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Pakistan denies terror clampdown is result of Indian tensions

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 17:59
Pakistan said it is not bowing to Indian or international pressure as it cracks down on militant groups in the wake of the crisis over Kashmir.

Grab valued at $14 billion after boost from SoftBank

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 15:42
Southeast Asia's most popular ride-hailing company is getting a $1.5 billion cash boost from SoftBank's massive tech fund as it seeks to strengthen its presence across the region.

North Korea food production lowest in more than a decade, UN says

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 13:54
North Korean food production in 2018 fell to its lowest level for over a decade, leaving millions without enough to eat, according to the United Nations.

The Cook Islands is looking for a new, less colonial name

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 09:50
The Cook Islands is searching for a new and less colonial name, ahead of a potential referendum on the issue in the former British possession.

Chinese KFC restaurant dedicated to Communist hero Lei Feng

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 07:48
A KFC branch in China has reinvented itself as a shrine to the Chinese Communist hero Lei Feng, a quasi-mythical figure lauded by Chairman Mao Zedong.

Philippines official says US defense treaty could drag it into a war with China

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 06:48
The Philippines' top defense official has questioned a key treaty with the US over fears it could drag the country into war in the South China Sea.

India denies that Pakistan intercepted one of its submarines

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 23:45
Delhi has denied Pakistan's claim that it intercepted an Indian submarine that attempted to sail into its waters, as the two nations continued to trade barbs after a week of escalating tensions.

Pakistan ready to crack down on UN-listed militant groups' finances

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 14:38
Pakistan will go after the assets and bank accounts of militant groups within its borders and in Pakistani-controlled Kashmir, according to a statement on its Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

US looking into reports Pakistan misused F-16 fighter jets in Kashmir

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 12:35
The US is looking into reports that Pakistan misused American-made F-16 jets during an aerial engagement with India last week that brought the two nuclear armed neighbors to the brink of conflict.

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Tue, 03/05/2019 - 12:35

China's military is going from strength to strength under Xi Jinping

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 09:33
The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has grown and modernized rapidly since China reopened to the world in the 1980s, but under Xi that pace has accelerated with a focus on fighting and winning future wars.

No blue skies in Beijing as Chinese capital chokes on smog during key political meeting

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 08:31
Beijing residents who are putting up with extra security checks and traffic restrictions this week for the annual meeting of the country's lawmakers are doing so without the usual compensation of glorious blue skies.

2011 Japan Earthquake - Tsunami Fast Facts

Tue, 03/05/2019 - 02:26
Read CNN's 2011 Japan Earthquake - Tsunami earthquake and learn more about the disaster that struck Japan in March of 2011.

China reveals case against two Canadians detained in wake of Huawei arrest

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 20:22
The case against the two Canadians detained in the wake of the controversial arrest of a Huawei executive was revealed by China's Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission on Monday.

More than 1,500 live turtles found duct-taped in suitcases

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 18:21
More than 1,500 live exotic turtles have been found wrapped in duct tape and packed into suitcases at an airport in the Philippines.

Trump and Xi could meet this month to end the US-China trade war

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 12:19
US President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping could meet later this month to end the year-long trade war between the two countries.

US, South Korea cancel major war games 'to support diplomatic efforts'

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 10:17
The US and South Korea have canceled major war games that have long been a source of tensions on the Korean Peninsula in order to "support diplomatic efforts" with North Korea.

Exploring China's latest space ambitions

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 09:17
China is planning to send a ground-breaking solar energy plant into space that could provide enough power for every person on Earth with minimal environmental impact, according to experts.

China plans to send a rover to explore Mars next year

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 07:14
China will follow up on its successful mission to the far side of the moon by sending a probe to Mars next year, one of the country's top space scientists said Sunday.

Malaysian PM tells MH370 family member 'we intend to continue' search

Mon, 03/04/2019 - 06:13
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has promised to continue the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, almost five years to the day since it disappeared.