Philippines: 4 SKoreans arrested for ‘sex tour’ website

- Caught in investigation launched after complaint by Korean tourist who was offered sexual services. By Hader Glang ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Philippine police have arrested...

Earthquakes develop entire buildings in Darbandikhan Kurdistan

On Sunday, people in the Kurdistan area and Iranian Kurdistan fled from their homes and attacked their children as buildings torn in a 7.3...

Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei says U.S. is Iran’s ‘number one enemy’

The current leader for the United States had broken the position in the midst of several real major nations about thirty days ago through...

China launches remote sensing satellite

Satellite will be used for experiments, land surveys, crop yield estimates, disaster relief BEIJING - China has launched a remote sensing satellite named Yaogan-29 from...

Gov’ts around world welcome MILF weapon turnover

UK Charge d' Affaires says process underlines continued commitment of MILF to pursue objectives through political, not violent means. By Hader Glang ZAMBOANGA  CITY, Philippines -...

Myanmar gov’t agrees ceasefire with armed Shan group

Shan group among several large ethnic armed groups that refused to join Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement Oct. 15 By Joshua Carroll YANGON - The Myanmar government and a...

Philippines eyeing up submarine purchases

-Initiative comes while Philippines entangled in dispute with several nations over territorial ownership of potentially oil and mineral-rich South China Sea By Roy Ramos ZAMBOANGA CITY,...

Epic tale of Ottoman sailors remembered in Istanbul

Istanbul museum receives model of Japanese warship which returned Turkish survivors of the 1890 ‘Ertugrul’ frigate disaster ISTANBUL - A ceremony Thursday at an Istanbul naval museum...

Myanmar Upper House passes interfaith marriage bill

- Rohingya activist says law aimed at ‘protecting’ race and religion is a ‘serious human rights violation’ by Joshua Carroll YANGON, Myanmar - Legislators in Myanmar...

Russian volleyball teams cancel games in Turkey

Two clubs pull out of Champions League games in Ankara, Izmir following shooting down of Russian jet ANKARA - Two Russian volleyball sides have canceled...

Thailand: 13 Rohingya found abandoned by smugglers

BANGKOK Thai officials confirmed Wednesday that 13 Rohingya Muslims were found alongside a road after reportedly being abandoned by people smugglers in southern Chumphon province. Police...

UPDATE – Pilot of downed jet with Syrian army: Russian envoy

Russian envoy to France says both pilots ejected from SU-24 jet after Turkey shot it down for violating its airspace, but while one survived,...

South Korea spots fresh North Korean missile test

Seoul-Pyongyang tensions continue to rise a day after North Korea threatened to strike South Korean vessels without warning. SEOUL -- North Korea tested three ship-to-ship...

Muslim Scholars Union reacts to China Ramadan ban

Int'l body says China's partial ban on fasting in Xinjiang autonomous region against law DOHA, Qatar  - The International Union of Muslim Scholars has criticized a...

Fire at Chinese pyrite mine kills 5

Only 1 survivor as bodies recovered from under construction mine in northeastern Liaoning province. BEIJING – The bodies of five workers who died in an...

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