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Satellite imagery shows first evidence of buildings being dismantled at North Korean nuclear test site: report

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 17:21
New commercial satellite imagery has provided the first definitive evidence that North Korea is dismantling its Punggye-ri nuclear test site ahead of a scheduled ceremony ...

Venue reservations running high as Singapore gears up for Trump-Kim summit

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 04:04
Singapore, a highly manicured city-state shaped by skyscrapers and luxury hotels, is preparing for perhaps the most crucial international diplomatic event of the decade.The June ...

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir gets down to work after historic poll win

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 23:22
Malaysia’s new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad officially got down to work Monday after his shock election win last week broke the six-decade stranglehold of a ...

Suicide bombers wound 10 in attack on police headquarters in Indonesian city

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 22:16
A day after a deadly wave of suicide bombings hit churches in Indonesia, two militants on a motorcycle blew themselves up at a police headquarters ...

Isolated and under threat from China, Taiwan’s arms makers ramp up development of defense-related items

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 20:38
Standing on his company’s sprawling campus in central Taiwan, Lin Nan-juh says he’s able to make any plane his island’s threatened government calls for.“We can ...

Mike Pompeo: U.S. will need to give Kim Jong Un security assurances in exchange for nuke deal

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 14:34
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States will need to “provide security assurances” to North Korea’s Kim Jong Un if the ...

China shoos ships away as its first home-built aircraft carrier begins sea trials

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 14:33
China’s first entirely home-built aircraft carrier began sea trials Sunday in a sign of the growing sophistication of the country’s domestic arms industry.The still-unnamed ship ...

Trump welcomes Pyongyang’s ‘gracious gesture’ pledge to blow up nuke-site tunnels

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 14:31
North Korea said Saturday that it will dismantle its nuclear test site in less than two weeks, in a dramatic event that would set up ...

American trio freed by North Korea reunite with families, ask for privacy

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 14:21
The Pentagon says three Americans released by North Korea have left a Washington-area hospital and have reunited with their families.A pentagon spokeswoman, Maj. Carla M. ...

Malaysia’s new leader indicates anti-fake news law to stay

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 06:43
New Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad indicated Sunday that his government will keep a controversial law banning fake news that he once slammed as a ...

Thai activists drop protests but vow to resume if deal with junta fails

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 05:36
A Thai anti-government movement vowed on Sunday to resume its protests unless the ruling junta keeps the promises it made in return for the group ...

Cambodia makes first arrest on charges of insulting monarchy

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 01:08
A Cambodian school director has become the first person to be arrested on charges of insulting the monarchy after posting comments on Facebook critical of ...

Triple attacks on Indonesian churches kill at least nine, injure dozens

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 01:08
Suicide bombers — including a woman with children — targeted congregations during Sunday Mass in three churches in Surabaya, Indonesia’s second-largest city, killing at least ...

Myanmar rebels launch attacks in Shan state; at least 15 dead

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 22:57
An ethnic rebel group launched an attack against Myanmar’s military in a northern town on Saturday, leaving at least 15 people dead and 20 injured, ...

A decade after Sichuan disaster, Chinese investments in quake preparedness pay dividends, but tragedy still played down

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 22:40
One decade after an earthquake killed almost 70,000 people, China’s investment in disaster preparedness means a similar tragedy is unlikely, said experts who urged other ...

China’s first homemade aircraft carrier begins sea trials in demonstration of growing military prowess

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 20:49
China’s first indigenously built aircraft carrier began inaugural sea trials on Sunday, in a display of the Asian giant’s growing technological prowess and as it ...

North Korea to hold ‘ceremony’ for dismantling its nuclear test site on May 23-25

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 08:01
North Korea said late Saturday that it is taking “technical measures” for dismantling its Punggye-ri nuclear test site, and will hold a “ceremony” between May ...

Western Australian police say seven shooting deaths were murder-suicide

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 02:05
Three generations of a single family were identified Saturday as the victims of Australia’s worst mass shooting in 22 years, a murder-suicide that left seven ...

Two trips to North Korea with top U.S. diplomat, 18 years apart

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 23:20
It began with quiet words from State Department officials: Apply for a new passport immediately. You may soon be going to a country for which ...

Defeated Malaysian leader Najib Razak is barred from leaving country

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 22:37
Malaysia’s Immigration Department said Saturday that former scandal-ridden Prime Minister Najib Razak and his wife are barred from leaving the country, shortly after he announced ...

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