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Ecuador grants citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Assange

He became an Ecuadorean citizen on December 12 in an unsuccessful attempt by Ecuador to provide him with diplomatic immunity.

Will Trump’s anti-Muslim tweets destroy US-UK special relationship?

In the short term, the relationship will tremble.

Australia calls for US engagement in region amid China rise

A white paper says 'China is challenging America's position', as Australia calls for U.S. engagement. 
November 23, 2017 | 05:43 pm GMT+7

Trump hails 'great relationship' with self-proclaimed killer Duterte

Trump praised Duterte for his organization of the summits, saying he handled them 'beautifully.'
November 13, 2017 | 03:48 pm GMT+7

Trump praises China's 'highly respected' Xi

'He is a highly respected and powerful representative of his people.'
November 10, 2017 | 08:36 am GMT+7

Trump to talk North Korea, trade with Chinese leader Xi

China has been keen to show the importance it puts on Trump's visit.
November 09, 2017 | 08:53 am GMT+7

N. Korea warns 'instable' Trump against reckless remarks

The North says it now has the ability to launch nuclear strikes on the U.S. mainland.
November 05, 2017 | 05:46 pm GMT+7

Xi places great emphasis on developing relations with Vietnam: Chinese foreign minister

The reappointed Chinese leader will pay Vietnam a state visit while attending the APEC Summit this month.
November 03, 2017 | 10:14 am GMT+7

China's Xi sends rare message to North Korea's Kim

Xi addressed Kim as 'Comrade Chairman.'
November 02, 2017 | 03:36 pm GMT+7

Cuba to make it easier for Cuban Americans to visit

'The U.S. government closes, and Cuba opens.'
October 29, 2017 | 08:50 am GMT+7

US Senate confirms new ambassador to Vietnam

Daniel Kritenbrink is a career diplomat with extensive experience in Asian affairs. 
October 27, 2017 | 10:34 am GMT+7

Trump congratulates Xi after Chinese leader tightens grip on power

'He's a powerful man,' Trump said of Xi.
October 26, 2017 | 08:30 am GMT+7

Pyongyang university needs non-US teachers as travel ban leaves staff shortages

'A number of organizations are unwilling to approve staff to travel.'
October 25, 2017 | 03:17 pm GMT+7

Abe aims at N. Korea after storming to 'super-majority' vote win

'I have renewed my determination to secure people's lives and peaceful living, no matter what,' said Abe.
October 23, 2017 | 04:10 pm GMT+7

Cambodia's Hun Sen renews criticism of United States amid escalating row

Cambodian PM accused the U.S. of double standards, following U.S.'s criticism of arrests of opposition leader. 
October 11, 2017 | 03:41 pm GMT+7