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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.

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

China says ex-top internet regulator under investigation

Nov 22, 2017

China's former top internet regulator and censor is being investigated by the ruling Communist Party's anti-corruption arm

Video of US first lady, teens and K-pop star goes viral

Nov 7, 2017

A video of first lady Melania Trump smiling at South Korean girls who had burst into screaming when they saw a member of K-pop boy band has been shared widely on social media

Trump's latest NKorea tweets get muted response in SKorea

Oct 2, 2017

President Donald Trump's latest tweets on North Korea have received a muted response in South Korea

Hong Kong superstar Aaron Kwok announces he's a father

Sep 22, 2017

Hong Kong superstar Aaron Kwok has announced on social media that he's a father

China detains man for service to evade internet firewall

Sep 18, 2017

Chinese authorities detain a software developer for selling computer services that allow internet users to evade China's "Great Firewall," which blocks access to thousands of websites, from Facebook to Google

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