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‘Murder capital of Asia’: Philippine mayor slain a day after sniper gunned down another

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 14:22
Another Philippine mayor was shot and killed Tuesday by an unidentified man in a road attack a day after a city mayor was gunned down ...

‘All of Asia is thrilled’: Trump takes credit for averting war with North Korea

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 05:34
U.S. President Donald Trump has personally taken credit for averting war with nuclear-armed North Korea, writing in a tweet Tuesday that talks with the regime ...

Malaysian authorities arrest former Prime Minister Najib Razak in corruption probe, sources say

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 01:54
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested Tuesday, three sources familiar with the matter said, following an investigation into how billions of dollars went ...

Getting trapped Thai youth soccer team safely out of flooded caves may prove daunting task for rescuers

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 01:34
The rescuers dubbed it “mission impossible” but they defied the odds to locate 12 boys and their soccer coach deep in a cave complex in ...

China firm develops ‘laser gun’ that can set fire to protesters’ hair from kilometer away

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 00:37
A Chinese firm has developed a laser gun designed for police use that can set fire to protesters’ hair or banners from a range of ...

Australian bishop sentenced to year’s detention for cover-up

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 22:34
The most senior Roman Catholic cleric to be convicted of covering up child sex abuse was sentenced to 12 months in detention by an Australian ...

Top U.S. diplomat to visit North Korea for talks amid questions over denuclearization commitment

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 14:43
The White House said Monday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would depart for Pyongyang on Thursday for talks on North Korea’s nuclear program, ...

Thai rescuers locate missing boys and coach alive in cave

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 09:33
Rescuers located 12 boys and their soccer coach alive deep inside a partially flooded cave in northern Thailand late Monday, more than a week after ...

Two years of Rodrigo Duterte: A mixed picture of drug war and economic boom

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 02:21
President Rodrigo Duterte’s two years in office in the Philippines have been marred by controversy, but with one big success: A booming economy. The jury ...

Philippine city mayor gunned down during flag-raising event

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 00:44
A Philippine provincial city mayor known for parading drug suspects in public but also alleged to have drug ties himself was shot and killed Monday ...

Thailand’s political tough guy back in the fray to support military as vote nears

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 20:51
The last time most Thais saw politician Suthep Thaugsuban was in 2015 when he entered the Buddhist monkhood and announced his retirement after spearheading protests ...

Chasing dinosaurs in Myanmar’s conflict-ridden north

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 20:37
“Amber hunters” on a quest for a Jurassic Park-style discovery of dinosaur remains sift through mounds of the precious resin in Myanmar — a lucrative ...

U.S., North Korea hold working-level talks at border village in Demilitarized Zone, reports say

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 19:08
The United States and North Korea on Sunday held working-level talks at the border village of Panmunjeom in the Demilitarized Zone, according to South Korean ...

Indonesian security forces behind 95 unlawful killings in Papua, including of activists: Amnesty

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 18:44
Amnesty International says there have been 95 unlawful killings by security forces in Indonesia’s easternmost Papua region since 2008, including targeted slayings of activists, and ...

John Bolton says U.S. has plan to dismantle North Korea nuke threat in year amid reports of hidden buildup

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 14:24
President Donald Trump’s national security adviser said Sunday the U.S. has a plan that would lead to the dismantling of North Korea’s nuclear weapons and ...

Myanmar not ready to take back over 700,000 Rohingya, Red Cross chief says

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 14:21
Conditions in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state are not ready yet for the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who have fled a military crackdown, ...

Reports of secret North Korea nuclear arms efforts raise doubts over Trump claim that threat is over

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 14:15
Reports that North Korea intends to secretly maintain some of its nuclear stockpile and production facilities raised questions Sunday about President Donald Trump’s insistence that ...

Outrage follows marriage of Malaysian man to 11-year-old Thai girl

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 01:23
The marriage of a Malaysia man with a 11-year-old Thai girl in the Muslim-majority country has sparked outrage, with one activist Sunday labeling the groom ...

North Korea’s Kim asked China’s Xi to help lift sanctions: report

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 01:23
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has appealed to China’s Xi Jinping to help end sanctions against Pyongyang following his landmark summit with U.S. President ...

Shark pulls woman overboard in crocodile-infested Australian waters

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 01:22
A woman was pulled into crocodile-infested waters in northwestern Australia when a shark bit her finger as she attempted to feed it.Melissa Brunning said she ...

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