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Pentagon warns nations not to ‘make it a mess’ in space as U.S. studies India anti-satellite weapon test

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 21:49
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan warned any nations contemplating anti-satellite (ASAT) weapons tests like the one India carried out Wednesday that they risk making ...

Christchurch mosque shooting survivors describe terrified crush to escape mayhem

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 21:31
When the gunman began to attack the Al Noor mosque, Ahmed Alayedy scrambled to get to the nearest emergency exit. He was the first one ...

Mystery deepens over raid at North Korean Embassy in Madrid allegedly led by ‘Oswaldo Trump’

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 13:43
The mystery over a commando-style assault on North Korea’s embassy in Madrid, allegedly led by man who had an Uber account in the name of ...

U.S. general: North Korean activities ‘inconsistent’ with denuclearization and disarmament

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 11:12
North Korea’s work on nuclear weapons and missiles is “inconsistent” with its stated intent to move toward nuclear disarmament on the Korean Peninsula, the commander ...

China expels ex-Interpol president from public office and party

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 05:39
China said Wednesday that it has expelled former Interpol President Meng Hongwei from public office and the ruling Communist Party as he awaits trial on ...

India shoots down satellite in missile test, becoming fourth member of ‘super league,’ says Modi

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 00:31
India on Wednesday destroyed a low-orbiting satellite in a missile test that puts the country in the space “superleague,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.India became ...

New Zealand allows ‘intrusive’ spy operations after Christchurch mosque shootings

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 00:04
New Zealand’s intelligence minister said Wednesday he was allowing spy agencies to carry out “intrusive” activities following the Christchurch mosque shootings, which claimed 50 lives.The ...

Australian reporters charged with violating gag order on Cardinal Pell child sex conviction

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 00:03
Some of Australia’s highest-profile journalists face possible prison sentences and large media organizations could be fined after being ordered to appear in court next month ...

Seven Thai parties say they have enough seats between them to eject military government

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 00:02
Seven Thai political parties, led by one ousted from power in a military coup, said Wednesday that they believed they won enough seats in the ...

British fugitive tries to flee Australia on jet ski, ‘possibly armed with a crossbow’

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 23:42
Australian police on Wednesday said they had apprehended a British suspected drug offender, who tried to flee to Papua New Guinea on a jet ski.Border ...

Can China keep its climate promises? Emissions target doable but cutting down on coal is real challenge

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 21:13
China can easily meet its Paris climate pledge to peak its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, but sourcing 20 percent of its energy needs from ...

Citing ‘Eastern values,’ Indonesia theme park covers up bare-breasted mermaids

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 06:06
A pair of bare-breasted mermaid statues have been given the family values treatment at an Indonesian amusement park where officials slipped golden tube tops over ...

China’s former top internet regulator sentenced to 14 years in prison

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 05:35
China’s former top internet regulator was sentenced to 14 years in prison for corruption, completing the downfall of a once-high-flying official who mingled with executives ...

South Korea professor forced students to write daughter’s thesis, government report finds

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 01:12
A Seoul university professor forced students to write her daughter’s thesis to gain entry to an elite dental school, a government report revealed Tuesday, the ...

Senior North Korean diplomat arrives in Beijing as top U.S. denuclearization official visits Chinese capital

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 01:03
A North Korean top diplomat arrived in Beijing from Pyongyang on Tuesday morning, Kyodo News confirmed, with state-run media saying he is scheduled to visit ...

Australian political party accused of asking U.S. gun lobby for money

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 00:56
Australia’s prime minister on Tuesday accused an influential minor political party of trying to “sell Australia’s gun laws to the highest bidders” by asking the ...

In Thai poll mess, allies of tycoon Thaksin Shinawatra race coup-prone generals to secure majority

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 22:34
Thailand’s first election since the 2014 coup was always going to be messy. But it’s turning out to be even more chaotic than many observers ...

Runaway Saudi sisters leave Hong Kong for new country, in secrecy

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 13:46
Two Saudi sisters fleeing their family in Saudi Arabia have secured emergency visas and departed Hong Kong to a new country of residence, their lawyer ...

‘Egg Boy’ teen defends egging anti-Muslim Australian senator

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 04:59
An Australian teen known around the world as “Egg Boy” conceded Monday that egging a far-right senator was not the right thing to do but ...

Both military-backed party and Thaksin allies claim victory in Thai election

Mon, 03/25/2019 - 02:21
A political party linked to exiled tycoon Thaksin Shinawatra claimed victory in Thailand’s election and said it would seek to form a government, challenging a ...

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