International Relations

UN expert: N.Korea nuclear talks should include human rights

Jan 11, 2019

A U.N. rights investigator says negotiations on North Korea's denuclearization must also include its abysmal human rights situation

Taiwan leader appoints new premier following election loss

Jan 11, 2019

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has appointed a close political ally as premier during a Cabinet reshuffle following the ruling Democratic Progressive Party's heavy losses in local elections

Australia praises Thai move on Saudi, concerned about player

Jan 11, 2019

Australia's foreign minister has praised Thailand for its handling of a young Saudi woman who fled her family to seek asylum in Australia, but also reminded it of continuing concern about a Bahraini soccer player who remains in Thai detention

Afghan adviser in China amid push for 'long-term stability'

Jan 10, 2019

Afghanistan's national security adviser is visiting Beijing as his beleaguered nation seeks help in ending its 17-year-old war with the Taliban

South Korean leader urges bolder steps from North Korea, US

Jan 10, 2019

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has urged North Korea to take firmer disarmament measures and the U.S. to reward them

Kim looking to 'achieve results' in 2nd summit with Trump

Jan 10, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly told the leader of his only major ally, China, that he wants to "achieve results" on the nuclear standoff on the Korean Peninsula during a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump

The Latest: Kim reportedly committed to summit with Trump

Jan 10, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told Chinese President Xi Jinping during Kim's recent visit to Beijing that he was committed to setting up a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump

Australia considering resettlement for fleeing Saudi woman

Jan 9, 2019

A Saudi woman who fled her family, alleging abuse, has moved a step closer to her goal of gaining asylum in Australia after a U.N. agency granted her refugee status

S. Korea orders seizure of Japan assets over forced labor

Jan 9, 2019

A South Korean court says it has ordered the seizure of local assets of a Japanese company after it refused to compensate several wartime forced laborers

Chinese premier meets with Tesla's Musk as trade talks end

Jan 9, 2019

Chinese premier meets with Tesla's Musk as trade talks with US end