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North Korea resumes insults of ‘erratic old man’ Trump

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 04:54
Satellite imagery indicated Monday that North Korea had tested a rocket engine, and a senior Pyongyang official called Donald Trump a “heedless and erratic old ...

Malaysia vaccinating for polio after first case in 27 years

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 03:42
Malaysia began a vaccination campaign in a rural town on Borneo Island after a 3-month-old boy was confirmed to have polio in the country’s first ...

Australian firefighters burn grasslands to minimize looming wildfire risk

Mon, 12/09/2019 - 00:23
Thousands of firefighters burned grassland in eastern Australia on Monday in a desperate bid to starve an anticipated new front of wildfires of fuel before ...

China claims everyone in Xinjiang camps has ‘graduated’

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 23:36
People who were at vocational training centers in China’s far west Xinjiang have all “graduated” and are living happy lives, an official said Monday. But ...

Several injured as New Zealand’s White Island volcano erupts

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 21:00
Several people were injured on White Island in New Zealand when a volcano began erupting there on Monday, the region’s mayor said.The eruption began about ...

Indian Ocean island of Mayotte placed on cyclone alert

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 15:56
The small French Indian Ocean island of Mayotte announced a red alert as Cyclone Belna closed in on Sunday, threatening the French department of quarter ...

Polio returns to haunt Malaysia after almost 30 years

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 15:55
Malaysia has reported its first polio case in 27 years, health authorities said Sunday, announcing a 3-month-old baby had been diagnosed on Borneo island.The Malaysian ...

Trump says Kim Jong Un risks losing ‘everything’ after North Korea claims major test

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 13:36
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un risks losing “everything” if he resumes hostility and his country must ...

Indonesia arrests five suspected poachers of pregnant tigers

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 12:15
Indonesian authorities have arrested five suspected poachers of a pair of critically endangered pregnant Sumatran tigers and seized four fetuses that had been preserved in ...

Thailand delays deporting family of Rakhine insurgent leader

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 10:54
Thailand will delay the deportation of the wife and children of the top commander of the Arakan Army insurgent group that is fighting Myanmar’s army ...

Hong Kongers mark six months of protests with mammoth rally

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 06:34
Democracy protesters on Sunday took part in the largest mass rally through Hong Kong’s streets in months in a forceful display of support for the ...

Son of 1969 North Korea hijack victim demands Pyongyang return his father

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 02:34
Five decades after Pyongyang diverted a plane carrying 50 South Koreans, the son of a hijacking victim and his supporters on Sunday once more demanded ...

Devastating fire in New Delhi market area leaves at least 43 people dead

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 23:40
At least 43 people died Sunday in a devastating fire at a building in a crowded grains market area in central New Delhi, police said.Firefighters ...

North Korea carries out ‘very important’ test at long-range rocket site

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 20:05
Nuclear-armed North Korea said it had carried out “a very important test” at its Sohae long-range rocket site, state meda reported Sunday, after U.S. President ...