28 May 2015
PARIS: An exiled Iranian opposition group said on Thursday a delegation of North Korean experts in nuclear warheads and ballistic missiles visited a military site near Tehran in April amid talks between world powers and Iran over its nuclear programme.
26 May 2015
TAIPEI: Taiwan proposed a peace initiative on Tuesday to resolve territorial disputes in the South China Sea that its says will reduce tensions that have put Beijing at odds with its neighbours and the United States.
25 May 2015
FORT SAN FELIPE: The Philippines is seeking a "stronger commitment" from the United States to help its ally, the Defence Minister said on Monday, as China asserts its sovereignty over disputed areas of the South China Sea.
23 May 2015
Panaji: The Goa government on Saturday went ahead with its tourism proposal amid protests by fishermen community and conducted trial of sea plane landing on Mandovi river in the heart of the state even as the traditional fishermen threatened to end their lives if government goes ahead with the decision.
27 Apr 2015
Singapore: Brent crude prices held near a 4-1/2 month high above USD 65 a barrel on Monday, supported by concerns over fighting in Yemen disrupting Middle East supplies and signs that U.S. shale output may have started to decline.
21 May 2015
JAKARTA: China's land reclamation around reefs in the disputed South China Sea is undermining freedom and stability, and risks provoking tension that could even lead to conflict, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken told a conference in Jakarta.
08 May 2015
Seoul: North Korea warned on Friday that it was prepared to fire on sight without warning at South Korean naval vessels it accused of violating their disputed Yellow Sea border.
08 Apr 2014
Singapore: Oil prices rose in Asian trade on Monday on renewed fears about Ukraine after pro-Russian protesters seized government buildings in the eastern city of Donetsk.
21 May 2015
The Chinese navy warned a US surveillance plane flying over artificial islands that Beijing is creating in the disputed South China Sea to leave the area eight times, according to a private channel, which was on board the flight on Wednesday.
20 May 2015
Seoul: North Korea said on Wednesday it has succeeded in miniaturising its nuclear weapons, a development which could allow them to be delivered by missile.