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Maldivian president seeks extension of state of emergency

President Yameen sought parliamentary approval to extend a state of emergency for 15 days as the situation has not changed.

February 19, 2018

Indonesia's Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash column

Mount Sinabung on Sumatra island shot billowing columns of ash more than 5,000 meters into the atmosphere and hot clouds down it slopes.

February 19, 2018

ROK leader orders resolute steps against US protectionist moves

President Moon Jae-in instructed officials to point out to Washington the unfairness of the US safeguards against ROK products.

February 19, 2018

Iran continues search for missing plane, no wreckage found yet

Rescue teams were trying to locate the Aseman Airlines a day after it crashed as glacial temperatures and mountainous terrain hampered their search.

February 19, 2018