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Thai divers make little progress in murky cave search for missing children

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 01:22
Thai Navy divers leading the search for 12 boys and their soccer coach in a cave have failed to make much headway in their effort ...

New Delhi police find 11 bodies in home, 10 blindfolded and hanging from roof

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 22:30
Police in the Indian capital said Sunday they found 11 bodies in a village home in mysterious circumstances, 10 of them blindfolded and hanging from ...

North and South Korea reopen maritime communication channel

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 21:53
North and South Korea reopened a maritime communication channel on Sunday, with vessels from the two countries making radio contact for the first time in ...

Police stop protest at Hong Kong handover anniversary event

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 21:30
Police in Hong Kong stopped about 20 pro-democracy protesters from getting near a flag-raising ceremony Sunday marking the anniversary of the city’s handover from Britain ...

Top U.S. diplomat for Asia to retire this month amid crucial negotiations with North Korea, China

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 20:19
The senior U.S. diplomat for Asia, Susan Thornton, will retire at the end of July, the State Department said Saturday, in the midst of critical ...

18 killed, 14 injured in China as bus hits truck head-on

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 06:57
The death toll in a head-on collision between a passenger coach and a truck on a highway in China has risen to 18, with another ...

Divers progress in search for Thai kids missing in cave

Sat, 06/30/2018 - 01:11
Rescue divers reached several kilometers inside a flooded cave Saturday where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped for a week, offering a ...

Divers find possible cave opening to rescue Thai children

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 20:40
A newly discovered opening to a flooded Thai cave where 12 children and their soccer coach have been stuck for six days raised hopes for ...

In song and prayer, Thais show solidarity with soccer boys missing in cave

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 20:29
It is a simple melody sung to the plucking of acoustic guitars by schoolchildren sitting around candles: “I beg the skies to show mercy and ...

U.S. intelligence agencies say North Korea has boosted nuclear fuel production at secret sites: report

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 16:39
A new report citing U.S. intelligence agencies says that North Korea has boosted its nuclear fuel production at multiple secret sites in recent months — ...

China says U.S. should tell airlines to change websites in Taiwan row

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 05:49
China said on Friday that the United States should tell its airlines to change their websites to refer to self-ruled Taiwan as Chinese territory, after ...

Thousands of tourists stranded as Bali eruption closes airport

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 23:27
Thousands of tourists were stranded Friday as Bali shuttered its international airport following a volcanic eruption on the Indonesian resort island that shot a thick ...

U.S. moves military headquarters out of Seoul after 70 years

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 22:45
The United States formally ended seven decades of military presence in South Korea’s capital on Friday with the opening of a new headquarters farther from ...

Australia awards $26 billion contract for next-generation warship to BAE Systems

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 21:50
Australia awarded a $26 billion contract to build a new generation of warships to British defense giant BAE Systems on Friday, as the Pacific nation ...

Malaysia freezes bank accounts of Najib’s party in 1MDB probe

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 21:49
Malaysia’s anti-graft agency has frozen bank accounts of the political party once led by former premier Najib Razak as part of its probe into beleaguered ...

Thai rescuers search for other entrances to flooded cave after bid to bore hole into mountain fails

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 18:06
Rescuers punched a hole into the side of a mountain on Thursday in a desperate attempt to drain rising water from a flooded cave in ...

Bali shuts airport amid volcanic eruption after pilot detects ash at altitude

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 17:54
Bali closed its international airport following a volcanic eruption on the Indonesian resort island that sent thick smoke and ash billowing 2,000 meters (6,500 feet) ...

Spooked no more? Hong Kong’s ‘haunted apartment’ prices levitate with white-hot market

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 02:30
Ng Goon-lau pointed at a window inside a dark, tiny bedroom. The window was small and easily sealed, Ng explained, a perfect place for carbon-monoxide ...

Foreign divers and soldiers join rescue effort for Thai children trapped in cave

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 01:08
A team of U.S. military personnel and British divers joined rescue efforts at a flooded cave in northern Thailand where 12 children and their soccer ...

Teenager’s suicide, after sexual harassment by teacher goes unpunished, sparks soul-searching across China

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 00:33
The suicide of a teenager in China whose sexual harassment case was dismissed has triggered nationwide soul-searching over her treatment, and anger at onlookers who ...

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