29 August 2014 17:21
China has lodged a complaint with Japan over the prime minister’s letter to a ceremony honoring World War II-era soldiers which is seen as a symbol of Tokyo’s past militarism.
On Thursday, the Chinese government called on Japan to make a “clean break with militarism” and reflect on its actions during World War II.
“We urge Japan to adhere to its commitment...
29 August 2014 17:14
China hosts the final day of the largest-ever joint military drills as part of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s (SCO) “Peace Mission 2014.”
On Friday, 7,000 troops from China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan took part in what Chinese media called the largest SCO drill yet.
This year’s exercises opened on August 24 and will wrap up on Friday in Inner Mongolia, involving...
28 August 2014 23:50
It has been a year since Pooja Devi and her family left the bordering village R.S Pura in the Jammu region of Indian controlled Kashmir in order to safeguard their lives.
Poojas family has rice fields on the border between India and Pakistan, but since the two countries fenced the border it has become far difficult for the agriculture dependent families...
28 August 2014 18:43
The Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei’s Speech on Myanmar
28 August 2014 14:37
A Thai criminal court has dismissed charges of murder and abuse of power against former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his then deputy Suthep Thaugsuban.
The two had been accused of pushing security forces to carry out murder and attempted murder during a military crackdown on opposition protests in 2010.
More than 90 people were killed and nearly 1,900 wounded in street...
27 August 2014 14:08
A UN-supervised vote auditing in Afghanistan has been halted after presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah pulled out of the process, which is aimed at resolving a months-long dispute over election results.
On Wednesday, an official in the Independent Election Commission (IEC) confirmed that the audit process was halted and efforts were being made to resume the process.
Abdullah’s senior campaign officials dismissed the...
26 August 2014 19:25
The so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) radical group may be recruiting the poor in India for its war in Iraq and Syria, Indian sources have said.
Sources were quoted by CNN-IBN on Tuesday that the terror outfit, which has already killed thousands in Iraq in a deadly pursuit to establish a caliphate, is recruiting poor Muslims in Kerala,...
26 August 2014 15:35
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah has threatened to pull out of the UN-supervised auditing process of June's contentious runoff election in a move that further complicates efforts to resolve the dispute.
On Tuesday, a senior member of Abdullah's campaign team said the presidential candidate’s demands must be met by Wednesday morning or he will pull out of the audit process.
26 August 2014 14:32
Displaced Rohingya Muslims living in New Delhi are facing extereme conditions, Press TV reports.
Hundreds of Rohingya Muslims displaced from Myanmar are now living in the Indian capital, New Delhi. Most of the refugees in a camp in New Delhi are facing acute health and nutrition crises.
“We don’t get any help from anyone. We’re facing extreme hardship. My father died recently...
26 August 2014 11:09
North Korea has criticized the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) over the refusal of its appeal for an emergency meeting.
The criticism came on Monday after the request by Pyongyang for the council’s session over a US-South Korean joint military drill was dismissed, Press TV reported.
The annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian drill started on August 18 and will last until August...
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