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A personal envoy to North Korea's leader indicated Kim Jung Un was open to restarting nuclear disarmament talks, a move that came as China's leader delivered a blunt message to Pyongyang to return to the negotiating table, Chinese state-run media reported Friday.
8 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
A massive undersea earthquake on Friday in Russia's Far East prompted a tsunami warning and was felt in cities including Moscow far to the west, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.
12 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald
A Taliban suicide car bomber and five heavily armed gunmen attacked an international aid group's guest house in the Afghan capital on Friday, killing two guards and setting off an hours-long battle with security forces in an upscale Kabul neighbourhood, authorities said.
16 hrs ago | Castanet.net
A suicide bomber struck in the heart of the Afghan capital on Friday, sending a plume of smoke billowing over Kabul in the second major attack in the city in little over a week, police said.
17 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington
President Barack Obama's speech on the use of drones and the fate of Guantanamo prisoners was largely welcomed Friday in two key countries affected by the policies-- Pakistan and Yemen.
17 hrs ago | The Independent
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China's state media says an envoy from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has warned there is no guarantee of peace on the Korean Peninsula, but also stressed that his country is willing to hold talks with all sides to find a solution.
The head of an official inquiry into the deadly collapse of a Bangladesh factory complex said the building's owner was the "main culprit" for the disaster because he violated construction codes.
An Indian woman shields a child's head with her sari to provide shade from the sun in New Delhi on May 23, 2013.
A Chinese businessman who allegedly killed a man 16 years ago and went on the run, setting up a new life as a university professor, has been held after the victim's brother found him, reports said Thursday.
In this Jan. 31, 2010 file photo, an unmanned U.S. Predator drone flies over Kandahar Air Field, southern Afghanistan, on a moon-lit night.
1, 2012 file photo, feminist punk group Pussy Riot members, from left, Maria Alekhina, Yekaterina Samutsevich and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova sit in a glass cage at a court room in Moscow, Russia.
Gunmen kidnapped the father of Afghanistan's national cricket team captain near his home in an eastern city, officials said Thursday.
The defects and errors that led to the world's deadliest garment-industry accident extend from the swampy ground the doomed Rana Plaza was built on, to "extremely poor quality" construction materials, to the massive, vibrating equipment operating when the eight-story building collapsed, a committee appointed by Bangladesh's government concluded.
The FBI has arrested a suspect in a case involving the discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin and says investigators are working "around the clock" to address any remaining risks.
Habibullah Khan was killed along with two bodyguards and a civilian bystander in the afternoon attack in Ghazni province's Moqur district, police said.
China's premier began a two-day visit to Pakistan on Wednesday by signing economic agreements and praising Islamabad in glowing terms that underscored the importance of the longstanding alliance to the two Asian powers.