Media

Oil tanker burning off China's coast at risk of exploding

Jan 8, 2018

Chinese state media say an oil tanker that caught fire after colliding with a freighter off China's coast is at risk of exploding and sinking, as authorities from three countries struggle to find its 32 missing crew members and contain spewing oil

Logan Paul makes more extensive apology for suicide video

Jan 3, 2018

Logan Paul has issued a more extensive apology for a video showing what appeared to be a body in a Japanese forest known as a suicide destination

American blogger apologizes for video of apparent suicide

Jan 2, 2018

American blogger Logan Paul has apologized after getting slammed for a video he shared on YouTube that appeared to show a body hanging in a Japanese forest known as a suicide spot

China's crackdown on Uighurs spreads to even mild critics

Dec 28, 2017

Chinese authorities have not only imposed a massive crackdown on Uighur activists in the far western region of Xinjiang, but also punished even moderate critics.

Local media: Nut rage executive to avoid jail time as South Korea's top court upholds suspended jail term

Dec 21, 2017

Local media: Nut rage executive to avoid jail time as South Korea's top court upholds suspended jail term

Tokyo's baby panda appears before selected guests, media

Dec 18, 2017

A baby panda has made a special appearance before Tokyo's governor, a group of local schoolchildren and the media one day ahead of its official public debut

Another deadly blaze strikes Beijing as evictions draw fury

Dec 14, 2017

Five people have died in an east Beijing fire, underscoring the challenges for the Chinese capital as it struggles to balance building safety with providing housing for its poor

The Latest: France says NKorea threat demands new sanctions

Nov 29, 2017

France's U.N. Ambassador Francois Delattre says the North Korean threat has changed dramatically over a few months to being global and immediate and France wants tougher sanctions to maximize pressure on Kim Jong Un's regime

The Latest: Japan says UN must keep pressure on NKorea

Nov 29, 2017

Japan's U.N. Ambassador Koro Bessho says the international community must "keep the pressure up so that North Koreans will understand that they need to change their course."

The Latest: N. Korea sanctions target financial institutions

Nov 29, 2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. may target additional financial institutions with sanctions following North Korea's latest intercontinental missile launch

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