Australian leader plans meeting with Biden after India trip

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said yesterday he plans to meet with President Joe Biden in the United States following a trip to India this week,

Kim’s sister warns country ready to act against US, South

The influential sister of North Korea’s leader warned yesterday that her country is ready to take “quick, overwhelming action” against the United States and South Korea,

Space agency launches H3 rocket, destroys it over second-stage failure

Japan's space agency intentionally destroyed a new H3 rocket minutes after its launch yesterday because the ignition failed for the second stage of the country’s first

Drivers strike over plan to remove aging jeepneys

Philippine transport groups launched a nationwide strike yesterday to protest a government program drivers fear would phase out traditional jeepneys, which have become a cultural icon, and

Trailblazing transgender lawmaker Georgina Beyer dies at 65

Georgina Beyer, a trailblazing New Zealand politician who in 1999 became the world’s first openly transgender member of Parliament, died yesterday at the age of 65.

Marcos Jr. urges military to focus on South China Sea

The Philippine president said the main mission of his country’s military has changed to ensure the protection of its territory as disputes with China and U.S.-China rivalry

Kim calls for unity to boost grain production

Korean ruler Kim Jong Un called for stronger public solidarity behind his leadership to increase the country’s grain production significantly, state media reported yesterday, amid outside

Japan air force member sues government in sexual harassment

A The plaintiff, who was only identified as a current member of the Air Self Defense Force, faced verbal sexual abuse starting as soon as she

Japan, NZ to speed up intel sharing pact amid China concerns

The foreign ministers of Japan and New Zealand agreed to speed up talks on an intelligence sharing pact as the two island nations vowed to strengthen security ties

N. Korea food shortage worsens amid Covid, but no famine yet

There's little doubt that North Korea’s chronic food shortages worsened due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and speculation about the country’s food insecurity has flared as its

Police hunting killers of New Zealand tourist

A The 34-year-old tourist, Nicholas Peter Stacey, was fatally shot once in the chest while trying to wrest a pistol from one of the two robbers

Spy boss details unprecedented espionage danger

Australia faces an unprecedented threat of espionage and foreign interference with more Australians being targeted by agents than ever before, the head of the nation’s main domestic

Leiji Matsumoto, known for antiwar anime, space tales, dies

Leiji Matsumoto, the anime creator known for “Space Battleship Yamato” and other classics using a fantastical style and antiwar themes, has died at age 85.

‘I just want my legs back’: landmine casualties soar

The 3-year-old boy had taken only two steps from his mother’s lap when a deafening explosion rang out. The blast caught the woman in the face, blurring her

N. Korea makes fresh threats, US bombers fly after ICBM test

North Korea said yesterday its latest intercontinental ballistic missile test was meant to further bolster its “fatal” nuclear attack capacity and threatened additional powerful steps over upcoming military

Ruling Taliban display rare division in public over bans

A rare public show of division within the ranks of Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban emerged in recent days when Interior Minister Sirajuddin Haqqani, a powerful government figure, gave

Unlikely that Kim’s daughter groomed as successor: Seoul

South Korea yesterday said that it’s still premature to determine whether the recently unveiled daughter of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is being groomed as her

Air India reveals orders for 470 Boeing, Airbus jets

Air India unveiled orders yesterday for 470 Boeing and Airbus passenger jets as it races to tap surging demand for increasingly affordable air travel from

Indian officials search BBC offices for second straight day

India’s tax officials searched BBC offices in India for a second straight day yesterday questioning staff about the organization’s business operations in the country, some staff members said. BBC

Jakarta promises move to clean energy, but challenges loom

In Indonesia’s region of East Kalimantan, the country’s dependence on coal is on full display. Driving on the region’s toll road, passersby can watch excavators digging

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