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Vietnamese woman pleads guilty to lesser charge over Kim Jong Nam’s 2017 killing in Malaysia

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 21:09
A Vietnamese woman who is the only suspect in custody for the killing of the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half brother pleaded guilty ...

Thai king’s rebuke of Thaksin points to junta-backed regime taking office

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 13:42
Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn issued a rare rebuke of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra about a week after an inconclusive national election, making it more ...

Trump’s sale of F-16 fighters to Taiwan seen making China nervous politically

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 12:22
The U.S. may finally sell Taiwan the warplanes it has sought for more than a decade to defend against China. Their arrival would deal more ...

Taipei blasts ‘provocative’ flight by Chinese fighters in Taiwan Strait

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 06:45
Taiwan has protested what it called a “reckless” and “provocative” flight by two Chinese fighter jets across the so-called median line of the Taiwan Strait, ...

Proposed changes to Hong Kong extradition law spark concerns among rights, business groups

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 03:57
Business and human rights groups are expressing concern over proposed changes to Hong Kong’s extradition law that will allow suspects to be sent to mainland ...

Philippine police kill 14 ‘communist rebels’; rights groups say they were farmers

Sun, 03/31/2019 - 00:36
Philippine police said Sunday 14 suspected communist rebels were killed after they opened fire during raids in a central province but rights groups countered the ...

In first reaction to raid, North Korea brands Spain break-in ‘a grave terrorist attack’

Sat, 03/30/2019 - 22:21
North Korea has called a February raid on its embassy in Spain by a shadowy anti-regime group “a grave terrorist attack,” state-run media said Sunday ...

Before mosque attacks, New Zealand failed to record hate crimes for over a decade

Sat, 03/30/2019 - 22:18
Weeks before a gunman killed 50 Muslims in Christchurch, a man had threatened to burn copies of the Quran outside New Zealand mosques, in what ...

Trump tells why new sanctions on Pyongyang are not necessary: North Koreans already ‘suffering greatly’

Sat, 03/30/2019 - 00:12
Reuters — U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he decided not to put additional sanctions on North Korea a week earlier because he ...

Australia warns social media execs about extremist material on platforms

Sat, 03/30/2019 - 00:04
Australia pledged Saturday to introduce new laws that could see social media executives jailed and tech giants fined billions for failing to remove extremist material ...

Thai Election Commission blames software for counting errors

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 20:41
Thailand’s Election Commission said that computer software was partly to blame for inconsistent and delayed vote totals from last Sunday’s general election.During early reporting of ...

With a piece of paper, Trump called on Kim to hand over all nuclear, chemical and biological weapons

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 17:44
On the day that their talks in Hanoi collapsed last month, U.S. President Donald Trump handed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a piece of ...

Australian loses million-dollar lawsuit over alleged flatulent bullying

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 21:38
An Australian appeals court has dismissed a bullying case brought by an engineer who accused his former supervisor of repeatedly breaking wind toward him.The Victoria ...

Huge number of spycam crimes puts pressure on South Korea hidden camera industry

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 21:21
Shin Jang-jin’s shop in Incheon offers seemingly innocuous household items, from pens and lighters to watches and smoke detectors, but with a secret feature — ...

Philippine police rearrest Duterte critic journalist Maria Ressa

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 20:26
Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, a prominent critic of President Rodrigo Duterte, was rearrested on Friday in what press freedom advocates called retaliation for her news ...

South Korea’s Moon to visit White House next month in bid to salvage Kim-Trump nuclear talks

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 19:14
South Korean leader Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump plan to hold a summit next month in Washington, the White House said Thursday — ...

Chinese rocket startup fails to put satellite into orbit

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 23:01
A rocket developed by OneSpace has failed to reach orbit after lifting off from a state launch facility in northwestern China, state media reported Thursday, ...

Shadowy group accused of North Korean Embassy intrusion in Spain suspends operations

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 22:11
A dissident group accused of breaking into North Korea’s embassy in Madrid said on Thursday it was temporarily suspending operations, after a Spanish judge issued ...

Anti-satellite weapons are rare, high-tech and risky to test

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 22:10
India tested an anti-satellite weapon on Wednesday, saying the indigenously produced interceptor was used to destroy an object in orbit.Such a weapon allows for attacks ...

Taiwan’s confirms request to buy new U.S. fighter jets and tanks, risking Chinese anger

Wed, 03/27/2019 - 21:51
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen says her government has asked to purchase new fighter jets and tanks from the U.S.If approved, the purchase could set off ...

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