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U.S. reportedly demanded North Korea ship nuclear warheads and an ICBM abroad within six months

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 23:04
The United Stated has demanded North Korea ship some nuclear warheads, an intercontinental ballistic missile and other nuclear material overseas within six months, the Asahi ...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte lifts bank on Filipinos working in Kuwait

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 22:00
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered on Wednesday the “total” lifting of a ban on Filipinos working in Kuwait after the two countries agreed on measures ...

New Zealand budget aims to deliver on ‘Jacinda-mania’

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 21:19
New Zealand’s center-left government boosted spending on welfare and public services Thursday in a maiden budget aimed at delivering on the promises made during last ...

Trump: U.S. hasn’t been notified about Kim’s threat to cancel summit so ‘we will see’

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 14:25
Amid fresh uncertainty over his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump Wednesday said that he is committed to pressing ...

Hawkish Trump aide John Bolton irking Pyongyang by pushing ‘Libya model’ for denuclearization

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 14:14
John Bolton — Donald Trump’s national security advisor known for his bold mustache and even bolder statements — now finds himself in North Korea’s sights, ...

Chinese tourists spark anger in Vietnam over map on shirts

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 07:16
A group of Chinese tourists wearing T-shirts depicting the country’s territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea has sparked anger in Vietnam.The tourists arrived ...

Hong Kong activists use Mao’s words to promote democracy

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 06:57
Hong Kong democracy activists have found an unlikely new way to get their message across — using the words of the founder of Communist China, ...

LA Times suspends Beijing bureau chief amid misconduct probe

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 06:56
The Los Angeles Times suspended the head of its Beijing bureau Wednesday after he was accused of sexual misconduct for a second time.The newspaper has ...

Four shot dead in attack on Indonesia police; officer killed

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 03:39
Indonesian police Wednesday shot dead four sword-wielding men who attacked a police headquarters in Sumatra, killing one officer, the latest in a spate of militant ...

China admits military exercises intended to threaten Taiwan

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 02:03
A Chinese government spokesman said Wednesday that the country’s military exercises around Taiwan are intended as a direct threat to the self-governing island’s government over ...

Malaysia’s reformist icon Anwar freed, given royal pardon

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 22:55
Malaysia’s reformist icon Anwar Ibrahim was freed from custody Wednesday after receiving a royal pardon, transforming a political prisoner into a prime minister-in-waiting following his ...

Freed from political prison term, Anwar Ibrahim looks to apparent destiny of governing Malaysia

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 22:38
Anwar Ibrahim’s release from prison marks yet another dramatic turn in a roller-coaster political life that has left a profound mark on Malaysian politics and ...

China, Airbus probe blown-out windshield on jetliner that almost sucked co-pilot out

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:09
Chinese authorities and Airbus are investigating why a plane’s cockpit window detached during a flight, forcing an emergency landing.Sichuan Airlines Flight 3U8633 was en route ...

North Korea threatens to cancel Trump-Kim summit

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 14:56
North Korea on Wednesday abruptly called into question the hotly anticipated summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump while also canceling ...

Safety and verification questions hang over North Korea’s plan to close nuclear site

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 02:52
Shutting down North Korea’s nuclear test site is trickier than it might seem.A botched tunnel collapse could spread radioactive debris. Nuclear material might be buried, ...

Evidence that Malaysia’s Najib received 1MDB funds was ignored, probe panelists say

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 02:17
The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) found evidence in late 2015 that 42 million ringgit ($10.6 million) was transferred from a former subsidiary of state fund ...

Gap apologizes for selling T-shirt with ‘incorrect map’ of China that omits Taiwan

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 02:02
U.S. clothing retailer Gap has apologized to China over a T-shirt with a map showing the mainland but omitting Taiwan, becoming the latest foreign firm ...

Indonesian family that bombed churches described as friendly, well off

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 23:32
The Muslim family that carried out suicide attacks on three churches in Indonesia’s second-largest city, killing a dozen people as well as its two young ...

Trump Indonesia project latest stop on China’s Belt and Road

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 23:11
A billion-dollar Indonesian real estate development with ties to U.S. President Donald Trump has become the latest project in China’s globe-spanning Belt and Road infrastructure ...

War crimes judges to hold closed talks on Rohingya crisis

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 18:17
War crimes judges will hold closed-door talks next month to discuss whether to allow the launch of a probe into the forced exodus of Rohingya ...

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