the military exercise, analysts predict calm on the peninsula in the long term.

  • Manners still missing in overseas travel

    2013-08-20 01:11

    Recent misbehavior by Chinese tourists overseas has made headlines around the world, with Chinese authorities writing travel etiquette into regulations to help travelers prepare for and respect other cultures.

  • 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.