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Vietnam in the eyes of a Cuban artist — a present retrospective

René Mederos' Vietnam posters are being showcased for the first time with modern-day responses from five contemporary Vietnamese artists. 

Bodies of civilians dumped near Philippines city besieged by Islamists

The executions of civilians add to growing fears that subscribers to IS ideology are determined to establish a ...

Cambodia PM repeats warning of war if opposition wins vote

Prime Minister Hun Sen has vowed to stay on after more than three decades in power.
May 26, 2017 | 08:06 am GMT+7

300-kilo war bomb seized while en route for sale in Vietnam

The bomb was unearthed by scavengers in a forest in the central province of Quang Tri.
May 03, 2017 | 11:43 am GMT+7

S.Korean island erects statue commemorating Vietnamese victims of war massacres

Peace activists said around 9,000 Vietnamese civilians were killed in massacres by South Korean troops during the Vietnam War.
April 26, 2017 | 03:04 pm GMT+7

Hundreds flee Mosul fighting as others return to former IS areas

Iraqi forces have taken much of Mosul from the militants who overran the city in June 2014. The military now controls the eastern districts and are making advances in the west.
April 24, 2017 | 04:22 pm GMT+7

Experts blow up 130 US cluster bombs in central Vietnam

Officials say that more than 1,000 unexploded bombs left over from the war still litter the site.
April 16, 2017 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

North Korea 'ready for war' with United States

Pyongyang denounces 'reckless moves' by the U.S., including deploying a Navy strike force to waters around the Korean peninsula.
April 11, 2017 | 02:40 pm GMT+7

UN chief says suspected chemical attack shows 'war crimes' in Syria

At least 72 civilians including 20 children died in the attack on the rebel-held Syrian town of Khan Sheikhun.
April 05, 2017 | 03:37 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese peacekeepers reveal reality of South Sudan conflict

They recall their work in a country where 10-year-old boys know how to fire an AK.
March 27, 2017 | 02:19 pm GMT+7

How much is an Afghan life worth? That depends

'A man in Kandahar may get $4,000 for his damaged car while a woman in Gardez gets $1,000 for her dead child. Civilians deserve better.'
March 20, 2017 | 02:03 pm GMT+7

Syrian war monitor says 465,000 killed in six years of fighting

Among those killed are more than 96,000 civilians, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
March 14, 2017 | 11:09 am GMT+7

The day Vietnam lost a Spratly reef to China

A total of 64 Vietnamese soldiers died defending reefs in the Spratly Archipelago on March 14, 1988, and they lost Gac Ma.
March 14, 2017 | 09:49 am GMT+7

Japanese emperor heads to Vietnam for first time

The emperor Akihito and his wife Michiko are scheduled to visit Hanoi and Hue and meet with families of some of the Japanese soldiers who stayed after WWII.
February 28, 2017 | 02:19 pm GMT+7

Old loves highlight Japan and Vietnam's new bonds

'He promised to come back and pick us up. But he never could.'
February 24, 2017 | 02:33 pm GMT+7