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Beijing blasts Britain for South China Sea warship sail-by

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 17:48
China lashed out at Britain on Thursday for sending a warship close to disputed islands in the South China Sea, where Beijing has built military ...

North Korea’s Kim has faith in Trump, is frustrated by skeptics: Seoul officials

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 15:16
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un still has faith in U.S. President Donald Trump’s commitment to ending their nations’ hostile relations, but he’s frustrated by ...

One-party Cambodian parliament gives Hun Sen a new term

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 02:01
Strongman Hun Sen was formally installed as Cambodia’s prime minister for a new term on Thursday, after securing all 125 seats in an uncontested vote ...

China accuses Britain of ‘provocation’ after warship sails near South China Sea islands in freedom of navigation operation

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 00:34
China expressed anger on Thursday after a British Royal Navy warship sailed close to islands claimed by China in the South China Sea late last ...

India’s top court decriminalizes homosexual acts

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 00:22
India’s top court has struck down a colonial-era law that makes homosexual acts punishable by up to 10 years in prison.The court gave its ruling ...

Myanmar victim of ‘bride trafficking’ tells of six years of brutal captivity in China

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 22:49
They were the first photos Marip Lu had ever taken of her son, and it broke her heart to think they might be the last.The ...

For sale: Australian Outback pub in the middle of nowhere

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 21:54
One of Australia’s most well-known pubs, located in the remote Outback thousands of kilometers from major cities, is on the market for the first time ...

Kim agrees to ‘cooperate closely’ with U.S. on denuclearizing, says ‘stronger’ measures possible

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 21:42
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has agreed to “cooperate closely” with the U.S. — including by possibly even accepting “stronger” denuclearization measures — a ...

British Royal Navy warship sails near Beijing-claimed South China Sea islets: sources

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 18:59
A British Royal Navy warship sailed close to islands claimed by China in the South China Sea as it headed toward Vietnam, asserting “freedom of ...

Kenyan police raid state-owned Chinese TV

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 06:48
Kenyan police on Wednesday raided the African headquarters of the China Global Television Network, briefly detaining several journalists as part of an ongoing crackdown against ...

Malaysian island city in trouble as PM targets China-linked projects

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 00:09
An ambitious $100 billion island city being built off Malaysia has found itself in troubled waters as the new government takes aim at the development, ...

Black Venus — the South Korean spy who met Kim Jong Il

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 22:10
Before meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, South Korean spy “Black Venus” was told to stay up late, shower, and dress neatly. He also ...

South Korean delegation heads to Pyongyang amid stalled denuclearization talks

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 18:10
A team of South Korean envoys headed to Pyongyang on Wednesday in a bid to help break an impasse in North Korea’s nuclear negotiations with ...

Wives of Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar call for their release

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 17:08
The wives of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar jailed for seven years on official secrets charges insisted on Tuesday that the men were innocent and ...

Trump, Moon to meet in NYC in late September during General Assembly

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 14:27
President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (jah-YIHN’) plan to meet later this month in New York.The leaders agreed during a conversation Tuesday ...

South Korea may seek change in controversial military exemption for athletes

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 23:33
South Korea may seek to revise its military exemption program for athletes amid calls for stricter rules after the country’s soccer and baseball teams earned ...

Top official in North Korean missile, nuclear weapons program dies

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 23:26
A veteran North Korean official who was sanctioned for his suspected role in development of the country’s nuclear and missile technology has died, the North ...

Afghan Taliban announces death of Haqqani network leader

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 21:18
The founder of the Haqqani network, one of Afghanistan’s most effective and feared militant groups, has died after a long illness, their affiliates the Afghan ...

Parents at Chinese kindergarten ceremony horrified by pole-dancing act

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 18:49
Parents attending a ceremony at a kindergarten in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen on Monday were horrified when a scantily clad pole dancer took ...

Philippines tows grounded frigate off disputed South China Sea shoal

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 18:47
The Philippine Navy extricated one of its largest warships, which ran aground in a shoal near a hotly disputed region in the South China Sea.Two ...

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