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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

UPDATE 2 – Death toll rises in Ecuador earthquake

Venezuela, Colombia offer aid UPDATES WITH OFFERS OF ASSISTANCE FROM VENEZUELA, COLOMBIA By Senabri Silvestre SANTO DOMINGO. Dom. Rep. – The death toll rose to 238 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...

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,...

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 – Malaysia and Bangladesh to hold talks on migrant crisis

Foreign ministers will meet Sunday to discuss issues related to illegal Bangladeshi and Muslim Rohingya boat people UPDATES TO EDIT AND REMOVE DARUK SERI FROM...

China may have 575,000 people living with HIV/AIDS

Official statistics show every 6 out of 10,000 people may be infected with virus, with 97,000 new cases reported in 2015 BEIJING - China may...

Bin Laden raid: Central Intelligence Agency releases 470,000 files

The Central Intelligence Agency has discharged almost four hundred and seventy thousand documents detained amid the murdering of previous the al Qaeda pioneer Bin...

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