3 May 2015 12:04
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says Pyongyang plans to launch more satellites into orbit despite international sanctions and become a “space power.”
Kim made the comments on Sunday during a visit to the 13,770-square-meter National Aerospace Development Administration (NADA), a newly-built satellite control and command center, North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported.
He also called on the country’s experts and technicians to...
3 May 2015 11:25
Afghan security forces killed 45 militants in fresh military operations across the country, Spokesman for the Ministry of Defense General Zahir Azimi said on Sunday.
General Zahir Azimi said that 45 militants were killed and 41 others wounded during separate military operations in past 24 hours.
14 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were also discovered and defused by security forces during these operations,...
3 May 2015 8:44
The birth anniversary of the first Shia Imam is being celebrated across Pakistan with religious fervor and unity.
2 May 2015 14:01
South Korea has decided to cancel a restriction on service trade with the Islamic Republic and reengage in enhanced cooperation with Iran in the sector.
South Korea’s Finance Ministry will restore the bilateral commercial ties from this month (May), IRNA reported Saturday.
The move allows South Korean businesses to engage in service-related trade with Iranian companies in areas such as management consultation,...
2 May 2015 13:47
As the death toll of Nepal's devastating quake climbs to 6,624 with over 14,000 reported injured by the latest official count, authorities rule out the possibility of pulling out any more survivors from the rubble.
"The death toll has reached 6,624," said the Nepalese Home Ministry's national disaster management division in a Saturday statement, adding that an additional 14,025 were wounded...
1 May 2015 13:10
Over 6,300 people have been confirmed dead as a result of the devastating earthquake that hit the South Asian country of Nepal, officials say.
On Friday, Nepal’s National Emergency Operation Center said in its latest update that a total of 6,204 people in Nepal are now known to have lost their lives in the 7.8-magnitude quake.
A further 13,932 people...
1 May 2015 12:37
The death toll in the massive earthquake which struck Nepal on Saturday has passed 6,000, and many thousands are still unaccounted for.
A home ministry official said the 6,134 fatalities had been confirmed, with 13,906 injured.
Although the battered south Asian nation celebrated the rescue of two people pulled out alive from the wreckage of buildings in Kathmandu on Thursday, the sheer...
30 April 2015 8:40
The “Islamic State of Iraq and Syria” – ISIS’s Khorasan Province- or in fact Logar province has created a training camp in central Logar located 60 km south of capital Kabul.
A set of photographs which purportedly shows the group conducting training has been published online by a Pakistani reporter Saleem Mehsudm Khaama Press reports.
According to the Long War Journal newspaper...
30 April 2015 7:28
More than 600 gathered in downtown Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday to protest stray shells of the US military impacting residents in a town near the heavily fortified North Korean border.
A 3,400-acre multipurpose range complex (MPRC) also known as the Rodriguez Range is home to joint US-South Korean military drills. The most recent exercise, involving 200,000 South Korean troops...
29 April 2015 22:00
The United Nations has appealed for an urgent USD-415-million fund for Nepal to help the survivors of the recent devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake.
UN Resident Coordinator in Nepal Jamie McGoldrick said on Wednesday that the quake-stricken Nepalese people are in dire need of shelter, water, food and medical care, adding that the “timing of the intervention remains of the essence.”
Nepalese people are...
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