Reporter’s Notebook: Escaping Indonesia’s disaster zone

We were told it would be 10 hours. But the drive through the night from Palu to Gorontalo, Indonesia, took 18. As the nearest functioning...

Will China Hack the U.S. Midterms?

President Trump recently accused the Chinese of interfering in American politics ahead of the midterm elections. “They do not want me or us to win...

‘Barbaric to the core’: Brunei brings in gay sex stoning law

Brunei is enacting strict new Islamic laws that make gay sex and adultery punishable by stoning to death, despite fierce global condemnation. The tiny, Muslim-majority kingdom...

Taiwan train accident: 18 killed when carriages derail

Taiwan authorities are investigating what caused a train carrying 366 passengers to derail Sunday in Yilan County, northeastern Taiwan, killing at least 18 people...

India’s sixth biggest city is almost entirely out of water

The floor of the Chembarambakkam reservoir is cracked open, dry and sun-baked. About 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) away, in Chennai, India's sixth largest city, millions...

South Koreans are working themselves to death. Can they get their lives back?

It takes Park Hyun-suk, a widow who lost her husband to gwarosa -- the Korean word for death by overwork -- a long time to...

Kim Jong Un tests ‘high-tech’ weapon in message to the US

North Korea has tested a "newly developed ultramodern" weapon in an event supervised by leader Kim Jong Un, state media said Friday, amid faltering nuclear...

China suspends scientists who claim to have produced first gene-edited babies

China has suspended the research activities of the scientists who claimed to have created the world's first gene-edited babies, state-run Xinhua news reported Thursday. The...

At least 8 climbers dead after snowstorm in Nepal, police say

Eight members of a climbing expedition are dead and another is missing after a snowstorm at Nepal's Mount Gurja, police in the South Asian...

Lion Air victim’s family files suit against Boeing

The parents of Dr. Rio Nanda Putrama, who died in the Indonesia airplane disaster last month that killed all 189 passengers on board, have...

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