South Korea says it may formally protest to China over actions perceived to have been taken in retaliation for Seoul’s decision to allow the deployment of an advanced US missile system on its territory.
South ‘to protest Chinese retaliation over THAAD deployment’
China's only aircraft carrier entered the Taiwan Strait in a highly symbolic show of strength, but Taiwan insisted Wednesday there was no need for panic even as tensions boil over the island's diplomatic status.
China aircraft carrier enters strait; Taiwan warns against 'panic'
Extremist Buddhist nationalists have stopped a Muslim religious ceremony in Myanmar's commercial capital, Yangon, amid an ongoing bloody campaign against Rohingya Muslims in the western state of Rakhine.
Buddhist extremists stop Muslim ceremony in Myanmar
North Korea claims it can test-launch an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of striking the US mainland at any time from any location, saying Washington’s "hostile" policy has forced Pyongyang to develop such missiles.
North Korea capable of hitting US mainland by ICBM: Pyongyang
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to demand international action to address violations of the rights of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, which he said amounted to a "flagrant violation" of the UN Charter.
FM urges UN to address Muslims’ plight in Myanmar
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday that he hoped Moscow, a rival of the Philippines’ traditional ally the United States, would become his country's ally and protector as he toured one of the two Russian warships on a four-day visit to Manila.
Duterte hopes Russia will become Philippines' ally
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has urged the United States not to let bilateral relations move in the wrong direction amid rising diplomatic tensions between the two sides.
Chinese FM urges US to maintain proper direction of ties
A senior Chinese official has reiterated Beijing’s opposition to a US deployment of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system to South Korea.
China reiterates opposition to US deployment of THAAD in South Korea
A man armed with a kitchen knife has stabbed nearly a dozen children at a kindergarten in southern China, wounding at least three of them seriously.
Man stabs 11 children in Chinese kindergarten
Five states in India are set to go to the polls in the next two months, a key test for the administration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi after his controversial currency move.
5 Indian states set to go to polls

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