South Korea Promises ‘1000 Times Bigger’ Revenge

As South Koreans mourned the death of two marines killed in clashes with North Korea earlier this week the Marine Corps. commander Yoo Nak-jun said “We will pay back North Korea 100 times, 1,000 times for atrociously killing and wounding our soldiers, who were the pride of the Marines.” North Korea has warned that any further provocations More...

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By Andrea Sono On Thursday, November 25th, 2010

India Gives its Nuclear Capable Missile a Run for its Money

India has successfully test-fired a version of its nuclear-capable Agni-1 missile Thursday. The missile has a range of 750 km and can be fired from mobile launchers. The test fire came amid an announcement of reinforcement More...

By Steve Morning On Thursday, November 25th, 2010
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India Deploys 36,000 Troops to Chinese Border

India is stepping up efforts to fortify its borders with a deployment of two new army divisions of 36,000 men to the north-easter border with China. According to BBC News 23 November, part of the troops will be More...

By Ana Nivtova On Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

North Korea Attacks South Korea – Brink of War?

Yonhap News agency reported Tuesday that North Korea had fired artillery shells at Yeonpyeong, a South Korean island. Media reports suggest that as many as 70 houses were on fire after the shelling. The attacks More...

By Steve Morning On Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Hundreds Dead in Cambodia Stampede

At least 300 people have been killed in a stampede that occurred during a festival near Cambodia’s royal palace in Phnom Penh according to Cambodia’s minister of information, Khieu Kanharith. 4 million More...

By Rajat Anand On Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

More than 158 feared killed as Air India plane crashes in southern India

Around 160 people were feared killed when an Air India Express airplane carrying 160 passengers and 6 crew members went out of control and over-ran the runway as it was about to land in Mangalore, in southern India. According More...

By Justin Frewen On Monday, May 10th, 2010
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Agent Orange Continues to Devastate Viet Nam

In 1975, after a 30 years struggle against a range of foreign forces, the victorious National Liberation Front of Vietnam forces entered Saigon, the capital of the South. For the first time, since its occupation More...

By Ana Nivtova On Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Japan heading for ‘financial meltdown’ says analysts

Japan’s economy is heading towards financial meltdown, say analysts, who see that public debt in Japan is greater than that of any other industrialised nation. Public debt in Japan is heading towards 200 per More...

By Rajat Anand On Sunday, November 15th, 2009

APEC says global economy recovering

The leaders of 21 APEC economies, in a recently concluded two-day summit in Singapore, have said that the global economy is now beginning to revive, and the Asia- Pacific region is leading from the front. The forum More...

By Rajat Anand On Monday, November 9th, 2009
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China to lead world economic recovery

A recent World Bank report has suggested that amongst the world’s major economies, the Chinese economy will be the first to emerge out of the global slowdown. The World Bank predicted China to grow at almost 8.4 More...