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Pence says U.S. now open to talks with North Korea: report

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 19:15
In what could amount to a significant shift in its stance toward nuclear-armed North Korea, the United States has said it is open to talks ...

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis says Pyongyang can’t drive wedge between Seoul and Washington

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 17:34
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says it’s too early to tell if any of the overtures between North and South Korea during the Olympic Games ...

In Suu Kyi talks, U.K. envoy Boris Johnson urges ‘independent’ probe of violence against Rohingya

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 14:37
Britain’s foreign minister, Boris Johnson, stopped off in Myanmar on Sunday to press Aung San Suu Kyi on the need for an independent probe into ...

Divide and conquer? North Korean ‘charm offensive’ likely to exacerbate fissures in U.S. alliance

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 01:56
Divide and conquer? Maybe not, but North Korea’s “charm offensive” and leader Kim Jong Un’s invitation to South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit Pyongyang ...

Hong Kong police probe deadly bus accident

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 01:10
Hong Kong police said Sunday they were investigating a deadly bus accident that left 19 people dead and scores more injured, with the bus driver ...

The high life: Ancient Silk Road barter trade continues across Asia’s soaring peaks

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 00:47
Trader Afzal Baig tugs at his horse, frustrated by its stubborn refusal to take another step along a treacherous, snow-covered mountain pass that is peppered ...

Duterte warns China of military action if sea wealth is taken

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 23:31
The Philippine president says he has no intention of going into war over territorial feuds but will order the navy to fire if other countries ...

‘Sinking’ Pacific nation is getting bigger, showing islands are geologically dynamic: study

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 23:11
The Pacific nation of Tuvalu — long seen as a prime candidate to disappear as climate change forces up sea levels — is actually growing ...

Pyeongchang or Pyongyang? Twitter users place Olympics in North Korea

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 21:22
South Koreans angry at North Korea’s perceived “hijacking” of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics have sarcastically dubbed it the “Pyongyang Games,” but it seems many really ...

Don’t mention the nukes: At Olympics, South Koreans learn how to talk to the enemy

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 21:22
When a hotel on South Korea’s east coast was asked at short notice to host nearly 280 North Korean visitors, the problem wasn’t finding enough ...

North Korea’s ‘army of beauties’ seduces South at Olympics

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 21:16
North Korea’s cheerleaders serenaded South Korean fans with tender love songs Saturday as a joint Korean ice hockey team’s emotional Olympic debut ended in tears ...

At least 18 killed as double-decker bus topples over in Hong Kong

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 07:13
At least 18 people were killed and dozens injured when a double-decker bus toppled over in Hong Kong Saturday evening, police said.Photographs on local media ...

Missing Swedish bookseller, speaking from Chinese jail in interview arranged by police, accuses Stockholm

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 23:11
In a media appearance arranged by Chinese police, a detained Swedish bookseller at the center of an escalating dispute between Western governments and Beijing has ...

Fake Trump and Kim thank Olympics organizers after causing commotion at opening ceremony

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 23:00
Lookalikes of U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un who caused a stir at Friday’s Pyeongchang Olympics opening ceremony have thanked ...

Pyeongchang Olympics organizers probe possible minor cyberattack on games’ opening day

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 22:48
Pyeongchang Olympics organizers were looking into a disruption of noncritical systems on the games’ opening day but could not yet confirm if it was a ...

Trump names new commander for embattled U.S. Pacific Fleet

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 21:44
President Donald Trump has named Vice Adm. John Aquilino as the new U.S. Pacific Fleet commander.Aquilino currently commands the U.S. 5th Fleet operating out of ...

South Korean president hosts lunch for Kim Jong Un’s sister

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 20:32
South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday met with senior North Korean officials including leader Kim Jong Un’s sister over lunch at Seoul’s presidential palace ...

Pence’s bid to isolate North Korea at Olympics falls flat

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 19:21
For all of Vice President Mike Pence’s efforts to keep North Korea from stealing the show at the Winter Olympics, the images of the two ...

Trump picks U.S. Pacific Command chief Harry Harris to be ambassador to Australia

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 16:12
U.S. President Donald Trump has chosen Pacific Command chief Adm. Harry Harris — known for his strident views on China’s military expansion and nuclear-armed North ...

Kim Jong Un’s sister shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at Winter Games’ opening show

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 07:11
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s younger sister, Kim Yo Jong, attended the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea on Friday, ...

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