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Myanmar court charges Reuters reporters with official secrets offense

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 22:03
A court in Myanmar on Monday charged two jailed Reuters journalists with obtaining secret state documents, moving the landmark press freedom case into its trial ...

Inside U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s fraught trip to North Korea

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 18:57
As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo touched down in Pyongyang at 10:54 a.m. on Friday he had few details of his schedule in the ...

Mike Pompeo, after Pyongyang slap, urges North Korea to replicate Vietnam’s ‘miracle’ after gaining U.S. ties

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 17:07
Undeterred by a blistering rebuke of his efforts to forge a denuclearization deal with North Korea, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday appealed ...

Journey for trapped Thai schoolboys is a perilous, dark labyrinth

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 17:05
As the world holds its breath, 12 boys and their soccer coach — accompanied by an elite team of rescue divers — are making a ...

Myanmar court set to rule on whether detained Reuters pair should be tried under secrets act

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 13:42
A Myanmar court will rule on Monday on whether to charge two Reuters reporters accused of obtaining secret documents, a decision that could either see ...

Every second counts in Myanmar’s race to restore film classics

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 00:44
The restoration of a 1934 black-and-white action movie, famed for high-octane stunts including a hot-air balloon escape and a jungle shoot-out against teak wood thieves, ...

U.S. sends two destroyers through Taiwan Strait amid tensions with China

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 00:30
Two U.S. warships have passed through the Taiwan Strait, the first since July last year, in a move likely to be seen in Beijing as ...

‘Today is D-Day’: Operation begins to rescue Thai boys in flooded cave

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 21:24
The operation has begun to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach who will need to dive out of the flooded Thai cave where they ...

After talks, North Korea accuses U.S. of ‘gangster-like’ demands

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 20:15
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delivered a dose of harsh reality to Donald Trump, bashing hopes for a quick denuclearization deal in a ...

Entrepreneur Musk sends team to Thailand to help rescue 13 trapped deep inside cave

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 02:22
A Thai official said two members of the engineering team dispatched by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk are due to arrive late Saturday to help with ...

China’s Hainan province invites ‘individuals’ to develop uninhabited islands in South China Sea

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 01:48
China’s southern Hainan province, which administers the country’s claimed islands and waters in the contested South China Sea, is allowing individuals to use uninhabited islets ...

Pompeo meets top North Korean official Kim Yong Chol to ‘clarify’ details

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 23:34
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held a second day of talks in North Korea on Saturday attempting to agree details on how to dismantle ...

Search resumes for 23 missing tourists in Thai boat tragedy

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 21:47
Divers who entered the wreck of a tour boat that sank in a storm off the southern Thai resort island of Phuket described heart-breaking scenes ...

Effort to free boys trapped in Thai cave races against time before heavy rains set in

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 19:30
There is “limited time” to bring out 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach who have been trapped for two weeks inside a flooded cave in ...

Ambitious plans for megalopolis in southern China trigger hopes and fears in Hong Kong

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 19:21
Some Hong Kong officials and lawmakers are encouraging younger residents to consider living across the border in mainland China so they can escape the territory’s ...

Rodrigo Duterte says he will not seek second term under new Philippines constitution

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 18:51
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said he will not seek a second term under a new constitution, countering suspicions he might seek to overturn the ...

Officials put $14 million price tag on canceled joint U.S.-South Korea military exercise

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 18:41
A joint military exercise between the United States and South Korea scrapped after President Donald Trump griped about “tremendously expensive” military drills would have cost ...

Court hands former Pakistan Prime Minister Sharif 10-year term over purchase of expensive London properties

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 05:40
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday was sentenced in absentia to 10 years in prison by a corruption court in Islamabad, lawyers said, ...

Pompeo in Pyongyang to ‘fill in some details’ on North Korean denuclearization

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 22:58
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Pyongyang on Friday, saying he expects North Korea to be ready to “fill in some details” of the ...

Thai cave rescuer dies; teams stuck on how to bring out trapped boys

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 21:46
A Thai rescuer died during an operation to save 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped inside a flooded cave complex, the latest setback for ...

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