China says N.Korean quake 'suspected explosion', S.Korea says likely natural

The earthquake was detected in Kilju county in North Hamgyong Province, where North Korea's known Punggyeri nuclear site is located.

China follows UN sanctions with bans, limits on fuel products to North Korea

Imports of textiles from North Korea would also be banned immediately.

On an overheating planet, parched nations look to the clouds

'It can be very rough as you get close to some of those clouds.'
02:07 pm GMT+7

More countries could be listed for harsh US travel restrictions

'The goal is to protect Americans until foreign governments do comply with our standards,' said a ...
09:30 am GMT+7

US Senator McCain opposes Obamacare repeal bill, a possible fatal blow

McCain said he couldn't support the bill without knowing its cost, insurance premiums and 'how many ...
09:07 am GMT+7

Uber stripped of London licence, CEO tweets 'pls work w/us'

Uber said it will contest the decision.
08:59 am GMT+7

Human frontiers: How much heat can the body and mind take?

If planet-warming emissions continue to rise at their current pace, three in four people in the ...
September 22, 2017 | 11:00 am GMT+7

The spy who came in from the North

Condemned to death twice for spying, Seo Ok-Ryol spent three decades in prison, most of it in ...
September 22, 2017 | 09:15 am GMT+7

Trump orders new sanctions against N.Korea, Kim calls him 'deranged'

Under Kim, North Korea has launched dozens of missiles as it accelerates a program aimed at ...
September 22, 2017 | 09:06 am GMT+7

Move over malaria: Mosquitoes carrying Zika, dengue may thrive in warmer Africa

Mosquitoes are the menace, and the risk goes beyond malaria.
September 22, 2017 | 09:01 am GMT+7

Islamists lure youngsters in the Philippines with payments, promise of paradise

Teenagers joining ISIS were lured by promises of money, marriage and paradise after death.
September 21, 2017 | 08:30 pm GMT+7

Mob attack, Red Cross crash hamper urgently-needed Rohingya aid

Nine dead as Red Cross Rohingya aid truck crashes in Bangladesh.
September 21, 2017 | 06:33 pm GMT+7

At UN, world leaders confront North Korea crisis

The threat from North Korea's nuclear and missile tests has dominated this year's gathering of ...
September 21, 2017 | 06:29 pm GMT+7

Thousands rally for and against Philippines' Duterte

Both Duterte's critics and supporters took to the street on Thursday. 
September 21, 2017 | 05:44 pm GMT+7

Africa to get state-of-art HIV drugs for $75 a year

The agreement will make the treatment available to 92 poor countries, starting in Africa.
September 21, 2017 | 05:23 pm GMT+7