Friday, October 20, 2017
   
Text Size

Site Search powered by Ajax

Asia-Pacfic

Thai military ruler pledges elections in November 2018

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha announces elections after repeatedly delaying them since taking power in a coup.

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha

Read more: Thai military ruler pledges elections in November 2018

   

North Korean leader promotes sister Kim Yo-jong

Kim Jong-un announces changes at line-up of powerful Workers Party's Politburo as he reaffirms N Korea's nuclear drive.

Kim Yo-jong

Read more: North Korean leader promotes sister Kim Yo-jong

   

Cambodia moves to dissolve opposition party CNRP

Interior ministry files lawsuit asking CNRP be dissolved on ground that it was involved in plot to topple government.

CNRP supporters

Read more: Cambodia moves to dissolve opposition party CNRP

   

Philippines' top diplomat defends Duterte's drug war

Alan Cayetano says all those killed in drug raids were criminals, despite evidence disproving his claim.

Read more: Philippines' top diplomat defends Duterte's drug war

   

Chemist: VX byproduct on Kim murder suspect's shirt

Testimony provides first evidence linking VX to suspects accused of smearing nerve agent on Kim Jong-nam's face.

Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong (L) and Indonesian Siti Aisyah

Read more: Chemist: VX byproduct on Kim murder suspect's shirt

   

Tidal waves hit Haining, China

World’s largest tidal bore sweeps down the Qiantang River.

Qiantang River

Read more: Tidal waves hit Haining, China

   

Two women plead not guilty to killing Kim Jong-nam

Trial begins in Malaysia for women who wiped deadly nerve agent VX on North Korean leader's half-brother.

Kim Jong-nam

Read more: Two women plead not guilty to killing Kim Jong-nam

   

North Korea vows to become a 'state nuclear force'

Pyongyang calls sanctions and pressure 'futile' in halting its development of nuclear weapons.

Kim Jong-un

Read more: North Korea vows to become a 'state nuclear force'

   

Cambodian opposition MPs flee from crackdown

About half the country's opposition members of parliament have left as government vows more arrests over alleged coup.

Opposition leader Kem Sokha

Read more: Cambodian opposition MPs flee from crackdown

   

Rex Tillerson in China for North Korea talks

US secretary of state meets Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss the North Korean nuclear crisis.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Read more: Rex Tillerson in China for North Korea talks

   

Page 2 of 10

Labour's Jacinda Ardern set to beco...

Read More

North Korea threatens 'unimaginable...

Read More

China's Xi vows to carry on anti-co...

Read More

US knew of Indonesian anti-communis...

Read More

Flooding returns to southern Queens...

Read More

Qatar's leader denounces 'unjust si...

Read More

Global_News

Month after election ended in a stalemate, minority party chooses two parties to form a coalition.

Read More

Donation

Thanks to all of our supporters for your generosity and your encouragement of an independent press!

Enter Amount:

Featured_Author

Login






Login reminder Forgot login?

Subscribe to MWC News Alert

Email Address

Subscribe in a reader Facebok page Twitter page

Week in Pictures

Diwali: The festival of lights

Is it autumn yet in Europe?