TEGUCIGALPA, Jan 10 (Bernama) -- A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 hit north of Honduras in the Caribbean Sea on Tuesday night, triggering a tsunami warning for nearby seashores, China's Xinhua news agency reported, citing the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

SEOUL, Jan 10 (Bernama) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday urged Japan to accept historical truth and make a heartfelt apology to the victims of its wartime sexual slavery as part of efforts to resolve the longstanding feud over the issue between the two countries, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

TRIPOLI, Jan 10 (Bernama) -- Libyan Navy on Tuesday announced that more than 100 illegal immigrants were lost at sea off the western coast on their way to Europe, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

SEOUL, Jan 10 (Bernama) -- The South Korean government will assist local cosmetics makers in expanding their presence in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) market, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported the government as saying on Wednesday.

SEOUL, Jan 10 (Bernama) -- A new limited deluxe coin set to commemorate the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics was unveiled Wednesday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

LOS ANGELES, Jan 10 (Bernama) -- At least 13 people have been killed in the southern California mudslides caused by a winter storm and the death toll is likely to increase, China's Xinhua news agency reported Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown as saying at a news conference on Tuesday.

SEOUL, Jan 10 (Bernama) -- South Korea began preparations Wednesday for what would be the first military talks with North Korea in more than three years, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.