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SEOUL (AA) – North Korea is believed to have executed its military chief this month, with local reports emerging Wednesday suggesting that Army General Ri Yong-gil had paid the ultimate price over corruption allegations. South Korean...

By Alex Jensen on Feb 10th, 2016

KUALA LUMPUR (AA) – An international human rights body has urged U.S. President Barack Obama to be firm with Malaysia’s premier in calling for the release of the Southeast Asian country’s imprisoned former opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim. Human...

By P Prem Kumar on Feb 9th, 2016

BEIJING (AA) – The death toll from an earthquake that hit southern Taiwan rose to 26 late Saturday afternoon, as rescuers continued searching for around 120 people missing for over 36 hours in hardest-hit Tainan city. The official Central...

By Tevfiik Durul on Feb 7th, 2016

SEOUL (AA) – South Korea and its key military ally the United States swiftly responded to North Korea’s long-range rocket launch Sunday by announcing the start of talks on deploying a controversial U.S. missile defense system in the South. The...

By Alex Jensen on Feb 7th, 2016

KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) – A four-nation group devoted to peace and reconciliation in war-torn Afghanistan adopted a roadmap on Saturday that calls for resuming stalled peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban by the end...

By Aamir Latif on Feb 6th, 2016

KARACHI, Pakistan (AA) – A suicide bomber on Saturday blew himself up in the city of Quetta, killing at least eight people and injuring 40, local officials have said. According to an initial police investigation, the bomber rammed an explosive-laden...

By Aamir Latif on Feb 6th, 2016