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Fire diverts North Korea Air Koryo flight

A fire forced a flight from North Korean flag-carrier Air Koryo to land in the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang on Friday, China`s official Xinhua news agency reported.

New device to enable pregnant women self-monitor growth of baby developed!

One of the main concerns during pregnancy is the baby's health, which the mothers-to-be take a huge load of stress for.

China raises storm alert level to yellow

China raises storm alert level to yellow

 China's meteorological authority on Tuesday raised its storm alert to yellow for heavy rain across the country in the coming two days.

Revising pacifist charter not easy for Japan PM despite big poll win

Revising pacifist charter not easy for Japan PM despite big poll win

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, seeking to allay concerns he would divert energy from fixing a fragile economy to revising Japan`s pacifist constitution after a big election win, said on Monday changing the charter would not be easy.

Japan ruling bloc election win threatens regional stability: Xinhua

China`s official news agency said on Monday a win for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s ruling bloc in upper house elections posed a danger to regional stability, with lawmakers who favour revising the pacifist constitution holding a "super majority".

Storm left by super typhoon Nepartak hits China, disrupts transport

Storm left by super typhoon Nepartak hits China, disrupts transport

A storm bringing heavy rain to disrupt rail travel in southeast China.

China brings construction of world's largest telescope to an end; operations to begin in September!

China brings construction of world's largest telescope to an end; operations to begin in September!

It has a massive reflector, which comprises of 4,450 panels and covers the same area as 30 football fields.

Vietnam removes over 10,000 civil servant's posts

 Vietnam has scrapped 10,004 posts of civil servants during the first half of 2016 in a bid to reduce the administrative system`s payroll, an official said on Monday.

NASA's Juno all set to reach Jupiter; 'We are ready', say spacecraft investigators

NASA's Juno all set to reach Jupiter; 'We are ready', say spacecraft investigators

After the main engine burn, Juno will be in orbit around Jupiter.

Top Chinese envoy visits Vietnam as South China Sea tension rises

China`s top diplomat met Vietnam`s leadership on Monday. The meeting was aimed at strengthening  relations. The trip by State Councillor Yang Jiechi comes amid a Chinese public relations blitz to try to discredit a looming verdict by an international tribunal.

7.2 magnitude quake hits South Georgia, South Sandwich Islands

Beijing: An earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale hit South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on Saturday, said the China Earthquake Networks Centre.

120,000 Palestinian refugees flee Syria during war: UN

The Yarmouk camp is a large district in southern Damascus. It has recently become a stage of intense battles between the Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front and the Islamic State group.

US stocks end mixed amid downbeat data

The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up 9.38 points, or 0.05 percent, to 17,720.50.

Pakistan closes border with Afghanistan

Thousands of people and many trucks are stranded on both sides of the border, witnesses in the area said.

French government survives no-confidence vote

In a further sign of rising opposition, a group of rebel deputies refused to vote the reform and had sought to submit its own no-confidence motion to oust the government.

US dollar snaps six-day winning streak

The greenback was also supported by recent upbeat remarks from several Federal Reserve officials about the US economy.

1.7 mn Somalis in Puntland, Somaliland need aid: UN

The UN says the drought in the two regional states has impacted lives and livelihoods, compounding an already challenging humanitarian situation.

New NATO division becomes partly functional in Romania

NATO first opened the MND-SE in August 2015. The headquarters should become fully operational by 2018 with some 280 officers, including 75 from other NATO states, working together.

25 killed in Rwanda landslides

Six of the victims were members of the same family.

New York unveils plan to combat Zika threat

Currently 358 patients were confirmed to have contracted the disease in the US of which 40 were reported in New York.