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China cautions U.S. against starting a trade war, casting itself as champion of globalization

China’s premier Li Keqiang cautioned the U.S. against starting a trade war and positioned Beijing as a leading proponent of globalization at a press conference on Wednesday.

South Korea's upcoming presidential election could reshape its relations with North Korea — and the U.S.

With its disgraced former leader ousted from office, South Korea’s attention is shifting to a presidential election in early May that could reshape the nation’s policy on North Korea.

Former Taiwan president charged with leaking secret information from corruption inquiry

A district prosecutor in Taiwan charged former President Ma Ying-jeou in connection with a leak of secret information.

Tensions across Asia present challenges to secretary of State's first visit

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heads on his first trip to Asia with the threat of North Korean nuclear weapons shadowing U.S. diplomacy.

For mainland Chinese students, Taiwan's universities are 'like paradise.' But there's a catch

Pro-China statements from Taiwanese universities are on the rise as enrollment declines along with relations between the two governments.

Taiwan demonstrates a newfound love of dogs with a law to stop killing them

Twenty years ago in Taiwan, the luckiest dogs guarded farms in exchange for food scraps and a driveway to call home.

For many Chinese, President Xi Jinping may run the country, but his wife's the real star

Xi's wife Peng Liyuan is China’s highest-profile first lady since Mao Zedong's wife Jiang Qing

The U.S. is abdicating its role as the world’s climate leader. Can China take its place?

As President Trump rolls back Obama-era climate initiatives, the world is looking to China to fill the leadership void.

Asian markets mixed, Korean peninsula tensions in focus; Nikkei down 1%

Asian markets closed mixed on Wednesday, as tensions continue to ratchet up on the Korean Peninsula.

Trump had 'very good' call with China's Xi, who urged a peaceful resolution of North Korea tension

Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed the situation in North Korea with U.S President Donald Trump on a telephone call on Wednesday.

Trump's saber-rattling is North Korea's propaganda dream come true

North Korea is a country prepared for conflict.

North Korea bars Malaysians from leaving the country, and Malaysia strikes back

North Korea barred all Malaysian citizens in the country from leaving on Tuesday, and Malaysia responded in kind, deepening a diplomatic crisis.

In India, farm crisis drives villagers to become migrant laborers

A farm crisis made worse by drought has accelerated a mass migration in Maharashtra, India, as villagers leave to find work.

US and North Korea set for 'head-on collision', China warns

The United States and North Korea are set for a "head-on collision" with neither side willing to give way, China's top diplomat has warned.

Kim Jong Nam's son appears for first time since his father's murder

The son of Kim Jong Nam -- the murdered half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un -- has been seen for the first time since his father's death.

Kabul hospital attack leaves 30 dead

Attackers dressed in medical uniforms stormed a military hospital in the heart of the Afghan capital of Kabul on Wednesday, killing more than 30 people and wounding at least 50.

THAAD missile defense system arrives in South Korea

The first pieces of a US-built missile defense system designed to mitigate the threat of North Korean missiles arrived at the Osan Air Base in South Korea Monday night, according to the US military.

MH370: Here's what's been found from missing jetliner

Three years after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished, searchers have found debris in the Indian Ocean believed to be from the doomed airliner. They have confirmed three pieces as certainly from the plane, while five others remain highly likely but inconclusive.

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