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BEIJING Chinese President  Xi Jinping called for a peaceful resolution of rising tension on the Korean peninsula in a telephone conversation with US President Donald...

MANILA A leader of a militant group who was directly involved in the kidnap and execution of Canadian and German nationals was among those killed...

HANOI Outrage spread to Vietnam on Wednesday over United Airlines’ handling of a passenger dragged from his seat after it emerged that the 69-year-old US...

MANILA A strong magnitude 6.0-earthquake hit the southern Philippines at dawn on Wednesday, damaging dozens of houses and sending people fleeing into the streets for...

SYDNEY Mass coral bleaching on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef could cost the region more than a million tourists a year and up to Aus$1.0 billion...

ISLAMABAD Sapna Gobia is busy preparing for her wedding in Pakistan in a few weeks. In many ways, her wedding will follow traditions passed down...

SEOUL/TOKYO China and South Korea agreed on Monday to slap tougher sanctions on North Korea if it carries out nuclear or long-range missile tests, a...

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY Cyclonic winds and heavy rain buffeted New Caledonia on Monday, prompting residents of the French South Pacific territory to seek shelter and halt mining...

MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday his order to the military to reinforce areas in the South China Sea controlled by Manila was...

SYDNEY Coral bleached for two consecutive years at Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has “zero prospect” of recovery, scientists warned on Monday, as they confirmed the...