• Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018
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China denies internment of 1 million...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Aug 13 2018

China has stepped up a crackdown in Xinjiang against what it calls Islamic extremism and separatist elements...

North, South Korea agree on third...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Aug 13 2018

The two Koreas held a fresh round of talks at the DMZ on Monday to discuss the third summit, led by the...

Indonesia quake death toll tops

Asia Pacific

Mon, Aug 13 2018

The shallow 6.9-magnitude quake on August 5 levelled tens of thousands of homes, mosques and businesses...

Red Cross warns of food crisis in North...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Aug 11 2018

Drought and floods have long been a seasonal threat in North Korea, which lacks irrigation systems and...

UN: China holds million Uighurs in secret...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Aug 11 2018

The US mission to the United Nations said on Twitter that it was deeply troubled by reports of an ongoing...

Heatwave prompts public slumber party...

D2

Thu, Aug 9 2018

A Shanghai street accommodated over 100 locals to “cool down” from a temperature of 35 degrees...

UN chief sounds nuclear warning to mark...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Aug 9 2018

Mayor of Nagasaki Tomihisa Taue also issued a passionate call for denuclearization

Koreas to hold high-level talks to prepare...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Aug 9 2018

Meanwhile the US has urged the international community to maintain tough sanctions on the isolated...

Infographic: China tests its first waverider...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Aug 9 2018

China says it has successfully tested its first experimental hypersonic waverider vehicle. The Starry...

Hunt on for survivors as Indonesia's...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Aug 8 2018

As hopes of finding more survivors faded, a humanitarian crisis loomed for thousands left homeless and...

Rescuers look for aunt of Indonesian...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Aug 8 2018

Indonesia sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire and is regularly hit by earthquakes

Interactive: Hiroshima, Nagasaki...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Aug 7 2018

73rd anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. On August 6, 1945, a single American...

Indonesia as quake toll hits 98

Asia Pacific

Tue, Aug 7 2018

Rescuers on Tuesday resumed the search for survivors, and to recover the bodies of victims in the rubble...

North Korea urges US to drop sanctions...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Aug 6 2018

North Korea's propaganda websites on Monday also urged the United States to drop sanctions and build...

Japan marks 73rd anniversary of atomic...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Aug 6 2018

The bombings claimed the lives of 140,000 people in Hiroshima and 74,000 people in Nagasaki

Magnitude 7 earthquake rocks Indonesia's...

World

Sun, Aug 5 2018

The epicentre was in the sea 18 km northwest of Lombok, the USGS said, far from the main tourist spots...

Thailand asks UK to extradite convicted...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Jul 31 2018

It was not immediately clear why the government had waited until now to seek Yingluck's extradition...

Cambodia to form new government

Asia Pacific

Tue, Jul 31 2018

Exiled former opposition leader Sam Rainsy called Sunday’s election a farce

Pompeo to announce US economic initiatives...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Jul 30 2018

The new US initiatives and funding would be focused on digital economy, energy and infrastructure

Cambodian PM's election sweep...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Jul 30 2018

Sunday's vote has cemented Hun Sen's three-decade reign, but observers say questions of legitimacy...

Cambodians vote in 'sham' election without...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Jul 29 2018

Western governments have pulled their assistance from the poll citing its lack of credibility, with rights...