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South Korea asks: Who is that mystery man with Pompeo and Kim?

A CIA official in the middle of summit planning has become a fascination.

Washington Post /
Climate change, crowding imperil iconic route to top of Mount Everest

Several veteran climbers are avoiding the Khumbu Icefall, moving their expeditions to the northern side of the mountain.

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The former Khmer Rouge commander who still leads Cambodia is again stoking anti-American sentiment

With elections approaching, Hun Sen is casting the United States as the boogeyman in a widening crackdown on democratic institutions.

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Pompeo says China incident is 'entirely consistent' with Cuba 'sonic attacks'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that an incident involving a US government employee stationed in China who reported "abnormal ...

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India court halts expansion of copper plant after clashes

A court in India's southern Tamil Nadu state has passed an interim order to stop the expansion of a copper smelter that residents argue is causing ...

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MH370 search to end on May 29 after four years

The search for flight MH370 will end next week after more than four years, at a cost of tens of millions of dollars spent and with no clue of what ...

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MH370 investigators dismiss murder-suicide theory

Australian investigators who led a four-year search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have defended their theory that the plane's disappearance was due to an accident.

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How to get to North Korea's nuclear site

A small coterie of foreign reporters has set off on a marathon journey to a remote location in North Korea to witness Pyongyang's purported destruction of the Punggye-ri nuclear test site.

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You can run, but can't hide from AI in China

Chinese police are increasingly relying on artificial intelligence as they take the motto "you can run, but you can't hide" to a whole new level, as alleged criminals found at recent concerts by Jacky Cheung.

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Australia's attempts to rebuild relationship with Beijing run into trouble

Antagonistic statements by top media and political figures in Australia and China have undermined attempts by Canberra to rebuild its relationship with Beijing after months of diplomatic tension.

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Australian archbishop to step down after child sex abuse cover-up

An Australian archbishop convicted of concealing child sex abuse by a fellow priest will step down from his position.

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Japanese climber dies on eighth Everest attempt

A Japanese climber who lost nearly all his fingers on Everest has died on his eighth attempt to summit the mountain.

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Teen prodigy Joey Alexander: 'There wasn't much jazz in Bali'

Joey Alexander has been nominated for three Grammy awards despite being just 14 years old.

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Turkey’s Currency Plunges, Potentially Threatening Erdogan’s Re-election Bid

The president called early elections hoping to get out ahead of economic troubles, but the lira’s dive caught up with him before the June vote.

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Texas school shooting: Pakistani girl's body returned home

Pakistani exchange student Sabika Sheikh was killed in the Texas school shooting.

NY Times /
Asia and Australia Edition: Trump, North Korea, Philip Roth: Your Thursday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

NY Times /
How More Carbon Dioxide Can Make Food Less Nutritious

Carbon dioxide helps plants grow. But a new study shows that rice grown in higher levels of carbon dioxide has lower amounts of several important ...

NY Times /
First Cuba, Now China? An American Falls Ill After ‘Abnormal’ Sounds

The State Department said a U.S. government employee posted in Guangzhou had signs of possible brain injury. But it has not identified a cause.

NY Times /
Pompeo Says Mysterious Sickness Among Diplomats in Cuba Has Spread to China

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that diplomats stationed in Guangzhou, China, suffered the same ills as those attacked in Havana.

NY Times /
As America Looks Inward, China Looks to Outer Space

China’s launch of a satellite this week, part of a mission to the far side of the moon, is but one of its recent endeavors into space.

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Book Explores Kim Jong-un’s Feelings About His Mother, and Other Family Tales

A memoir by Thae Yong-ho, a senior diplomat who defected, also describes Mr. Kim’s brother as a fan of Eric Clapton and portrays tensions within the Kim dynasty.

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Santa Fe school shooting: Hundreds at Sabika Sheikh funeral

The funeral of student Sabika Sheikh, killed in last week's US school shooting, is held in Karachi.

BBC News /
Maori facial tattoo slammed as cultural appropriation

How a non-Maori wearing a Maori tattoo kicks off a debate on the regaining of cultural identity.

BBC News /
India's Karnataka gets second chief minister in a week

Karnataka has been caught in a political crisis after recent elections resulted in a hung assembly.

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Body of Pakistani Girl Killed in Texas School Shooting Is Returned Home

Just days before she was to go home to Pakistan after her time as a foreign exchange student, Sabika Sheikh, 17, was killed in the shooting at Santa ...

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Archbishop Philip Wilson to step down after sex abuse cover-up

Philip Wilson is the most senior Catholic ever found guilty of covering up clerical sex abuse.

BBC News /
Can English remain the 'world's favourite' language?

English is spoken by hundreds of millions of people worldwide, but do new translation technology and "hybrid" languages threaten its status?

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Indian man tells how he was raped as a boy

"Akram" who was raped by a preacher at the age of 14, has revealed horrific details of the crime.

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