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China’s missile build-up — a threat to U.S. bases in Japan — likely a key factor in Trump plan to exit INF

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 01:48
U.S. President Donald Trump has pinned much of the blame for Washington’s planned exit from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) on Russian violations of ...

Women live in fear as spycam epidemic takes hold in South Korea

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 23:33
South Korea is in the grip of a spycam epidemic, with covert footage of sex, nudity and urination posted online in what amounts to a ...

Taiwan launches investigation after express train crashes, leaving 18 dead and almost 190 injured

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 23:08
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday pushed for a swift investigation after an express train derailed Sunday on a coastal tourist route, killing 18 people ...

Taiwan express train derailment kills 17, injures 132

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 05:57
Seventeen people were killed and at least 132 others injured Sunday when one of Taiwan’s newer, faster trains derailed on a curve along a popular ...

North Korea’s box of bones: A mythical king and the dream of Korean unification

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 01:43
It’s the stuff of an Indiana Jones movie: supernatural kings, ancient tombs, and government-backed archaeologists striving to harness the power of legend for a greater ...

China-backed $1.6 billion Sumatra dam project threatens rare species of orangutan

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 23:29
A billion-dollar hydroelectric dam development in Indonesia that threatens the habitat of the world’s rarest great ape has sparked fresh concerns about the impact of ...

China’s Baishui No. 1: One of the world’s fastest-melting glaciers

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 23:11
A loud crack rang out from the fog above the Baishui No. 1 Glacier as a stone shard careened down the ice, flying past Chen ...

Beijing says depression behind Macau representative’s death in fall from building

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 22:39
China’s top representative to Macau died Saturday night, after tumbling from the building where he lived “due to depression,” the Chinese government said Sunday.Zheng Xiaosong, ...

Malaysia says China and U.S. should not flex military muscle in South China Sea

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 22:21
The South China Sea should not be a theater for the United States and China to show off their military capabilities as they vie for ...

Australian leader Scott Morrison vows full term after by-election blow

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 22:16
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison pledged Sunday his embattled government would serve out a full term despite the conservative coalition looking set to lose its ...

U.S., China agree to Asia defense rules to avoid air clashes

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 20:19
Defense chiefs from the U.S. and China agreed in principle to guidelines on encounters between warplanes, in the latest bid by Pacific nations to keep ...

Prince Harry opens Invictus Games in Sydney after thunderstorm causes delay

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 05:30
Britain’s Prince Harry on Saturday opened the Olympic-style Invictus Games for disabled and wounded soldiers at a moving ceremony on the forecourt of Sydney’s Opera ...

By-election defeat forces Australia’s ruling coalition to form minority government

Sat, 10/20/2018 - 03:59
Australia’s ruling coalition will be forced into minority government after a heavy defeat in a by-election for former Liberal Party Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s old ...

U.S. weighs new warship passage through Taiwan Strait amid heightened tensions with China

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 22:37
The United States is considering a new operation to send warships through the Taiwan Strait, U.S. officials tell Reuters, a mission aimed at ensuring free ...

‘Ocean sentinel’: Albatrosses to spy out illegal fishing in Indian Ocean

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 21:42
Fishermen illegally trawling the Indian Ocean might soon find they have more to worry about than the proverbial albatross around their neck — real bad ...

U.S. to suspend another joint military exercise with South Korea as Trump-Kim summit looks unlikely this year

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 21:04
The United States will suspend another military exercise with South Korea in effort to facilitate ongoing North Korean denuclearization talks, the Pentagon said Friday, as ...

Train mows down crowd at India, festival; at least 60 dead

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 20:35
A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday evening, killing at least 60 people and ...

Bollywood director Mukesh Chhabra fired in India’s #MeToo storm

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 02:32
Fox Star Studios on Friday sacked a Bollywood director working on a Hindi-language remake of hit U.S. movie “The Fault In Our Stars” after he ...

Tradition, and mobs, keep women of childbearing age out of Indian temple

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 01:16
At the Indian temple that is the focus of a battle over gender equality, Hindu hard-liners are in festive mood, successful — so far — ...

Southeast Asia hails world’s first multilateral air encounter code

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 00:48
Southeast Asian countries agreed on Friday to guidelines to manage unexpected encounters between their military aircraft, with host Singapore calling the pact a world first ...

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