On Saturday, tens of thousands gathered in front of the National Diet Building in central Tokyo to protest growing scandals surrounding the administration of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
The Day of the Sun is one of the main public holidays in North Korea, which marks the birth anniversary of the country's founder Kim Il Sung, grandfather of incumbent Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The joyous celebration included concerts, a flower festival and a biscuit sculpture show.
Rescuers have recommended that residents leave their homes as soon as possible and go to safe places, while 500 firefighters engage in the operation.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least 11 pro-government paramilitaries were killed during an attack of Taliban militants on a checkpoint in the northern Afghan province of Sar-e Pol, local media reported Sunday, citing an official.
The Air China plane made an emergency landing in the city of Zhengzhou, Henan Province for security reasons after one of the passengers took the flight attendant as a hostage using a fountain pen as a weapon, according to the Chinese aviation authorities cited by the media.
The former US ambassador to Vietnam has confirmed that he resigned last year because of the Trump plan to deport over 8,000 Vietnamese people from the US, a majority of whom are refugees.
The world’s largest publicly-funded health program has gone into effect in India.
Talk about a trade war, as intra-solar-system transport of silk - one of the world’s most popular commodities - could be made on the moon, and imported to earth.
Following a massive missile attack launched by the US and its allies against Syria, it appears that Beijing is moving to make its opinion on the matter known via a show of strength in the Pacific.
The people of Afghanistan continue to deal with the physical and emotional aftermath of events that transpired one year ago when the US military dropped one of the biggest non-nuclear bombs ever made in their country.
Almost three dozen employees at the United States Embassy in Cambodia have been fired for sharing pornographic material of minors with each other on an unofficial group chat, Reuters reports.
The US operates close to 800 foreign military bases across dozens of countries, including a number of Asian countries, such as South Korea and Japan.
Russian cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev and Anton Shkaplerov have audio contacted the students of India’s Atomic Energy Central School as they were overwhelmed by the more than 12,000 fan mails and queries they have received at the ISS since July last year.
Testifying before the US Congress, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly acknowledged that he made a lot of mistakes while running the social media platform and that Facebook will do its best to protect the integrity of elections in countries like India, Brazil, Mexico and Pakistan.
Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, who has carved a niche for herself in Hollywood with series like "Quantico" and the film "Baywatch," revealed to an online magazine that she was recently passed over for a role because of her skin color. She has also flagged the pay gap and lack of meaningful roles for women in mainstream cinema.
Assertions that the industrial future will continue to look even brighter for Japan have gained tremendous ground following research that concluded that a "near-infinite" stock of rare-earth minerals is there awaiting miners right off the country’s coast.
The seeker, along with a solid propellant booster locally developed by India, will reduce the overall cost of production while taking the BrahMos closer to Mach 3 speeds in the cruise phase.
The Chinese central bank is aiming to relax its informal deposit rate guidance for commercial lenders, allowing more interest rate flexibility and higher loan issuance to Chinese borrowers.
New Delhi-based Coinsecure, India’s leading cryptocurrency exchange, said in a police complaint that it lost nearly 438 bitcoins worth over $3 million after most of its wallets were hacked.
Ajit Doval and Yang Jiechi are the top bureaucrats of India and China respectively who are credited with having devised a way out of the military standoff between the two countries in the Doklam plateau last year.
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