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North Korea at UN calls for peace treaty North Korea's foreign minister told the United Nations that a peace treaty was urgently needed to prevent a repeat of the military standoff that rattled Asia two months ago.
02 октября 2015
Turkish PM at UN calls for refugee 'safe zone' in Syria Turkey's prime minister used his UN General Assembly speech to press demands for a "safe zone" to be created in Syria to protect civilians fleeing barrel bombs and the Islamic State group.
01 октября 2015
Photo courtesy of Turar Kazangapov© Canas rescues historic point for Kazakhstan's Astana Roger Canas rescued a point for Astana in a 2-2 draw at home to Galatasaray as the Kazakh side became the first team from the Central Asian nation to stage a match in the Champions League group stage.
01 октября 2015
Photo courtesy of galatasaray.org Football: Astana host Galatasaray in Kazakhstan's first CL game Football fans in Kazakhstan's capital Astana are eagerly gearing up to welcome Turkish team Galatasaray for the first ever Champions League group match in the Central Asian nation on Wednesday.
29 сентября 2015
Busan film festival fuels Asia's booming movie market Asia’s most influential film festival kicks off in the South Korean port city of Busan, celebrating its 20th anniversary at a time of growing regional clout in the global movie market.
29 сентября 2015
Microbrew trend in Holy Land turns water to hummus beer In an industrial zone among the hills of Galilee in northern Israel, a ponytailed sociologist with an intolerance for gluten explained what he was up to: beer made with chickpeas and dates.
28 сентября 2015
Protesters gather in Hong Kong a year since mass rallies Protesters are due to gather once more in Hong Kong, a year since the start of huge pro-democracy rallies that brought parts of the city to a standstill.
28 сентября 2015
India PM makes rock star appearance at Facebook Standing side-by-side with Mark Zuckerberg, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a rock star appearance at Facebook, advocating for the political power of social media.
28 сентября 2015
Rouhani says ready to discuss 'plan of action' for Syria Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in an interview that he is ready to discuss a "plan of action" for Syria's post-war future after the Islamic State group is defeated.
28 сентября 2015
Russia seeks firm foothold in strategic Syria Russia has shocked the West by boosting its military presence in Syria as President Vladimir Putin seeks to not just defeat Islamic State radicals but also to gain a firm foothold in the strategic Middle Eastern country.
26 сентября 2015
Turkish PM replaces resigned Kurdish ministers Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu appointed two new cabinet ministers to replace two Kurdish lawmakers who resigned from the interim government.
25 сентября 2015
Japan minister tenders resignation over stadium row Japan's sports minister said he had tendered his resignation over abandoned plans for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics's main stadium.
25 сентября 2015
Syrian transition could include Assad: Turkey's Erdogan Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a fierce critic of Bashar al-Assad, suggested for the first time that the Syrian president could have a role to play in a future political transition.
25 сентября 2015
'Something was going to happen,' pilgrim feared before tragedy Sirens wailed and helicopters hovered overhead as dozens of ambulances brought in victim after victim from a stampede that killed more than 700 in the holy Saudi valley of Mina.
25 сентября 2015
Australia PM Turnbull admits 'concerns' about asylum seeker camps Australia's new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull admitted he had concerns about asylum seekers being held in Pacific island camps.
23 сентября 2015
Impact of China slowdown bigger than expected: IMF chief The impact of China's economic slowdown on the global economy is bigger than previously thought, the head of the International Monetary Fund said.
23 сентября 2015
New Australian PM urges Beijing to cool tensions in South China Sea Australia's new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has advised China to ease off on island construction in the South China Sea if it wants a reduced US presence in the region.
22 сентября 2015
Japan must recognise Kuril islands for peace deal: Lavrov Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov indicated that there is no room for compromise with Japan over the disputed south Kuril islands.
22 сентября 2015
Afghanistan's Ghani condemns Pakistan air base attack Afghan President Ashraf Ghani condemned last week's deadly attack on a Pakistani air force base and said Afghanistan will never allow its land to be used against Pakistan.
22 сентября 2015
Abe's popularity drops after Japan defense laws passed: polls Japanese public support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has dropped in the days since his ruling coalition rammed through legislation allowing the nation's troops to fight abroad.
21 сентября 2015

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