North Korea ready for peace talks if Pyongyang is recognized as nuclear power: Report

December 1, 2017 6:00 pm
North Korea ready for peace talks if Pyongyang is recognized as nuclear power: Report

A man walks past a television screen showing video footage of North Korea’s missile launch, at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, November 29, 2017. (Photo by AFP) North Korea has reportedly expressed its readiness to take part in peace talks if the United States recognizes Pyongyang as a nuclear […]

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Japan sets date for emperor’s abdication

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Japan sets date for emperor’s abdication

This file photo, taken on January 2, 2017, shows Japan’s Emperor Akihito waving to well-wishers during his new year speech on the balcony of the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. (By AFP) Emperor Akihito’s planned abdication – the first by a Japanese monarch in about two centuries – should take place […]

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China’s ‘master’ tomb raider gets suspended death penalty

November 30, 2017 9:15 am
China’s ‘master’ tomb raider gets suspended death penalty

This file photo shows the Song dynasty tomb in China. A Chinese court has handed a death sentence to a “master” tomb raider from northern China who made a 30-year career out of robbing historical burial sites. A native of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, 55-year-old Yao Yuzhong was found […]

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Philippines kills 15 communist guerrillas

November 29, 2017 2:32 am
Philippines kills 15 communist guerrillas

This file photo taken on July 30, 2017 shows guerrillas of the New People’s Army (NPA) in formation in the Sierra Madre mountain range, located east of Manila. (Photo by AFP) Fifteen suspected communist guerrillas including six women have been killed in a gun battle, the Philippine military said on […]

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Cyclone kills 19 on Indonesian island of Java

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Cyclone kills 19 on Indonesian island of Java

Villagers walk in flood waters after heavy rain hit Hadiwarno Village in Pacitan, Indonesia, on November 28, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) A tropical cyclone killed 19 people on the Indonesian island of Java, officials said on Wednesday, with most of the victims caught under a landslide. Landslides claimed 15 lives […]

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Indonesia reopens Bali airport amid volcanic eruption

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Indonesia reopens Bali airport amid volcanic eruption

Bali airport reopened on Wednesday, Indonesian authorities said, two days after a volcanic eruption spread ash across the holiday island and forced its airport to close, stranding tourists and spurring evacuation efforts. “Bali’s international airport started operating normally,” air traffic control provider AirNav said in a statement, adding that operations […]

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