China has conducted military exercises near its border with Myanmar, where fighting between the regular army and ethnic rebels has flared in recent months. The annual training
An armed militant group fighting Myanmar’s government on behalf of the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority has issued a statement asserting its right to self-defense and denying links to any terrorist group.
Let’s say you’re North Korea and you have this nuclear device you really want to test. And let’s say you’d rather some of the more sensitive details remain private. Physicists, geologists, imagery analysts, some
A powerful cyclone packing winds of up to 260 kilometers per hour roared across Australia’s tropical northeast yesterday, uprooting trees, tearing down fences and knocking out power to
The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle cop, dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took just hours to
Thousands of people began evacuating low-lying areas of Australia’s tropical northeast yesterday as a powerful cyclone bore down on the coast. Cyclone Debbie was expected to cross the
South Korean prosecutors said yesterday that they want to arrest former President Park Geun-hye over the corruption allegations that triggered a huge political scandal and toppled
French President Francois Hollande said yesterday that European countries can fight protectionism in trade and other forms by standing united and reaching out to Asia. Speaking
The U.N.-backed Human Rights Council on Friday approved a resolution by consensus to “dispatch urgently” an international fact-finding mission to Myanmar to probe alleged abuses by military and security
Hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries, with workers as young as 14, supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands, a nonprofit
Eleven endangered wild elephants were rescued in Cambodia on Saturday, four days after getting stuck in a 3-meter-deep mud hole, officials said. The animals were rescued in
An academic at an Australian university has been prevented by Chinese authorities from returning to Sydney because he’s suspected of endangering national security, his lawyer said yesterday.
The head of an ultra-nationalistic Japanese school operator at the center of a land and political scandal testified in parliament yesterday that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe donated 1 million
Vietnam and Singapore signed several business agreements yesterday during a visit by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong aimed at boosting the island state’s investment and trade with
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