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Indian police believe two Americans helped missionary killed by remote island tribe

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 05:00
Indian police believe two American missionaries encouraged John Allen Chau to go to a forbidden island where he was killed by an isolated tribe he ...

Trump reaffirms plan for second North Korea summit plan

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 20:56
U.S. President Donald Trump reaffirmed Friday in a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in that he wants a second summit with North Korea’s leader, ...

Ex-U.S. official guilty of helping Malaysia pressure Washington to drop probe into 1MDB scandal

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 20:47
A former Justice Department official admitted his role Friday in a multimillion-dollar effort to try to get the United States to drop its investigation into ...

North Korean soldier defects to South over heavily fortified border

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 20:02
A North Korean soldier fled across a heavily fortified border to defect to South Korea early Saturday, the military in Seoul said, just as the ...

Lion Air crash sheds light on dark side of cockpit automation

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 06:15
As Boeing Co. was developing its latest version of the 737 airliner, it discovered the design was slightly more prone to a loss of control. ...

Taiwan to enact separate law on same-sex marriage, raising fears about LGBT equality after referendum backlash

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 03:27
Taiwan will enact a separate law for same-sex unions after conservative groups won a recent referendum battle, the premier said, as LGBT activists Friday urged ...

U.S. sends warship near South China Sea islets ahead of G20 summit

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 23:56
The U.S. Navy has sent a warship near disputed islands in the South China Sea, the U.S. Pacific Fleet said Friday, ahead of key meeting ...

Uninvited Han guests keep eye on Uighur homes via China’s invasive ‘become family’ program

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 22:06
The two women in the photograph were smiling, but Halmurat Idris knew something was terribly wrong.One was his 39-year-old sister; standing at her side was ...

South Korean conscientious objectors to be paroled after landmark ruling

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 22:01
Dozens of South Korean conscientious objectors are set to be released from jail on parole on Friday after a landmark court decision that conscience is ...

Koreas survey North’s railways in hopes of joining networks

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 21:30
South Korea sent rail cars and dozens of officials to North Korea on Friday for joint surveys on northern sections of railway the countries hope ...

China says 8,000-strong U.N. peacekeeping standby force is ready

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 20:50
China said Thursday it has assembled a standby force of thousands of United Nations peacekeepers, furthering its leading role in the global body’s efforts to ...

China voices concern over passage by U.S. warships in Taiwan Strait

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 14:35
China said Thursday that it had expressed concerns to the U.S. over the passage of a pair of Navy warships through the Taiwan Strait, days ...

Philippines tries to turn the tide on loss of marine life amid climate change and overfishing

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 02:25
Dried fish for breakfast, fried to a crisp with a splash of spiced vinegar, garlic fried rice and a runny egg yolk, is the kind ...

In China, your car could be talking to the government

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 01:35
When Shan Junhua bought his white Tesla Model X, he knew it was a fast, beautiful car. What he didn’t know is that Tesla constantly ...

Thai rubber farms stretched as US-China trade war saps demand

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 00:26
They work in the pre-dawn gloom tapping trees for the “white gold” that has made their country the world’s top rubber producer — but as ...

Kim Jong Un’s diplomacy pays off: First the sound of puppy feet, then joint survey of North Korean railway system

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 22:58
Kim Jong Un’s gift of two hunting dogs to South Korea in September is starting to bear more fruit, first with a litter of puppies ...

Three police officers jailed in Philippines for murder in first during Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody war on drugs

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 22:24
A Philippine lower court found three police officers guilty of murder on Thursday for the 2017 killing of a 17-year-old high school student, the first ...

Doomed Lion Air jet was deemed ‘not airworthy’ on penultimate flight: investigators

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 12:02
A Lion Air jet that crashed into the sea off Indonesia last month was not in an airworthy condition on its second-to-last flight, when pilots ...

Chinese scientist reveals second gene-altered pregnancy under way

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 06:11
The Chinese researcher who claims to have created the world’s first genetically-altered babies revealed a possible second pregnancy had resulted from his project, highlighting the ...

Philippine President Duterte’s ‘death squad’ plan causes concern among rights groups

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 05:00
Rights groups raised fears Wednesday after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced plans to create a “death squad” targeting suspected communist rebels, saying it would worsen ...

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