North Korea's foreign ministry ‘strongly demanded’ on Saturday that Japan pay compensation for a fishing boat that sank when it collided with a Japanese patrol boat earlier this week ...
The Iraqi parliament on Sunday voted to sack a provincial governor over alleged corruption and negligence, days after a ferry boat sank near the northern city of Mosul, killing more than 100 people.
Rescuers were preparing to lift the sunken Phoenix which went down in bad weather on Thursday with 105 people on board.
Anguished relatives waited by the shore for news as several hundred personnel fanned out across the huge body of water on Sumatra island.
Qatar and Switzerland yesterday explored ways to enhance bilateral economic relations between the countries in view of the free trade agreement (FTA) between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and EFTA Association, which includes Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein.