Government And Politics

Australian nun who irked Philippine leader fights expulsion

May 25, 2018

An Australian nun who irked the Philippine president by joining political rallies has defied an Immigration Bureau order to leave the Philippines and appealed to justice officials to allow her to continue her missionary work for the poor

The Latest: S. Korea PM sad that Trump-Kim summit canceled

May 25, 2018

The prime minister of South Korea is expressing sadness that the planned summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been canceled

Trump balks at North Korea's rhetoric but it has used worse

May 25, 2018

North Korea language was milder than its typical inflammatory, harsh rhetoric but enough for Trump to kill summit

Analysis: After Trump pullout, NKorea changes tune on summit

May 25, 2018

Analysis: Despite Trump's sudden withdrawal, Pyongyang still wants to make summit happen. But should it?

Canceled Trump-Kim summit tests Moon's middleman role

May 25, 2018

President Trump's decision to cancel a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un underscores the delicacy of South Korea's intermediary status as well as credibility questions President Moon Jae-in now faces

Indonesia passes new terror law after attacks using children

May 25, 2018

Indonesia passes a tougher anti-terrorism law, lengthening detention periods and involving the military in counter-terrorism policing, spurred into action by recent bombings that involved children as perpetrators

$28.6 million in cash seized in ex-Malaysia PM's graft probe

May 25, 2018

Malaysian police say the cash stashed in bags at an apartment linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak and seized in a money-laundering investigation amounted to $28.6 million

N. Korea keeps hopes of talks alive after Trump cancellation

May 25, 2018

North Korea said it's still willing to sit for talks with the United States "at any time, at any format" just hours after Trump abruptly canceled his planned summit with Kim Jong Un

Asian shares lower as NKorea cancellation adds uncertainty

May 25, 2018

Asian stock indexes mostly lower as US-North Korean summit adds geopolitical uncertainty

Burkina Faso breaks ties with Taiwan in fresh blow to island

May 24, 2018

Burkina Faso has broken diplomatic ties with Taiwan in the latest blow to the self-ruled island that Beijing has been trying to isolate on the global stage