The Burmese government has pursued more than a dozen rounds of cease-fire talks with the country’s major armed ethnic groups over the past three years but has missed the timetable for achieving a nationwide cease-fire agreement several times.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean defense lawyer for a former top prosecutor accused of performing a lewd act in public says his client has admitted the charge. Kim Soo-chang, former chief prosecutor on southern Jeju Island, resigned earlier this week over the scandal but had denied the
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police have arrested eight suspected members of an online extortion ring accused of blackmailing over 1,000 Hong Kong and Singapore residents after luring them into exposing themselves in front of webcams.
ULAN BATOR, Mongolia (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping is courting public opinion in Mongolia, a country that has often been wary of domination by its massive southern neighbor.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Food Program says it may have to shut down its operations in North Korea by early next year unless it gets more funding from international donors by this autumn.
Canadian PM bans Chinese media from Arctic trip
Sat, Aug 23, 2014 10:52AM UTC
Ex-top prosecutor in South Korea admits lewd acts
Sat, Aug 23, 2014 10:48AM UTC
Philippines targets online extortion ring; arrests 8
Sat, Aug 23, 2014 10:35AM UTC
UN warns its food aid program in NKorea at risk
Sat, Aug 23, 2014 10:16AM UTC
Interpol probes Thailand ‘baby factory’ case
Sat, Aug 23, 2014 10:07AM UTC
Mongolian blogger imprisoned for tweets criticising transport minister
Fri, Aug 22, 2014 3:38PM UTC