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North Korea’s Kim arrives in Russia before first summit with Putin

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 19:53
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Russia on Wednesday morning for his much-anticipated summit with President Vladimir Putin in the Pacific port city ...

Islamic State claims Sri Lanka bombings and releases photo of attackers

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 14:34
As the death toll from the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka rose to 321 on Tuesday, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility and released images ...

China using U.S.-made satellites for internal security: WSJ report

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 12:13
A fleet of U.S.-made satellites helps China’s government police its people and supports its military despite growing wariness in Washington over Beijing’s power, the Wall ...

North Korea’s Kim to meet Putin in Vladivostok on Thursday: Kremlin aide

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 07:02
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in the eastern Russian city of Vladivostok on Thursday, Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov ...

Former Vietnamese president, who led invasion of Cambodia that ousted Khmer Rouge, dies at 99

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 05:41
Gen. Le Duc Anh, a Communist Party hard-liner and former Vietnamese president who led the invasion of Cambodia, which led to the fall of the ...

More than 50 feared killed in landslide at Myanmar jade mine

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 05:16
More than 50 people are feared killed after a landslide in northern Myanmar engulfed jade miners while they were sleeping, local police said Tuesday, the ...

Chinese Navy puts military might on display with fleet review attended by Japan and others

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 02:54
Seven decades after its founding, the Chinese Navy put on a show Tuesday of the numerous strides it has made to become a “world-class” force ...

6.4 magnitude quake hits southern Philippines a day after 6.3 tremor kills as many as 11 in country’s north

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 00:17
A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the southern Philippines on Tuesday, U.S. geologists said, just a day after a deadly quake rocked the country’s north.The U.S. ...

China plastic waste ban throws global recycling into chaos

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 00:04
From grubby packaging engulfing small Southeast Asian communities to waste piling up in plants from the U.S. to Australia, China’s ban on accepting the world’s ...

20 years on, Falun Gong survives underground in China

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 22:13
Sitting lotus-style on an apartment floor, two women quietly rotate their arms in front of them — a rare sight in China, where displays of ...

Kim Jong Un woos Vladimir Putin as North Korean laborers toil in Russia

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 21:35
While North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wines and dines with Vladimir Putin in Russia this week, around 10,000 of his citizens will be laboring ...

Sri Lanka imposes emergency and links international network to terror attacks that killed 290

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 15:23
Sri Lanka said on Monday it was invoking emergency powers in the aftermath of devastating bomb attacks on hotels and churches, blamed on militants with ...

Myanmar’s top court to rule on jailed Reuters journalists’ appeal

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 15:12
Myanmar’s Supreme Court will rule on Tuesday on an appeal of two Reuters journalists imprisoned for breaking a colonial-era official secrets law, in a case ...

Rift with president kept Sri Lanka PM in dark about intel of looming Easter attack, says minister

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 12:15
A rift between Sri Lanka’s president and prime minister that sparked a crisis last year came under scrutiny on Monday a day after a series ...

At least eight killed, dozens feared trapped after M6.1 earthquake hits Luzon

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 12:14
At least eight people were killed when a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck the Philippines’ main island of Luzon on Monday and officials feared dozens could ...

Thai navy tows floating home of fugitive U.S. ‘seasteader’

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 11:06
Thailand’s navy on Monday began towing to shore the floating cabin of a fugitive U.S. citizen and his Thai girlfriend, both prominent members of the ...

North Korea’s Kim heads to Russia to revive old friendship

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 05:00
On the neighboring mound to Mansu Hill, where giant statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il look out over North Korea’s capital, stands ...

Cambodia and Thailand reconnected by rail after 45 years

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 04:44
A railway reconnecting Cambodia and Thailand was officially inaugurated Monday in a bid to slash travel times and boost trade between the Southeast Asian neighbors.Cambodian ...

Anger erupts as Malaysian woman is cleared of murdering Indonesian maid she allegedly tortured

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 01:46
A Malaysian woman has reportedly been cleared of murdering her Indonesian maid, who was allegedly tortured and forced to sleep outside with a dog, causing ...

Overcrowded church was a blessing in disguise for Sri Lankan family who survived bombing

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 23:43
When Dilip Fernando arrived at St. Sebastian’s Church in the Sri Lankan seaside town of Negombo on Easter Sunday, it was so crowded he went ...

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