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Twelve people, including eight soldiers, skiing on the slopes of a volcano in central Japan were...
A moderately strong earthquake has shaken the Indonesian island of Java, damaging hundreds of homes...
The Philippines' most active volcano has spewed fountains of red-hot lava and massive ash plumes...
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Skiers injured by flying rocks on Japanese volcano

Jan 23, 2018

Twelve people, including eight soldiers, skiing on the slopes of a volcano in central Japan were injured Tuesday by flying rocks during a sudden eruption, officials said. One soldier later died

Quake shakes Indonesia's Java, students injured

Jan 23, 2018

A moderately strong earthquake has shaken the Indonesian island of Java, damaging hundreds of homes and injuring eight students at a school where a roof collapsed

US says Turk offensive in Syria is disruptive

Jan 23, 2018

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Turkey's ground and air offensive against a Kurdish enclave in northwestern Syria has distracted from international efforts to ensure the defeat of the Islamic State group

Philippine volcano spews lava fountains, 56,000 people flee

Jan 23, 2018

The Philippines' most active volcano has spewed fountains of red-hot lava and massive ash plumes anew in a dazzling but increasingly dangerous eruption that has sent more than 56,000 villagers fleeing to evacuation centers

Easing stance, South Korea to adopt real-name crypto trading

Jan 23, 2018

Softening its tough stance on crypto trading for now, South Korea adopts system to make up-to-now anonymous transactions of crypto currencies traceable

S.Korean officials discussing N.Korea taekwondo performance

Jan 23, 2018

South Korean Olympic organizers say it's too late to include a North Korean taekwondo performance in the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Games, but it might still occur at the Olympic Stadium on Feb. 9

Chung's upset over Djokovic raises tennis profile at home

Jan 23, 2018

Chung Hyeon may have shocked the tennis world on Monday by defeating Novak Djokovic to reach the quarterfinal of the 2018 Australia Open, but the South Korean promised fans that his best is yet to come

S. Korean advance team goes to North for pre-Olympic events

Jan 23, 2018

A team of South Korean officials has travelled to North Korea to check logistics for joint events ahead of next month's Winter Olympics in the South

Japan central bank keeps lax monetary policy unchanged

Jan 23, 2018

The Bank of Japan has opted to keep intact its unprecedented monetary stimulus despite signs the economy is gaining steam

South Korea to start real-name trading of crypto currency

Jan 23, 2018

South Korean says local banks will launch a real-name system for crypto currency trading and report suspicious activities to authorities starting next week

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Global stocks mixed after US government shutdown

Jan 22, 2018

Global stocks are mixed after investors shrugged off the US government shutdown

Stocks rise despite looming US government closure

Jan 19, 2018

Modest gains for world shares as US government closure looms, dollar retreats

Asian shares mixed as US government shutdown...

Jan 19, 2018

Asian stock markets were uneven and the dollar fell following Wall Street's retreat as the threat...

Global stocks mostly higher on strong Chinese...

Jan 18, 2018

Global shares mostly higher, Wall Street futures flat after China reports strong economic growth...

Global stocks slip as investors digest US bank...

Jan 17, 2018

Global stock markets are mostly down as investors digest big losses at major U.S. banks, while...