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Up to 192 people believed drowned as tourist ferry sinks in Indonesia

52 分鐘 42 秒 ago
Rescuers continue to search for missing passengers in Lake Toba in Northern Sumatra in Indonesia, where a ferry sank on Monday with more than 200 people aboard.

North Korea to hold mass games for first time in five years, tour group says

52 分鐘 42 秒 ago
North Korea will hold its famous Mass Games for the first time in five years in September, a Western-run tour group told CNN.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets with Xi Jinping in Beijing

52 分鐘 42 秒 ago
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in Beijing for the first time since Kim's historic summit with US President Donald Trump.

Afghans who marched hundreds of miles for peace arrive in Kabul

52 分鐘 42 秒 ago
On Monday, at least 65 activists were greeted by hundreds of well-wishers as they made their way across Kabul with chants of "We Want Peace!" and "No War!"

Thai King now controls Crown's fortunes, must pay taxes on them

52 分鐘 42 秒 ago
Billions of dollars worth of assets held by the Thai Crown have been transferred directly to Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, a move that will vastly increase his personal wealth and tax liability.

Japan protests South Korean military drills near contested islands

52 分鐘 42 秒 ago
South Korea has angered Japan by staging military drills near a contested island chain, even as it discusses scaling back joint "war games" with the US to de-escalate tensions with North Korea.

Papua New Guinea declares 9-month state of emergency due to riots

52 分鐘 42 秒 ago
The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea has declared a nine-month state of emergency in the country's rugged Southern Highlands province in response to several days of violent riots.

Japan earthquake: Strong tremor shakes Osaka, killing at least 5

52 分鐘 42 秒 ago
A strong earthquake hit the Japanese city of Osaka during morning rush hour Monday, killing at least four people and injuring 214, Japan's government says.

Afghan-Taliban ceasefires are marred by another mass killing

52 分鐘 42 秒 ago
What was supposed to be a day of ceasefires turned into a day of carnage. Again.

Beaches, bases, battles: The seven-decade fight for Okinawa

52 分鐘 42 秒 ago
To much of Okinawa's older populace, the US bases are associated with anger generated by rapes, protests and military accidents. They fear younger generations will forget the hardships endured during the war and its aftermath.

Eid celebrations in Afghanistan marred by bombing

52 分鐘 42 秒 ago
As onlookers lauded reports of Taliban fighters and Afghan security forces embracing during an unprecedented ceasefire to mark Eid, a deadly bombing in eastern Afghanistan marred celebrations Saturday.

Why China is moving millions to cities

52 分鐘 42 秒 ago
To alleviate poverty, the Chinese government is moving 2 million villagers to cities in Guizhou province. Michele Palazzi photographed a changing way of life.

Anger in Hong Kong over Beijing's legal jurisdiction in new train station

52 分鐘 42 秒 ago
Hong Kong lawmakers passed a controversial new bill Thursday allowing mainland Chinese laws to apply in a section of a new train station, despite protests by citizens and lawmakers.

Pakistan Taliban leader linked to Malala attack reportedly killed

52 分鐘 42 秒 ago
A US drone strike in Afghanistan's northeastern Kunar province has killed a leading militant, who was the man in charge of the Pakistan Taliban's (TTP) operations in the Swat Valley when activist Malala Yousafzai was shot in 2012, according to a Afghan government official.

To avoid humans, more wildlife now work the night shift

52 分鐘 42 秒 ago
For their first 100 million years on planet Earth, our mammal ancestors relied on the cover of darkness to escape their dinosaur predators and competitors. Only after the meteor-induced mass extinction of dinosaurs 66 million years ago could these nocturnal mammals explore the many wondrous opportunities available in the light of day.

Can Japan survive without immigrants?

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Demolition worker Yuichi Aoki's face creases up when he thinks about Japan's future.

Where the elderly take care of each other

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In an elementary school turned nursing home, Keichi Tasaka jokes with a group of cheerful old women.

Prominent journalist gunned down in Kashmir

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A prominent Kashmiri journalist was shot and killed by unidentified gunmen Thursday in the capital of Indian administered Kashmir, sending shockwaves through the local journalistic community and underlining the insecurity that still plagues the restive region.

UN calls for international inquiry into human rights violations in Kashmir

52 分鐘 42 秒 ago
The United Nations slammed both Indian and Pakistani authorities Thursday for alleged human rights violations in the disputed Kashmir region, with the body's top rights official calling for an international inquiry into the claims.

Japan lowers its age of adulthood to 18

52 分鐘 42 秒 ago
The Japanese government enacted a bill Wednesday lowering the age of adulthood from 20 to 18, but teenagers beware: the legal age of drinking will stay fixed at 20.
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