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China warns US against fresh naval patrols...

China warns US against fresh naval patrols...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Feb 15 2017

The US last conducted a freedom of navigation operation in the area in October, when it sailed the guided-missile...

Fossil shows pregnant momma sea monster...

Fossil shows pregnant momma sea monster...

Science

Wed, Feb 15 2017

The fossil changes the understanding of the evolution of vertebrate reproductive systems, scientists...

Chinese weapons reaching 'near-parity'...

Chinese weapons reaching 'near-parity'...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Feb 14 2017

China is beginning to export its own weapon designs, including armed drones, worldwide and is reaching...

Myanmar to execute Rohingya man for...

Myanmar to execute Rohingya man for...

South Asia

Mon, Feb 13 2017

The sentencing comes days after a blistering report from the UN accused Myanmar's troops and police of...

The disenfranchised masses

The disenfranchised masses

Tribune In-depth

Sun, Feb 12 2017

Do citizens in democracies have a voice, or just a vote?

Rohingya island construction work...

Rohingya island construction work...

Foreign Affairs

Sat, Feb 11 2017

The government estimates 400,000 Rohingya refugees are living in Bangladesh, including nearly 70,000...

China gets an early win off Trump, but...

China gets an early win off Trump, but...

World

Sat, Feb 11 2017

Combining public bluster with behind-the-scenes diplomacy, China wrested a concession from the United...

China expels 32 South Korea missionaries...

China expels 32 South Korea missionaries...

World

Sat, Feb 11 2017

China has expelled 32 South Korean Christian missionaries, a Korean government official said on Saturday,...

European smog could be more toxic than...

European smog could be more toxic than...

World

Fri, Feb 10 2017

Much of the air pollution in China comes from natural sources, rather than the burning of fossil fuels...

US, Chinese military planes in unsafe...

US, Chinese military planes in unsafe...

World

Fri, Feb 10 2017

Incident comes days after analysts warn of increased risk of skirmishes under Donald Trump

Overweight Siberian tigers photographed...

Overweight Siberian tigers photographed...

World

Fri, Feb 10 2017

A series of photographs of overweight Siberian tigers have caught the attention of people over the...

Good food is worth waiting for - Chinese...

Good food is worth waiting for - Chinese...

World

Fri, Feb 10 2017

Trump told his Chinese counterpart that he looked forward to working with him

Warships from Russia, US in Arabian...

Warships from Russia, US in Arabian...

South Asia

Thu, Feb 9 2017

Pakistan is hosting warships from 36 countries, including Russia, China and the US, in the Arabian Sea...

China to take fingerprints of foreign...

China to take fingerprints of foreign...

World

Thu, Feb 9 2017

The United States, Japan, Taiwan and Cambodia, among others, have similar requirements.

Infographic: Missile threat to US...

Infographic: Missile threat to US...

World

Thu, Feb 9 2017

US bases in the Asia-Pacific region could be vulnerable to a pre-emptive Chinese missile strike, and...

Pope Francis issues stinging criticism...

Pope Francis issues stinging criticism...

South Asia

Wed, Feb 8 2017

Pope Francis defends right of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims to 'live their faith'

Air strikes on Syrian ex-Qaeda branch...

Air strikes on Syrian ex-Qaeda branch...

Middle East

Tue, Feb 7 2017

Rebel groups have held Idlib province since the spring of 2015, four years after conflict first broke...

China says Bangladesh power plant protest...

China says Bangladesh power plant protest...

World

Sat, Feb 4 2017

A protest this week against a $2.4-billion Chinese-backed power plant in Bangladesh which turned violent...

UN: Myanmar army killed and raped in...

UN: Myanmar army killed and raped in...

South Asia

Fri, Feb 3 2017

Myanmar has denied almost all allegations of human rights abuses in northern Rakhine and says a lawful...

Malaysia sends off aid ship bound for...

Malaysia sends off aid ship bound for...

South Asia

Fri, Feb 3 2017

Myanmar has not allowed the ship to sail to Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State, as organisers had hoped....

UN rights envoy visits Myanmar amid...

UN rights envoy visits Myanmar amid...

South Asia

Mon, Jan 9 2017

Residents and refugees accuse the military of killing, raping and arbitrarily detaining civilians while...