Government And Politics

Weeping relatives receive bodies of South Korean climbers

Oct 17, 2018

Relatives wept in grief as the bodies of five South Korean mountain climbers arrived home from Nepal where they died in a storm last week

US defense secretary sees the enduring costs of Vietnam War

Oct 17, 2018

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sees first-hand the enduring costs of fighting the Vietnam War

China says interning Muslims brings them into 'modern' world

Oct 17, 2018

China characterized its mass internment of Muslims as bringing into the "modern, civilized" world a destitute people who are easily led astray, a depiction seen as having troubling colonial overtones

China party expels general who killed self, indicts another

Oct 16, 2018

China's ruling Communist Party has expelled a former top general who killed himself during a corruption probe and indicted another on graft charges amid a continuing crackdown on military malfeasance

Mattis: Trump says defense chief's job is '100 percent' safe

Oct 16, 2018

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says President Donald Trump has assured him he is "100 percent" safe in his job

Koreas, US-led UN Command discuss disarming border area

Oct 16, 2018

The rival Koreas and the U.S.-led United Nations Command are meeting to discuss efforts to disarm a joint-controlled military zone in the inter-Korean border under a peace agreement between the Koreas

Koreas agree to break ground on inter-Korean railroad

Oct 15, 2018

Rival Koreas agree to break ground on inter-Korean railroad in high-level talks

The Latest: NKorea-born reporter banned from covering talks

Oct 15, 2018

A South Korean official has expressed regret over a decision to block a North Korean defector-turned reporter from covering high-level talks between the Koreas at a border village

Global stocks mostly slip on continuing global trade worries

Oct 15, 2018

Global stocks are mostly down amid worries about global trade and prospects for economic growth.

Feeling 'vindicated,' Malaysia's Anwar takes lawmaker oath

Oct 15, 2018

Malaysian Prime Minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim has taken his oath as a lawmaker, marking his return to active politics three years after he was imprisoned for sodomy in a charge critics said was politically motivated