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North Korea criticizes U.S. for seeking U.N. meeting on rights

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 02:41
North Korea is accusing the Trump administration and some supporters of trying to “stoke confrontation” instead of promoting peace efforts by calling for a U.N. ...

South Korea moves closer to space launch vehicle with successful rocket engine test

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 02:39
South Korea on Wednesday successfully conducted a rocket engine test launch, officials said, paving the way for the development of its own space launch vehicle.Video ...

Award-winning Chinese photographer missing in Xinjiang region, wife says

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 02:21
An award-winning Chinese photographer is missing and may have been detained by state security officers while visiting China’s far-flung western Xinjiang region, his wife said.Lu ...

Pilots struggled to control Lion Air plane that crashed in Indonesia

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 23:57
Black box data show Lion Air pilots struggled to maintain control of a Boeing jet as its automatic safety system repeatedly pushed the plane’s nose ...

Chinese geneticist apologizes for leak of baby gene-editing result

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 23:24
A Chinese scientist at the center of a controversy over what he claims are the world’s first genetically edited children apologized on Wednesday for the ...

China will retaliate ‘in proportion’ to any U.S. sanction over Muslim Uighurs, ambassador says

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 23:17
China will retaliate “in proportion” if the United States sanctions its top official in the restive region of Xinjiang over alleged human rights abuses, China’s ...

North Korea’s Kim reportedly open to inspections at main Nyongbyon nuclear complex

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 20:24
Exactly a year since nuclear-armed North Korea last tested a missile — its most powerful to date — news has emerged that leader Kim Jong ...

Blast kills 22 near north China chemical plant: official

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 19:31
An explosion and fire near a chemical factory left at least 22 people dead and 22 others injured on Wednesday in a northern China region ...

Sleeping pilot overflies Australian island by 46 km

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 05:19
A commercial pilot is under investigation after falling asleep in the cockpit of a freight plane and overflying his Australian island destination by 46 km ...

China bars U.S. family members from leaving country in bid to force bank exec to return and face charges, NYT reports

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 01:59
China on Monday said that it has barred three reported U.S. citizens — a woman and her two grown children — from leaving the country ...

Uighur woman describes torture, drugging and degrading treatment in Chinese detention camp

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 01:20
A member of the Uighur minority on Monday detailed torture and abuse she says she experienced in one of the internment camps where the Chinese ...

South Korea apologizes over vagrants’ kidnapping, abuse and slave labor

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 01:20
South Korea’s top public prosecutor on Tuesday apologized over what he described as a botched investigation into the enslavement and mistreatment of thousands of people ...

Seven dead in China’s Sichuan province after car drives onto sidewalk

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 00:53
A car drove onto a sidewalk in southwest China on Tuesday, killing seven people and injuring another four, police said, days after another driver deliberately ...

Malaysia to deport four Finns for distributing Christian materials

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 00:52
Malaysia is deporting four Finnish tourists and barring them from returning after they were detained for distributing Christian materials on a resort island in the ...

American bombers no longer flying over Korean peninsula, U.S. Pacific Air Forces general says

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 22:46
U.S. bombers are no longer conducting flights over South Korea after Seoul asked for such missions to be paused, a U.S. general said Monday.Gen. Charles ...

Hundreds of scholars condemn China for Xinjiang camps

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 22:24
Countries must hit China with sanctions over the mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in its western Xinjiang region, hundreds of scholars said on Monday, warning ...

France detains civil servant suspected of spying for North Korea

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 18:42
French security services have detained a civil servant suspected of having tried to pass sensitive government information to a North Korean spy, a judicial source ...

Chine scientist’s gene-edited baby claim sparks immediate ethics outrage

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 15:10
Scientists and bioethics experts reacted with shock, anger and alarm Monday to a Chinese researcher’s claim that he helped make the world’s first genetically edited ...

Driver manually controlled train’s speed in deadly Taiwan derailment

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 12:24
The driver of a Taiwanese train involved in a fatal derailment last month had disengaged his train’s speed governor just before entering a turn at ...

India cautious as it looks to recover American’s body

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 05:27
Indian officials have traveled repeatedly in recent days near the remote island where an American missionary was killed by people who have long resisted the ...

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