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‘Clear evidence of humanitarian need’ in North Korea, U.N. aid chief says

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 01:06
There is “very clear evidence of humanitarian need” in North Korea, the top U.N. aid official has said during the first visit of its kind ...

After rescue from cave, Thai boys may still be affected by trauma

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 00:09
The dramatic rescue of a dozen boys from a flooded Thai cave has ended a harrowing two-week ordeal that most seem to have weathered with ...

Boys rescued from Thai cave in good health

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 23:43
The soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand lost weight during their 18-day ordeal but had water while they were trapped and are ...

‘Hooyah’: Thais rejoice at success of soccer team’s dramatic cave rescue

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 22:43
Thailand celebrated the successful mission to free 12 boys and their soccer coach from a cave Wednesday, with the nation heaping praise on the rescue ...

Chinese democracy activist sentenced to 13 years in prison for ‘subversion’

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 20:34
A prominent Chinese political campaigner was sentenced to 13 years in prison Wednesday, a court in central China said.Qin Yongmin was found “guilty of subversion ...

WATCH LIVE: Once Thai cave saga started unfolding on air, it gained rapt global audience

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 18:46
In the darkness, down the twisting stone tunnels and through the murky water, they awaited an uncertain future. Outside, under the skies of a modern ...

Trump says he still has ‘Rocket Man’ CD — and another mystery gift — for North Korea’s Kim

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 07:06
U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo didn’t deliver the president’s gift of an Elton John CD featuring the hit ...

South Korea to probe alleged plan by military to quell Park Geun-hye protests

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 23:58
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has ordered an special independent investigation into an allegation that the top military intelligence unit may have proposed an armed ...

Widow of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo allowed to leave China for Europe

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 22:59
Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo, has left China for Europe after eight years under house arrest, a person ...

Taiwan shuts down for Typhoon Maria

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 22:53
Schools and offices in Taiwan will close Tuesday and flights have been canceled as Typhoon Maria churns toward the country, bringing torrential rains and powerful ...

South Korea suspends civilian drills to help talks with North

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 21:40
South Korea has suspended its summertime civil defense drills aimed at preparing against a North Korean attack to keep alive a positive atmosphere for nuclear ...

Rescuers gear up for final push to save remaining five from Thai cave

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 20:55
Rescuers resumed preparations on Tuesday for a third rescue operation deep into a cave complex in northern Thailand to free four remaining boys and their ...

Trump says he’s still confident Kim will denuclearize despite Mike Pompeo snub, signs of North Korea buildup

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 16:44
President Donald Trump voiced confidence Monday that North Korea’s leader would “honor” his commitment to denuclearize, despite Pyongyang’s accusation that the U.S. is making “gangster-like” ...

Trump calls summit statement with North Korea’s Kim a ‘contract,’ suggests China may be interfering in nuclear talks

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 08:50
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday referred to a vague joint statement agreed to at his landmark summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ...

New Zealand to buy Boeing P-8 patrol planes to boost South Pacific surveillance

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 03:34
New Zealand has agreed to buy four Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol planes, Defense Minister Ron Mark said Monday, strengthening surveillance capabilities as it works ...

Indian court upholds death sentences over 2012 bus gang rape

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 03:24
India’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld death sentences handed down to three men over the gang rape and murder of a woman in New Delhi ...

North Korea talks sidelining human rights, U.N. rapporteur says

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 03:23
The North Korean talks process with the U.S. and the South is sidelining the human rights of Pyongyang’s oppressed citizens, the U.N.’s top official on ...

Economist who fled North Korea says South’s plan falls short

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 02:58
South Korea’s blueprint for railroad links through North Korea to China and Russia falls well short of Kim Jong Un’s vision for developing his impoverished ...

China paper calls U.S. warships’ passage through Taiwan Strait a ‘psychological game’

Mon, 07/09/2018 - 02:30
Chinese state-run media on Monday blasted the U.S. Navy’s dispatch of two carriers through the Taiwan Strait over the weekend, calling the move a “psychological ...

North Korea reminds Trump its nuclear weapons won’t come cheap

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 23:16
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo went to Pyongyang to get Kim Jong Un to give up his nuclear weapons. He left with a harsh ...

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