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Thailand’s rescued cave boys end stay at Buddhist temple

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 00:16
With their head bowed and wearing orange robes, the members of the boys’ soccer team rescued from almost three weeks trapped in a cave in ...

U.S. pledges nearly $300 million in security funding for Southeast Asia

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 00:16
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pledged on Saturday to provide nearly $300 million in new security funding for Southeast Asia as China forges ahead ...

South Korean women join mass protests in battle against spycam porn

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 23:38
Even a record heat wave wasn’t going to keep Claire Lee from joining tens of thousands of South Korean women at a mass protest Saturday ...

Mass protests over traffic deaths paralyzing Dhaka

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 22:38
Five days of protests by tens of thousands of students angry over the traffic deaths of two students have largely cut off the capital, Dhaka, ...

Confidential U.N. report says North Korea has not yet stopped its nuclear, missile programs

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 21:23
North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs in violation of United Nations sanctions, according to a confidential U.N. report seen Friday.The six-month ...

Navies from China, ASEAN nations hold first emergency drills

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 02:18
Chinese and Southeast Asian naval forces staged their first computer-simulated drills so they can jointly respond to emergencies and build trust amid the long-seething disputes ...

China arrests critic Sun Wenguang during live TV interview

Fri, 08/03/2018 - 00:54
A vocal critic of China’s government has disappeared without a trace after security forces strong-armed their way into his home in the middle of a ...

Trump receives summit follow-up letter from North Korean leader Kim; second meeting not firm

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 22:13
U.S. President Donald Trump received a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday to follow up on their recent talks about denuclearization ...

Leading Chinese Buddhist monk accused of sexual misconduct

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 21:53
One of China’s highest-ranking Buddhist monks is facing a government investigation after he was accused of demanding sexual favors from nuns.Longquan Monastery abbot Shi Xuecheng ...

Australian senator sues parliamentarian over sex life slurs

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 21:52
An Australian senator is suing a fellow parliamentarian over comments sparked by a heated upper house debate where he told her to “stop shagging men,” ...

New Zealand Jacinda Ardern leader finds new focus as a parent

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 21:47
Feeding. Poop. Sleep. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said those are the things she has obsessed over the most as a new parent, and ...

U.N. moves to unblock humanitarian aid to North Korea

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 21:13
The U.N. Security Council is poised to back a U.S. proposal aimed at removing some of the hurdles that tough sanctions on North Korea have ...

Russia allowing thousands of North Korean workers into the country: report

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 21:07
Russia is allowing thousands of fresh North Korean laborers into the country and granting new work permits in potential violation of U.N. sanctions, the Wall ...

No IDs made yet buy remains from North Korea said ‘consistent with being Americans’

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 16:58
The remains handed over by North Korea last week in 55 boxes are “consistent with being Americans,” based on an initial examination, although none has ...

North Korea says ‘unprecedented’ heat wave causing heavy crop damage

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 01:41
North Korea on Thursday warned that an “unprecedented” heat wave has caused heavy damage to crops as it urged citizens to “join the struggle” to ...

Seoul requests Interpol warrant over ‘treasure ship’ claims

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 00:12
Police in Seoul requested an international arrest warrant for the founder of a Singapore-based firm Thursday after launching an investigation into the company and a ...

Deadly heat waves to threaten China’s northern breadbasket due to climate change

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 23:31
The North China Plain, home to nearly 400 million people, could become a life-threatening inferno during future heat waves if climate change continues apace, researchers ...

Who’s my father? Australia law ID’s once-secret sperm donors

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 23:01
For Peter Peacock, fate arrived in the form of a registered letter.The letter looked to be a bit of a letdown. Peacock had gone to ...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returns to work from maternity leave

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 21:51
New Zealand Prime Minister and new mother Jacinda Ardern, only the second world leader to give birth while in office, resumed her duties on Thursday, ...

Major media banned for upcoming Pacific Island Forum on Nauru, home of ‘Australia’s Guantanamo’

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 21:41
The tiny Pacific island of Nauru — home to a Canberra-funded refugee detention camp dubbed “Australia’s Guantanamo” — is limiting media access to the region’s ...

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