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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says U.S. and North Korean officials have held "productive"...
Military mobilization plan triggers political firestorm in South Korea but experts say no chance of...
North Korean table tennis players have arrived in South Korea for an international tournament amid...
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Pompeo: US, N. Korea hold 'productive' talks on war remains

Jul 16, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says U.S. and North Korean officials have held "productive" talks to discuss the return of U.S. service members' remains missing since the Korean War

Pacquiao wins 60th career fight with seventh-round knockout

Jul 15, 2018

Manny Pacquiao clinched his 60th victory with a seventh-round knockout of Argentinian Lucas Matthysse, his first stoppage in nine years

S. Korea probes army plan for troops to control protesters

Jul 15, 2018

Military mobilization plan triggers political firestorm in South Korea but experts say no chance of another coup

North Korean table tennis players arrive in South Korea

Jul 15, 2018

North Korean table tennis players have arrived in South Korea for an international tournament amid an atmosphere of detente between the rivals

Thai soccer players crave food, wait to go home next week

Jul 14, 2018

The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued after being trapped in a flooded cave in northern Thailand are recovering well and are eager to eat their favorite comfort foods after their expected discharge from a hospital next week

Waters rose, turning hour-long cave trip into 18-day ordeal

Jul 14, 2018

Boys rescued from flooded cave didn't know rain was beginning to fall while they were underground and had to scramble for higher ground; a father says the 13 rescued will enter monkhood to honor Thai diver who died

Moon presses Trump, Kim for breakthrough in nuclear talks

Jul 13, 2018

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has urged Trump and Kim to try harder to achieve a breakthrough in their nuclear negotiations, while Trump suggests disarmament will take longer than anyone will like

Indonesia's Aceh carries out public canings despite pledge

Jul 13, 2018

Conservative Indonesian province publicly canes gay couple, others found guilty of violating Shariah law, despite pledging not to carry out the punishment in public

China's June trade with North Korea falls by more than half

Jul 13, 2018

China imports from North Korea plunge by 93 percent in June under U.N. sanctions imposed to stop Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs

US, South Korea hold ceremony to return home war remains

Jul 13, 2018

The United States and South Korea have held a ceremony to return home the remains of two servicemen killed during the 1950-53 Korean War

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Asian shares mostly higher; Japan's Nikkei up on...

Jul 13, 2018

Asian shares mostly higher, led by advance in Japan as yen dips against dollar

Asian markets rebound from trade fears

Jul 12, 2018

Asian stock markets have rebounded following Wall Street's decline amid anxiety over U.S.-Chinese...

World markets tumble as US, China intensify their...

Jul 11, 2018

Global stocks are sharply lower after Beijing hit back at U.S. plans for tariffs on $200 billion...

Stocks tumble as Asia braces for more US tariffs...

Jul 11, 2018

Asian markets tumble as U.S. prepares to hit China with tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese...

Asian markets mirror optimism on Wall Street

Jul 10, 2018

Asian markets are mostly higher as overnight gains on Wall Street as the lack of bad news...