Tiananmen Square massacre: How Beijing turned on its own people

As the sun rose on the morning of June 4, 1989, the Chinese people woke to a country which had changed overnight. For seven weeks...

World War I grenade found in shipment of potatoes headed to Hong Kong

War relics are often discovered in unusual places, but few finds are as unexpected as this one. A German-made grenade from World War I was...

New Zealand Prime Minister says, ‘Our gun laws will change’

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Saturday morning that "our gun laws will change" following the mass shooting at two Christchurch mosques that...

From a golden gun to a bear hug … Saudi Prince’s Asia tour tells...

It's hard to think of anywhere else in the world right now where Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman would get such a...

Sri Lanka reinstates ousted Prime Minister in stunning reversal

Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been reinstated by President Maithripala Sirisena, the man who sacked him two months ago and plunged the...

The message to China behind Singapore’s US F-35 jet plan

They are at the cutting-edge of America's elite stealth jet technology, capable of seamlessly connecting pilots for co-ordinated missions. And now Singapore wants to become...

China’s tech workers burn out mentally and physically in the ‘996’ rat race

Wang Shichang works 12 hours a day, often for six days a week. The newlywed is so busy he says he barely has time...

Malaysia’s royals meet over King Muhammad V’s abdication, state media reports

Malaysia's royal families are understood to have held a meeting to discuss a date to select a new king, after Muhammad V announced his...

Gay and trans soldiers say they were abused in South Korean military

After months of watching the abuse, Park felt he had to act. The South Korean soldier had seen another low-ranking conscript, deemed effeminate and suspected...

Nuclear tyrant or global statesman? Kim Jong Un’s 2019 game plan for North Korea...

Kim Jong Un shocked the world in 2018 by transforming his image from nuclear-armed tyrant to global statesman. So what does he have up his...

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