Politics

The unfortunate case of Malaysia’s prime minister

By Thu, Aug 27, 2015 10:41AM UTC

The feeling that Malaysia is now in an abyss is real. Malaysians fear terrible things are happening to them and their country because of poor leadership. The man who – rightly or wrongly – will be blamed for all of Malaysia’s woes will unfortunately be the current prime minister.

Japan says PM will not attend military parade in China

By Mon, Aug 24, 2015 5:45PM UTC

TOKYO (AP) — A top government spokesman says Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will not attend a military parade in China next week to commemorate the end of World War II.

Talks between rival Koreas stretch into third day

By Mon, Aug 24, 2015 12:00PM UTC

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — South Korea’s president says anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts will continue unless North Korea apologizes for planting land mines that Seoul says maimed two South Korean soldiers.

India, Pakistan blame each other for cancellation of talks

By Mon, Aug 24, 2015 3:10AM UTC

NEW DELHI (AP) — India and Pakistan are blaming each other for the cancellation of talks between their national security advisers, with the rivals squabbling over the meeting’s agenda.

The latest on the tensions on the Korean Peninsula

By Sat, Aug 22, 2015 3:23PM UTC

South Korean officials say they will hold talks with officials from North Korea on Saturday in a bid to defuse tensions.

The meeting will take place at the border village of Panmunjom at 6 p.m. Seoul time (0900 GMT), which is 30 minutes after the deadline set by Pyongyang for Seoul to to dismantle loudspeakers broadcasting anti-North Korean propaganda.

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