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U.S. flies bombers over Korea as Trump discusses options

SEOUL/WASHINGTON - The U.S. military flew two strategic bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force late on Tuesday, as President Donald...

North Korea hackers stole South Korea-U.S. military plans

North Korean hackers may have stolen a large amount of classified military documents, including the latest South Korea-U.S. wartime operational plan, a South Korean...

Kim Jong Un praises nuclear program, promotes sister to center of...

SEOUL  - North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un said his nuclear weapons were a "powerful deterrent" that guaranteed its sovereignty, state media reported on...

Japanese Reporter Dies after logging 159 hours of overtime a month.

Japan has again been forced to confront its work culture after labour inspectors ruled that the death of a 31-year-old journalist at the country’s public broadcaster, NHK,...

Rush Hour Stampede in Mumbai kills at least 22 People

MUMBAI, India — A stampede broke out on a crowded pedestrian bridge connecting two railway stations in Mumbai during the Friday morning rush, killing...

USS John S McCain did not send out automatic identification signals.

A US warship involved in a collision with a Liberian-flagged oil tanker in Singapore waters did not send out signals about its movements, Singapore authorities said...

Nepal names 3-year-old as new ‘living goddess’

KATHMANDU: A three-year-old girl has been named the new Kumari of Nepal's capital Kathmandu after her predecessor retired when she reached puberty, continuing an...

U.S. student held in North Korea died of lack of oxygen

An American student who had been imprisoned in North Korea for 17 months died from lack of oxygen and blood to the brain, an Ohio coroner said on...

North Korea appears to bolster defenses after U.S. bombers flies over...

SEOUL/BEIJING - North Korea appears to have boosted defenses on its east coast, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency said on Tuesday, after the North...

North Korea accuses U.S. of declaring war

UNITED NATIONS/BEIJING/SEOUL - North Korea’s foreign minister said on Monday that President Donald Trump had declared war on North Korea and that Pyongyang reserves...

North Korea detonates its sixth and most powerful nuclear test yet

SEOUL Korea - North Korea detonated its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sunday, Japan and South Korea said, hours after Pyongyang said...

Death toll in Mumbai building collapse rises to 33

MUMBAI (India) - Rescuers in India’s financial capital sifted rubble on Friday in a desperate search for survivors of the collapse of a 117-year-old condemned building, as...

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