Abe’s comments “wrong and dangerous”: article – Xinhua

XinhuaBEIJING, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) — The world should be cautious against Japan’s attempt to break its peaceful constitution and the potential threat to regional peace, Chinese experts warned on Friday. … Read More

UN Inquiry Finds North Korea’s Kim Should Face Rights Trial – Businessweek

BusinessweekNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center front, inspects the command of Korean People’s Army (KPA) Unit 534, in this undated photo released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News … Read More

Venezuelan police hunt opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez – BBC News

BBC NewsMr Lopez, who has organised recent anti-government protests, has not been seen in public since Wednesday, when three men were shot dead at the end of opposition marches in … Read More

Snow in Japan Causes Deaths, Disrupts Traffic – ABC News

ABC NewsThe second heavy snowfall in a week to hit Japan killed up to a dozen people and injured hundreds over the weekend, while paralyzing traffic and causing power outages. … Read More

New Lebanon cabinet – Gulf Daily News

Gulf Daily NewsBEIRUT: Lebanon’s prime minister formed a cabinet more than 10 months after taking office yesterday, including a wide range of political groups after bridging serious divisions among them … Read More

John Kerry to urge climate action in Indonesia address – BBC News

BBC NewsUS Secretary of State John Kerry is to deliver a speech urging the global community to act against climate change, during a visit to Indonesia. He will make the … Read More

US, China promise closer cooperation on climate change – Fox News

Fox NewsBEIJING – The United States and China promised Saturday to cooperate more closely in combatting climate change following a visit to Beijing by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. … Read More

Dave Lee Travis’ wife Marianne by his side as philandering DJ cleared of … – Daily Mail

Daily MailDJ Dave Lee Travis has been found not guilty of 12 indecent assault charges and the jury at London’s Southwark Crown Court failed to reach verdicts on two other … Read More

Air defence zone in South China Sea is unlikely, say Chinese experts – South China Morning Post

Air defence zone in South China Sea is unlikely, say Chinese expertsSouth China Morning PostChina is unlikely to set up an air defence identification zone (ADIZ) in the South China … Read More

Abe: China-Japan Ties ‘Similar’ to Britain and Germany Before WW1 – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the rocky relationship between Japan and China is comparable to that of Germany and Britain before World War One. Mr. Abe’s comments … Read More

Pakistan guards die escorting Spain cyclist Javier Colorado – BBC News

BBC NewsGunmen have shot dead at least six guards who were escorting a Spanish cyclist through Pakistan’s volatile Balochistan province. They were about 50km (31 miles) west of the provincial … Read More

Snowden denies he got help from Russia in leaking US secrets: report – Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesFormer US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said he acted alone in leaking US government secrets and that suggestions by some US lawmakers he might have had help from … Read More

The Dolphin Hunt: Ambassador Caroline Kennedy’s Concern – ABC News

ABC Newstonight, and Caroline Kennedy making headlines this evening after a tweet she sent out. She, of course, is the ambassador to Japan now and clearly not in favor of … Read More

18 killed in stampede at Syedna Burhanuddin’s funeral – The News International

The News InternationalMUMBAI: A stampede killed at least 18 people in India’s financial hub Mumbai on Saturday when a large crowd gathered to pay their last respects to leader of … Read More

‘Respect my vote’ – Thai election supporters speak out – AFP

AFPBangkok — Angered by opposition protests seeking to thwart upcoming polls, a burgeoning pro-election movement in Thailand is taking a stand to demand their votes are respected, with candlelight vigils … Read More

Unable to get last glimpse leaves Suchitra Sen’s fans heartbroken – Hindu Business Line

Hindu Business LineIn life as in death, Suchitra Sen remained an enigma. The 83-year-old actor, who breathed her last this morning at a private hospital in Kolkata, stayed away from … Read More

Australian fires turn deadly as heatwave scorches – AFP

AFPMelbourne — Skies over southeastern Australia darkened with huge plumes of smoke and lightning storms Friday after an epic heatwave, with raging wildfires claiming one life and residents warned to … Read More

Run Run Shaw, Father of Hong Kong’s Movie Industry, Dies at 107 – Businessweek

BusinessweekRun Run Shaw, founder of Shaw Brothers (Hong Kong) Ltd., poses a photograph with his wife, right, and daughter, after receiving a Knighthood from the Queen in London on March … Read More

Thousands Rally For Full and Free Elections in Hong Kong – Radio Free Asia

Radio Free AsiaThousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong to call for universal suffrage in planned elections for the territory’s chief executive which are currently controlled by … Read More

Bangladesh police lay siege to Khaleda’s residence – The Nation

The NationDHAKA – Bangladesh’s opposition accused authorities of placing their leader under virtual house arrest Thursday, as tens of thousands of troops were deployed across the country ahead of general … Read More

Google’s Schaft robot wins Darpa rescue challenge – BBC News

BBC NewsA robot developed by a Japanese start-up recently acquired by Google is the winner of a two-day competition hosted by the Pentagon’s research unit Darpa. Team Schaft’s machine carried … Read More

American singer loses ‘Arabs Got Talent’ to Syrian dance troupe – Reality TV World

Reality TV WorldA 23-year-old American singer, who won praise for singing traditional Arab songs, lost the top prize in “Arabs Got Talent” to a Syrian dance troupe. ADVERTISEMENT. Jennifer Grout, … Read More

Edward Snowden: NSA Has 61,000 Hacking Operations, Including China

Edward Snowden, the NSA Whisleblower, continues to talk to the press while hiding out in Hong Kong, and makes waves by disclosing information that should come as no surprise to … Read More