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China's ambassador to Canada has accused his host government of "Western egotism and white supremacy" over their handling of the case of Huawei executive Meng Hongwei, amid an escalating dispute between Ottawa and Beijing.
India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is pushing to implement affirmative action for economically weaker upper caste individuals, a move which supporters say will help provide jobs for the poor but critics have dismissed as a calculated political ploy ahead of the country's upcoming national elections.
A Japanese tabloid apologized Tuesday for issuing a ranking of women's universities based on the alleged willingness of female students to engage in sex while at drinking parties.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un departed Beijing Wednesday by train, marking an end to his surprise visit to the Chinese capital that comes as Washington and Pyongyang are trying to hammer out the details of a second summit.
The 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled to Thailand to escape her family has been referred by the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) to Australia for possible resettlement as a refugee, Australia's Department of Home Affairs said in a statement to CNN.
A group of prominent North Korean defectors called on the Italian and South Korean governments to provide protection for Pyongyang's former envoy to Italy Wednesday, as his whereabouts remain unknown.
Read CNN's Fast Facts about Malaysia to learn more about the country located in Southeast Asia.
Three years ago, Ganga Limbu could see little future beyond her hometown in eastern Nepal.
An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family and barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel room, saying she feared death at their hands if returned to them, has been released from the airport and is now under the protection of the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and Thai authorities.
At least one person is dead after an oil tanker caught fire south of one of Hong Kong's main islands.
China will face an "unstoppable" population decline over the coming decades, with fewer and fewer workers struggling to support an increasingly aging society, according to a report by a leading state-sponsored Chinese thinktank.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in China for a three-day visit at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Chinese and North Korean state media reported Tuesday.
Malaysia's royal families are understood to have held a meeting to discuss a date to select a new king, after Muhammad V announced his abdication Sunday, state media reports.
It was an extraordinary act of defiance, from two ordinary women who have since been forced into hiding.
A young Saudi woman says she is being detained at Bangkok's main airport after trying to escape from her parents in Kuwait.
When Xi Jinping ascended the stage in the Great Hall of the People in March, officially the most powerful Chinese leader since Mao Zedong, the country's future seemed his to shape.
Self-proclaimed Japanese "Tuna King" and sushi restaurant owner Kiyoshi Kimura paid a record $3.1 million (333.6 million yen) for a giant blue fin tuna at Tokyo's first new year's auction on Saturday.
A former North Korean diplomat who defected in 2016 published an open letter Saturday to Pyongyang's "missing" chargé d'affaires to Italy, Jo Song Gil, suggesting he move to Seoul.
Tropical Storm Pabuk has been downgraded to a depression and has left Thailand, the Thai Meteorological Department announced in a news conference Saturday.
As you read this, a spindly-looking silver robot with a satellite dish for a head is exploring places never seen up close before by humans.