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Top U.S. diplomat ‘confident’ of third round of Trump-Kim nuclear talks

Fri, 04/05/2019 - 21:05
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said he is “confident” there will be a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader ...

There’s an app for that, a TV channel and rallies galore: How brand Modi plays in Indian election

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 23:55
If Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wins this spring’s general election, as is widely expected, it will also be another massive victory for the marketing ...

In snub, U.S. won’t send warships or top officials to Chinese Navy’s 70th anniversary celebrations

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 23:30
The United States has decided not to send warships or senior military officers to celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of China’s People’s ...

Genetically modified mice at $17,000 a pair in high demand as China bids to be biomedical powerhouse

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 22:59
Sacks of pungent animal feed cram the corridors of a Cyagen Biosciences Inc. center for laboratory mice in southern China, maximizing space for rodents that ...

Wildfires force thousands to evacuate in South Korea

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 22:52
Thousands of firefighters and soldiers are starting to contain wildfires in South Korea on Friday which have killed one person and forced more than 4,000 ...

Washington alarmed as China’s ‘Belt and Road’ construction binge spreads to Americas

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 22:21
China’s expansion in Latin America of its “Belt and Road” initiative to build ports and other trade-related facilities is stirring alarm in Washington over Beijing’s ...

Christchurch massacre gunman Brenton Tarrant charged with 49 more mosque murders

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 21:10
Australian Brenton Tarrant appeared in a New Zealand court on Friday where the suspected white supremacist was charged with an additional 49 counts of murder ...

U.S., Chinese bombers soar over Western Pacific as area sees ramped up military drills

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 16:42
B-52 bombers from Guam have trained with Air Self-Defense Force and Okinawa-based U.S. fighter jets in the Western Pacific, just days after China sent a ...

As Australia agonizes over accused mosque gunman, new clues of Tarrant’s ties to far-right groups emerge

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 22:50
From its clubhouses in Melbourne and Sydney, the Lads Society promotes drug-free living and exercise, as well as “white resistance” and Islamophobia, according to online ...

Indonesia may close island of Komodo dragons to thwart smuggling

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 22:30
Indonesia may temporarily shut an island that is home to Komodo dragons in a bid to fix problems created by mass tourism and thwart attempts ...

U.N. slams Brunei’s Sharia laws condemning gays, adulterers as violation of human rights

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 13:38
Brunei is violating human rights by implementing Islamic laws that would allow death by stoning for adultery and homosexuality, the United Nations said on Wednesday.Brunei, ...

Thai junta files sedition complaint against new party leader

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 05:14
Thailand’s ruling junta has filed a complaint accusing the leader of a popular new political party of sedition and aiding criminals, a move that its ...

South Korean police apologize and army expresses regret for 1948 Jeju massacres

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 01:14
South Korean police apologized for the first time Wednesday over massacres that killed 10,000 people decades ago and the military expressed deep regret as President ...

Facebook and Twitter find themselves ensnared by India-Pakistan rivalry

Wed, 04/03/2019 - 00:08
Pakistani social media campaigner Hanzala Tayyab leads about 300 ultra-nationalist cyberwarriors fighting an internet war with archfoe India in a battle that is increasingly sucking ...

Australia has a plan to mine moon water within five years

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 21:52
Australia is joining the growing number of nations looking to compete in space, from launching microsatellites that track sheep to mining water on the moon. ...

King Xi? Trump says he gave Chinese president monarch moniker based on job-for-life gambit

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 21:15
King Xi. That’s what U.S. President Donald Trump says he called Chinese leader Xi Jinping during the American president’s 2017 state visit to Beijing.Trump, speaking ...

Philippine Supreme Court orders release of drug war reports, posing potential airing of extrajudicial killings

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 12:43
The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the release of police documents on thousands of killings of suspects in the president’s anti-drug crackdown, in a ...

Ahead of India vote, election commission struggling to cope with proliferation of fake information on social media

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 05:19
When India’s election commission announced last month that its code of conduct would have to be followed by social media companies as well as political ...

New Zealand lawmakers pass initial vote for new gun controls after Christchurch massacre

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 01:38
New Zealand lawmakers Tuesday voted overwhelmingly in favor of new gun restrictions during the first stage of a bill they hope to rush into law ...

Detailed and very public, yet Kim Jong Nam’s murder may never be solved

Mon, 04/01/2019 - 23:57
The murder of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half brother at an airport in Malaysia was brazen, intricately orchestrated and, thanks to scores ...

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