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North Korea eyes second summit with U.S. in Switzerland

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 20:59
North Korea is looking for a venue in Switzerland for a possible second summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, ...

Rescuers weigh ‘alternative’ routes to save 13 trapped in Thai cave

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 18:45
Rescuers in Thailand are trying to find alternative ways to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped inside a cave complex for 13 days, ...

Governor: 49 missing as boat carrying Chinese tourists flips in rough seas off Phuket

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 14:22
A boat carrying dozens of Chinese tourists overturned Thursday in rough seas off southern Thailand and 49 passengers were unaccounted for, an official said.Strong winds ...

Fake gynecologist jailed for years of assault and fraud in Melbourne

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 12:30
A man who pretended to be a gynecologist and fertility specialist for a decade was labeled a “base charlatan” by a Melbourne judge and jailed ...

Thai rescuers in ‘race against water,’ fear complex extraction of boys from cave

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 00:47
Thai rescuers on Thursday said they may be prodded into a complex extraction of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave if ...

Indonesia arrests ex-rebel turned Aceh governor, Irawandi Yusuf, over graft

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 00:46
Indonesia’s anti-corruption agency has arrested the governor of Aceh province over accusations that he took illegal fees for projects funded from more than $500 million ...

The cover-up: Malaysian officials reveal just how much 1MDB probe was obstructed

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 21:17
The government of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak spent years systematically obstructing probes into the alleged looting of state fund 1MDB while also ruthlessly ...

U.S. softens North Korea approach as Mike Pompeo prepares for more nuclear talks

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 20:45
The United States appears to have shelved an “all or nothing” approach to North Korean denuclearization as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo prepares to ...

Cambodia restores railway link to Thailand after 45 years

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 19:52
Cambodia on ‘Wednesday reopened the final stretch of a railway running from the capital Phnom Penh to the border with neighboring Thailand, the first time ...

‘Hang in there!’ ‘Super Mario’ Chilean miner rescued in 2010 tells Thai boys trapped in cave

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 18:41
Mario Sepulveda, one of the Chilean miners who was trapped underground for 69 days in 2010, had a moving message of encouragement Wednesday for the ...

Thai boys trapped in cave have high spirits, get coached on diving in event of possible extraction

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 17:22
Their skinny faces illuminated by a flashlight, the Thai soccer teammates stranded more than a week in a partly flooded cave said they were healthy ...

Vigilante-style slayings sow fear inside Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 16:36
Bangladesh is deploying thousands of extra police to Rohingya refugee camps in the south, officials said, after several mostly unexplained killings have sown fear among ...

U.N. experts seek urgent release of widow of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 07:12
U.N. human rights experts urged China on Wednesday to release Liu Xia, the widow of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, and allow her to ...

India asks WhatsApp to prevent misuse after mob killings

Wed, 07/04/2018 - 06:12
India’s government says it has asked WhatsApp to take “immediate action” to prevent the social media platform from being misused to spread rumors and irresponsible ...

Hong Kong court grants British lesbian right to spousal visa in landmark ruling

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 22:27
Hong Kong’s top court ruled on Wednesday that a British lesbian should be granted a spousal visa, upholding a lower court’s decision, in a landmark ...

China’s military reforms aimed at offshore expansion, Communist Party document says

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 20:30
China’s military reforms are aimed at expanding its military might from the traditional focus on land territories to maritime influence to protect the nation’s strategic ...

China issues U.S. travel warning amid trade tensions

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 19:53
China’s Embassy in Washington has issued a security advisory to Chinese nationals traveling to the United States, the latest such warning as trade tensions escalate ...

Former Malaysia leader Najib Razak charged with breach of trust and graft

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 19:15
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was charged in court Wednesday with criminal breach of trust and corruption, two months after a multibillion dollar graft ...

Forecast of heavy rain could complicate Thai cave rescue of 13

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 14:28
Heavy rains forecast for northern Thailand could worsen flooding in a cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach are waiting to be extracted by ...

Death toll in Indonesia ferry grounding rises to 24, with 41 missing: officials

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 14:25
At least 24 people, including children, died Tuesday after a ferry ran aground off the coast of Indonesia, officials said, as rescuers raced to save ...

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