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...

With an eye to power and profit, Beijing is building influence in the Arctic

In its quest to become a global superpower, China has regularly become entangled in territorial disputes with its neighbors, butting up against international law. But...

Personal details of North Korean defectors stolen after hackers target resettling agency

The personal information of almost 1,000 North Korean defectors has been stolen after hackers targeted an agency which helped them resettle in South Korea. Officials...

Inside the Japanese town that pays cash for kids

When Katsunori and Kaori Osaka had their first child, they were living in a cramped flat in Nagoya, a city of more than 2...

Freak golf cart accident kills two tourists in Thailand

Two men have died after one of their golf carts rammed the other into a river on a course in northern Thailand. The men, who...

15 trapped miners feared dead in India as flooding thwarts rescue efforts

Nearly two weeks after 15 miners became trapped in an illegal coal mine in northeastern India, rescue efforts to save them have been hampered...

One man found his family safe after Indonesia’s tsunami, while another lost his wife...

Bapu Suwarna had just wrapped up a work meeting at a hotel in Indonesia's Banten province when he heard a sound like thunder and...

China plans new IP law in bid to tackle key Trump trade issue

Beijing is promising new measures to protect foreign companies operating in China, its latest apparent move to mollify US President Donald Trump. The Communist government...

How Indonesia’s tsunami warning system failed its citizens again

The disaster hit without warning. Many of the hundreds of people who died when a tsunami struck the Indonesian coast Saturday night were nowhere near shelter. Quite...

Fears for more tsunamis after hundreds killed in Indonesia

More deadly tsunamis could strike the Indonesian coastline in the coming days, authorities warn, as the volcano which triggered the weekend's devastating wave continues...

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