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Report: North Korea, Eritrea have world's...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Jul 20 2018

China, Pakistan, North Korea and Nigeria rounded out the top five nations with the largest number of...

Muslims in China's 'Little Mecca' fear...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Jul 20 2018

'They believe in Islam too, but they're violent and bloodthirsty. We're nothing like

Rescued cave boys live on TV

Asia Pacific

Wed, Jul 18 2018

The boys, their coach and some rescuers will be asked a series of carefully vetted questions submitted...

Ping-pong diplomacy between the two...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Jul 17 2018

Four - including the North's 2016 Olympic women's singles bronze medallist Kim Song I - will...

North Korea's Kim lambasts officials...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Jul 17 2018

Criticism of officials is not unknown on field guidance trips, but the terms and scale of Tuesday's...

Heatwave kills 14 in Japan

Asia Pacific

Tue, Jul 17 2018

Temperatures of 35°C or above – known in Japanese as “intensely hot days” - were...

Thai Navy releases rescue video

Asia Pacific

Thu, Jul 12 2018

The video shows the boys being removed from inside the dark flooded cave

Japan flood toll nears 200

Asia Pacific

Thu, Jul 12 2018

More than 70,000 military, police and firefighters toiled through the debris in a grim search for the...

UN aid chief: Clear evidence of humanitarian...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Jul 11 2018

About 20% of children in North Korea suffer from malnutrition, highlighting the need for more funding...

All 13 rescued from flooded Thai

Minute-by-minute

Sun, Jul 8 2018

The unprecedented mission to evacuate the "Wild Boar" football team from a flooded Thai cave...

Rain kills at least 69 in Japan

Asia Pacific

Sun, Jul 8 2018

Another 61 were missing, national broadcaster NHK said, and more rain was set to hit some areas for at...

Thai boat sinking: Families wait for...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Jul 8 2018

Authorities have confirmed 41 deaths and said 15 people remained missing. Divers, including 17 from China,...

Thai cave rescue to take 2-3 days

Asia Pacific

Sun, Jul 8 2018

The boys, aged from 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach were found dishevelled and hungry by British...

North Korea slams US rapacious demands...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Jul 7 2018

Last month, Kim agreed to work towards complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula in return for...

China, Russia fail to curb activists'...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Jul 7 2018

Britain, Germany, Switzerland and the European Union backed the need for protecting space for campaigners,...

Infographic: Thai rescuers race to drain...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Jul 7 2018

Dwindling oxygen levels and forecasts of heavy rain are adding to pressure on authorities trying to work...

Torrential rain kills at least 49 in...

World

Sat, Jul 7 2018

By Saturday morning, more than 1.6 million people had been ordered to evacuate their homes for fear of...

Football stars rally around Thai cave...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Jul 6 2018

Players from legendary Brazilian player Ronaldo to England's John Stones said they were closely following...

Death toll from Thai boat disaster rises...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Jul 6 2018

The Phoenix sank about 5 miles from the shore

What Thai trapped boys face coming

Asia Pacific

Thu, Jul 5 2018

The 10-km Tham Luang complex in Chiang Rai is relatively unexplored and includes narrow, dark

Malaysia's Najib pleads not guilty to...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Jul 4 2018

Najib, 64, who has denied wrongdoing in relation to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fund he founded,...