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  • Iran says to begin work on new uranium plant in easy in early 2011

    Iran is to start building its third uranium enrichment plant in early 2011, a top official said, defying world powers which have slapped new sanctions on Tehran for pursuing the sensitive nuclear work. Iran’s atomic chief Ali Akbar Salehi, cited on state television late Sunday, said the search for sites for 10 new enrichment facilities […]

    China fireworks plant blasts kills 13, injures 148

    A massive explosion ripped through a fireworks factory in northeast China early on Monday, killing at least 13 workers, damaging nearby buildings and causing secondary blasts. In another industrial accident on Monday, an elevator plunged on a construction site, killing 11 workers riding in it. Up to 50 people were working at the fireworks factory […]

    Petraeus Says Capturing Bin Laden Still Priority

    Capturing or killing al-Qaida mastermind Osama bin Laden is still a priority for the United States, David Petraeus, the general who commands all U.S. forces in Afghanistan, was quoted as saying Sunday. Talking to NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Petraeus said bin Laden “remains an iconic figure and I think capturing or killing is still a […]

    ASEAN Benefits from China’s Fast and “Inclusive” Economic Growth: Experts

    China’s high economic growth, which is also becoming increasingly “inclusive”, is producing positive spillovers to members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), experts said on Friday. “China now tends to import more from its neighboring economies than exporting to them,” said John Wong, professor and former director of East Asian Institute of Singapore, […]

    Thousands of Australian Protest on Climate Change

    Tens of thousands of protesters on Sunday rallied on the streets across Australia to urge the major political parties to take action on climate change. Both Labor Party and the coalition have failed to take decisive action to cut Australia’s pollution levels in the run-up to the federal election, Walk Against Warming rallies in Australia’s […]

    N Korea and S Korea exchange warnings ahead of war games

    South Korea urged the North on Sunday to end its military provocations but Pyongyang threatened Seoul with the “severest punishment” over massive joint war games planned with the United States. The rivals exchanged tit-for-tat warnings as the South unveiled a roadmap for the reunification of the Korean peninsula on the eve of the 10-day exercise […]

    Strategic partnership with India unconditional priority: Russia

    The strategic partnership with India is an “unconditional priority” of Russia’s foreign policy, President Dmitry Medvedev said on Sunday as he congratulated India on its 64th Independence Day. In his messages to President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Medvedev wrote: “The strategic partnership with India is an unconditional priority of Russia’s foreign policy. […]

    DPRK warns US and ROK against ‘repeated provocation’

    The military of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Sunday warned the U.S. and South Korea that the DPRK would beat back mercilessly their “repeated provocation”, the official news agency KCNA reported. According to the KCNA, a spokesman for the General Staff of the Korean People’s Army Sunday released a statement to accuse the […]

    S. Korea Proposes Three-stage Reunification

    Korean President Lee Myung-bak on Sunday proposed a three-stage reunification with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), and called for developing new relationship with Japan. Lee made the remarks at the celebration of the country’s 65th National Liberation Day, or 65th anniversary of Korea’s independence from Japan’s 1910-45 colonial rule. Lee said that the […]

    Sindh, Balochistan hit by flash floods; Ban appeals for aid

    UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Sunday appealed for more aid to Pakistan for the 20 million victims, as flash floods wrecked havoc in Sindh and Balochistan provinces rendering thousands homeless, leading to large scale migration of people from the affected region. After causing havoc in the Khyber Pakhtunkhawa and Punjab provinces and in the northern […]