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Malaysia cuts proposed penalty for fake news to six years

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 06:13
Malaysia’s government cut the proposed punishment in a bill prohibiting fake news from 10 to six years in prison on Thursday following an outcry from ...

IOC chief Thomas Bach arrives in North Korea to discuss participation in future games

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 05:41
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach traveled to Pyongyang on Thursday, the Olympic body said, in a visit that comes after North Korea’s participation in ...

How will Kim tell his country he’s ready to give up nuclear arms?

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 22:54
State media calls North Korea’s nuclear weapons a “treasured sword of justice.”Pyongyang has released commemorative stamps and built monuments in honor of its ballistic missile ...

Malala Yousafzai makes first trip to Pakistan since she was attacked by Taliban

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 22:12
Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan on Thursday, officials said, in her first visit since she was shot in the head by a ...

Kim Jong Un’s China visit may be start of his world travels

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 21:58
After six years of seclusion, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un seems to want to get out and see the world.Kim’s surprise summit with Chinese ...

American Samoans sue U.S. seeking birthright citizenship

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 21:56
Three people born in American Samoa have sued the U.S. government, saying that its failure to grant them birthright citizenship violates the 14th Amendment of ...

Officials from both Koreas meet for high-level talks to prepare for Kim-Moon summit

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 21:47
High-level officials from North and South Korea began talks at a border village Thursday to prepare for an April summit between their leaders amid a ...

Ahead of possible Trump-Kim summit, new activity spotted at North Korea nuke site

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 18:54
Increased activity at a North Korean nuclear site has once again caught the attention of analysts and renewed concerns about the complexities of denuclearization talks ...

Trump hopeful but skeptics abound that coming summit with Kim will bear fruit

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 18:53
An enigmatic North Korean leader takes a secretive train trip to China to affirm fraternal ties and declare a commitment to denuclearization.It sounds like Kim ...

Secretly staged pageantry as Xi wines and dines ‘Comrade Chairman’ Kim, signals China has his back

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 14:50
For a hush-hush “unofficial visit,” North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s trip to China bore all the trappings of a state reception: honor guards, bouquets, ...

China says visiting Kim pledged commitment to denuclearization

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 14:49
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged his commitment to denuclearization and to meet U.S. officials, China said on Wednesday after his meeting with President ...

Myanmar parliament elects Suu Kyi loyalist Win Myint as new president

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 07:09
Myanmar’s parliament on Wednesday elected Win Myint, a loyalist of Aung San Suu Kyi, as new president, while she retained her executive authority over the ...

Protesters slam Malaysia’s plan to redraw electoral maps, claim move is aimed at ‘cheating’ in upcoming vote

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 07:08
Scores of activists protested Wednesday outside Malaysia’s Parliament against the government’s plan to redraw electoral boundaries, denouncing it as a method of “cheating” to ensure ...

With historic meeting of leaders, North Korea and China shore up leverage as Kim-Trump talks loom

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 03:06
North Korea and China secured major diplomatic victories — and possibly more — this week with leader Kim Jong Un’s visit to Beijing, a move ...

In Beijing meeting with Xi, North Korea’s Kim says he’s ‘willing’ to talk with Trump

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 18:04
North Korea’s young leader, Kim Jong Un, has made an unannounced visit to China at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, state media confirmed ...