North Korea's Kim Jong Un wants a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump soon to hasten denuclearisation, but a key goal is declaring an end this year to the 1950-53 Korean War, the South's President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday.
Despite warnings about the negative impact from the upstream dams in the Mekong, China appears to be trying to rewrite "rules of the game" on this arterial route.
North Korea will send its athletes to the Winter Olympics in the South, the rivals said on Tuesday (January 9th), after their first formal talks in more than two years following high tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme.
Sports stadiums in Saudi Arabia will open their doors to women to attend football matches for the first time ever on Friday, the government has announced.
A high-level South Korean delegation left on Tuesday (January 9th) for rare talks with North Korea after months of tensions over the North's nuclear weapons programme, with Seoul's chief delegate vowing to work towards improving long-strained ties.
The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) on January 7 held the largest-ever ceremony in Phnom Penh to commemorate the 39th anniversary of the January 7 Victory Day (January 7, 1979) over the genocidal regime of Pol Pot.
While much of the U.S. is in deep freeze, Sydney is smouldering under its most severe heatwave in 80 years.
Blockading Cuba is not the solution, the European Union's foreign policy chief said Wednesday (January 4th) on a trip aimed at strengthening ties with Havana, after Washington tightened restrictions on the island.
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday (January 3rd) welcomed the reopening of a hotline between North and South Korea, and voiced hope for more diplomatic initiatives to end the peninsula's nuclear standoff.
ASEAN’s growth projections look bright but accelerating economic integration is the only way to meet challenges on the horizon, particularly competition in manufacturing from China, says HSBC’s chief ASEAN economist, Joseph Incalcaterra.
Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kuwait, Peru, Poland and the Netherlands formally joined the ranks of the non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday (January 2nd) "to make a difference," the body's president said.
Hong Kong saw in 2018 in spectacular style as the southern Chinese city staged a stunning fireworks display over its famous Victoria Harbour.
From Kung Fu nuns teaching Indian women self defence to freewheeling female students in Pakistan, 2017 was not all about conflicts and bloodsheds.
On Christmas Eve, U.S. President Donald Trump took calls from children, asking them what they wanted most from Santa, and revealing what was on his own wish list.
A fire broke out in an eight-storey fitness centre in the South Korean city of Jecheon on Thursday (December 21st), killing at least 29 people, most of them as they were taking a sauna, a fire station official said.
Cuban President Raul Castro will step down in April 2018 straight after his successor is chosen by a top governing council, according to a vote on Thursday (December 21st) in the island state's National Assembly.
Saudi Arabia will begin issuing tourist visas in the first quarter of 2018, its top tourism official said, a first for the kingdom as it undergoes major economic and social reforms.