International Relations

Global markets stabilize as Turkey jitters ease

Aug 14, 2018

Most global stock markets have steadied as worries subside over Turkey's currency crisis and its potential impact on other countries.

US Olympian Katie Ledecky gives swim tips to Tokyo students

Aug 14, 2018

U.S. gold medalist swimmer Katie Ledecky has given swimming tips to Japanese elementary and junior high school students in Tokyo

Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges

Aug 14, 2018

Just months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity, China's president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges

Philippine president to visit Israel, meet Netanyahu

Aug 13, 2018

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte has accepted an invitation to visit Israel next month in a sign of improving ties, which hit a sore spot early in his presidency when he compared his bloody anti-drug crackdown to Hitler and the Holocaust

The Latest: Rival Koreas to meet in Pyongyang; date not set

Aug 13, 2018

The rival Koreas have agreed to hold a third summit between their leaders in Pyongyang sometime before the end of September

Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

Aug 13, 2018

The rival Koreas have agreed to hold a third summit between their leaders in Pyongyang sometime in September

Rival Koreas agree to hold a third summit between their leaders in Pyongyang sometime before the end of September

Aug 13, 2018

Rival Koreas agree to hold a third summit between their leaders in Pyongyang sometime before the end of September

Asian stocks sink as Turkey fears hurt emerging markets

Aug 13, 2018

Asian stocks sink as Turkey's financial turmoil stirs fears of contagion spreading to other emerging markets.

Japan checking report of Japanese man held in North Korea

Aug 11, 2018

Japan says it is looking into reports of a Japanese citizen taken into custody this month in North Korea

Taiwan's Tsai travels in face of China diplomatic onslaught

Aug 11, 2018

When Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen departs Sunday for Latin America, she'll be traveling to a region she's already visited three times in two years