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Another Trump-Kim summit may be good for diplomacy, 2019-01-18 02:35:00"The two leaders will probably need multiple summits before major progress on resolving long-standing grievances can be made," according to Fitch So

A string of encouraging signals is making investors 2019-01-18 01:16:00The growing likelihood of even a limited trade deal between China and the United States combined with a ramp-up in stimulus by Beijing are making some

Fears of excessive debt drive more countries to 2019-01-17 23:55:00In recent months, countries such as Pakistan, Malaysia, Myanmar and Sierra Leone have either canceled or backed away from previously negotiated commit

Qatar-based BeIN Sports steps up piracy fight against 2019-01-17 06:53:00BeIN Sports has accused the rival broadcaster of brazenly stealing its sports content.

Former Irish PM: No-deal Brexit will mean 'psychological 2019-01-16 23:57:00A U.K. withdrawal from the European bloc without trade agreements could spell trouble for the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, said former Ir

Singapore's December exports fall 8.5 percent in its 2019-01-16 21:51:00Singapore's exports recorded their worst decline in more than two years in December as shipments of electronics and pharmaceuticals plunged, official

Investors have for decades seen Japan as exceptional. 2019-01-16 21:33:00A decades-old way of categorizing and analyzing Asian economies and equities that puts Japan in a class of its own is fast losing relevance, experts s

Global tension is hampering our ability to fight 2019-01-16 04:39:00A rising risk of political confrontations between major powers is hindering solutions to challenges like climate change and cyberattacks, a new report

UK's Labour wants an election — but a 2019-01-15 22:22:00Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is hoping for an election, but some Labour politicians believe a second referendum could be more likely.

Chinese automaker GAC motor delays plans to sell 2019-01-14 16:24:00Chinese automaker GAC Motor, which originally planned to start selling vehicles in the U.S. by late 2019, says it now plans to begin sales in first ha

'Bloodbath' may be coming to Nissan as key 2019-01-14 07:06:00Jose Munoz, who had been a contender as Nissan CEO, has resigned after the company put him on leave and reassigned him to work on an internal investig

Malaysian finance minister: It's 'reasonable' to ask Goldman 2019-01-14 01:29:00Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said Monday that the $7.5 billion the country is seeking from U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs over the 1MDB

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China Expected to Report Slowest Growth in 28 2019-01-20 04:02:02China is expected to report Monday that economic growth cooled to its slowest in 28 years in 2018 amid weakening domestic demand and bruising U.S. tar

Australia’s Climate Stance Still Fuels Friction With Neighbors 2019-01-20 03:00:55Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has wrapped up a three-day trip to the South Pacific to reassure vulnerable island nations that Canberra is s

These CEOs, Foreign-Born and Women, Create Thriving Tech 2019-01-19 21:16:00Home to Apple, Facebook and Google, Silicon Valley is an American economic powerhouse, producing technology companies with global influence. But behin

Trump: US 'Made a Lot of Progress' With 2019-01-19 16:35:20U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday that he had an "incredible" meeting with North Korean nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol and

Trump Says a Deal 'Could Very Well Happen' 2019-01-19 12:54:47U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday progress is being made toward a trade deal with China and denied that he was considering lifting tariffs

‘Don’t cry’: Serena Consoles Australian Open Foe; Halep 2019-01-19 10:41:07It was all a bit overwhelming for the latest opponent who could do nothing to slow Serena Williams at the Australian Open. So Dayana Yastremska, an 18

As US-China Relations Cool, Iowa Farmers Hope History 2019-01-19 05:00:09The trade war between Washington and Beijing is hurting farmers who grow huge amounts of soybeans in Iowa for export to the massive Chinese market.

Iowa Farmers Hope Warm Relations With Chinese Will 2019-01-19 05:00:00Iowa soybean farmers are among those being hurt by the trade war between Washington and Beijing. As the nations accuse each other of unfair trade prac

Australian Minister for Women to Leave Politics at 2019-01-19 03:41:47Australia’s Minister for Women Kelly O’Dwyer said Saturday she will quit politics for personal reasons at this year’s election, addi

Records Fall as Australia Sweats Through Heat Wave 2019-01-19 03:23:17With temperatures of 48 Celsius (118 Fahrenheit) in the New South Wales outback, records are falling as an extreme heat wave grips eastern Australia.&

Carter Urges Trump to Gather Advisers on China 2019-01-18 20:45:14Jimmy Carter said Friday he believes President Donald Trump would benefit from a few behind-the-scenes advisers who could help improve U.S. relations

Second Trump-Kim Summit Planned for Late February 2019-01-18 14:14:37The White House has announced that a second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be held at the end of

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Indian man killed by lion after scaling zoo New! 2019-01-21 03:34:49An Indian man was mauled to death by a lion after he scaled the wall of a zoo in northern Punjab state, officials said Monday. The man climbed the 20

Single minded: Forget marriage, South Koreans aren't even New! 2019-01-21 03:34:00It's the dreaded question single South Koreans find themselves fielding from relatives, friends, colleagues and even strangers on a regular basis: "

2 Hongkongers rescued in Japan after ski trip New! 2019-01-21 02:26:00Two troubled skiers from Hong Kong were rescued at a popular Japanese ski destination after taking shelter against the elements overnight in a snow ho

Windless Bangkok strangles in smog, but forecast improves New! 2019-01-21 00:56:28Bangkok's air pollution crisis worsened on Monday as predicted, with 23 locations along main roads and 16 other areas reporting unsafe levels of PM2.

Indonesian minivan driver reportedly dies of durian overconsumption New! 2019-01-20 23:43:41A public minivan driver was found dead in Curug, Tangerang, on Saturday and the police suspected the cause was durian overconsumption. South Tangeran

China's ancestry tourism claims Lee Kuan Yew, snubs New! 2019-01-20 22:12:31Inside an ordinary ancestral shrine in a village in southern China, where locals pay respects to their forebears, hang photographs of two unusual figu

'Holiday quickie?' Singaporeans and Hongkongers know how to New! 2019-01-20 21:57:00Budget airline AirAsia has launched a cheeky campaign based on the idea of the "Holiday Quickie". It sounds a little risque, but the branding team i

Video of Indonesian nuns joining Islamic pop music New! 2019-01-20 21:30:14A video showing nuns singing with a qasidah (Islamic pop music) group went viral over the weekend, with netizens praising it as a heart-warming exampl

'Call me BTP, not Ahok,' says former Jakarta New! 2019-01-20 21:03:18Former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama has hinted at the entirely different person he has grown into during his time in prison, even asking hi

Palu earthquake victims suffer food poisoning at shelter New! 2019-01-20 20:55:00Dozens of people from Kabonena and Tipo subdistricts in Palu, Central Sulawesi, who were displaced by a recent earthquake, have been hospitalised for

Bangladesh 'Tree Man' returns to hospital as condition New! 2019-01-20 20:40:20DHAKA, Bangladesh - A Bangladeshi father dubbed "Tree Man" for the bark-like growths on his body returned to hospital on Sunday (Jan 20) after

Thai Election: Can Shinawatras keep it in the 2019-01-20 13:08:10Will it be on March 10? Or March 24? After May 7, maybe? The guessing game on when Thailand's dithering military junta will hold long-delayed electi