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    UN slaps new sanctions on North Korea

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:35am on December 23, 2017

    With China's backing, the UN Security Council on Friday slapped new sanctions on North Korea that will restrict oil supplies vital for Pyongyang's missile and...

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    UN to vote on new North Korea sanctions targeting oil

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:25pm on December 22, 2017

    The UN Security Council will vote Friday on a US-drafted resolution ramping up sanctions on North Korea by restricting oil supplies...

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    Fire in South Korean fitness centre kills at least 16

    Reuters | Updated at 05:30pm on December 21, 2017

    A fire broke out in an eight-storey fitness centre in the scenic South Korean city of Jecheon on Thursday, killing at least 16 people, most...

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    North Korean soldier defects to the South

    Reuters | Updated at 09:20am on December 21, 2017

    South Korean guards fired up to 20 warning shots at North Korean troops searching for a soldier who had defected on Thursday, Yonhap news agency...

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    India, China to hold talks on disputed borders

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:32am on December 21, 2017

    India announced Wednesday it would host China for another round of talks on long-running border disputes, the first since they defused one of their worst...

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    China condemns US 'Cold War mentality'

    BBC | Updated at 07:29pm on December 19, 2017

    China has condemned the ‘Cold War mentality’ of the White House after the publication of a new US national security policy. The document labels China...

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    Putin thanks Trump for help in foiling attack plot

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 01:15am on December 18, 2017

    Russian president Vladimir Putin thanked his US counterpart Donald Trump on Sunday for the CIA’s help in thwarting a plot to attack the city of...

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    Experts for bringing rackets in Dhaka, KL to book

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:05am on December 18, 2017

    Migration experts and migrants’ rights activists have called for finding out the human trafficking rackets involved in trafficking Bangladeshis to Malaysia with tourist and other...

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    Strong quake hits Indonesia’s Java, at least two dead

    Reuters | Updated at 02:17am on December 16, 2017

    A powerful magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck the island of Java in Indonesia just before midnight on Friday, with authorities reporting two deaths and...

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    Dalai Lama turns to iPhone to spread app-iness

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 05:21pm on December 15, 2017

    He already has millions of Twitter followers and has spoken of the wonders of new technology. Now the Dalai Lama has launched a new iPhone...