Seoul 'Strongly Protests' Against Tokyo's Claim to Disputed Liancourt Rocks

TOKYO (Sputnik) — South Korea has lodged a protest against Japan over claims to the disputed Liancourt Rocks islets, which were presented as genuine Japanese territory in its diplomatic bluebook...

All Against One: S Korea, Japan, US Agree to Tighten Pressure...

TOKYO (Sputnik) — Earlier on Tuesday, a trilateral meeting between high-ranking diplomats from South Korea, Japan and the United States took place in Tokyo, devoted to the issue of North Korea's...

Kashmir Youths Use Messaging Apps, Social Media to Incite Civil Unrest

New Delhi (Sputnik) — Indian intelligence agencies have found that WhatsApp, the instant messaging platform, is being used by secessionist elements to instigate stone-pelting in the Indian state...

Australia Buying Triton Surveillance Drones to Monitor Oceans

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The government of Australia is buying up to seven long range MQ-4C Triton surveillance drones to boost its capability to enforce the maritime exclusion zone across Indian...

China Calls DPRK, US to 'Push the Brakes' as Tensions Rise...

The deputy director of the Institute of Asian and African Affairs at Moscow State University, Andrei Karneev, spoke to Sputnik in an interview about this. “As the situation in the region...

What N Korean Leader is Doing While World Trembles With Fear...

On April 22, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un toured the abattoir at the Thaechon Pig Farm, which supplies the country's military, the Korean Central News...

India to Depend on UK Watchdog to Blacklist Sites With Child...

New Delhi (Sputnik) — The Union ministry of electronics and information technology has asked Internet service providers to comply with the order before July 31. The Supreme Court asked...

North Korean Authorities Arrest US National Engaged in Humanitarian Assistance

TOKYO (Sputnik) — The former US-Korean professor was arrested at Pyongyang International Airport on Friday, where he stayed for nearly a month to work on humanitarian activities, the Yonhap...

Japanese, South Korean, US Diplomats to Discuss North Korean Nuclear Issue

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the Yonhap news agency, Kim Hong-kyun, the special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs at the South Korean Foreign Ministry, as well...

China Considering Creating World’s Biggest National Park on Tibetan Plateau

The Tibetan Plateau, the world's largest and highest, is surrounded by massive mountain ranges and often referred to as the ‘world's third pole' because it contains...

Kyrgyz Security Service Detained Member of Int’l Terrorist Group Planning Attack

BISHKEK (Sputnik) – According to the statement, the militant received special preparation and "was tasked with carrying out a terrorist attack in the CIS during the Victory Day celebrations."...

F-18 Jet From USS Carl Vinson Heading to N Korea Crashes...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — A pilot flying an F/A-18E combat aircraft ejected safely from his cockpit on landing approach to the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson and was recovered unharmed...
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