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October 18, 2017 8:27 PM For Clues To China's Crackdown On Public Expression, Look To Its Economy

For Clues To China's Crackdown On Public Expression, Look To Its Economy On a sunny Tuesday afternoon in September, Liang Xiaojun received a knock on the door. "There were 15 of them: national security police, regular police, justice bureau folks," he remembers. Liang is a human rights lawyer in Beijing, an endangered species since 2015, when China's 12

October 17, 2017 2:06 AM North Korea warns that nuclear war could ‘break out any moment’

Artillery fires during North Korea's 'largest-ever' artillery drill marking the 85th anniversary of the establishment of the Korean People's Army (KPA) on April 25, 2017. — Reuters pic NEW YORK, Oct 17 — North Korea warned that a nuclear war “may break out any moment” as the US and South Korea began one of the largest joint naval drills off both the east and west coasts 60

September 17, 2017 9:12 AM Anifah: Malaysia's foreign policy is clear and consistent

KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman said that Malaysia's foreign policy is clear and consistent and continues to pursue an independent, principled and pragmatic foreign policy. "The conduct of Malaysia's foreign policy will continue to be guided by the principles of respect for independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity and non–interference 24

September 9, 2017 5:26 PM The Latest: Hurricane Irma damages crops in eastern Cuba

Cuban officials say Hurricane Irma has damaged crops in the rural eastern part of the country. Civil Defense official Gergorio Torres tells reporters that authorities are still trying to tally the extent of the damage in Las Tunas province and nearby areas. He said damage seems to have been concentrated in infrastructure for crops including bananas 32

September 3, 2017 11:04 PM Gibson: Let authorities decide if consul’s killing and MH370 are linked

The independent investigator said he was deeply saddened by news of Zahid Raza’s death and was concerned for his own safety. — Picture by Malay MailPETALING JAYA, Sept 4 — Speculating on the assassination of Malaysian Honorary Consul to the Republic of Madagascar Houssenaly Zahid Raza and its connection to missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 does nothing 127

August 28, 2017 6:30 PM Texas officials say at least eight dead as Harvey flooding continues

HOUSTON — Rain pelted this battered city anew Monday as emergency teams — aided by a growing contingent of citizen-rescuers — plunged into waist-deep water seeking people stranded by devastating, historic flooding in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Officials in Texas said Monday afternoon that at least eight people appear to have died as a result of the storm 25

August 2, 2017 3:01 AM China Opens First Overseas Base In Djibouti

The base will be used to resupply navy ships taking part in peacekeeping and humanitarian missions [File:Reuters] China has formally opened its first overseas military base in Djibouti with a flag raising ceremony and military parade. More than 300 people attended Tuesday's ceremony, including deputy Chinese naval commander Tian Zhong and Djibouti's 19

July 21, 2017 4:49 AM Strong quake off Turkish and Greek coasts kills two, injures scores more

ATHENS/ANKARA (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 killed two people and injured scores more when it struck near major Turkish and Greek tourist destinations in the Aegean Sea early on Friday, Turkish and Greek officials said. Local officials said at least two people died and 100 were injured on the Greek holiday island of Kos, a popular 9

July 17, 2017 9:10 AM 'From hero to zero': Ex-Penang CM revisits tsunamis in sea and on land

Four years after Penang was hit by the Indian Ocean tsunami, a political tsunami wiped out Gerakan's hold on the state, which has since remained in DAP's control. Former Gerakan president and Penang chief minister Kho Tsu Koon recalled what transpired during those years. He noted how the Indian Ocean tsunami resulted in extensive damages to fishing villages 11

July 2, 2017 7:20 PM Warship USS Stethem challenges territorial claims in South China Sea ahead of Trump talks

A US warship has sailed near a disputed island in the South China Sea claimed by China, Taiwan and Vietnam in an operation intended to challenge the competing claims of all three nations, a US Defence Department official said. The USS Stethem, a guided-missile destroyer, sailed within 12 nautical miles of Triton Island, part of the Paracel Islands in the South 33