Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1030 GMT, Sept. 12
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
KABUL -- Casualties were feared after an explosion rocked outside Afghan army special forces' base in southwestern Kabul on Thursday, police said.
"At around 12:50 p.m. local time, a blast occurred in front of the gate of Afghan National Army commandos' base in Chahar Asyab district," the police said in a statement. (Afghanistan-Explosion)
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TOKYO -- Wholesale prices in Japan dropped 0.9 percent in August from a year earlier, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) said in a report on Thursday.