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Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

Aug 13, 2018

The rival Koreas have agreed to hold a third summit between their leaders in Pyongyang sometime in September

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Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430

Aug 13, 2018

The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok has passed 430 and the government is estimating economic losses will exceed several hundred million dollars

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Rival Koreas agree to hold a third summit between their leaders in Pyongyang sometime before the end of September

Aug 13, 2018

Rival Koreas agree to hold a third summit between their leaders in Pyongyang sometime before the end of September

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China newspaper defends Xinjiang Muslim crackdown

Aug 13, 2018

An official Communist Party newspaper is defending China's campaign of pressure against the country's Uighur Muslim minority

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Malaysia's prime minister tells AP he will seek to cancel Chinese-backed infrastructure projects signed by predecessor

Aug 13, 2018

Malaysia's prime minister tells AP he will seek to cancel Chinese-backed infrastructure projects signed by predecessor

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9 people killed in Taiwan nursing home fire; 16 hurt

Aug 13, 2018

A fire at a nursing home in Taiwan has left 9 people dead and 16 injured

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Asian stocks sink as Turkey fears hurt emerging markets

Aug 13, 2018

Asian stocks sink as Turkey's financial turmoil stirs fears of contagion spreading to other emerging markets.

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China expels German student who researched rights lawyers

Aug 13, 2018

China has expelled a German university who conducted research on human rights lawyers detained in a 2015 crackdown

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Ledecky to tackle all 4 distances in Tokyo _ 200 to 1,500

Aug 12, 2018

Katie Ledecky says she plans to swim all four individual races in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics _ 200 through the 1,500.

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Boy only survivor of light plane crash in east Indonesia

Aug 12, 2018

Rescuers in Indonesia say a 12-year-old boy is the only survivor from the crash of a light commercial plane in a mountainous region of the easternmost province of Papua that left eight other passengers dead

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