A senior U.S. defence official said Hagel hoped to work with Pakistan to deepen the security partnership and reassure it of continued U.S. assistance in building its military capacity.
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The government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signed Sunday power sharing accord in Kuala Lumpur.
Thailand election will likely take place on February 2.
The second most powerful man in the North Korea and uncle of Kim Jong-un is removed for "criminal acts".
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra proposed a referendum as a way to end the conflict.
The right-wing BJP is set to emerge as the single biggest party in three out of four states whose election results are being declared in gradual stages by the Election Commission of India.
S. Korea said it has extended its air defence zone to partially overlap China's...
China's National People's Congress firmly opposes the so-called resolution passed by Japan's lower house of parliament
Yingluck said neither Thaksin Shinawatra nor the billionaire Shinawatra family were power hungry and all wanted the country to be democratic and at peace.
Air Pollution was recorded at "hazardous" level in central, east and north of the country; the government gave orange alarm besides closing many highways and cancelling flights.
The UN and the US called for an investigation into the report that revealed removing Rohingyas from Thai camps and deliver them to human traffickers
North Korea's official TV broadcast the documentary this time, Kim's uncle, Jang Song Thaek, appeared in different positions to make his face invisible or entire scenes were re-edited
"There is no doubt that certain elements within the Afghan government are facing pressure from the U.S. However, this will not achieve anything," Karzai's spokesman said
The aide, who was not named, was being protected by South Korean officials in a secret location in China, cable news network YTN and Kyunghyang Shinmun newspaper said
An investigation called into the findings of a report that Thai immigration officials sold Rohingya Muslims fleeing from persecution in Myanmar to human traffickers.
North Korea's official KCNA news agency earlier said he was being deported on humanitarian grounds and because he had admitted to his wrongdoing and apologised
Bishop said discussion of the ADIZ only took up a "small proportion" of time in talks with Chinese leaders.
The UN called for an urgent investigation into allegations that Thai officials moved Arakan refugees into trafficking rings.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said that China had every right to establish its East China Sea Air Defence Identification Zone, which it said was a reasonable and legal thing to do.
Anti-corruption Kurdish journalist Kawa Garmyani was shot dead outside his house last night.
Kremlin-backed Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said that a special security unit is being formed in Chechnya to deal with Syrian fighters.