Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Duchess of Sussex says ‘Bravo New Zealand’ for championing women’s rights

(CNN)The Duchess of Sussex -- formerly known as Meghan Markle -- said "Bravo New Zealand" during a heartfelt speech on Sunday marking the 125th...

Sri Lanka crisis turns violent as one killed at ex-minister’s office

COLOMBO (Reuters) - A political crisis in Sri Lanka took a deadly turn on Sunday, with one person killed when a sacked cabinet minister...

Defectors say former church pastor is a ‘cult leader,’ but her...

Seoul, South Korea (CNN)Standing in front of her parish in a bright yellow jacket, Shin Ok-joo holds back tears. Her voice takes on a...

South Korea to conduct military drills amid stalled exercises with U.S.

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will stage two military drills next week amid a thaw in relations with North Korea, which have prompted Seoul...

Super Typhoon Yutu brings devastation to the Northern Mariana Islands

(CNN)Super Typhoon Yutu slammed into the US territory of the Northern Mariana Islands Wednesday night, destroying homes and cutting power, as it tracks northwest...

Donald Trump’s unconventional diplomacy is pushing China and Japan closer together

(CNN)It was the awkward moment beamed around the world. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, meeting for the first time as...

Mueller drills down on Roger Stone’s WikiLeaks contacts

Washington (CNN)Special counsel Robert Mueller's scrutiny of Roger Stone includes investigating whether Stone had backchannels to WikiLeaks during the 2016 election beyond the New...

Trump embraces ‘nationalist’ title at Texas rally

Houston (CNN)President Donald Trump declared himself a "nationalist" during his rally here on Monday night, officially tagging himself with the label that has long...

Ireland says Brexit transition extension can’t be alternative to Irish backstop:...

DUBLIN (Reuters) - An extension to Britain’s post-Brexit transition period cannot be an alternative to the “backstop” agreement governing the Irish border, Ireland’s foreign...

World’s longest sea-crossing bridge opens between Hong Kong and China

Hong Kong (CNN)A $20-billion bridge connecting Hong Kong and Macau to the mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai is set to finally open this week, marking the...

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