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Malaysia reopens grisly murder case linked to Najib

5 hours 27 min ago
Malaysian police have reopened an investigation into the grisly murder of a young Mongolian woman in 2006 which has been linked to the country’s ousted ...

China plans to build railway into Nepal

5 hours 32 min ago
China will build a railway connecting the western region of Tibet with Nepal, the China Daily reported on Friday, one of several bilateral deals signed ...

Peace doesn’t pay: How foreign companies have lost a fortune in North Korea

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 21:45
Months before the first summit between the leaders of the two Koreas in 2000, South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Inc. invested $730,000 in Pyongyang’s ...

North and South Korea discuss reunion meetings for divided families

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 21:03
Delegations from North and South Korea met on Friday for talks to arrange the first reunions in about three years for families separated by the ...

North Korea denuclearization ‘taking place,’ says Trump

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 21:01
U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday that North Korea has started to rid itself of nuclear weapons following an agreement with its leader, Kim Jong ...

U.S. military pilots in East China Sea targeted in laser attacks

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 20:57
U.S. military pilots flying aircraft over the East China Sea have been targeted by blinding laser attacks more than 20 times over the last 10 ...

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern stays in hospital with ‘hungry’ baby

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 20:36
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will spend a second night in the hospital with her “very alert and hungry” newborn daughter, her office said ...

Contrary to defense chief, Trump says North Korea already denuclearizing after vow to destroy missile test site

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 18:47
The Trump administration on Thursday identified the missile test engine site that it says North Korea has pledged to destroy, but the president’s latest comments ...

Strong M6.1 earthquake strikes Vanuatu but no tsunami warning issued: USGS

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 17:06
A powerful 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Vanuatu Friday, U.S. seismologists said, but there were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning issued.The quake struck ...

Crisis-plagued private Pyongyang university seeks revival after Trump-Kim summit

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 22:26
When the only private university in North Korea held a commencement in March, the school’s American president wasn’t there, blocked by Washington’s ban on travel ...

In interview, Malaysia’s Najib says advisers hid corruption from him

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 22:03
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says he shouldn’t be blamed for the multibillion-dollar 1MDB scandal, and declares he knows nothing about money from the ...

Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping agree to boost ‘strategic, tactical’ cooperation

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 21:46
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed measures to bolster “strategic and tactical” cooperation between the two countries in a ...

Millionaire Australian developer, Ron Medich, imprisoned for ordering killing

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 21:23
A millionaire property developer could die in prison after he was sentenced on Thursday to 39 years behind bars for ordering the killing of a ...

U.S. identifies North Korea test site it says Kim Jong Un committed to destroy

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 21:15
The missile engine test site that President Donald Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had committed to destroy is a major facility in ...

Australian Senate passes $106 billion in income tax cuts, a major victory for Turnbull

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 21:14
Australia’s prime minister achieved an important political victory on Thursday when the Senate passed personal income tax cuts worth 144 billion Australian dollars ($106 billion) ...

New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern in hospital for birth

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 21:14
New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern arrived Thursday at the country’s largest public hospital as she prepared to give birth to her first child.Her pregnancy ...

North Korea data show slight children’s health gains but third of drinking water contaminated: U.N.

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 14:33
New data from North Korea show a “slight” improvement in children’s health, the United Nations reported Wednesday, saying the isolated nation had made a step ...

John Bolton: North Korea has ‘dramatic choice’ to denuclearize and talks will move quickly if it takes that route

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 14:31
President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, says North Korea is facing a “decisive and dramatic choice” on whether to give up its nuclear ...

On North Korean side of DMZ, quiet sets in as change is in the air

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 14:31
Lt. Col. Hwang Myong Jin has been a guide on the northern side of the Demilitarized Zone that divides the two Koreas for five years. ...

Philippine ex-leader Aquino charged in $1.35 billion budget case

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 06:25
Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino has been indicted in a $1.35 billion criminal case over his failure to get congressional approval to use state funds ...

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