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French rescuers detect possible sign of life under earthquake-hit Indonesia hotel

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 14:50
A French rescue team said Thursday it has detected a possible sign of life under the rubble of a hotel in Indonesia’s central Sulawesi, nearly ...

Foreign aid picks up for desperate Indonesian quake survivors

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 00:02
International efforts to help survivors of Indonesia’s devastating earthquake and tsunami gathered pace Thursday as concern grew for hundreds of thousands with little food and ...

Dying of cancer, Indonesia’s disaster spokesman battles on

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 23:55
Indonesia’s disaster agency spokesman is fighting a daily battle to update the world 24/7 on the latest developments from the nation’s deadly quake and tsunami, ...

North Korea may be increasing online bank heists, security firm says

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 23:07
North Korea’s nuclear and missile tests have stopped, but its hacking operations to gather intelligence and raise funds for the sanction-strapped government in Pyongyang may ...

Volcano erupts on same Indonesian island as earlier quake

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 21:46
A volcano erupted Wednesday on the same central Indonesian island struck last week by a powerful earthquake and tsunami, but no evacuations were ordered.Mount Soputan ...

Wife of former Malaysian leader Najib Razak pleads not guilty to money laundering

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 21:19
The detained wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak pleaded not guilty Thursday to laundering illegal proceeds from the graft scandal at the 1MDB ...

Pence set to accuse China of trying to undermine Trump

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 20:34
Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday was to accuse China of intimidation in the South China Sea and of trying to undermine President Donald Trump ...

U.S. warns of new hacking spree from group linked to Beijing after lull

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 18:30
The U.S. government on Wednesday warned that a hacking group widely known as cloudhopper, which Western cybersecurity firms have linked to the Chinese government, has ...

United Airlines pilot makes mayday call over low fuel, lands safely in Sydney

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 16:51
A United Airlines flight from Los Angeles landed safely in Sydney on Thursday morning after its pilot made a mayday call due to low fuel ...

Slow trickle of aid frustrates desperate Indonesia quake survivors

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 14:51
Climbing over reeking piles of sodden food and debris, a crowd on Wednesday searched a warehouse wrecked in Indonesia’s earthquake and tsunami for anything they ...

High-stakes denuclearization talks in balance as U.S. announces top diplomat’s visit to North Korea

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 01:32
The White House’s high-stakes talks with Pyongyang over its nuclear program have entered a crucial phase, with the negotiations likely to hinge on a scheduled ...

Chinese star Fan Bingbing fined $129 million over tax evasion

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 01:17
China has ordered A-list movie star Fan Bingbing to pay about 884 million yuan ($129 million) in overdue taxes and fines, the Xinhua News Agency ...

China’s Xinjiang crackdown turns to ethnic Kazakhs, tearing families apart

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 23:14
When he looks back on his youth in China’s far-west region of Xinjiang, Akikat Kaliolla, an ethnic Kazakh, recalls the natural beauty and the big, ...

U.S. says photos of near-collision with Chinese warship in South China Sea are ‘legitimate’

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 19:12
Photos published on a commercial marine and offshore energy industry website showing a U.S. Navy destroyer’s close encounter with a Chinese warship are “legitimate,” a ...

Top U.S. diplomat Mike Pompeo to meet North Korea’s Kim on Sunday

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 15:30
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is due to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sunday, the State Department said Tuesday as ...

Desperation grows as death toll soars past 1,200 from Indonesia earthquake-tsunami disaster

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 14:11
Trucks carrying food for desperate survivors of the earthquake on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island rolled in with a police escort Tuesday to guard against looters, while ...

Nobel chief calls Aung San Suu Kyi’s actions ‘regrettable’ but says she will keep peace prize

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 06:32
Some of the actions Aung San Suu Kyi has taken as Myanmar’s civilian leader are “regrettable” but her Nobel Peace Prize will not be withdrawn, ...

India watches for deadly virus as lion deaths spike

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 02:41
Ten endangered Asiatic lions have died in the last two weeks in India, authorities confirmed Tuesday, four of them from a virus that killed around ...

Desperate Indonesian tsunami survivors plead with president to provide help

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 00:36
Desperation exploded into anger Tuesday in the town closest to the epicenter of the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit parts of Sulawesi Island four ...

North Korea estimated to have 20-60 nuclear weapons: Seoul

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 23:37
South Korea says North Korea is estimated to have up to 60 nuclear weapons.Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon told parliament on Monday that the estimates on ...

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