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Part of landing gear, flight data recorder recovered from crashed Indonesia jetliner

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 14:59
Divers have found a piece of landing gear from a crashed Lion Air jet, Indonesian authorities said Thursday, following the discovery of a critical black ...

Chinese-style ‘digital authoritarianism’ grows globally: study

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 22:01
Governments worldwide are stepping up the use of online tools, in many cases inspired by China’s model, to suppress dissent and tighten their grip on ...

South Korea’s top court allows conscientious objection to military service

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 21:45
South Korea’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday that moral and religious beliefs are valid reasons to refuse the country’s mandatory military service, in a case that ...

Australia aims to remove all children of asylum-seekers on Nauru

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 21:45
Australia aims to remove all asylum-seeker children from Nauru within two months as concerns escalate about their deteriorating health after languishing on the tiny Pacific ...

Towering statue of Indian independence leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel inaugurated by Narendra Modi

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 21:15
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday unveiled a towering bronze statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, a key independence leader being promoted as a national icon ...

Sexual abuse of women rife in North Korea, Human Rights Watch says

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 21:11
North Korean police and other officials prey on women with near-total impunity, a rights group said Thursday, in a rare report on sex abuse in ...

Moon Jae-in says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Seoul ‘soon’

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 20:49
President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will “soon” visit Seoul as part of a flurry of high-profile diplomacy aimed ...

U.S. reassures Taiwan on security as China increases threats

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 20:40
Any attempt to determine Taiwan’s future by “other than peaceful means” is a threat to regional security and a matter of “grave concern” to the ...