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...

More than 1,000 killed in Nepal earthquake

7.8-magnitude quake hits Himalayan nation, causing tremors in northern India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. KATHMANDU, Nepal  - More than one thousand people were killed in Nepal after the Himalayan...

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...

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...

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...

Former China military leader admits to graft

Guo Boxiong found to have taken advantage of his position to assist promotion and relocation of other people, accepted huge amount of bribes By Mahmut...

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...

Turkey, Japan commemorate 1890 goodwill journey

Ceremony in Kushimoto town marks sinking of Ottoman frigate Ertugrul on goodwill voyage to Japan 125 years ago KUSHIMOTO, Japan  - When almost 600 Ottoman...

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...

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...

Indonesia: Filipina’s appeal rejected before execution

Single mother among 8 foreigners, 1 Indonesian set to face firing squad as early as Tuesday. ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – An Indonesian court has rejected...

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...

UPDATE – Death toll from Philippine factory fire rises to 72

Rescue teams continue search for undetermined number of victims at scene of fatal fire in capital’s suburb. ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – More than 70 people...

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