North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s half-brother was assassinated with a lethal nerve agent manufactured for chemical warfare and listed by the UN as a weapon of mass destruction, Malaysian police said Friday.
The head of Myanmar's most powerful ethnic rebel group has threatened to derail the government's wobbling push for peace as fierce fighting in the country's restive borderlands has reached a critical point.
China has updated list of medicines covered by basic medical insurance schemes, a long-awaited fillip for drugmakers in the world's second-largest drug market where many new drugs have been kept out of patients' reach because of high costs.
Japan has protested to Russia over its plan to boost troop strength on disputed islands, Japan's top government spokesman said on Thursday, the latest move in a territorial row that has overshadowed ties since World War Two.
Senator John McCain, one of President Donald Trump’s harshest critics, made a secret trip to northern Syria to visit US forces stationed there and discuss the campaign for defeating the Islamic State extremists, his office said on Wednesday.
Malaysian police on Wednesday named a North Korean diplomat along with a state airline official who are wanted for questioning over the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader.
Police in Malaysia seek to question a senior official in the North Korean Embassy in the capital, Kuala Lumpur, in connection with the murder of the North Korean leader’s half-brother in the city last week.
The Amnesty International rights group has slammed Australia for rights violations against Aboriginals in the country as well as asylum seekers held off shores, saying indigenous kids are 24 times more likely to be arrested than their non-native peers.