Pyongyang's significant step towards Korean Peninsula denuclearization
The dismantlement of the Punggye-ri underground nuclear test site on Thursday marked a significant initiative by Pyongyang and sent a strong signal to Washington while situation on the Korean Peninsula has once again reached a critical juncture.
05-24 23:03:16
IS-inspired Indonesian homegrown militant groups re-gain power
Suicide bombings on Sunday and Monday in Indonesia's second-largest city Surabaya killed more than 20 people, while a police headquarters in Sumatra Island's Riau province was also attacked on Wednesday, with five people dead.
05-19 15:24:04
U.S. experts see DPRK's release of U.S. prisoners "a step forward"
Pyongyang this week released three U.S. prisoners in the lead-up to the upcoming meeting between leaders of the two countries, and experts say it's the first step forward in a series of obstacles, speedbumps and hurdles.
05-12 21:30:16
U.S. nuclear pullout to heighten conflict with Iran
After U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of the nuclear deal, some experts predict his move will lead to a heightened U.S.-Iran tensions.
05-10 17:08:00
Iraq launches airstrikes on IS positions in Syria
Iraqi Air Force on Friday carried out airstrikes on positions of the Islamic State (IS) militants inside Syria near the border with Iraq, the Iraqi military said.
05-25 23:28:26
Russian Defense Ministry denies accusation regarding flight MH17
The Russian Defense Ministry said Friday that no new anti-aircraft missiles crossed the border to Ukraine since 1991, refuting the accusation that Russia was responsible for the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) in 2014, Russian media reported.
05-25 23:18:24
DPRK confirms demolition of nuclear test site
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has confirmed the demolition of its nuclear test site at Punggye-ri on Thursday, saying that all the tunnels have been collapsed by explosions and their entrances completely closed, according to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
05-24 22:55:19
UAE army destroys boats of Yemen's Houthis in "int'l waters"
The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) army, as part of the Saudi-led Arab coalition forces, on Wednesday destroyed two boats of the Iranian-backed Houthi militias in "international waters" in the Red Sea.
05-23 22:02:27