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Kim Jong-Un rounds up executed uncle's relatives
Kim Jong-Un rounds up executed uncleR...

Kim Jong-Un rounds up executed uncle’s relatives

Sydney – North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has reportedly rounded up hundreds of people connected to the country’s former second in command and his executed uncle Jang Song-Thaek. According to the media reports, hundreds of people, including relative s connected to Jang’s father,... read more »

Thai protesters try to block election sign-up
Thai protesters try to block election si...

Thai protesters try to block election sign-up

Thai opposition protesters have stepped up their campaign to disrupt upcoming elections, trying to block candidate registrations as part of efforts to banish Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her family from politics. The main opposition Democrat Party, which has not won an elected majority... read more »

Japan raises defence spending budget
Japan seeking US assistance to obtain co...

Japan seeking US assistance to obtain counter cyberattack capability

Tokyo – Japan is reportedly seeking to curb the increased cyberattacks on the nation’s government systems and in a bid to have the ability to counter the attacks by a foreign nation, it is mulling over plans to cooperate with the US that has the most sophisticated counterattack... read more »

Thai opposition to boycott 2 February elections as mass protests continue
Thai opposition to boycott 2 February el...

Thai opposition to boycott 2 February elections as mass protests continue

London – The main opposition party in Thailand has announced it will boycott snap elections set for 2 February. Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva told a news conference it would not be fielding candidates, saying that Thai politics is at a failed stage. According to the BBC, Prime... read more »

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North Korea threatens to attack South Korea

North Korea threatens to attack South Korea

Seoul – North Korea has threatened to attack South Korea without any advance notice, responding to anti-Pyongyang rallies on the second death anniversary of its leader Kim Jong-il... read more »

Thai caretaker PM refuses to step down

Thai caretaker PM refuses to step down

Bangkok – Thai caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Tuesday reiterated that she would not resign as demanded by anti-government protestors. Shinawatra insisted that, as per... read more »

Kim Jong-Un rounds up executed uncle's relatives

Kim’s aunt survives purge with appointment to state committee

Sydney – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s aunt, whose husband was executed last Friday for trying to overthrow the government, has been nominated for an ad-hoc state... read more »

South Korea leader warns of North's 'reckless provocations'

South Korea leader warns of North’s ‘reckless provocations’

Seoul – South Korean President Park Geun-Hye warned Monday of possible “reckless provocations” by North Korea after the shock execution of leader Kim Jong-Un’s... read more »

Kim Jong Un's uncle’s execution sparks fears of regional instability

Kim Jong Un’s uncle’s execution sparks fears of regional in...

London – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s uncle’s execution has sparked fears of instability in the secretive nuclear-armed state. South Korean Unification Minister Ryoo Kihl-jae warned... read more »