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No one has yet claimed responsibility
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(SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea says North Korea has fired two additional suspected short-range missiles into the sea amid ongoing military exercises between Seoul and Washington.
The Defense Ministry says that two projectiles blasted from the North’s east coast flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles) before landing in the high …
The Kunming bloodshed could mark a chilling escalation in the Uighur struggle for autonomy and even separation from the Chinese state
Over 100 injured in bloody attack
(BEIJING) — A group of knife-wielding men attacked a train station in southwestern China on Saturday, leaving at least 27 people dead and another 109 injured, the official Xinhua News Agency said, making it one of the deadliest attacks in China in recent years.
Xinhua did not provide more details about the evening attack at the …
Pakistan calls it a “positive development” toward addressing recent violence
(ISLAMABAD) — They carried photographs of their loved ones and signs protesting their disappearance across Pakistan, a march of nearly 3,000 kilometers (1,900 miles) to demonstrate against security forces they alleged are …
Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa remained defiant in the face of intensifying calls for an independent war crimes investigation this week. United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay recommended in a …