North Korean leader Kim Jong-un warned the United States Monday he has a "nuclear button" on his table but offered an apparent olive branch to South Korea in a New Year message, saying he was prepared for talks and may send a team to the Winter Olympics there.
Eastern Iranian province of South Khorasan exported goods valued at $560.88 million during March 21-December 21, 2014, indicating a 24-percent growth compared to the figure for the same period last year, said a local official.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday asked Congress to extend martial law on the southern island of Mindanao for a year, arguing that Daesh terrorists have been regrouping since a five-month urban conflict ended there in October.
South Korean investigators raided the Seoul office of McDonald’s Corp. on Wednesday, following a series of complaints that children fell ill after eating hamburger patties alleged to have been undercooked, Yonhap News Agency and other media said.
The South Korean Embassy in Iran intends to hold an exhibition of marquetry artworks made by artists from the two Asian states in Tehran in coming days as part of the program to mark 2017 as the 'Cultural Exchange Year Between the Two Countries'.