Asia Pacific


Embassies Warned: N. Korea Can’t Guarantee Safety of Diplomats

April 5, 2013, 7:25 pm

Embassies warned: North Korea on Friday warned foreign embassies in Pyongyang, saying it cannot ensure the safety of diplomatic workers. It suggested that countries should [...]

North Korea Hacked: Gov’t Twitter Account Compromised

April 4, 2013, 6:35 pm

North Korea hacked: Amid tensions on the Korean Peninsula, hackers likely breached two of North Korea’s government Twitter and Flickr accounts.

Face-Sized Tarantula Discovered in Sri Lanka (+Video)

April 4, 2013, 12:25 pm

Face-sized tarantula: A tarantula the size of a person’s face was discovered recently in Sri Lanka. The tarantula has a leg span that can reach 8 inches.

North Korea Far From Acting on Nuke Threats

April 4, 2013, 7:28 am

North Korea’s nuclear capabilities are something of a mystery, but experts say it would likely take years for it to build up the needed fuel to act on its recent threats.

North Korea Shuts Kaesong, Last Front of Cooperation With South

April 3, 2013, 9:54 am

North Korea Shuts Kaesong: Throughout all the hostility North Korea has shown South Korea over the years, this is the first time the North has shut the South out of the [...]

North Korea: Nuclear Reactor to be Restarted

April 2, 2013, 12:57 pm

North Korea nuclear reactor: On Tuesday, North Korea said it will start up its plutonium reactor and will increase production of nuclear weapon materials.

Fake Zebra ‘Escapes’ in Tokyo Zoo (+Video)

April 2, 2013, 12:50 pm

Fake zebra escapes: Several dozen staff members at the Tama Zoological Park in Japan chased a keeper dressed as a zebra as part of a training exercise to simulate an animal escape.

North Korea: Nuclear Facilities Will be Restarted

April 2, 2013, 8:24 am

North Korea nuclear facilities: North Korea reports that it will ramp up the production of nuclear weapons material and reopen nuclear facilities that had been shut down in [...]

U.S. Jets to S. Korea: Response to North Korean Threats

April 1, 2013, 6:43 am

The United States sent F-22 fighter jets to join South Korean millitary drills Monday, April 1, according to media reports.

U.S. Jets to S. Korea: F-22 Stealth Jets Join Military Drills

March 31, 2013, 9:46 pm

U.S. jets to S. Korea: The U.S. sent F-22 stealth jets to South Korea on Sunday to join drills.

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