South Korean President Moon faces tough challenges ahead of summit with North Korea’s Kim

Seoul, April 20 The meeting next week between the leaders of the rival Koreas will be the ultimate test of South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s belief that his nation... Read more »

Alabama inmate becomes oldest executed in US modern times

Atmore, April 20 An Alabama inmate convicted of the mail-bomb slaying of a federal judge during a wave of Southern terror in 1989 was executed by lethal injection Thursday,... Read more »

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa cuts short Britain trip to deal with protests at home

Johannesburg, April 20 South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has cut short his visit to Britain by a day to return home to deal with protests in the country’s North... Read more »

Students to walkout across the United States in call for gun reforms

Colorado, April 20 Thousands of students across the United States will mark the 19th anniversary of the massacre at Columbine High School by walking out of classes on Friday,... Read more »

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says Australia will sail in South China Sea

Australia, April 20 Australia’s prime minister said the Australian navy has a “perfect right” to traverse the South China Sea after a media report Friday that the Chinese navy... Read more »

Philippines decries European Parliament’s ‘interference’

Manila, April 20 The Philippines decried what it said was interference in its internal affairs by the European Parliament, which urged the Southeast Asian nation in a resolution to... Read more »

US acting like a “bully” to stifle our scientific development, says China

Beijing, April 20 China today hit out at the US for its protectionist policies by imposing restrictions on its tech firms, like ZTE, in the name of national security... Read more »

Malaysian plane skids off runway in Nepal; close shave for 139 on board

Kathmandu, April 20 All 139 people on board a Malaysian passenger plane had a miraculous escape when the Kuala Lumpur-bound flight skidded off the runway and got stuck in... Read more »