An outbreak of rubella across Japan is raising concerns, with authorities calling for people to get vaccinated to stem a growing number of cases, local media reported.
U.S. officials published on Tuesday (April 3rd) a list of USD 50 billion in Chinese imports set to be targeted by US tariffs, the latest move in President Donald Trump's simmering trade confrontation with Beijing.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiled, clapped and said he was "deeply moved" by a rare performance by South Korean K-pop stars in Pyongyang, state media reported Monday (April 2nd).
China on Monday (April 2nd) imposed new tariffs on 128 U.S. imports worth USD 3 billion, including fruit and pork, in retaliation to U.S. duties on steel and aluminium, fuelling fears of a trade war.
Russia on Thursday (March 29th) announced a mass expulsion of U.S. diplomats and the closure of the U.S. consulate in Saint Petersburg in retaliation to coordinated moves by Western countries to isolate Moscow in the wake of the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been re-elected for a second term with about 92 per cent of the vote, preliminary results showed on Thursday (March 29), with just over 40 per cent of voters casting ballots.
North and South Korea will hold their first summit in more than a decade on April 27th, South Korean government officials who held high-level talks with their North Korean counterparts on Thursday (March 29th) said.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has visited China at the invitation of President Xi Jinping and reaffirmed his commitment to denuclearisation during their first summit, the two countries’ media said Wednesday.
The United States joined Britain's allies in Europe and around the world Monday (March 26) in expelling scores of suspected Russian spies in response to a nerve agent attack.
At least 53 people were killed by a fire in a shopping mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry said on Monday (March 26).
China unveiled plans on Friday (Mar 23) to impose tariffs on up to USD 3 billion of U.S. imports in retaliation against U.S. tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminium products, as the world's two largest economies stood on the brink of a trade war.
Shading my eyes from the bright sun, I stared into the bomb crater amid the verdant rice paddies. While it had been nearly 50 years since the last American planes riddled the countryside near Danang in central Vietnam, craters still pockmark the land.
The Kremlin said on Wednesday (Mar 21) that a decision by the British ambassador to skip a Russian briefing on the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Britain showed London was unwilling to listen to Moscow's side of the story.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday a three-way summit with North Korea and the United States is possible and that talks should aim for an end to the nuclear threat on the Korean peninsula.
A group of South Korea's K-pop singers will visit Pyongyang from Mar 31, the South said on Tuesday (Mar 20), a reciprocal visit after North Korea sent performers to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Ukrainian pilot falsely accused by Russia of shooting down the MH17 airliner has reportedly taken his own life.
Vladimir Putin cruised to victory in Russia's presidential election on Sunday (Mar 18), giving him at least another six years in power.