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    South Korea: ‘Signs’ that Pyongyang preparing nuclear test

    There have been reports of a rise in movement of personnel and vehicles near the test complex in North Hamgyong Province.

    New leak at Fukushima nuclear plant

    New leak at Fukushima nuclear plant

    This is the latest in a series of troubles at the power plant, earlier hit by an earthquake and tsunami.

    50 alleged Auschwitz guards to face prison

    50 alleged Auschwitz guards to face prison

    The German probe leader hopes written records would suffice in court in the face of lack of direct witnesses.

    IMF concerned about global unemployment

    Income inequality has increased in past decades in many OECD countries and is also on the rise in many others.

    Putin: Russia will aid reconstruction of Yemen

    Putin: Russia will aid reconstruction of Yemen

    President Hadi emphasised Yemen’s commitment to peace and security in the region.

    UN: 400,000 Syrian refugees in Lebanon

    Earlier this year, the UN appealed for $1.5 billion to salvage the “dramatically deteriorating” humanitarian situation.

    New Israeli field produces natural gas

    "We have made an important step to energy independence," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

    Most Americans believe the UN is inefficient

    Gallup says poll results show the UN has taken a less prominent role in US foreign policy than in the past.

    BRICS warn global economy faces ‘risks’

    BRICS warn global economy faces ‘risks’

    There are fears that policy actions in Europe, Japan and the US could "produce negative spillover effects".

    Australia to pull most troops from Afghanistan

    Australia's defence minister says the Nato-led command had made the decision to close the Tarin Kowt base.