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South Korea's Moon urges new US-North denuclearisation talks

South Korea's Moon urges new US-North denuclearisation talks Mon, 04 Mar, 2019

South Korea President Moon Jae-in on Monday urged the US and North Korea to quickly resume denuclearisation talks after their Hanoi summit last week ended without a deal.
Bushfires rage after Australia's hottest summer on record

Bushfires rage after Australia's hottest summer on record Mon, 04 Mar, 2019

Homes have gone up in flames and skies turned blood red as nearly 1,000 firefighters battle dozens of out-of-control blazes in southern Australia in the wake of the nation's warmest summer on record.
Trump, Kim summit collapses amid failure to reach deal

Trump, Kim summit collapses amid failure to reach deal Thu, 28 Feb, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had walked away from a nuclear deal at a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un because of unacceptable North Korean demands to lift punishing U.S.-led sanctions.
President Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam

President Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam Wed, 27 Feb, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump met in Vietnam on Wednesday for a second summit that the United States hopes will persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons in exchange for promises of peace and development.
South Korea seeks 'stakeholder' role as Kim, Trump eye deal to shape peninsula's fate

South Korea seeks 'stakeholder' role as Kim, Trump eye deal to shape peninsula's fate Tue, 26 Feb, 2019

South Korean officials, wary of being left on the sidelines as the leaders of North Korea and the United States seek to clinch a deal that could shape the future of the Korean peninsula, are cautiously carving out a presence at the summit venue.
Trump won't rush North Korea on denuclearization as long as no weapon tests

Trump won't rush North Korea on denuclearization as long as no weapon tests Mon, 25 Feb, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump has said he would be happy as long as North Korea maintains its pause on weapons testing, and he was in no rush to strike a nuclear deal with its leader, Kim Jong Un, when they hold their second summit this week.
Vietnam relishes role as peace maker as it seeks to balance ties

Vietnam relishes role as peace maker as it seeks to balance ties Sun, 24 Feb, 2019

While the leaders of North Korea and the United States debate banishing nuclear bombs from the Korean peninsula, the host of their summit this week, Vietnam, long almost synonymous with war, is relishing its role as a promoter of peace.
Thai king moves to block sister's 'inappropriate' candidacy for PM

Thai king moves to block sister's 'inappropriate' candidacy for PM Fri, 08 Feb, 2019

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Friday moved to block his elder sister's surprise bid to run for prime minister in March, calling her candidacy for a populist opposition party "inappropriate" and unconstitutional.
Philippines vows to crush 'terrorists' after church bombs kill 20

Philippines vows to crush 'terrorists' after church bombs kill 20 Sun, 27 Jan, 2019

The Philippines vowed to destroy those behind twin bombings that killed 20 people during a Sunday church service in the country's restive south, six days after a referendum on autonomy for the mainly Muslim region returned an overwhelming "yes" vote.
Canadian PM fires envoy to China after remarks on Huawei case

Canadian PM fires envoy to China after remarks on Huawei case Sun, 27 Jan, 2019

In an unprecedented move, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday said he had fired his ambassador to China, who prompted a political furor with comments about Huawei's high-profile extradition case.
Total lunar eclipse woos sky watchers

Total lunar eclipse woos sky watchers Mon, 21 Jan, 2019

An unusual set of celestial circumstances came together over Sunday night and the wee hours of Monday for sky watchers in Europe, Africa and the Americas, where the moon was fully obscured before lighting up again with a faint red glow.
Tropical storm's rain, surging seas strike Thai beaches

Tropical storm's rain, surging seas strike Thai beaches Fri, 04 Jan, 2019

Rain, winds and surging seawater buffeted coastal villages and world-famous tourist resorts Friday, as Tropical Storm Pabuk made landfall on southern Thailand's east coast.
Sydney, Hong Kong kick off 2019 parties with dazzling fireworks

Sydney, Hong Kong kick off 2019 parties with dazzling fireworks Tue, 01 Jan, 2019

Sydney and Hong Kong put on stunning fireworks displays to welcome to the New Year, among the first in a wave of celebrations for billions around the world.
Indonesian rescuers use drones, sniffer dogs as tsunami death toll tops 400

Indonesian rescuers use drones, sniffer dogs as tsunami death toll tops 400 Tue, 25 Dec, 2018

Indonesian rescuers on Tuesday used drones and sniffer dogs to search for survivors along the devastated west coast of Java hit by a tsunami that killed at least 429 people, warning more victims are expected to be uncovered as the search expands.

Death toll climbs to 222 in Indonesia tsunami

Death toll climbs to 222 in Indonesia tsunami Sun, 23 Dec, 2018

A tsunami killed at least 222 people and injured hundreds on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra following an underwater landslide believed caused by the erupting Anak Krakatau volcano, officials and media said.
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