Malaysia to Deport North Korean Detained in Airport Murder Probe

Malaysia will deport a North Korean held in connection with the death of Kim Jong-nam, and cancel visa-free entry for all North Koreans, as diplomatic ties between the two countries frayed further following the murder at Kuala Lumpur's airport.

03 March 2017 | 07:00 AM


Suspend Visa-Free EU Travel for US Citizens, Lawmakers Say

United States citizens should be denied visa-free access to the European Union before summer because Washington does not allow some EU nationals to enter there without visa, EU lawmakers said in a vote on Thursday (02/03).

03 March 2017 | 06:00 AM


Vietnam Pledges Help for Airport Murder Accused as Sympathy Rises

Vietnam on Thursday (02/03) emphasized the legal support it was giving a Vietnamese woman charged in the bizarre murder of Kim Jong-nam in Malaysia after growing calls at home for more action to help her.

03 March 2017 | 05:00 AM


RBNZ Governor Says US Protectionism Greatest Source of Uncertainty

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) said on Thursday (02/03) risks around future interest rate movements were equally weighted, but warned of uncertainty stemming from US President Donald Trump's protectionism.

03 March 2017 | 04:00 AM


Cambodian Opposition Chooses New Leader Ahead of Elections

Cambodia's main opposition party chose acting leader Kem Sokha as its new president on Thursday (02/03) after exiled leader Sam Rainsy resigned unexpectedly in the face of a possible ban ahead of elections.

03 March 2017 | 03:00 AM


Vintage Western Phone Brands Resurrected by Chinese Players

Once famous mobile phones such as Nokia's classic 3310 from the turn of the century have been given a new lease of life as Chinese manufacturers revive Western brands to get an edge in an increasingly cut-throat handset market.

03 March 2017 | 02:00 AM


China Drills Again Near Taiwan as Island Warns of Threat

Chinese jets and warships carried out exercises near Taiwan and into the Western Pacific on Thursday (02/03), as the self-ruled island's defense minister warned of a growing threat from its giant neighbor.

03 March 2017 | 01:00 AM


US Spy Agency Risks Talent Exodus Amid Morale Slump and Trump Fears

The National Security Agency risks a brain-drain of hackers and cyber spies due to a tumultuous reorganization and worries about the acrimonious relationship between the intelligence community and President Donald Trump, according to current and former NSA officials and cybersecurity industry sources.

02 March 2017 | 11:59 PM


Freight and Fridge Sales: Indian Economists Seek GDP Clues Amid Data Doubts

Economists are relying increasingly on high-frequency indicators like bank credit and rail freight to gauge the real health of the Indian economy.

02 March 2017 | 11:30 PM


Letters of Solidarity Build Bonds Between Indian Trafficking Victims

When Regina Khatoon, a sex trafficking survivor from Kolkata, heard about women being exploited in a spinning mill, she decided to write them a letter.

02 March 2017 | 11:00 PM