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Myanmar rebels

May 12 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT

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YANGON -- At least 19 people, including a police, four militias and 14 civilians, were killed and 27 others injured in attacks by armed...

Jan. 3 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT

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NEW DELHI -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a high-level meeting Sunday night with his cabinet security team on the militant attack on...
A policeman wounded in the rescue operation evacuates with the help of his colleagues from Radisson Blu hotel, Bamako, Mali, Nov. 20, 2015. At least 22 people were killed on Friday after Malian forces staged a rescue mission to free hostages held by gunmen at Radisson Blu hotel in capital Bamako. Three Chinese citizens were killed and four other rescued in the attack, the Chinese Embassy in Mali confirmed to Xinhua on Friday. (Xinhua)

Nov. 20 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT

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NEW DELHI -- All Indians trapped inside a Mali hotel had been evacuated by a joint team of UN, Mali and French soldiers on...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Oct. 12 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT

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BAMYAN, Afghanistan -- An army helicopter crashed in Afghanistan's central Bamyan province, killing two on board and injuring five others, spokesman for provincial government...
missile

Oct. 1 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT

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SEOUL -- South Korea plans to complete the development of its homegrown ballistic missile with a range of 800 km by 2017 to deploy...

Sept. 29 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT

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NEW DELHI -- India's central bank, the Reserve Bank of India ( RBI), Tuesday cut its short-term lending rate by 50 basis points to...

Sept. 25 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT

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SEOUL -- South Korea's multi-billion-U.S. dollar project to develop homegrown fighter jets was under the presidential office's investigation after the United States rejected the...
drones

Sept. 23 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1030 GMT

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SEOUL -- South Korea's arms acquisition agency said Wednesday that drones will be deployed to frontline units for surveillance of military activity of the...
Chinese commandos land on a "trade ship" from a helicopter as they take part in a joint escort exercise during Chinese and Malaysian first joint military drill, coded "Peace and Friendship 2015", in the Malacca Strait, Sept. 19, 2015. (Xinhua/Jiang Long) (zw)

Sept. 22 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1630 GMT

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SELANGOR, Malaysia -- The first joint military exercise between China and Malaysia, coded "Peace and Friendship 2015," wrapped up here on Tuesday, with both...

Sept. 21 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1045 GMT

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GHAZNI, Afghanistan -- A rocket fired by Taliban militants killed two children and injured seven others including four children in Ghazni province on Monday,...
Singapore flag

Sept. 13 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1630 GMT

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SINGAPORE -- After a landslide victory in the general election by his party, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said late Saturday that he...
Volcano

Sept. 8 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT

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JAKARTA -- Mount Gamalama volcano in eastern Indonesia erupted on Tuesday, spewing a column of ash by up to 1,000 meters to the sky,...
Japan Flag

Sept. 8 Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT

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TOKYO -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was re-elected as the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's (LDP) chief without a vote as nobody filed candidacy...
Photo taken on April 10, 2015 shows a general view of the Kabul city in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Ahmad Massoud)

Sept. 7 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1630 GMT

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LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan -- Some 15 police personnel were feared killed overnight Sunday after coalition forces mistakenly attacked their vehicles in Afghanistan's southern province...

Sept. 7 Asia-Pacific news summary at 0630 GMT

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CANBERRA -- Australia's Treasurer Joe Hockey has warned colleagues that if the opposition blocks the China-Australia free trade agreement, China could walk away from...
dollars

Sept. 3 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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NEW YORK -- The U.S. dollar climbed against other major currencies Wednesday as the global equity markets stabilized, lowering demand for safe-haven currency like...

Aug. 21 Asia-Pacific news summary at 0630 GMT

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SEOUL -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) forward-deployed more fire units to the frontline areas with South Korea after exchanging fires near...
bombing

Aug. 10 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT

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KABUL -- At least four people were killed and 15 others wounded after a suicide car bombing ripped through the front gate of Afghan...
India and Pakistan

Aug. 4 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT

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ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan lodged protest with India over the cross- border shelling that killed at least two people, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday. "The...

July 26 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT

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TOKYO -- Three people were killed after a small plane crashed into a residential area in Tokyo's suburb area of Chofu city Sunday morning,...
Barack Obama

July 24 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT

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KABUL -- U.S. President Barack Obama has praised the courage of Afghan security forces in fighting terrorists and stabilizing security in the country, a...
bomb blast

July 24 Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT

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ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- At least one person was killed and 10 others injured when a suspected improvised bomb exploded inside a bar Thursday...

July 23 Asia-Pacific News Summary at 1600 GMT

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KABUL -- A Taliban key commander Mullah Zindani was killed in militants' former stronghold southern Helmand province on Thursday, Interior Ministry said in a...

July 22 Asia-Pacific News Summary at 1000 GMT

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NEW DELHI -- At least 13 people have died and 22 others are affected by Japanese Encephalitis in the northeastern Indian state of Assam...

July 21 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT

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SEOUL -- South Korea on Tuesday lodged a strong protest against Japan's renewed territorial claim to Dokdo,a pair of rocky outcroppings called Takeshima in...
Korea

July 20 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT

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SEOUL -- South Korea on Monday expressed deep regrets over the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s refusal to Seoul's invitation to a regional...
Pakistan Security forces

July 17 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT

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ISLAMABAD -- Paramilitary troops in Pakistan' s southern port city of Karachi raided the headquarters of a powerful political group and arrested at least...

July 15 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT

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KABUL -- The Afghan Taliban on Wednesday announced that the militant group was ready for peace talks with the Afghan government, the outfit leader...
Myanmar rebels

July 15 Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT

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YANGON -- Myanmar's government forces have clashed with a small remnant armed group, the Klohtoobaw Karen Organization (KKO), during a search operation in Kawkareik,...
Beach As Temperatures

July 14 Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT

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SEOUL -- Top South Korean policymaker in charge of inter-Korean relations said Tuesday that the country does not necessarily put the denuclearization of the...