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...

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...

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...

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...

Japan: 6 feared dead in air force jet crash

Defense ministry official says crewmembers found in wreckage don’t show any vital signs TOKYO – Japanese rescue teams found Thursday the wreckage of an...

EU reveals new border force to tackle refugee crisis

Proposed agency will have greater powers, more resources than current system BRUSSELS - The EU unveiled plans for a new European border agency on Tuesday...

European volleyball body disqualifies Russian teams

Belogorie Belgorod and Dinamo Moscow refused to play matches in Turkey ANKARA - The European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) has disqualified Russian clubs Belogorie Belgorod and Dinamo Moscow since the...

UPDATE 2​ – Bomb explosion injures 1 near Istanbul subway station

Blast occurred near Istanbul's central subway station in Bayrampasa UPDATES WITH POLICE INVESTIGATION ISTANBUL - A roadside bomb exploded near a central Istanbul subway station Tuesday, injuring one person,...

UPDATE – Philippines: Typhoon Koppu death toll rises to 18

Nearly 300,000 displaced by storm as fatalities reported from across country's north; damage to country's agriculture sector thought to be P4.65 billion UPDATES DEATH TOLL,...
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Illegal fishing in Indonesia

Indonesian Navy burn a foreign fishing vessel caught fishing illegally in Indonesian sea, near Belawan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on August 19, 2015. According to...

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...

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...

Turkey revised military engagement rules in 2012

When Syria shot down a Turkish aircraft in international airspace without any warning on June 22, 2012, Turkey revised its rules of engagement ANKARA - Turkey's...

China temporarily closes Yemen embassy

The Chinese embassy in Yemen has been temporarily closed, a Yemeni diplomat said Monday. SANAA –  The closure of the embassy in capital Sanaa and...

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