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...

Khmer Rouge atrocities remembered with reenactments

Actors in Khmer Rouge dress depict atrocities of regime near stupa where the skulls and bones of victims are displayed PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - The...

Japanese PM orders budget focus on welfare, agriculture

Supplementary budget for fiscal year 2015 likely to include more than $24.5 billion of spending to stimulate economy TOKYO - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...

4 Kachin rebels killed in clashes with Myanmar army

- Kachin Independence Army suffers losses in morning raid during which artillery shells rain down on rebel positions by Joshua Carroll YANGON, Myanmar - Four rebel...

Organizations rally to help Rohingya in Indonesia

AusRelief hands over donations to Rohingya housed in north Sumatran province of Aceh By Ainur Rohmah JAKARTA, Indonesia - Since Indonesia agreed to house Muslim Rohingya...

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...

South Korean air force chief audited for embezzlement

Ministry of National Defense says General Choi Cha-kyu denied allegations and requested audit. SEOUL - South Korea's air force chief has been placed under investigation following...

Report: Cease-fire between Myanmar army, rebels over

Newspaper reports says Myanmar army has continued its offensive, despite Kokang rebels cease-fire announcement. YANGON - Less than a week after ethnic rebels in Myanmar’s northeast Kokang region...

Chinese-South African firms sign deals worth $930 mln

Deals with South African firms comes before Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Africa where he is expected to announce economic aid BEIJING – Chinese...

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,...

Philippines: Abu Sayyaf presumed behind Sulu blasts

Explosions hit police headquarters on southern Philippines island province Friday night injuring 15 people By Hader Glang ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Police have tagged the Al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf...

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...

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