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Five dead and 19 hurt as car rams into children in China

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 04:48
A car rammed into a group of children crossing a street in front of an elementary school in northeast China on Thursday, killing five children ...

U.K. ‘slap’ case against Chinese state TV reporter dropped

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 04:02
A Chinese state TV journalist charged with slapping a delegate at the annual conference of Britain’s governing Conservative Party had the case against her dropped ...

China seeks new markets for its traditional medicines

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 03:44
A crowd gathers at a Shanghai hospital, queuing for remedies made with plant mixtures and animal parts including scorpions and freeze-dried millipedes — medicines that ...

South Korea closes biggest dog slaughterhouse complex

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 03:19
South Korean officials on Thursday began to dismantle the country’s largest canine slaughterhouse complex, as animal rights activists push to end the custom of eating ...

Cracks show in China’s vision for ethnic unity at model Xinjiang village

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 01:56
In this corner of China’s far west, rows of identical white concrete houses with red metal roofs rise abruptly above the sand dunes of the ...

Australia proposes stripping native-born terrorists of citizenship

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 00:47
Australia unveiled a radical plan Thursday to strip convicted terrorists of their citizenship even if they are native-born Australians.Acting after a series of Jihadist-inspired plots ...

Oldest U.S. military survivor of Pearl Harbor dies at age 106

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 00:23
Ray Chavez, the oldest U.S. military survivor of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor that plunged the United States into World War II, ...

South Korean cult leader jailed for raping followers

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 00:04
A South Korean cult leader was convicted Thursday of the multiple rape of eight female followers — some of whom believed he was God — ...

Divided Taiwan to vote in test for ruling party, including referendum on name change for 2020 Games

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 23:10
When Taiwan goes to the polls Saturday in local elections, it will not only be a test for President Tsai Ing-wen’s embattled government but a ...

Tribesmen kill American adventurer who illegally visited remote Indian Ocean island

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 22:56
The first time John Allen Chau made it to remote North Sentinel Island in the Indian Ocean, the American came bearing gifts that included a ...

U.S. to scale back major joint military exercise in bid to keep North Korean nuclear diplomacy on track

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 17:51
In a bid to keep Washington’s ongoing denuclearization talks with North Korea from faltering, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday that a major joint ...

Kim Jong Who? South Korea revamps way students study North neighbor

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 17:39
A year of warming relations between North and South Korea has raised the prospects of closer ties, if not some form of unification for the ...

Aussie ‘Bali Nine’ drug mule returns to homeland after spending 14 years in Indonesia prison

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 16:35
A teary and largely silent convicted Australian drug mule returned to her homeland early Thursday hours after she was deported from the Indonesian tourist island ...

Four Finns held in Malaysia for distributing religious material

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 07:13
Malaysian police said Wednesday that four tourists from Finland have been arrested for distributing Christian materials at public places on a resort island.The police chief ...

Australian PM accuses Muslim leaders of denying threat after refusing invitation to meet

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 07:12
Australia’s prime minister accused senior Muslim community leaders on Wednesday of “continuing down a path of denial” after they refused an invitation to a meeting ...

American believed killed by isolated tribe on Indian island

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 06:43
An American is believed to have been killed by an isolated Indian island tribe known to fire at outsiders with bows and arrows, Indian police ...

Police harassment of Chinese environmental reporter sparks anger and apology

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 01:13
A Chinese environmental journalist’s account of police harassment while reporting on a chemical spill has sparked widespread condemnation online and an apology from the police.Chinese ...

Backlash at Chinese university shows limits to surveillance

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 21:00
A Chinese university’s plan to conduct a blanket search of student and staff electronic devices has come under fire, illustrating the limits of the population’s ...

Xi’s Manila visit yields raft of deals as Duterte furthers embrace of China

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 20:29
Xi Jinping sealed a raft of deals Tuesday during a trip to Manila as Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration shrugs off U.S. warnings about accepting ...

U.S. flies B-52 bombers near disputed islands in South China Sea

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 20:19
The U.S. Air Force has flown two B-52 bombers near disputed islands in the South China Sea, the military said in a statement.The U.S. Pacific ...

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