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Trump dangles White House visit, says ‘attitude’ will be key to Kim summit, not preparation

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 17:06
Heading into his North Korea summit with characteristic bravado, President Donald Trump said Thursday that “attitude” is more important than preparation as he looks to ...

U.S. lawmakers press Facebook over data sharing with Chinese firms

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 01:58
Facebook Inc. faced criticism Wednesday from Republican and Democratic lawmakers who demanded that the social media company be more forthcoming about data it has shared ...

New Zealand push on clean power comes with high political, economic risks

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 22:28
New Zealand has set out to burnish its clean, green image by becoming Asia Pacific’s first developed economy to stop using fossil fuels to generate ...

Malaysia’s Najib Razak is out of power but his legacy lives on in giant skyscraper

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 22:06
As Malaysia seeks to move beyond the excesses associated with nearly a decade of rule under ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak, one of his pet projects ...

With ports, ships and promises, India unveils plans to play stronger role in Southeast Asia

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 22:00
Almost lost in the din of the upcoming U.S.-North Korea summit and fresh tension between Washington and Beijing last week, India cemented its diplomatic and ...

Former New Zealand sex worker given award in U.K. queen’s birthday honors list

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 21:35
Catherine Healy, a former New Zealand sex worker-turned-women’s rights activist who successfully campaigned to decriminalize prostitution in the country, was awarded the title of dame ...

Confucius Institutes on U.S. campuses: a boon or a threat?

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 21:19
On college campuses in virtually every state across the U.S., the Chinese government supports more than 100 institutes that teach language and culture. For university ...

U.S. evacuates more diplomatic personnel from China over mystery ailment like those in Cuba

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 21:04
The State Department said Wednesday that the United States has evacuated several more of its workers out of China after medical testing revealed they might ...

Hawkish John Bolton sidelined for Trump-Kim summit amid Mike Pompeo’s rise but will lurk in the wings

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 18:53
Just weeks after John Bolton’s hard-line rhetoric infuriated North Korea and nearly derailed a planned summit between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, the ...

Mystery CIA officer playing key, uncomfortably visible role as U.S.-North Korea summit looms

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 18:50
The lightning diplomacy between the U.S. and North Korea before next week’s historic summit has thrust a little-known CIA officer into an uncomfortably public role ...

As Trump alienates allies, he heads to Kim summit with apparent ‘America alone’ attitude bent on showy win

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 17:07
He hectored Mexico’s leader over border wall funding. Lobbed statistics at the Canadian leader without checking his facts. Cajoled the British prime minister to crack ...

Malaysia’s central bank governor quits amid land deal furor

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 06:42
Malaysia’s central bank governor has become the latest senior official to resign amid a corruption probe of the former government that appointed them.Prime Minister Mahathir ...

Could opposites attract at Trump-Kim summit?

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 01:47
When Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un sit down in Singapore next week it will be among the most improbable diplomatic summits in history, with ...

North Korea’s Kim turns from threats to hugs in diplomatic drive

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 01:47
From threats of war to brotherly hugs, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has emerged as a skilled diplomat with the unexpected assistance of a ...

Myanmar, U.N. sign pact on initial steps for Rohingya return

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 23:58
Myanmar and U.N. agencies signed an agreement Wednesday that could lead to the return of some of the 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled brutal persecution ...

Malaysia to probe Najib government’s $2 billion payment to Chinese pipeline firm

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 23:09
Malaysia’s finance minister has announced plans to report to the anti-graft agency upfront payments of billions of ringgit the previous administration made to a Chinese ...

North Korean military may benefit from Kim’s charm offensive

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 22:50
While raising hopes for denuclearization and a peace treaty to finally end the Korean War, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s newly found focus on ...

Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte says he will quit if enough women protest his kiss with an overseas worker in Seoul

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 22:26
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has defended his kiss on the lips of a married Filipino woman in South Korea, and said he will resign if ...

Dennis Rodman to be in Singapore for Trump-Kim summit: report

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 22:14
Former U.S. basketball star Dennis Rodman will be in Singapore during President Donald Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next week, the ...

Trump wants Kim to commit to disarmament timetable in Singapore

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 21:55
The White House wants North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to commit to a timetable to surrender his country’s nuclear arsenal when he meets President ...

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