North Korea proposes halt in hostile actions

January 16, 2014 9:10 pm
North Korea proposes halt in hostile actions

Seoul, Jan 16 (AP/TAM) – North Korea has proposed that the rival Koreas halt all hostile military actions and stop vilifying each other, saying it would create a climate for better relations. The North’s National Defense Commission said South Korea should cancel annual military drills with the United States, a […]

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Gruesome violence seen in South Sudan conflict

January 15, 2014 8:25 pm
Gruesome violence seen in South Sudan conflict

AP/TAM: Officials in South Sudan say the U.N. has gathered evidence of gruesome attacks being carried out in the country’s month-old conflict.   The officials say that some victims of ethnic-based attacks have been bound and others beheaded. Victims have also told The Associated Press that attackers have forced them […]

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Digging for their lives

January 14, 2014 2:12 pm
Digging for their lives

Moscow, Jan 14 (TAM) – Of the estimated 70 million people killed in World War Two, 26 million died on the Eastern front – and up to four million of them are still officially considered missing in action. But volunteers are now searching the former battlefields for the soldiers’ remains, […]

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Bangkok braces as Thai protesters set for shutdown

January 13, 2014 12:20 pm
Bangkok braces as Thai protesters set for shutdown

Bangkok, Jan 13 (AP/TAM) — Thailand braced for a new wave of mass unrest Monday as anti-government demonstrators blocked major roads to “shut down” Bangkok in a bid to thwart February elections and overthrow the nation’s democratically elected prime minister. The intensified protests, which could last weeks or more, raise […]

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Syrian government shelling kills more than 20

January 12, 2014 7:05 pm
Syrian government shelling kills more than 20

The Asian Mail, Dhaka: Syrian activists say government shelling has killed more than 20 people in the central city of Homs. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Sunday that the number is expected rise because dozens of people were critically wounded in the shelling of the rebel-held Waer […]

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