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February 7, 2016 12:04 pm

China expresses regret over North Korea rocket launch

China is North Korea’s sole major ally and main trading partner, but relations between the two have been strained in recent years by Pyongyang’s ongoing nuclear programme. "With..

February 7, 2016 11:53 am

Rescuers race to save over 100 buried after Taiwan quake

The death toll is rising as emergency workers dig to find survivors of the 6.4-magnitude quake that toppled the 16-storey apartment complex containing almost 100 homes in the city of Tainan on..

February 7, 2016 9:39 am

UN Security Council to hold emergency talks on North Korea

The closed-door talks were requested by South Korea as well as council members Japan and the United States, which have both denounced the launch as a violation of UN Security Council..

February 7, 2016 9:38 am

South Korea president urges 'strong' UN response to North..

"The UN Security Council should take strong punitive measures quickly," Park said in televised address following the morning launch. - AFP

February 7, 2016 9:34 am

Japan PM Abe calls N.Korean launch 'absolutely intolerable'

The launch was "absolutely intolerable," Abe told reporters as it came despite repeated protests by the international community. He also called it a "clear violation" of UN Security Council..

February 7, 2016 9:31 am

North Korea launches rocket: S.Korean military

The North fired the rocket from the Dongchang-ri missile base in the country’s northwest at around 9:30 am (0030 GMT), South Korea’s defence ministry spokesman said. - AFP

February 7, 2016 9:28 am

Happy Chinese New Year

The main roads and small sois will be closed to traffic and will instead feature gorgeous lanterns and stage shows. Festival-goers can pray for a harmonious and healthy year to the Ksitigarbha..

February 6, 2016 1:55 pm

Saudi minister believes funds given to Najib was investment,..

Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said this although he accepted the Attorney-General’s opinion that there had been no wrongdoing, he also said that he did not think the money had come from the..

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February 6, 2016 12:47 pm

Cambodian officials try to seek release of two convicts

The report said the Cambodian Foreign Affairs Ministry has instructed Cambodian diplomats in Thailand to review video footage of the attack and attempt to secure legal representation for the..

February 6, 2016 12:11 pm

Bhutan King becomes a father

The first royal child of His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Her Majesty Gyaltsuen Jetsun Pema was born yesterday, February 5, 2016, coinciding with the 27th day of the 12th..

February 6, 2016 8:14 am

Over 100 trapped in collapsed building after Taiwan quake

Dramatic footage on local television and social media showed one crumbled building that had fallen onto its side and another lurching dramatically after the quake. Formosa TV reported that..

February 6, 2016 8:00 am

Edgar Mitchell, astronaut who walked on Moon, dead at 85

NASA paid glowing tribute to Mitchell, who died in Florida after a brief illness late Thursday, the eve of the 45th anniversary of his lunar landing. The late astronaut was a member of the 1971..