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At least 2 killed, 29 injured as blast, gunfire hit Kabul hospital

KABUL: At least two people were killed and 29 injured when an explosion and gunfire rattled Kabul’s diplomatic district Wednesday, as insurgents dressed as doctors attacked Afghanistan’s largest military hospital, officials said, as growing insecurity besets the war-battered country. No insurgent group immediately claimed responsibility for the ongoing assault on …

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Live streaming brightens up reports on China’s two sessions

By Yang Xun from People’s Daily BEIJING: China’s mainstream media have applied popular live-streaming culture and technology to reporting the “two sessions” to send first-hand information about the important political event to the public in a timely manner. The two sessions, the annual sessions of the National People’s Congress, China’s …

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North Korea fires four missiles toward Japan, angering Tokyo and South Korea

SEOUL/TOKYO: North Korea fired four ballistic missiles into the sea off Japan’s north-west coast on Monday, angering South Korea and Japan, days after it promised retaliation over US-South Korea military drills it sees as preparation for war. South Korea’s military said the missiles were unlikely to have been intercontinental ballistic …

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