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South Korea Supreme Court allows ‘conscientious...

South Korea Supreme Court allows ‘conscientious...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Nov 1 2018

The full-bench decision overturns about five decades of precedents that punished conscientious objectors...

N Korea readies nuclear, missile sites...

N Korea readies nuclear, missile sites...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Oct 31 2018

North Korea has stopped nuclear and missile tests in the past year, but it did not allow international...

Indonesia military chief believes fuselage...

Indonesia military chief believes fuselage...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Oct 31 2018

Flight JT610 of Indonesian budget airline Lion Air 13 crashed into the sea with 189 people on board after...

Thousands evacuated as Typhoon Yutu...

Thousands evacuated as Typhoon Yutu...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Oct 30 2018

Search crews were just beginning assessment the damage wrought by Yutu, which made landfall early Tuesday...

More body parts found from crashed Indonesian...

More body parts found from crashed Indonesian...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Oct 30 2018

Dozens of divers are taking part in the recovery effort

Indonesia divers, underwater beacons...

Indonesia divers, underwater beacons...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Oct 30 2018

The search and rescue agency added that four sonar detectors were also deployed in areas where aircraft...

Japan, China strike deals during Abe...

Japan, China strike deals during Abe...

World

Fri, Oct 26 2018

Abe met Chinese President Xi Jinping after a full day of activities that included talks with Premier...

Floods kill six in southern Russia

Floods kill six in southern Russia

Asia Pacific

Fri, Oct 26 2018

Flash floods frequently cause devastating damage in the area wedged between the Black Sea and the Caucasus...

China will prosecute graft, terror suspects...

China will prosecute graft, terror suspects...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Oct 26 2018

Since taking office more than five years ago, President Xi Jinping has waged war on graft at all levels...

China army to do whatever it takes to...

China army to do whatever it takes to...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Oct 25 2018

Multiple Chinese warships shadowed the two vessels during the transit, following at a safe distance,...

Former Malaysian PM Najib, ex-treasury...

Malaysian ex-PM Najib charged with criminal...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Oct 25 2018

The charges against Najib and Irwan Serigar Abdullah, Malaysia’s former Treasury secretary-general,...

China voices concern as US warships...

China voices concern as US warships...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Oct 23 2018

Washington remains Taipei's most powerful unofficial ally and its main arms supplier despite switching...

Two Koreas, UN forces agree to remove...

Two Koreas, UN forces agree to remove...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Oct 23 2018

The two Koreas have been removing landmines around the area as part of the agreement and they confirmed...

At least 14 dead in violence across...

At least 14 dead in violence across...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Oct 21 2018

Thousands of demonstrators, some hurling stones, marched on a village in southern Kulgam town where Indian...

22 dead after train flips in

22 dead after train flips in

Asia Pacific

Sun, Oct 21 2018

Taiwan's railways administration confirmed 22 people had been killed and said 171 people had been...

Thailand immigrant crackdown eyes 'dark-skinned...

Thailand immigrant crackdown eyes 'dark-skinned...

Asia Pacific

Sun, Oct 21 2018

Tens of millions of tourists come to Thailand each year for the cheap living and postcard-perfect beaches,...

Tens of thousands rally for Taiwan independence...

Tens of thousands rally for Taiwan independence...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Oct 20 2018

Beijing has warned it would respond with force if Taiwan tried an official split

US weighs new warship passage through...

US weighs new warship passage through...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Oct 20 2018

Washington has no formal ties with Taiwan but is bound by law to help it defend itself and is the island's...

Malaysian opposition leader charged...

Malaysian opposition leader charged...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Oct 19 2018

Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, a former deputy premier and ally of scandal-mired ex-leader Najib Razak, is accused...

Singapore charges individuals, firms...

Singapore charges individuals, firms...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Oct 18 2018

Police said Chong Hock Yen, 58, and North Korean Li Hyin, 30, were charged for infringing UN sanctions...

China defends ‘anti-extremism’ measures...

China defends ‘anti-extremism’ measures...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Oct 16 2018

After initially issuing blanket denials, Chinese officials have in recent weeks said they were not enforcing...