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A Canadian citizen has been sentenced to death in China for producing and trafficking a large amount of methamphetamine, a Chinese court announced Tuesday.
A 33-year-old man in the New Zealand city of Christchurch has been arrested after a package containing a suspected explosive device and ammunition was found at a vacant property, police said.
Emperor Naruhito is ready to ascend the Chrysanthemum Throne. What can Japan expect from its new ruler?
Crown Prince Naruhito, who on Wednesday ascends the Chrysanthemum Throne to become Japan's 126th emperor, has pledged to bring the world's oldest monarchy closer to the people.
In a country whose leadership has little tolerance for open dissent, it is rare to hear Chinese President Xi Jinping praise a student protest against the government.
For centuries, humans have been searching for the Yeti -- and now, in an unceremonious tweet, the Indian Army is claiming to have found evidence of the mythical Himalayan monster.
Read CNN Fast Facts about Naruhito, the 126th Emperor to ascend to Japan's Chrysanthemum Throne.
Japan's 85-year-old monarch was born the son of a deity, but he's retiring as the people's Emperor.
Antonio Guterres has reminded China that its treatment of Uyghurs is still under close watch, during a recent trip to Beijing. Human rights must be fully respected when fighting terrorism, he told Chinese authorities during the weekend's billion-dollar Belt and Road Forum, according to a UN spokesman.
Japan's much-loved Emperor Akihito will stand down Tuesday, becoming the first Japanese monarch to abdicate his post in two centuries.
Indonesia plans to move its capital city from Jakarta, according to the country's planning minister.
When he stands down on Tuesday, Emperor Akihito will become the first Japanese monarch in 200 years to abdicate his post.
Sri Lanka's President told CNN Monday it is "very clear" the Easter Sunday suicide bombers "had obtained training" from ISIS, according to Sri Lankan intelligence services.
Any face covering that "hinders the identification of individuals in a way that threatens national security" is now banned in Sri Lanka, according to a statement from the country's President.
Protesters in Hong Kong have staged their biggest demonstration since the 2014 Occupy protests, against a proposed law they say will make it easier for officials to extradite people to mainland China.
Police in Japan have tightened security around Emperor Akihito's 12-year-old grandson after two knives were found near his school desk.
More than 270 election staff have died from overwork-related illnesses after the world's third biggest democracy hit the polls earlier this month, an election official said.
In Nairobi, Chinese migrants are finding God as they integrate in highly Christian Kenya. But many don't realize that back home the atheist Communist Party is waging a war against religion
Calling burqas "a security risk and a flag of fundamentalism," Sri Lanka's president is banning the garment worn by some Muslim women.
The sister of the suspected ringleader of Sri Lanka's deadly Easter Sunday bombings has told CNN up to 18 of her family members are missing and feared dead since the attacks and subsequent raids.