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‘Nut rage’ Korean Air heiress now accused of child abuse by husband amid divorce proceedings

1 hour 36 min ago
The husband of a Korean Air heiress known for a “nut rage” tantrum that sparked uproar in South Korea has accused his wife of abusing ...

Popular ex-minister Julie Bishop retires in fresh blow to Australian government ahead of polls

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 23:28
Former Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced her retirement from politics Thursday, in another blow to the conservative government just months before tight general elections.Bishop, ...

Taiwan unveils ‘permanent union’ bill in bid to sidestep referendum vote against same-sex marriage

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 23:27
Taiwan’s ruling party unveiled its latest attempt to create Asia’s first same-sex marriage law on Thursday, a bill offering couples “permanent unions” as well as ...

India’s top court orders eviction of over 1 million forest dwellers after states fail to settle land claims

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 22:24
India’s Supreme Court has ordered the eviction of more than 1 million indigenous people and others who live in forests after the federal government failed ...

Winking and driving: License plates in Australia to get emoji

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 21:08
Motorists in northeastern Australia can soon an emoji added to their license plates.It will be positive vibes only on the morning commute after a Queensland ...

Former New Zealand PM Jenny Shipley denies writing pro-China article in Communist Party paper

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 20:59
A former New Zealand prime minister has denied writing an article attributed to her by the official newspaper of China’s ruling Communist Party that praised ...

Fire kills at least 69 in old part of Dhaka

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 20:33
A devastating fire raced through buildings in an old part of Bangladesh’s capital and killed at least 69 people, officials and witnesses said Thursday.About 50 ...

Pyongyang purge: Kim seen shuffling nuclear talks team after defections, alleged spying

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 16:38
Veteran North Korean diplomats are being sidelined from nuclear talks ahead of a second summit with the United States as recent defections and allegations of ...

More U.S. remains from Korean War nearing final ID

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 14:31
The remains of more American soldiers killed decades ago in the Korean War are likely to be identified shortly from 55 boxes provided last summer ...

Italy checking if daughter of North Korean envoy now in hiding was forced back to Pyongyang

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 11:55
Italy’s foreign minister says Italy is investigating whether the daughter of a former North Korean diplomat was forcibly returned to Pyongyang as her parents apparently ...

North Korea’s Kim to travel to Vietnam by train; Trump summit at Government Guesthouse: sources

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 05:22
Vietnam is preparing for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to arrive by train for his summit in Hanoi next week with U.S. President Donald ...

Ahead of Trump-Kim summit, focus shifts from immediate denuclearization to longer-term approach

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 02:20
With the second North Korea-U.S. summit just a week away, the focus of that meeting has shifted from demands that Pyongyang immediately relinquish its nukes ...

China closes Tibet to foreigners over 60th anniversary of uprising and day marking riots

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 22:25
China is barring foreign travelers from Tibet over a period of several weeks that includes a pair of sensitive political anniversaries questioning the legitimacy of ...

Taiwan leader says country will not accept any deal that destroys democracy

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 22:22
Taiwan will not accept any deal that destroys its sovereignty and democracy, President Tsai Ing-wen said Wednesday after the island’s opposition Kuomintang said it could ...

Leadership styles: Hanoi barber celebrates North Korea-U.S. summit with free Trump and Kim haircuts

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 20:45
For those who like to push the cutting edge of style, two of the world’s most talked-about haircuts are now available for free, in Vietnam.In ...

Trump wants North Korea to denuclearize but says ‘I’m in no rush’

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 14:38
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he wants North Korea to end its nuclear program, but he is in no rush and has no ...

Exposed Chinese database shows depth of surveillance state

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 12:04
The Chinese database Victor Gevers found online was not just a collection of old personal details.It was a compilation of real-time data on more than ...

Vietnam memorial to North Korea pilots marks bygone alliance, sacrifice

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 12:03
In a rice field in northern Vietnam, 14 headstones are an enduring symbol of the wartime friendship of Vietnam and North Korea. They mark the ...

World needs Huawei’s ‘advanced’ technology, founder of Chinese telecom giant says

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 00:33
The founder of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei has hit back at U.S. efforts to blacklist the company, saying defiantly that the world cannot do without ...

North Korea’s ‘socialist utopia’ needs mass labor, but growing market economy threatens model

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 22:55
In January, thousands of North Korean students traveled to Mount Paektu, a sacred site where the ruling family claims its roots and where leader Kim ...

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