TOKYO (Sputnik) - Japan Post Co. will conduct a test of self-driving cars next week on city streets of Tokyo to deliver post between its offices, Kyodo news agency reported Wednesday.
New Delhi, which has gained notoriety as "India’s rape capital" owing to the alarming number of sexual assaults faced by women of all ages was recently rocked by the rape of a six-month-old girl by her cousin.
NEW DELHI (Sputnik) - An explosion hit a container ship of the Danish Maersk logistics company with 27 crew members on board near Lakshwadeep Islands off the southwestern coast of India, the ANI news agency reported Wednesday.
The forum is aimed at exploring the immense possibility of collaboration and cooperation among the youth of BRICS countries for building a common, robust future on the basis of a tradition of trust.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - Japan will continue to put pressure on North Korea to make it completely halt its nuclear program as previous negotiations with Pyongyang did not yield any results, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Wednesday.
TOKYO (Sputnik) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday that he was not planning to ease sanctions against North Korea just to hold the third inter-Korean summit and establish a dialogue with Pyongyang.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s delegation to Pyongyang earlier this week proved to be successful, with the two Koreas subsequently agreeing to hold a summit in April. But prospects of direct dialogue between the US and DPRK remain vague, experts say.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States and its allies will continue conducting routine defensive exercises near the Korean peninsula after the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, a senior US administration official told reporters.
Following successful talks between Seoul and Pyongyang, North Korea’s leadership also expressed their openness to talks with the United States, despite Washington’s skepticism.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States imposed new sanctions on the government of North Korea for using a chemical agent to kill Kim Jong-un’s half-brother, US State Department spokesperson Healther Nauert said in a press release.
For the first time ever, the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Forces (MSDF) have appointed a woman to command a warship squadron – and not just any squadron, but the one that includes the JS Izumo, the fleet’s largest ship.
China’s first ever space station, the Tiangong-1, will be crashing back down to Earth in the next few weeks - and Chinese authorities have been unable to predict exactly where the debris will come down.
Chinese researchers recently tested a demonstration version of a reusable, hypersonic spacecraft in the vast Gobi Desert in late February as part of a major push to become one of the leaders in space exploration, according to a new report.
A 45-year-old man has been arrested in Telangana, India, for chopping off his 19-year-old son’s right hand in a fit of anger because of his son’s alleged addiction to watching movies and pornography on his cell phone.
Ahead of the International Women’s Day, the Asian economic giant, whose gender equality profile has been rated worst among the Group of Seven, has made a historic move in the field.
High winds struck the airport in the Chinese province of Jiangxi on Sunday, causing damage to the building. Fortunately, no one was reported injured in the incident.
Days after the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dislodged the communist government of 25 years in India's northeastern state of Tripura, hundreds of people, allegedly backed by the BJP, gathered at a square in the town of Belonia and vandalized a statue of the former Soviet leader Lenin.
Beijing's announcement of an 8.1 percent rise in defense spending for 2018 has already alarmed the US and China's immediate neighbors, including Japan and self-ruled Taiwan.
A strong eruption has been recorded at the active Shinmoedake volcano on Japan's southern island of Kyushu; a column of smoke and ash is rising above the crater to a height of about 2.3 thousand meters, the country's main meteorological department reported Tuesday.
BEIJING (Sputnik) - China hopes that cooperation between the United States and Vietnam will promote peace and stability in the region, Chinese Foreign Ministry's spokesman Geng Shuang said Tuesday, commenting on a US aircraft carrier's historic arrival in Vietnam.
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