SEOUL (AFP) - Tens of thousands of North Korean soldiers and civilians held a huge rally and march in Pyongyang on Friday, in a mass display of support for a possible military strike against the United States.March 29, 2013, 8:12 pm
HONG KONG (AFP) - Over 100 workers at a Hong Kong container port operated by a firm owned by tycoon Li Ka-shing were on strike for a second day Friday as they blocked roads and staged a sit-in to demand higher wages.March 29, 2013, 7:38 pm
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Car bombs hit five Shi'ite mosques in Baghdad and the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk just after prayers on Friday, killing 19 worshippers and injuring another 130.
BEIJING (AFP) - China is to build two extra research stations in Antarctica, where it currently has three facilities, the State Oceanic Administration confirmed on Friday.March 29, 2013, 6:53 pm
NAIROBI (Reuters) - The death toll from the collapse of a building in Tanzania's commercial capital Dar es Salaam has climbed to 19, a senior official said on Saturday.
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By Maja Zuvela
SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A Montenegrin warlord was jailed for 45 years on Friday for the murder, rape and torture of non-Serb civilians in Sarajevo in the Bosnian war, receiv...
UNITED NATIONS (AFP) - Iran, North Korea and Syria on Thursday held up agreement on the first global treaty on the $80 billion a year conventional arms trade.March 29, 2013, 6:30 pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's All Nippon Airways Co Ltd <9202.T> (ANA) said on Friday it had not decided whether to cancel flights using Boeing's
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Ten people were killed in Pakistan on Friday when a suicide bomber attacked a paramilitary police convoy, security officials said.
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BEIJING (AFP) - China appealed for "joint efforts" to reduce tensions on the Korean peninsula Friday, after Pyongyang ordered missile units to prepare to strike the US mainland and US stealth bombers flew over South Korea.March 29, 2013, 5:43 pm
By Somang Yang
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's much-hyped household debt relief programme, a key policy pledge from new President Park Geun-hye, launched on Friday with far less money t...
SEOUL (AFP) - North Korean state media issued two photos Friday that, either by accident or design, appeared to show plans for striking the US mainland, as well as details of the North's military strength.March 29, 2013, 5:24 pm
KARACHI (AFP) - A Pakistani lawyer on Friday threw a shoe at ex-dictator Pervez Musharraf as he walked to a court room to extend his bail on charges of conspiracy to murder and sacking judges.March 29, 2013, 4:09 pm
By Matt Scuffham
LONDON (Reuters) - The Archbishop of Canterbury has spent the run up to Easter contemplating the ethics of the trading floor and ways to curb greed in the City of Londo...
COLOMBO (AFP) - Elite police commandos patrolled a suburb of the Sri Lankan capital Friday after hundreds of rampaging Buddhist hardliners torched a Muslim-owned business in the latest in a series of mob attacks.March 29, 2013, 3:12 pm
YANGON (AFP) - Tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims living in squalid, flood-prone camps in western Myanmar after fleeing communal unrest face "imminent danger" from looming monsoon rains, the UN warned on Friday.March 29, 2013, 3:01 pm
JAKARTA (AFP) - The elite police unit on the front line of Indonesia's lauded terrorism clampdown faces fresh allegations of torture and unlawful killings, raising concerns it is fuelling the jihadist cause.March 29, 2013, 3:00 pm
PHNOM PENH (AFP) - Cambodia's war crimes court ruled Friday that Pol Pot's former deputy Nuon Chea was fit to continue standing trial after the death of a co-defendant renewed fears that the elderly accused may not live to see verdicts.March 29, 2013, 2:59 pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Sony Corp <6758.T> and Olympus Corp <7733.T> have again delayed the start of a joint venture to develop medical equipment because they have yet to gain approval f...March 29, 2013, 2:56 pm
WELLINGTON (AFP) - Battered New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder was showing signs of improvement on Friday and gave family the thumbs-up as police charged two men with assaulting the gifted batsman in a savage beating.March 29, 2013, 2:00 pm
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