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Philippine farmers risk death to save crops from killer typhoon

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 00:18
As Typhoon Manghkut hurtled toward the Philippines, those in its firing line had a stark choice: stay or flee. Many chose to remain in order ...

South Korea plays down chances of a nuclear breakthrough at upcoming Moon-Kim summit in Pyongyang

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 22:43
A top South Korean official played down the chances of a breakthrough on North Korea’s denuclearization during this week’s inter-Korean summit, saying Monday that it’s ...

When Moon meets Kim: Can roads pave way to North Korean denuclearization?

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 21:25
Reunification Highway runs all the way from the North Korean capital of Pyongyang to the Demilitarized Zone that divides the North from South Korea, 170 ...

Typhoon Mangkhut slams south China, killing two after leaving at least 64 dead, dozens buried in Philippines

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 16:46
Typhoon Mangkhut barreled into southern China on Sunday, killing two people after lashing the Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain that left at least ...

Australia offers reward amid mystery strawberry needle scare

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 01:58
An Australian state has offered a large reward for information after sewing needles were found in strawberries sold in supermarkets, in what the federal health ...

As South Korean President Moon Jae-in heads to Pyongyang for summit, Samsung heir, other top business leaders to join delegation

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 01:01
The heir to the Samsung empire and the leaders of several other South Korean conglomerates will go to Pyongyang this week to attend an inter-Korean ...

Scott Morrison says Australia will launch investigation of scandal-plagued elderly-care sector

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 00:51
Australia will launch a national inquiry into its scandal-plagued elderly care sector, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Sunday, following numerous reports of abuse, neglect and ...

China tells Taiwan to halt all mainland spying, sabotage activities

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 00:38
China on Sunday accused Taiwan’s spy agencies of stepping up efforts to steal intelligence with the aim of “infiltration” and “sabotage,” and warned the island ...

Skepticism grows in South Korea ahead of third summit with North

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 22:53
The shine is starting to come off South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s engagement strategy with the North.The liberal politician, who reversed nearly a decade of ...

As U.S.-North Korea talks stall, South’s Moon faces toughest challenge yet in third summit with Kim

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 22:37
The first inter-Korean summit of 2018, a sunny spectacle in late April, reduced war fears on the peninsula. The second, an emergency one in May, ...

‘Supertyphoon’ nears Hong Kong, China after pummelling Philippines

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 21:58
A “supertyphoon” swirled toward Hong Kong and the Chinese coast on Sunday, gaining in strength over the South China Sea after hurtling through the Philippines, ...

Dalai Lama speaks of sex abuse by Buddhist teachers

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 21:41
The Dalai Lama said Saturday that he has known about sexual abuse by Buddhist teachers since the 1990s and that such allegations are “nothing new.”The ...

Massive Russian war games see naval forces hunt submarines in Pacific waters north of Hokkaido

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 20:47
Russian naval vessels have conducted anti-submarine drills in the Sea of Okhotsk, the Pacific waterway between Russia and Hokkaido, as part of the country’s largest ...

Chinese A-list actress Fan Bingbing last seen in June amid culture crackdown

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 23:45
Fan Bingbing, an A-list Chinese movie star who has appeared in the “X-Men” and “Iron Man” film franchises, has more than 62 million followers online ...

Could Trump and Kim meet in New York this month? Logistics say no. They may say yes

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 22:18
Foster KlugGet ready for Trump-Kim Part Two. In recent weeks it has become clear that Donald Trump wants to meet with Kim Jong Un again, ...

South Korea launches its first missile-capable submarine amid detente with North

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 21:48
South Korea launched its first missile-capable attack submarine on Friday, despite a recent diplomatic thaw with the nuclear-armed North.The $700 million, 3,000-ton Dosan Ahn Chang-ho ...

U.S. calls urgent U.N. meeting in response to alleged undermining of North Korea sanctions by some countries

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 21:36
The United States has called an urgent meeting of the U.N. Security Council for Monday in response to what it says are efforts by some ...

Ferocious Typhoon Mangkhut plows through rain-soaked Philippines

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 19:02
Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the Philippines’ northeastern coast early Saturday, its ferocious winds and blinding rain ripping off tin roof sheets and knocking out power, ...

Thousands evacuate in Philippines as giant Typhoon Manghkut closes in

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 01:26
Preparations were in high gear in the Philippines on Friday with Typhoon Mangkhut set to make a direct hit in less than 24 hours, packing ...

Pakistani court sentences man to death for blasphemy

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 01:26
Pakistani police say a court has sentenced a Muslim man to death after finding him guilty of using derogatory remarks against Islam and its religious ...

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