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Psy says 'no chance' of another Gangnam Style success "Gangnam Style" star Psy acknowledged that he could never repeat the phenomenal global success of his 2012 hit, but said he was perfectly happy being "just another" K-pop artist.
30 ноября 2015
Assad says enemies boosting his opponents Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said his enemies have increased support for rebels fighting his regime as loyalists backed by Russia and Iran push an offensive to regain lost territory.
30 ноября 2015
Thousands join climate change marches across Asia Thousands turned out for climate change marches across the Asia-Pacific region, part of a weekend of action across the globe to demand results from next week's historic Paris summit.
28 ноября 2015
Syrian war likely to dominate Putin's visit to Iran Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Tehran for talks sure to sharpen attention on his alliance with Iran in Syria after the Islamic State group's deadly attacks in Paris.
23 ноября 2015
Obama meets refugees as bitter Syria debate rages US President Barack Obama said the world must offer haven to refugees, as he visited a Malaysian centre for displaced children amid a bitter and racially tinged US debate over the Syria exodus.
21 ноября 2015
Xi endures lonely red-carpet APEC welcome in Philippines Philippine President Benigno Aquino promised to be the "perfect host" to all leaders attending a regional summit, but a long and lonely red carpet welcome walk for China's Xi Jinping betrayed their nations' icy ties.
18 ноября 2015
China landslide deaths rise to 25 The death toll from a landslide triggered by flooding in China has risen to 25, with 12 more people missing.
16 ноября 2015
Japan dips into recession in stumble for 'Abenomics' Japan's economy slipped into recession for the second time since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe came to power nearly three years ago.
16 ноября 2015
Suu Kyi's party wins historic Myanmar polls Aung San Suu Kyi's party secured a landslide election victory in Myanmar, propelling the pro-democracy movement to power after a 25-year struggle against authoritarian rule.
13 ноября 2015
Australian PM seeks to repair strained ties on Indonesia visit Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull made his first visit to Indonesia since taking power, seeking to repair a key relationship strained by repeated crises under his conservative predecessor.
12 ноября 2015
Prince Charles meets Australian war widow Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla met war widow Daphne Dunne in Sydney, as they were mobbed by royal fans as they continued their six-day tour of Australia.
12 ноября 2015
Turkey's Erdogan urges Syria safe zone ahead of G20 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on world leaders to rally behind Turkey's plan for a safe zone inside Syrian territory, days before it hosts the G20 summit.
11 ноября 2015
Netanyahu says no immediate way forward for Mideast peace Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced pessimism about the prospect of peace with the Palestinians, suggesting the current stalemate was likely to remain in place.
11 ноября 2015
Obama praises Erdogan on Turkey vote win US President Barack Obama congratulated his counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on recent elections that extended the Turkish president's term in office.
10 ноября 2015
Pakistan concludes search for factory collapse victims A rescue operation to pull people from the rubble of a collapsed Pakistani factory ended after nearly a week, with the death toll at 45 and more than 100 survivors plucked from the debris.
10 ноября 2015
US concerned by 'far from perfect' Myanmar vote The United States welcomed Myanmar's landmark election, but warned of "important structural and systemic impediments" to full democratization in the Southeast Asian nation after decades of military rule.
09 ноября 2015
IMF chief urges Gulf to adapt to sustained oil price drop International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde warned that global energy prices could remain low for years and urged Gulf countries to adjust their budgets.
09 ноября 2015
Iran appoints first woman ambassador since revolution Iran has appointed its first woman ambassador since the 1979 Islamic revolution, naming foreign ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham to head its embassy in Malaysia.
09 ноября 2015
Death toll in Pakistan factory collapse set to rise: official Rescue crews resumed digging through the rubble of a collapsed factory in Pakistan as officials said they expected to find at least two dozen more bodies, with the death toll standing at 23.
06 ноября 2015
Suu Kyi eyes historic win in Myanmar elections Myanmar's boisterous election campaign draws to a close Friday, two days before milestone polls that could finally propel Aung San Suu Kyi's pro-democracy party to power after a decades-long struggle against the military.
06 ноября 2015

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