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...

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...

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...

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...

The Philippines to investigate the death of 2 Vietnamese fishermen

A Philippines administration spokesperson had guaranteed their Vietnamese counterparts that the "reasonable in addition to careful" examination concerning these passings for a duo of...

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...

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 – Death toll rises in Ecuador earthquake

President declares state of emergency following magnitude-7.8 tremor UPDATES DEATH TOLL By Senabri Silvestre SANTO DOMINGO. Dom. Rep. - The death toll rose to 238 from a...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Myanmar rejects ‘finger-pointing’ at boat-people meet

UN High Commissioner for Refugees calls for full assumption of responsibility by Myanmar to all its people, including Rohingya Muslims By Max Constant BANGKOK - Tensions...

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...

Beijing issues first-ever air pollution red alert

Schools advised to suspend classes as upgrade to most serious level to be in force until noon Thursday BEIJING - Beijing has issued a red...

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