01 Sep 2016
New York: Oil prices fell as government data showed the US crude stockpile rose more than expected last week.
05 Sep 2016
Seoul: North Korea fired three ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Monday, said South Korea, as the leaders of the Group of 20 major economies held a summit in China, the North's main diplomatically.
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.
14 Sep 2016
Seoul: North Korea will have enough material for about 20 nuclear bombs by the end of this year, with ramped-up uranium enrichment facilities and an existing stockpile of plutonium, according to new assessments by weapons experts.
12 Sep 2016
Seoul: North Korea is ready to conduct another nuclear test at any time, South Korea's defence ministry said on Monday, just days after Pyongyang sparked worldwide condemnation with its fifth and most powerful test.
13 Jul 2016
* Oil falls after gaining 5 pct in previous session * Worries over oil price momentum weighing on traders -analyst * Credit Suisse raises price forecasts for Brent, U.S. crude
11 Sep 2016
Seoul: North Korea said on Sunday that the United States' push for sanctions following its fifth nuclear test was "laughable" and the country would continue to strengthen its nuclear power.
10 Sep 2016
United Nations: The UN Security Council agreed to immediately begin work on a new raft of sanctions on North Korea after its fifth nuclear test drew global condemnation.
05 Sep 2016
Washington: Warning China of "consequences" due to its aggressive behaviour, US President Barack Obama has asked the Communist nation to restrain itself from worrying its neighbours in the disputed South China Sea region.
09 Sep 2016
Seoul: North Korea announced on Friday it had conducted its fifth nuclear test, hours after seismic monitors detected a blast near the secretive country's nuclear test site.