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Sri Lanka says suspected Easter attack leader Mohamed Zahran died in hotel bombing

3 hours 42 min ago
The suspected leader of the militant group Sri Lankan authorities said carried out a series of Easter Sunday bombings died in the blast at the ...

Death toll in Sri Lanka bombings revised down by over 100 due to ‘double counting’ of body parts

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 23:18
A dramatic revision of the death toll in Sri Lanka’s Easter bombings, which has been cut by more than 100, is a grim indicator of ...

Trump approved payment of $2 million North Korea bill for care of Otto Warmbier, says report

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 21:47
U.S. President Donald Trump approved payment of a $2 million bill presented by North Korea to cover its care of comatose American Otto Warmbier, a ...

Xi tells summit that China’s ‘Belt and Road’ initiative must be green and sustainable

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 21:36
China’s “Belt and Road” initiative must be green and sustainable, President Xi Jinping said at the opening of a summit on his grand plan on ...

Putin to brief U.S. on North Korea summit, setting up Russia as potential Kim-Trump middleman

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 21:02
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he is willing to share details with the United States about his summit on Thursday with North Korean leader Kim ...

How China is replacing America as Asia’s military titan

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 17:35
In 1938, in the midst of a long campaign to bring China under Communist Party rule, revolutionary leader Mao Zedong wrote: “Whoever has an army ...

How the world should deal with North Korea’s ‘new normal’

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 02:01
CCommentaryNorth Korea recently tested a “new tactical guided weapon” and criticized U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, signaling impatience with America’s refusal to lift sanctions. ...

Radicalization of Sri Lanka’s Muslims was slow and steady, experts say

Thu, 04/25/2019 - 00:44
Attacks against mosques, shrines and followers of Sufi sheikhs in Sri Lanka more than a decade ago point to early warning signs of fundamentalism taking ...

Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin get down to talks in Russia on North Korean nuclear standoff

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 22:59
Russian President Vladimir Putin sat down for talks Thursday with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying the summit should help plan joint efforts to ...

Foreigners swept up as Sri Lanka searches for clues to Easter Sunday bombings

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 22:56
Sri Lankan authorities swept up more people, including foreigners, for questioning on Thursday as they probed deeper into the Easter Sunday bombings, which killed 359 ...

Blood brothers: The family that played a key role in Sri Lanka’s Easter attacks

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 22:55
Sri Lankan housewife Fathima Fazla thought of her neighbors in the grand three-story home across the street as the wealthy celebrities of her humble Colombo ...

Indian Supreme Court’s record award to gang rape victim provides ray of hope to others

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 21:22
A move by India’s top court to order record compensation for a Muslim woman gang-raped during religious riots more than 15 years ago could help ...

China charges ex-Interpol president with bribery as wife questions if he’s still alive

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 16:27
China announced Wednesday that it has formally arrested former Interpol President Meng Hongwei on suspicion of accepting bribes.The indictment from the Supreme People’s Procuratorate comes ...

Kim all smiles as his armored train arrives in Russia for his Putin summit

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 15:10
A smiling and upbeat Kim Jong Un arrived Wednesday in far-eastern Russia aboard an armored train for a much-anticipated summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin ...

Ex-PM wins Solomons run-off sparking riots

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 06:31
The election of veteran politician Manasseh Sogavare as the Solomon Islands’ new prime minister sparked violent protests in the capital Honiara Wednesday, with riot police ...

Britain ‘approves’ Huawei role in 5G network despite security warnings from U.S., ministers: reports

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 06:09
British Prime Minister Theresa May has reportedly approved a limited role for China’s Huawei to help build a 5G network in the UK, shrugging off ...

North Korean leader’s right-hand man and top nuclear negotiator removed from key post, report says

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 03:22
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s right-hand man and one of the top officials involved in nuclear talks with the United States, Kim Yong Chol, ...

Hong Kong democracy leaders jailed over 2014 ‘Umbrella Movement’ mass protests

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 02:36
Four prominent leaders of Hong Kong’s democracy movement were jailed Wednesday for their role in organizing mass protests in 2014 that paralyzed the city for ...

Former GE engineer charged with stealing trade secrets for China

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 00:58
A former General Electric engineer and his business partner in China were indicted Tuesday on charges they stole the company’s trade secrets from a New ...

Putin-Kim summit sends message to U.S. but sanctions relief elusive for North Korea

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 00:12
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is set to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time this week at a symbolic summit hoping ...

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