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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Saturday said it was time for a new direction in relations with Cuba, during a landmark visit to the Americas' lone communist-ruled state.
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev arrived in Moscow on Sept. 23 to continue his treatment for suspected heart problems that occurred during a visit to Istanbul, his office said in a statement.
SEOUL - Agence France-Presse
North Korea claimed on Sept. 9 it has successfully tested a nuclear warhead that could be mounted on a missile, drawing condemnation from the South over the "maniacal recklessness" of young ruler Kim Jong-Un
A Chinese court has sentenced defense lawyer Xia Lin to 12 years in prison, his attorney said Sept. 22, the latest blow in a broad crackdown on human rights defenders and activists.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte expressed regret yesterday that a tirade against Barack Obama, in which he called the U.S. leader a “son of a whore,” came across as a personal attack
Kyrgyzstan’s President Almazbek Atambayev took ill due to “potential problems” in Istanbul on Sept. 19 while en route to New York
Explosions rang out yesterday during an hours-long attack on an international charity in Kabul, the latest assault in a wave of violence in the Afghan capital that has killed at least 24 people and wounded dozens
U.S. President Barack Obama moved to restore trade benefits to Myanmar, saying broader sanctions would soon be scrapped as he hosted the country’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the White House on Sept. 14
Several pro-independence candidates won seats in Hong Kong’s legislative election which saw a record turnout of 2.2 million voters in the Chinese-controlled city on Sept.4, a result likely to further strain ties with Communist Party rulers in Beijing
PYEONGTAEK, South Korea – Agence France-Presse
Two huge U.S. bombers flew over South Korea on Sept. 13 in a show of force against the North as a top U.S. envoy said China must help close loopholes in sanctions following Pyongyang’s largest-ever nuclear test
BEIJING - Agence France-Presse
Days after Communist China's founding father Mao Zedong died 40 years ago the problem of what to do with his corpse was becoming increasingly heated -- literally