Iran is complying with nuclear deal with powers – IAEA

Iran is complying with nuclear deal with powers – IAEA
Iran is complying with the terms of last year's interim nuclear agreement with six world powers and is continuing to reduce its most sensitive uranium stockpile, a monthly update from the U.N. atomic agency obtained by Reuters showed on ...

Japan postpones foreign minister’s trip to Russia

Japan postpones foreign minister’s trip to Russia
Japan has postponed a visit to Russia by Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida that had been planned for later this month, the foreign ministry said on Thursday, as bloodshed in an eastern city in Ukraine threatened to overshadow crisis talks ...

Japan’s Abe dubs China vital economic partner amid territorial disputes

Japan’s Abe dubs China vital economic partner amid territorial disputes
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe criticized Beijing for trying to "change the status quo" with force in maritime disputes but said China was a vital economic partner, as a series of visits suggested a possible thaw in ties between ...

China’s Xi purging corrupt officials to put own men in place: sources

China’s Xi purging corrupt officials to put own men in place: sources
Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to use a purge of senior officials suspected of corruption to put his own men and reform-minded bureaucrats into key positions across the Communist Party, the government and the military, sources said.Xi hopes that ...

India starts biggest day of voting with Hindu nationalists gaining strength

India starts biggest day of voting with Hindu nationalists gaining strength
India kicked off the biggest day of its mammoth general election on Thursday, with a quarter of its 815 million voters set to head to the polls during a week of fresh blows for the ruling Congress party and ...

China releases blogger on bail, jails another amid rumor crackdown

China releases blogger on bail, jails another amid rumor crackdown
A Chinese-American venture capitalist known for his controversial blogs has been released on bail after nearly eight months in detention because of a "serious illness", Beijing police said amid a crackdown on online dissent.Charles Xue, also known as Xue ...