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U.S. condemns China for ‘Orwellian nonsense’ over airline websites

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 02:22
The White House on Saturday sharply criticized China’s efforts to force foreign airlines to change how they refer to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau, labeling ...

North Korea says U.S. ruining mood of detente ahead of summit

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 01:58
With just weeks to go before President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are expected to hold their first-ever summit, Pyongyang on ...

14 arrested in India after teen raped, burned to death; main suspect still at large

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 08:27
Police arrested 14 men on Saturday after a teenager was raped and burned alive at her home in eastern India, in the latest case of ...

North Korea adjusts time zone to match South

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 21:33
North Korea readjusted its time zone to match South Korea’s on Saturday and described the change as an early step toward making the longtime rivals ...

Trump says North Korea summit plans set; denies weighing U.S. troop drawdown

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 17:38
President Donald Trump offered his latest teaser Friday for a historic U.S. summit with North Korea: The time and place have been set but he’s ...

South Korean national security adviser visits U.S. to meet counterpart, officials say

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 05:40
South Korea’s national security adviser is in Washington to meet his U.S. counterpart, John Bolton, ahead of an expected summit between U.S. President Donald Trump ...

Six-story-deep sinkhole opens on New Zealand farm

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 01:09
A spectacular sinkhole the length of two football fields and the depth of a six-story building has opened up on a New Zealand farm.A worker ...

South Korean police seek arrest warrant for Korean Air chairman’s daughter

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 01:08
South Korean police are seeking an arrest warrant for the youngest daughter of Korean Air Lines’ chairman on suspicion of assault during a recent angry ...

Once seen as a reformer, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak faces election test amid scandals and rising living costs

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 00:18
In 2013 elections, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s face and reformist message were front and center. Five years later, with another election looming, Najib’s visibility ...

Trump orders Pentagon to consider reducing U.S. troops in South Korea: report

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 22:31
U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered the Department of Defense to prepare options for reducing the number of U.S. troops in South Korea, The New ...

Otto Warmbier’s mom speaks out at U.N. to denounce North Korea’s rights violations

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 18:40
Her voice cracking with emotion, the mother of college student Otto Warmbier who was sent home from North Korea in a coma and died soon ...

Indian dust storms kill 77

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 00:51
Dust storms that tore across northern India killed at least 77 people and left 143 injured as trees and walls were brought down by powerful ...

Urban nomads: Mongolian herders migrate to cities as climate change erodes the steppe’s abundance

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 00:05
With about 100 sheep and goats Jugder Samdan makes just enough to scrape by as a nomadic herder in Mongolia, basking in the sun as ...

Nepal’s medical drones bring health care to the Himalayas

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 23:49
When Nepali laborer Om Bahadur Purja sprained his leg in his remote village he would have faced a four-hour trek to the nearest medical center ...

China installs cruise missiles on key South China Sea outposts, report says

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 22:20
China has secretly installed anti-ship cruise missiles and surface-to-air missile systems on three of its fortified outposts in the South China Sea, a report said ...

China says it will play positive role as it seeks North Korea resolution

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 20:25
China is willing to continue playing a positive role to seek a political resolution for the Korean Peninsula, the Chinese government’s top diplomat, State Councilor ...

Trump hints at imminent release of Americans held in North Korea

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 20:13
U.S. President Donald Trump has hinted at the imminent release of Americans detained in North Korea, just weeks ahead of a planned summit between him ...

North Korea calls U.S. claim that it hacked U.N. database on sanctions ‘nonsense’

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 18:32
North Korea on Wednesday dismissed as “nonsense” what it said was a U.S. claim that Pyongyang hacked the database of the United Nations committee that ...

Traces of early humans in Philippines 700,000 years ago raise question of whether they were seafarers

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 14:41
Were the early humans roaming East Asia more than half-a-million years ago clever enough to build seafaring watercraft and curious enough to cross a vast ...

Thai tycoon denies poaching protected wildlife, pleads not guilty

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 07:20
The president of Italian-Thai Development Pcl, Thailand’s largest construction company, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to trespassing in a wildlife sanctuary and poaching, a lawyer ...

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