Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response
WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama declared on Dec. 19 that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader and pledged the...
Japan, S. Korea condemn Sony hack; Chinese paper says movie is senseless
Japan and South Korea condemned a hacking attack on Sony Pictures that the United States has blamed on North Korea and said they would cooperate in international efforts against...
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Qin Gang (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
China lodges protest after Obama approves Taiwan frigate sale
BEIJING--China said on Dec. 19 it had lodged a protest with the United States after President Barack Obama signed into law legislation authorizing the sale of up to four Perry-class guided missile frigates to Taiwan.
Detained China rights lawyer facing ‘inhuman torment,’ wife...
Amid strained ties, record number of Chinese students compete in...
Illegal ivory trade 'out of control' due to Chinese demand, group...
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in a photo distributed by the Korean Central News Agency in August 2013. (Korea News Service)
Russia invites N. Korean leader to Moscow for May visit
MOSCOW--Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to Moscow next year to mark the 70th anniversary of the Soviet defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, the Kremlin's spokesman said on Dec....
South Koreans start movement to nominate Article 9 for Nobel Peace ...
S. Korea's constitutional court orders dissolution of leftist party
Sony cancels 'The Interview' release amid terror hack threats
An uncle and cousin comfort injured student Mohammad Baqair as he mourns the death of his mother, who was a teacher at the school attacked by Taliban gunmen in Peshawar, Pakistan, on Dec. 16. (AP Photo)
Taliban gunmen kill 141--mostly children--at school in Pakistan
PESHAWAR, Pakistan--In the deadliest slaughter of innocents in Pakistan in years, Taliban gunmen attacked a military-run school on Dec. 16 and killed 141 people--almost all of them students--before government troops ended the...
UPDATE: Over 120 Pakistanis, mostly schoolchildren, killed by...
Vietnam's sea dispute arbitration case vs China promotes...
Thailand princess relinquishes her royal title

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