The president says he will not accept an interim trade deal and accused China of building up its military with funds earned through unfair trade practices.
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Kim Myong-gil praised the U.S. president’s “wise political decision” to take a fresh tack in nuclear talks after dismissing his national security adviser.
A widely seen video contradicted the assault case against Pavel Ustinov. The resulting outrage showed the growing power of social media.
Parliament had been expected to pass a sweeping overhaul of the penal code, much of which mirrored Shariah. President Joko Widodo said it needed “further study.”
Two Pacific nations severed ties with Taiwan in favor of Beijing this week, boosting China in its contest with the United States for influence in the region.
The seizure of the pilot, allegedly because air-gun pellets were found in his luggage, marks the latest difficulty for foreign travelers and companies in China.
Activists urged the Gates Foundation not to recognize India’s prime minister with a prestigious award. They accuse him of leading India into “deadly chaos.”
As the Rugby World Cup kicks off today, one correspondent reflects on how the sport made her feel closer to home.
Trudeau's brownface scandal grows.
The funding cut was announced a week before Afghanistan holds national elections, and in the wake of failed peace talks with the Taliban.
Juul and other manufacturers had hoped to expand to the country, which has one of the highest rates of tobacco use in the world.
After months on the run accused of treason, Ms. Ismail made it to New York. Human rights defenders say she is innocent. Senators are ready to help her.
The country’s health secretary said that government scientists had confirmed one case in the southern province of Lanao del Sur and were looking at another suspected case.
An emboldened independence movement in Pakistan-held Kashmir has the government on edge, emerging as the state tries to rein in anti-India militants.
At least 50 Afghan civilians were killed Thursday, some in a drone strike blamed on the United States and others in a Taliban suicide bombing.
The verdict makes it likely that no one will be held criminally responsible for the 2011 meltdown in Japan, which caused damage that could linger for generations.
Nirmal Purja snapped the photograph of an overcrowded Mount Everest summit while on a quest to climb the 14 tallest mountains in the world in record time.
Tracing China's Twitter trolls.
A documentary concludes that conservatives who deny the sexual enslavement of “comfort women” are “revisionists.” Conservatives interviewed in the film say they were defamed.
The popular horse races — which draw a mix of Cantonese bettors and beer-swilling expats — had until now been largely unhurt by the unrest roiling the city.