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Sep 8, 2014

Mizuho ties up with Sri Lanka's board of investment

Mizuho Bank Ltd. said Monday it has signed a memorandum of understanding for business cooperation with the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka, which promotes investment by foreign corporations in that nation. Under the agreement, signed Sunday, the two sides will work together in ...

Second member of K-pop group dies from car crash injuries

Sep 7, 2014

Second member of K-pop group dies from car crash injuries

A second member of the South Korean band Ladies’ Code died from injuries sustained from a motor accident, her management said Sunday. Kwon Ri-sae, 23, died Sunday morning at a hospital in Suwon, just south of Seoul. She had been unconscious after undergoing hours ...

Australia, India ink long-awaited civil nuclear deal

Sep 6, 2014

Australia, India ink long-awaited civil nuclear deal

Conservative leaders Tony Abbott and Narendra Modi sealed a long-awaited nuclear energy deal Friday, paving the way for Australia to sell uranium to India, which has been crippled by power shortages and blackouts. The two prime ministers hailed the deal as “a concrete symbol” ...

North Korea again fires short-range projectiles, Seoul says

Sep 6, 2014

North Korea again fires short-range projectiles, Seoul says

North Korea on Saturday continued its string of firing rockets and missiles, launching three short-range projectiles into the waters off its east coast ahead of a major holiday celebrated by both Koreas, a South Korean defense official said. The projectiles flew about 210 kilometers ...

Sep 5, 2014

IAEA sees signs North Korea reactor may be operating

The U.N. nuclear watchdog said it has seen releases of steam and water indicating that North Korea may be operating a reactor, in the latest update on a plant that experts say could make plutonium for atomic bombs. North Korea announced in April of ...