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Hong Kong police call protesters 'illegal, irrational and 2019-06-22 01:50:00Hong Kong police on Saturday condemned protesters that surrounded its headquarters as "illegal, irrational and unreasonable" as tensions over the ci

Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree, and Fitbit 2019-06-21 08:41:00Apple, Keurig, Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree and Fitbit have joined other companies in filing letters of opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U

'We need to stay here:' Hong Kong protesters 2019-06-21 01:06:00Protesters in Hong Kong on Friday again hit the streets to press the city's leader to resign — just three days after she vowed to finish her te

Gold prices ease after earlier spike above $1,400 2019-06-20 23:23:00Gold prices hit their highest levels in nearly six years on Friday, buoyed by expectations of easier monetary policy in the U.S.

Asia markets mixed as geopolitical tensions linger 2019-06-20 19:49:00Stocks in Asia were mixed on Friday as tensions in the Middle East continue to linger.

China's Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea on 2019-06-20 00:55:00China's President Xi Jinping arrived in Pyongyang on Thursday morning for a state visit to North Korea — the first by a Chinese state leader in

Waymo just signed a deal to make self-driving 2019-06-19 22:24:00It's the first agreement Waymo has signed to provide its technology and services to automakers working to build their own self-driving cars.

China shares jump as Fed hints at rate 2019-06-19 19:47:00The Fed left interest rates unchanged at its monetary policy meeting, and said it would "act as appropriate" to sustain the economy.

Ahead of a visit to North Korea, China's 2019-06-19 05:20:00President Xi Jinping's visit to North Korea this week will mark the first time in 14 years that a Chinese leader is visiting the reclusive country.

Firms may consider moving out of Hong Kong 2019-06-18 22:30:00Signs of companies moving out of Hong Kong have emerged, members of the business community say after massive protests in the city.

Chinese shares rise amid positive US-China trade development; 2019-06-18 19:50:00Stocks in Asia rose on Wednesday following positive developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front.

Hong Kong's leader says she's committed to finishing 2019-06-18 04:40:00Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she is committed to completing her term despite massive protests calling for her resignation.

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Erdogan Election Loss of Istanbul a Game Changer? New! 2019-06-25 04:45:43Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suffered an unprecedented election defeat when his political rivals won control of his home city of Istanbul Su

Nanotechnology Creates Hope for Cheap Desalination Process New! 2019-06-25 04:38:21It may be that the two major challenges to humanity's future both involve water. When it comes to climate change, melting glaciers and sea level rise

Palestinians Boycott US Mideast Conference New! 2019-06-25 04:34:42Palestinians and their supporters reject US economic plan for the region

Latest US Sanctions Target Iran's Supreme Leader New! 2019-06-25 04:32:17After pulling back from a strike on Iran, US President Donald Trump signed a new round of sanctions and says he wants deal with Tehran

Trump Imposes New Iran Sanctions Targeting Khamenei New! 2019-06-25 03:20:20US leader calls action a 'strong and proportionate' response to last week's Iranian shoot-down of a US drone

US Public Might Not Be Told About Foreign New! 2019-06-25 00:32:41Senior officials warn of 'hard choices' and they brace for Russia, Iran, China and others to target US voters and voting systems

US Treasury Inspector to Look Into Delay of New! 2019-06-25 00:14:25Senator Chuck Schumer says Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's explanation for the delay lacked credibility

Brazil's Bolsonaro to Meet China's Xi for First New! 2019-06-25 00:13:57Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right firebrand, has softened his stance on Brazil's largest trading partner since taking office in January and will meet with

Italian Mafia Don Escapes From Uruguayan Prison New! 2019-06-24 23:20:06A member of the Ndrangheta or Calabrian cartel, Morabito has been one of Italy's most-wanted fugitives since 1994

What's an Advanced Russian Warship Doing in Havana New! 2019-06-24 23:03:45Questions and answers on the Admiral Gorshkov, an advanced Russian warship that arrived in Havana harbor and now sits at the dock used until this mont

Sudan's Military Sidesteps Proposal for Civilian Rule 2019-06-24 18:42:58Sudan's military rulers refuse to agree to Ethiopian proposal for power-sharing agreement with country's pro-democracy movement

American Sentenced to 12 Years in Vietnamese Prison 2019-06-24 17:45:26Michael Nguyen will be deported to the US after he finishes his 12-year sentence, his lawyer says

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Cambodia charges Chinese nationals over deadly building collapse New! 2019-06-25 04:56:35PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - A Cambodian court charged seven people on Tuesday (June 25), including five Chinese nationals, with involuntary manslaught

Cafe Del Mar coming soon to Bali New! 2019-06-25 03:19:14Europe's Ibiza-based sunset bar Cafe del Mar is set to open in Bali this August. Located in Canggu, the brand which was founded in Ibiza's Sant Ant

Singapore PM Lee hopes Trump-Xi meeting will rekindle New! 2019-06-25 02:37:47Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday said he hoped the highly anticipated meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping on t

Man killed by pet python in West Java New! 2019-06-25 02:02:17A 42-year old man, identified as Jana, died tragically last Friday "at the hands" of his own 3-metre-long pet python, which strangled him to death i

West Kalimantan school uses Google Maps to determine New! 2019-06-25 01:40:34State high school SMAN 1 Putussibau in Kapuas Hulu regency, West Kalimantan, is using Google Maps to comply with the Education and Culture Ministry's

141 hectares of savanna ablaze on Mount Rinjani New! 2019-06-25 00:43:26A vast area of savanna in Mount Rinjani National Park in Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara has been engulfed by fire since Sunday evening, with authorities y

Cashless payment remains low in Vietnam New! 2019-06-25 00:10:31Hanoi - The ratio of cashless payments in Vietnam remains low at only 11.49 per cent of total means of payment, according to a recent report from the

Myanmar blackout may be cover for gross human New! 2019-06-24 23:33:01Lee, an independent expert who reports to the UN Human Rights Council on human rights in Myanmar, said nine townships had been blacked out, with no me

2 popular waterfalls in Phang Nga closed to New! 2019-06-24 22:47:17A national park in Phang Nga has indefinitely closed two waterfalls in the park in Thay Muang district following two days of heavy rains and more expe

US man jailed for 12 years in Vietnam New! 2019-06-24 22:20:13A court in Vietnam on Monday sentenced a US citizen to 12 years in prison after finding him guilty of "attempting to overthrow the state" in a trial

Cambodia building collapse: two survivors pulled from Chinese-owned 2019-06-24 22:17:33Rescuers on Monday found two survivors in the rubble of a Chinese-owned building two days after it collapsed in Cambodia, killing at least 28 workers

Motorcycle taxi riders and cabbies in Bangkok petition 2019-06-24 21:24:29Thirty representatives of Thai motorcycle-taxi riders on Monday petitioned the Department of Land Transport (DLT), calling for remedial measures from

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Israel will do 'everything' to stop Iran going 2019-06-24 13:34:21

US, allies urge Iran diplomacy as Pompeo seeks 2019-06-24 12:46:06

Trump signs executive order imposing fresh 'hard-hitting' sanctions 2019-06-24 12:33:15Donald Trump has signed an executive order, which he said, will impose a "hard-hitting" sanction on Iran and it will deny the Iranian Supreme Leader

US pushes Palestinian economic plan amid doubts, hostility 2019-06-24 11:24:04The Trump administration is ploughing ahead with a $50 billion economic proposal to aid the Palestinians and hopes it'll drive a much-anticipated but

Mike Pompeo in Saudi Arabia, Iran threatens more 2019-06-24 08:18:07US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks with the Saudi king and crown prince after days of mounting tensions with Iran. Iran's naval commander,

Russia says new US sanctions on Iran are 2019-06-24 08:00:11Russia on Monday denounced as "illegal" new economic sanctions that the United States is preparing to impose on Iran. "We consider these sanctions

Three months on, landless IS still a threat 2019-06-24 07:14:50The Islamic State group may have lost its "caliphate", but 3 months later, experts have warned the jihadists are still attacking fighters and fields

Pompeo meets Saudi king on Iran crisis 2019-06-24 06:17:33

Turkey's opposition strikes blow to Erdogan with Istanbul 2019-06-24 06:12:11Ekrem Imamoglu of the secularist Republican People’s Party (CHP) secured 54.21% of votes, the head of the High Election Board announced on Monda

Ekrem Imamoglu: Turkey's rising political star 2019-06-24 05:07:35Softly-spoken football fan Ekrem Imamoglu has emerged from relative obscurity to win Turkey's biggest city -- twice -- as the new figurehead of the c

Mike Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia for Iran 2019-06-24 03:11:27​Pompeo is expected to meet in the Red Sea city of Jeddah with King Salman and the powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, before flying for

Explainer: Can Trump's Mideast plan pave way for 2019-06-24 03:04:39Kushner and Trump's Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt are seeking a deal that could unlock prosperity for the Palestinians and security for Israel.

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