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North Korea to transfer remains of U.S. soldiers from Korean War on Friday: Yonhap

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 21:30
North Korea will transfer the remains of an unspecified number of soldiers killed in the Korean War on Friday, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported, ...

North Korea making bomb fuel despite denuclearization pledge: Pompeo

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 21:15
North Korea is continuing to produce fuel for nuclear bombs in spite of its pledge to denuclearize, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday, ...

Seoul in talks with ‘related countries’ to formally declare end to Korean War: report

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 05:58
South Korea’s foreign minister said Sunday that the nation is in talks with “related countries” to formally end the Korean War, local media said Wednesday, ...

Explosion kills at least 31 as Pakistanis vote in general elections

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 01:59
A suicide bomber struck outside a crowded polling station in Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta, killing 31 people as Pakistanis cast ballots Wednesday in a ...

At least 19 dead, more than 3,000 in need of rescue after Laos dam collapse: report

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 23:49
Nineteen people have been confirmed dead and more than 3,000 need to be rescued after a dam collapsed in a remote part of land-locked Laos, ...

Malaysia to take harder line in row over South China Sea, foreign minister says

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 23:24
Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said Wednesday that Malaysia’s new government will adopt a firmer stand in tackling a decades-old territorial row in the South China ...

Pakistan goes to the polls after bitter campaign marred by violence

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 22:39
Polls opened Wednesday in a tense, unpredictable Pakistani election that could be former World Cup cricketer Imran Khan’s best shot at power, after a campaign ...

Mike Pompeo says South Pacific nations would choose U.S. over China

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 21:46
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday after meetings with his Australian counterpart that he was confident South Pacific nations would choose the ...

Cambodia puts display of force ahead of election

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 21:41
Cambodia’s armed forces put on a show of power on Wednesday, displaying riot gear and assault rifles at a sports stadium in the capital ahead ...

Trump plays up North Korean reports of missile site dismantling

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 20:51
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday played up reports that North Korea has begun dismantling key parts of a missile test site, but the president’s ...

Singapore disconnects health care computers from the internet after cyberattack

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 04:02
Singapore has disconnected computers from the internet at public health care centers to prevent cyberattacks of the kind that caused its worst breach of personal ...

Taiwan to cease employing North Koreans on fishing boats

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 02:40
Taiwan says it will stop employing North Korean workers on its fishing boats in compliance with U.N. sanctions on such contracts.The foreign ministry said in ...

Seoul considers reducing troops along border zone with North Korea

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 02:35
South Korea is considering withdrawing some troops from its border zone with North Korea as a confidence-building measure after their landmark summit, the Defense Ministry ...

Nine Australians awarded bravery medals for Thai cave rescue

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 00:39
Nine Australians involved in rescuing 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave in Thailand were awarded bravery medals on Tuesday for putting ...

Family of slain Australian woman sues Minneapolis police over shooting

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 00:35
The family of an Australian woman who was shot dead by Minneapolis police last year after calling them to report a suspected crime near her ...

North Korea’s apparent dismantling of key missile test site injects fresh momentum into denuclearization talks

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 00:31
Work by North Korea to dismantle a key testing facility for its missile engines and rocket launches could pave the way toward more intensive talks ...

Hong Kong academics warn of ‘political battleground’ at universities as Beijing increases its influence in the territory

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 23:36
Pro-democracy Hong Kong academics say they have been sidelined from city universities for their political views as fears grow that education is increasingly under pressure ...

North Korea begins dismantling key missile test site, satellite imagery suggests

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 18:06
North Korea has begun dismantling a key testing facility for its missile engines and rocket launches, according to a new analysis of satellite imagery released ...

Eight extremists charged over 2016 Islamic State-claimed Bangladesh cafe attack that left 22 dead

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 14:14
Bangladesh police Monday charged eight Islamist extremists over the savage 2016 attack claimed by Islamic State on a Dhaka cafe popular with Westerners that killed ...

Duterte vows to continue ‘relentless and chilling’ war on drugs in the Philippines

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 04:39
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed during his annual State of the Nation address Monday to pursue his war on drugs, saying it would be as ...

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