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Kader Khan: Veteran Bollywood actor dies at 81

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 16:34
Bollywood star Kader Khan has died in hospital in Canada at the age of 81 following a prolonged illness.

Tokyo car attack: Driver hits New Year's revelers in Harajuku

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 11:34
At least nine people were injured, one seriously, when a car deliberately plowed into crowds celebrating New Year's Eve in a central part of Tokyo, according to police.

Kim Jong Un says North Korea isn't making nukes, warns US on sanctions

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 10:34
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un affirmed his apparent commitment to denuclearization during an annual New Year's address Tuesday, but warned that he may need to pursue "a new way" if the United States continues to make "one-sided demands" of Pyongyang.

Are the wheels coming off China's megaproject?

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 06:32
Kenya is the latest country where China is frantically defusing a public relations storm over President Xi Jinping's signature Belt and Road megaproject.

2 dead, 23 wounded in blast outside Philippines shopping mall

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 06:32
At least two people were killed in an explosion outside a busy shopping mall in the southern Philippines Monday.

Kim Jong Un Fast Facts

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 06:32
Read CNN's Kim Jong Un Fast Facts and learn more about the leader of North Korea.

At least 60 dead after storm Usman hits Philippines

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 06:32
Scores of people have been killed after a powerful storm swept through the Philippines over the weekend.

Junichiro Koizumi Fast Facts

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 06:32
Read CNN's Fast Facts about the life of Junichiro Koizumi, former Japanese prime minister and president of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP).

South Korea bans plastic bags at supermarkets

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 06:32
South Korea is joining a growing list of countries attempting to halt the use of disposable plastic shopping bags.

Philippines' Duterte claims he abused maid as teenager

Mon, 12/31/2018 - 13:24
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has claimed he molested a maid while in high school -- comments his spokesman later said were "made up."

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Mon, 12/31/2018 - 10:21

Kim Jong Un's 2019 game plan for North Korea awaits

Mon, 12/31/2018 - 10:21
Kim Jong Un shocked the world in 2018 by transforming his image from nuclear-armed tyrant to global statesman.

At least 15 killed as Bangladesh election turns violent

Mon, 12/31/2018 - 03:18
At least 15 people were killed in election-related clashes in Bangladesh on Sunday, local police officials told CNN.

Kim Jong Un sends rare letter to South Korean leader after extraordinary year

Mon, 12/31/2018 - 03:18
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sent a personal letter to his South Korean counterpart President Moon Jae-in, expressing a willingness to meet and discuss denuclearization in 2019.

India in 2019: Four things to look out for

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 09:05
This year brought big changes to Indian society. The Supreme Court decriminalized gay sex and scrapped an outdated adultery law, both relics of the colonial past, while the #MeToo movement finally arrived in a country notorious for sexual violence against women.

Beijing building its influence in the Arctic

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 09:05
In its quest to become a global superpower, China has regularly become entangled in territorial disputes with its neighbors, butting up against international law.

Indonesian volcano behind tsunami loses height, volume

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 05:02
Anak Krakatoa, the Indonesia volcano that triggered a deadly tsunami a week ago, has lost two-thirds of its height, a government agency said.

China court orders retrial for Canadian

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 03:00
A Chinese court ordered a retrial Saturday in a case involving a Canadian convicted of drug smuggling after prosecutors claimed new evidence.

Tensions mount as Bangladesh gears up for general election

Sat, 12/29/2018 - 10:48
Bangladeshis vote Sunday on whether to give Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina a record third consecutive term in an election marred by allegations of human rights abuses by her government.

Personal details of North Korean defectors hacked

Fri, 12/28/2018 - 15:35
The personal information of almost 1,000 North Korean defectors has been stolen after hackers targeted an agency which helped them resettle in South Korea.