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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.

South Korea: Court upholds President Park's impeachment; protests erupt

South Korea's Constitutional Court has upheld a decision by the country's National Assembly to impeach President Park Geun-hye.

Hundreds of 'blacklisted' artists plan to sue South Korea

The group of lawyers has so far recruited 474 plaintiffs from among the almost 10,000 artists on the list.

Park Geun-hye: Downfall of South Korea's political princess

The first South Korean president to be impeached, Park Geun-hye spent both her youth and later years in the Blue House.

Catching up with JiaJia: CNN reunites with adopted orphan from China

When Brian and Jeri Wilson brought home their 10-year-old adopted son Jason, formerly known as JiaJia, for the first time last year, the couple quickly realized they needed to move.

South Korea's president is removed from office as court upholds her impeachment

After months of political wrangling, legal drama and historic protests, a decision on the fate of scandal-plagued President Park Geun-hye is expected Friday.

South Korean court upholds motion to impeach President Park Geun-hye

South Korea's Park Geun-hye became the country's first president to be ousted by impeachment after judges on Friday upheld a motion to dismiss her.

The Philippines' oldest conglomerate goes back to school

The Ayala Corporation has made a push to invest in businesses that could play a major role in shaping the country's "social infrastructure."

South Korean stocks up after President Park's impeachment ruling

South Korean equities were mildly higher, amid growing political uncertainty after President Park Geun-hye's impeachment ruling.

North Korea's diplomacy: Does the rogue state have any friends left?

It took two years after Kim Jong Un's rise to power in 2011 for a single world leader to visit North Korea.

'Is this the new Filipino life?' Manila rappers blast Duterte's war on drugs

The death of Micheal Siaron last July might have gone unnoticed; just one of the over 7,500 lives -- so far -- claimed during Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs.

Missile launch: Was North Korea practicing to hit US bases in Japan?

A North Korean military unit tasked with striking US bases in Japan was involved in Monday's launch of four ballistic missiles, according to state media KCNA.

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