Asia & Pacific Political News
North Korea threatened to attack South Korean loudspeakers that are broadcasting anti-Pyongyang propaganda messages across their shared border. Read more.
Over 11 Indians are languishing in a jail in Nigeria for over one year after they set foot in the West African country where their ship docked. Read more.
Australia: Labor has moved to censure the Australian prime minister Tony Abbott in parliament for failing to sack the unions royal commissioner. Read more.
NORTH KOREA: North Korean Government Vows Declaration Of War Over South Korea-U.S. Joint Military Exercise
North Korea has condemned a looming South Korea-US joint military exercise as a ‘declaration of war’. Read more.
Kim Bok-dong 90, is one of South Korea’s 47 surviving comfort women held at brothels, from among the 238 who came forward and shared their stories of abuse.
Under the Indian law, we are duty-bound to examine and block Web sites that transmit content that violates morality and decency,” said Ram Sewak Sharma, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. Read more.
Yuan in China dropped as low as 6.4510 per dollar, its weakest since August 2011. The currency fared worse in international trade, touching 6.59. Read more.
U.S. officials code-named the email intrusion “Dancing Panda” and “Legion Amethyst.” This coincides with Hillary Clinton’s use of private email. Read more.
Russia and Saudi Arabia failed in talks on Tuesday to overcome their differences on the fate of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Read more.
Lt. Gen. Gu Junshan, was tried in secret and given a death sentence with a two-year reprieve, a sentence that is often commuted to life. Read more.
As fighter jets screamed through the sky, leaders made speeches and people took advantage of free rides on trains and buses. Read more.
South Korea restarted propaganda broadcasts across the border with rival North Korea for the first time in 11 years in retaliation Read more.
China’s cyber spies accessed the private emails of “many” top Obama administration officials, according to a senior U.S. intelligence official. Read more.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is scheduled to make a statement commemorating the end of World War II on 14 August 2015. Read more.