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Chinese warship sails within 40 meters of U.S. Navy destroyer in South China Sea

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 18:04
A Chinese destroyer performed an “unsafe” maneuver during an encounter with a U.S. Navy warship in the disputed South China Sea over the weekend, coming ...

Indonesia neighborhood buried in final embrace in wake of earthquake-tsunami disaster

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 17:07
For two days, Edi Setiwan helped pull the dead and the living out of a sea of mud and debris, all of them victims of ...

Pyongyang says declaring end to Korean War can’t be bargaining chip for denuclearization: KCNA

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 16:57
North Korea said on Tuesday that declaring the end of the 1950-53 Korean War “can never be a bargaining chip” for getting North Korea denuclearized, ...

U.S. ties with China not worsening despite bumps, scrapped visit: Jim Mattis

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 14:00
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday that he doesn’t see the U.S. relationship with China worsening despite reports that his tentative plans to visit the ...

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over China suppression

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 04:33
Several thousand marched in Hong Kong Monday against suppression by Beijing as fears grow that freedoms in the semiautonomous city are seriously under threat.The pro-democracy ...

South Korea begins removing land mines, expects North to do same

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 00:16
South Korea began clearing land mines from two sites inside the heavily fortified border area with North Korea on Monday under tension-reducing agreements reached this ...

Xi tells new Maldives president he wants to deepen cooperation

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 22:51
China wants to deepen mutually beneficial cooperation with the Maldives, President Xi Jinping said in a congratulatory message to the newly elected Maldivian president, the ...

Indonesia to start mass burials of over 800 killed in earthquake and tsunami

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 16:49
AFP-JijiThe death toll from Indonesia’s quake and tsunami disaster nearly doubled to 832 Sunday and was expected to rise further, prompting authorities to announce mass ...

U.S. sends warship near man-made islets in South China Sea’s Spratly chain

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 04:06
The United States sailed a warship near two of China’s man-made islands in the disputed South China Sea on Sunday, the latest in a series ...

South Korean president receives two Pungsan hunting dogs as gift from Pyongyang

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 03:52
President Moon Jae-in received a pair of North Korean indigenous hunting dogs from Pyongyang, his office said Sunday, the latest token of the rapidly blossoming ...

Young Indonesian air traffic controller hailed as quake hero

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 02:36
An Indonesian air traffic controller is being posthumously hailed as a hero for refusing to leave his post despite devastating earthquakes so that he could ...

North Korean foreign minister says peace possible, but only if U.S. ends hostility and shows trust

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 00:14
Calling for more trust, North Korea’s foreign minister urged the United States on Saturday to keep moving past what he called seven decades of entrenched ...

Idyllic but narrow bay likely made Indonesia tsunami more deadly

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 21:35
The sun had just slipped behind the mountains, leaving a soft pink glow as the blue sea melted into the darkening horizon. It could have ...

Indonesia searches for survivors after killer quake and tsunami; Donggala silent

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 21:23
More than 400 people have been confirmed killed by Friday’s massive earthquake and tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi — many swept away by ...

‘We fell in love’: Trump touts bromance with North Korea’s Kim

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 21:10
U.S. President Donald Trump has fallen in love — with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.That’s according to the president, who praised Kim for what ...

China plans to develop top-class anti-terrorism force to protect its overseas interests: intelligence official

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 03:58
China is working to develop a first-class, crack anti-terrorism force that can operate at home and abroad and protect the country’s overseas interests, a senior ...

Chinese warplanes hold live-fire drills in South China Sea days after U.S. bomber flights

Sat, 09/29/2018 - 02:01
The Chinese military has sent fighter planes and bombers to conduct live-fire exercises at a range in the disputed South China Sea, state broadcaster CCTV ...

U.S. and Philippines to increase joint military activities

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 21:44
The Philippine military has said its joint defense and security activities with U.S. forces, including annual combat exercises, will increase next year in a show ...

Quake and tsunami kill ‘many’ on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 21:27
At least 48 people were killed when a major earthquake and tsunami hit the city of Palu on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island on Friday, Indonesia’s disaster ...

China school sued by fired gay teacher in potential landmark case

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 05:57
A gay kindergarten teacher in China is suing his former school after being fired last month, in what his lawyer called a landmark case to ...

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