Kathmandu airport is closed after a Malaysian jet with 139 people on board aborted takeoff and skidded off the runway

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26 May 2018
Japan's Minister of Defense calls American, French and British missile strike against Assad's chemical weapons facilities a "message towards North Korea as well," speaking through interpreter at top of meeting with Mattis at the Pentagon
US brands China, Russia, Iran, North Korea 'forces of instability'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Germany's Berlin; PM will attend a dinner hosted by Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel1 month ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Germany's Berlin; PM will attend a dinner hosted by Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel
Three killed, two injured in a collision between a car and a truck in Sabarkantha's Himatnagar
1 month ago
Radical separatist Asiya Andrabi arrested by @AnantnagPolice in South Kashmir along with two of her associates
Poonch: Mughal road closed following heavy snowfall on Pir Panjal Range1 month ago
Poonch: Mughal road closed following heavy snowfall on Pir Panjal Range
1 month ago
Two officials, PML-N officer-bearer suspended over Kasur anti-judiciary protest
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang sent on Friday a congratulatory message to Serzh Sargsyan, the newly elected prime minister of Armenia
U.S. sorghum armada U-turns at sea after China tariffs
The stable and strengthened relations between China and the United States have contributed positively to the Asia-Pacific region and the world at large, said Cui Tiankai, China's Ambassador to the U.S., at an event at Harvard University this week
Coimbatore: Unidentified men hurdled 2 petrol bomb at the house of Hindu Munnani, Secretary (Mettupalayam West), this morning. No major damage reported, Police case registered
Islamabad Police and Airport Security Force (ASF) officials have confirmed the arrest of three Chinese for filming the recently constructed Islamabad Airport with the help of a drone
Indonesian police detain captain and crew of boat stalled off Pedra Branca for smuggling1 month ago
Indonesian police detain captain and crew of boat stalled off Pedra Branca for smuggling
1 month ago
KCNA: "The message said that his electionwas a manifestation of the firm will of the party and government of Cuba to defend the valuable gains of the revolution, which the Cuban revolutionaries of the first generation gained, and toadvance along the road of socialism."
1 month ago
KCNA: "Kim Jong Unsent a congratulatory message to Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez, president of the Council of State of the Republic of Cuba, Friday. In the message Kim Jong Un sentwarmest congratulations to Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez upon his election as president."
Philippines presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque urges the international body to "exercise prudence" in issuing resolutions.
China defends Pakistan against PM Modi's 'terror export factory' remark
Two arrested, foreign currency worth Indian rupees 1.93 crore recovered from them by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi1 month ago
Two arrested, foreign currency worth Indian rupees 1.93 crore recovered from them by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi
Philippines president Duterte to attend 32nd ASEAN Summit in Singapore
A Myanmar police chief ordered officers to set up a Reuters reporter by handing over sensitive documents to him in a sting operation that also ensnared his colleague, a police official told a court
Mumbai: Fire broke out at a showroom on Bhulabhai Desai Road, 5 fire tenders present at the spot. No injuries reported
North Korea's ruling party calls meeting to discuss "new stage" of policies ahead of summits with Seoul and Washington
London: PM Modi and other heads of Commonwealth countries, including British PM Theresa May, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina and Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, arrive for Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) at Windsor Castle1 month ago
London: PM Modi and other heads of Commonwealth countries, including British PM Theresa May, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina and Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, arrive for Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) at Windsor Castle
1 month ago
Police in Indonesia say fishermen have rescued 76 Rohingya Muslims from boat stranded off Aceh province.
1 month ago
India police probe Twitter claim over fire at Rohingya camp
1 month ago
North Korean official to hold talks in Russia on labor migrants: RIA
Chinese ambassador urges U.S. to abandon Cold War, zero-sum mentality to maintain stable bilateral ties for the benefit of both sides and the world at large
Myanmar policeman describes 'trap' to arrest Reuters reporter
China says had 'professional' encounter with Australian warships in South China Sea
1 month ago
Indo-US ties need stronger economic bond to realise full potential: Chief Economic Adviser @arvindsubraman
1 month ago
South Korean president welcomes six new foreign ambassadors
1 month ago
South Korea's military said Friday the inter-Korean summit talks next week may lead the two Koreas to let their guards down along the heavily-fortified border
8 nabbed in drug den raid near Valenzuela school
1 month ago
North and South Korea installed a phone hotline between their leaders as they prepare for a rare summit next Friday at the border truce village of Panmunjom. Both leaders are to hold their first phone conversation before the face-to-face meeting next week
Volcano in southern Japan erupts for the first time in 250 years; authorities set up a no-go zone around the mountain
1 month ago
South Korea, China hold economic cooperation meeting after 2-year hiatus
Lockheed Martin to propose stealthy hybrid of F-22 and F-35 for Japan - sources
1 month ago
KCNA: "Israel's wild act of destroying Mid-east peace and mercilessly killing Palestinians is a hideous crime that deserves denunciations thousands of timesIf the U.S. is interested in protecting human rights, it shoulddenounce and check Israel's human rights abuses."
1 month ago
Koreas opposition parties intensify calls for special probe into comment rigging scandal
1 month ago
North and South Korea install hotline between leaders before the summit next week
1 month ago
Russia says will not offer to host Trump meeting with N.Korea's Kim
Kathmandu airport is closed after a Malaysian jet with 139 people on board aborted takeoff and skidded off the runway
1 month ago
A robust verification protocol is an integral part of efforts to successfully denuclearize North Korea given what appears to be massive nuclear facilities the reclusive country has been operating for decades, a South Korea government source said
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 31km WSW of Pyu, Burma
1 month ago
KCNA: "Seen in the stamp is a photo of Comrade Kim Jong Un having a significant meeting with Comrade Xi Jinping during his first visit to China against the flags of the DPRK and China for a background."
1 month ago
KCNA: "The State Stamp Bureau of the DPRK issued a new stamp (one sheetlet) in commemoration of the respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un's unofficial visit to China."
1 month ago
KCNA: "The Syrian president, in the message, wished Kim Jong Un happiness and the friendly Korean people led by him greater happiness and wellbeing, expressing once again gratitude to him."
1 month ago
KCNA: "Kim Jong Unreceived a reply message from Bashar Al-Assad, president of the Syrian Arab Republic, on Wednesday. The message expressed gratitude to Kim Jong Un for sending warm congratulations on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the independence of Syria."
Vietnam visit kicks off for HMAS Anzac, Success and Toowoomba in Ho Chi Minh city - celebrating 20 years of defence ties.1 month ago
Vietnam visit kicks off for HMAS Anzac, Success and Toowoomba in Ho Chi Minh city - celebrating 20 years of defence ties.
U.S. official calls on Myanmar to free Reuters journalists
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 35km SSW of Sinabang, Indonesia
Pakistan says Afghanistan returned the bodies of five Pakistani soldiers killed during a weekend clash, and also a sixth solider captured by the Afghans
China's PLA air force conducted island encirclement patrols around Taiwan with several fighter jets, bombers and surveillance aircraft recently to safeguard national sovereignty and territorial integrity, Air Force spokesman said
China voiced support for a possible peace treaty between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and the Republic of Korea: FM
Japan protested in connection with the military exercise in the Kuril islands area
1 month ago
Supreme Court of India website hacked, Brazilian hackers takes responsibility
China and Turkey should maintain high-level exchanges and deepen strategic mutual trust, Xi tells Erdogan over phone
Chinese President XiJinping and British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed on Thursday to further promote the "Golden Era" of bilateral ties during a telephone conversation
Japanese volcano erupts, spitting out smoke and rock; no injuries
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 74km NNE of Miyako, Japan
Pakistan rejects as 'false and baseless' PM @narendramodi's remarks on surgical strikes
Chinese President Xi Jinping tells British Prime Minister Theresa May over phone alleged chemical attack in Syria needs comprehensive, just, objective probe
1 month ago
Turkey's President Erdogan tells Chinese President Xi that Ankara is against the use of chemical weapons and that tension in Syria should not be escalated
1 month ago
Jammu and Kashmir: Unidentified persons snatched a 12 bore gun from a private security guard guarding J&K bank's Punjora branch in Shopian. Case registered, investigation begins.
1 month ago
China air force again circles Taiwan in 'sacred mission'
1 month ago
China-Russia trade is likely to exceed 100 billion USD this year, after an increase of nearly 30 percent in the first quarter, spokesman with the Ministry of Commerce said Thursday
1 month ago
Pakistan, Poland sign defence cooperation agreement
1 month ago
Philippine-U.S. war games expanded to include Japan, Australia
1 month ago
South Korean President Moon Jae-in says the North has expressed desire for "complete denuclearisation" of the Korean peninsula and is not seeking conditions such as US troops withdrawing from the South first
Kyrgyz President Jeenbekov has dismissed the government led by his former party, raising the prospect of a power struggle with his predecessor Atambayev
Albayalde takes his oath as PNP chief1 month ago
Albayalde takes his oath as PNP chief
1 month ago
U.S. calls for keeping up pressure on North Korea ahead of summit
1 month ago
Duterte on new PNP Chief: He's a good choice, I assure you
1 month ago
India to invest more than 1 billion pounds in UK
1 month ago
Taiwan's government says recent Chinese military drills aim to intimidate the island and are a threat to regional peace and stability.
Six killed, one injured after a car fell into a gorge in Chaupal town in Shimla district HimachalPradesh
PLAAF H-6K encircled Taiwan on Wed and Thu.1 month ago
PLAAF H-6K encircled Taiwan on Wed and Thu.
1 month ago
Koreas ex-president Lee's corruption trial to begin May 3
Atty. Manuelito Luna, VACC lawyer, appointed as Commissioner of the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission1 month ago
Atty. Manuelito Luna, VACC lawyer, appointed as Commissioner of the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission
1 missing, 4 rescued after boat carrying 108 passengers — including women and children — found off Pedra Branca. The 107 remaining persons have been transferred to an Indonesian Marine Police vessel and conveyed back to Batam
1 month ago
Koreas not likely to hold high-level talks this week: Seoul
Japan's vice finance minister denies sexual misconduct allegations against him and challenges TV station's report that its employee was a victim
North Korean defectors more prone to expensive loans: report
Trump, Japan's Abe agree to intensify trade talks
1 month ago
South Korea's Moon Jae In warns implementing any deal with North Korea's Kim Jong Un will be hard
1 month ago
Albayalde thanks Duterte for choosing him as Philippines National Police chief. He says he will continue what he has started at NCRPO
After Beijing reportedly flew two military aircraft over the Panganiban Reef in the South China Sea, the Philippines said it may consider filing a diplomatic protest against China, citing security concerns over the disputed reef
Indian Prime Minister Modi confronted by angry protests in London1 month ago
Indian Prime Minister Modi confronted by angry protests in London
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