Briefly World: Movement of missiles by North Korea worries US

Movement of missiles by North Korea worries US

WASHINGTON: The discovery by the American intelligence agencies that North Korea is moving mobile missile launchers around the country, some carrying a new generation of powerful rockets, has spurred new assessments of the intentions of the country's young, new leader, Kim Jong-un, who has talked about economic change but appears to be accelerating the country's ability to attack American allies or forces in Asia, and ultimately strike across the Pacific.

IAEA, Iran fail again to reach deal

VIENNA: UN inspectors and Iran failed again in talks this week to revive an investigation into suspected nuclear arms research by Tehran. A further round of negotiations was scheduled for February 12, he said.

Aus court asks for more details in Indian doc case

Melbourne: Australian Supreme Court has asked prosecutors to redraft documents and provide more

details pertaining to the case against Indian-origin doctor Jayant Patel, less than a month before the former surgeon is to be retried for manslaughter. Patel is due to face a retrial on charges of killing a 75-year-old patient in 2003.

Google removes 'Make Me Asian' app

WASHINGTON: Google has removed a Make Me Asian app — that let players change their appearance — following an uproar by Asian-American activists who said the game promoted derogatory stereotypes.

Prince Harry world's most eligible bachelor

Washington: Prince Harry, known for his adventurous, playful lifestyle, has been named the world's most eligible bachelor by Town and Country magazine, beating the likes of George Clooney and Jack Nicholson.

Fire destroys historic temple in Japan

Tokyo: A fire has razed a 250-year-old wooden temple in Japan, police said Friday, at a site that has been a

place of worship since the 13th Century. Tokumanji temple was destroyed by the fire, which started late Thursday night, police said.

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