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Juna Bhujel of Sindupalchowk District, 85 kilometres northeast of Nepal’s capital Kathmandu, lost her daughter-in-law in the Apr. 25, 2015 earthquake. Fortunately, she managed to rescue her two-year-old grandson, who was trapped between her mother’s body and the rubble. Soon after the devastating earthquake, her son, the family’s sole bread-winner, left for Malaysia to seek [R…
02.27 / 21:21
ipsnews.net
South Korea's controversial THAAD missile defense system is one step closer to reality after Lotte International approved a land swap deal with the government Monday, an official with the country's defense ministry…
02.27 / 20:05
cnn.com
by Don Tagala, ABS-CBN News   NEW YORK — Philippine Senator Alan Peter Cayetano is in the US on a mission: to rebuild and repair the somewhat strained Philippine – US relations. “I’m here to communicate to our friends in the US Congress,” said Cayetano. “I got the privilege to quickly meet and greet, and get an [&#…
02.27 / 19:57
balitangamerica.tv
With a questionable land deal and allegations of racism, the scandal is shaping up to be the biggest of Abe's…
02.27 / 18:01
washingtonpost.com
As ASEAN leaders prepare to meet this week, tensions are simmering over China's continued military build up in the South China Sea. Ana P. Santos reports from…
02.27 / 16:03
dw.com
Abu Sayyaf had demanded a $600,000 ransom for the release of Jurgen…
02.27 / 14:51
washingtonpost.com
Euromic, a global provider of DMC services, announced this week that it will expand its network services into Taiwan and South Korea. Get the details…
Two North Korean ministries recruited the Indonesian woman who took part in the operation to kill Kim Jong Nam, South Korea's spy agency said…
02.27 / 13:38
cnn.com
A German man has been beheaded by Abu Sayyaf militants in the southern Philippines after a deadline to pay his ransom passed, the Philippine government has…
02.27 / 13:38
cnn.com
The body of an Indian tech worker shot dead in a Kansas bar last week was due to be repatriated to his family in Hyderabad Monday as investigators sought to determine if it was a hate…
02.27 / 13:38
cnn.com
Amid growing protectionism across the globe, an ASEAN initiative has brought together 16 nations to talk free trade. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the TPP has left a vaccum in the…
02.27 / 10:41
dw.com
South Korea's acting president faces calls for impeachment after refusing to extend a corruption probe into his predecessor. Special investigators want an extension and the chance to question Park Geun-hye in…
02.27 / 10:41
dw.com
Indonesian police have shot dead a suspected militant in the West Java capital of Bandung after setting off a small bomb in a public park. Authorities have said the attack had possible links to the "Islamic…
02.27 / 09:35
dw.com
PetroChina, the country’s biggest listed oil and gas producer, said full-year net income in 2016 fell by as much as 80%, putting it on pace to report a record-low p…
02.27 / 05:49
worldoil.com
Malaysia's health minister says the North Korean leader's estranged brother Kim Jong Nam suffered a "very painful death" after exposure to a nerve agent. Police are confident Kuala Lampur airport is clear of the…
02.27 / 04:12
dw.com
Juvinal Dias has first-hand experience of mistreatment at the hands of a foreign power. Born in 1981 in Tutuala, a village in the far east of Timor-Leste, Dias’ family fled into the jungle following the 1975 invasion by Indonesia. It was during this time, hiding from the Indonesian military, that his eldest sister died of […
02.27 / 04:03
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The USS Carl Vinson’s operation is being mounted amid a sharp escalation in US trade war and military threats against China since the inauguration of T…
02.27 / 03:41
wsws.org
Kim Jong Nam was exposed to a large amount of VX — a banned chemical w…
02.26 / 21:29
washingtonpost.com
Between three GoFundMe pages, thousands of strangers have opened their wallets for the victims. Still, many in India fear last week's shooting shows the U.S. is now a dangerous place for…
02.26 / 20:21
npr.org
Indonesia is the world's fourth-largest coffee producer, exporting more than it consumes. But that's changing, as demand from a rising middle class fuels entrepreneurship and…
02.26 / 19:14
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