Seoul is proposing to hold high-level talks on January 9 with Pyongyang at the demilitarized zone between the two countries, South Korea's Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon said Tuesday.
At least six people including two children were killed and 12 more injured as a result of a gas cylinder explosion in the District Headquarters Hospital in the northern Pakistani city of Attock, local media reported.
A motorboat with 45 passengers capsized near the Indonesian coast of the Borneo island leaving at least eight people dead and dozens missing, media reported.
In spite of decades of independence from British rule, and the fact that royal titles ceased to exist after the 70s, the clout of the royal successors still remains; recent evidence of this is the opposition to the upcoming Hindi film ‘Padmavati.’
A Chinese newspaper has criticized the position of Australia over the South China Sea issue; According to the Global Times, Canberra "always follows the US" in foreign policy matters.
#JutaBhejoPakistan (send shoes to Pakistan) has been trending on Twitter since last weekend as thousands of Indians have joined in a comic way of protesting the “insult” meted out to an Indian prisoner’s wife who went to Islamabad to meet her husband on December 25.
In his New Year's message on January 1, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un expressed hope that the forthcoming Olympic Games in South Korea will be a success.
The dubbed version of the Israeli tele-series 'Hatufim' recently debuted on Indian television under the title 'POW-Badhi Yuddh Ke' on India's Star Plus channel. The experiment has been successful, the Indian audience responded warmly. India’s first film shot in Israel is also expected to hit the screens in 2018.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull said Monday that he believed that media reports about Australia's diplomat tip-off that was a factor contributing to the launch of the FBI's investigation into Russia's alleged meddling in the US presidential election would not have a negative impact on the relations with the United States.
An Ashram (spiritual center) run by a self-styled Godman in New Delhi has come under the lens of the law after it was revealed that hundreds of women were confined in inhumane conditions. Police suspect 300 other centers run by the Godman could be hubs for human trafficking.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Pyongyang might demand that Seoul lift economic restrictions imposed on North Korea and renew bilateral economic projects and humanitarian aid deliveries in exchange for the North's taking part in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, a report by the South Korean Institute for National Security Strategy said Monday.
Meet the first lovey-dovey couple of the new year with these newly-released photos of G-Dragon and Lee Joo-yeon on a date.
North Korea's Supreme Leader offered a sobering New Year's Day message, touting the country's intercontinental nuclear strike capabilities. Despite his indications that this would serve as a deterrent to invasion, the statement is most likely to add fuel to the fire.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in his New Year's Day speech on Monday called on his country to accelerate mass production of nuclear warheads and ballistic missiles.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Protests and criticism, not involving violence, are the constitutional rights of the Iranians, the country's President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday.
An Australian Air Force base in Darwin, northern Australia was put on high alert this month amid drills by Russian strategic bombers in international waters nearby, the Australian military has confirmed.
If this information is ultimately verified, the repercussions will most likely make what is already a tense situation on the Korean Peninsula even more volatile.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - An explosion hit a funeral ceremony in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad leaving at least 15 people killed and 13 more injured, local media reported.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - The authorities of South Korea intercepted and searched the ship under the flag of Panama on suspicion of carrying and selling oil to Pyongyang bypassing the sanctions of the UN Security Council, local media reported Sunday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A single-engined DHC-2 Beaver plane crashed on Sunday into the Jerusalem Bay near the eastern Australian town of Cowan leaving six people dead, local media reported.
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