The new UN envoy for Myanmar has told authorities in her first visit to the country that those behind atrocities and attacks against persecuted Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state “must be held accountable.”
New UN envoy calls for 'genuine reconciliation' in Myanmar
The administration of US President Donald Trump is intensifying its rhetoric against China’s trade practices, accusing Beijing of waging a systematic campaign of “economic aggression” that threatens US and global economic security.
White House: China's 'economic aggression' is threat to US, world
Taliban militants killed 30 Afghan soldiers and captured a military base in the western province of Badghis on Wednesday, the provincial governor said, their first major attack since a cease-fire for the Eid al-Fitr holiday. The three-day Taliban cease-fire ended on Sunday.
Taliban kill 30 Afghan soldiers after cease-fire
US President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods and China warned it would retaliate, in a rapid escalation of the trade conflict between the world's two biggest economies.
China slams US 'blackmailing' after Trump’s new tariffs threat
North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in the Chinese capital of Beijing for talks with President Xi Jinping and is likely to brief President Xi on his summit last week with US President Donald Trump.
North Korean leader in China after summit with US
Japan’s two largest airlines have changed the word “Taiwan” on their Chinese-language websites to “China Taiwan,” in a minor overture toward Beijing, which considers the self-ruled Taiwan as part of its territory.
Japan airlines list Taiwan as China territory on Chinese websites
A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Osaka, Japan’s second-biggest metropolis, early on Monday morning, killing three people, halting factory lines in a key industrial area and bursting water mains, government officials and broadcaster NHK said.
Three dead, 200 wounded as powerful quake jolts Japan’s second-biggest metropolis
A suicide attack in restive eastern Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least 18 people in a crowd celebrating the Eid al-Fitr holiday, the second assault in as many days to mar an unprecedented cease-fire.
Taliban say cease-fire will not be extended
Russia’s energy giant Gazprom says it is moving closer to an ambitious scheme that envisages the development of several Iranian gas projects, including one that involves a state-of-the art technology to liquefy natural gas for exports to overseas markets.
Gazprom says ready to start major gas projects in Iran
US can exit from the Iran Deal, but Washington's pressure on Beijing cannot affect China-Iran relations, a Chinese analyst said here on Saturday.
China working with Iran despite US pressures: Chinese analyst

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