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Human rights group opposes moving Rohingya to island camp

Aug 6, 2018

A human rights group is calling on Bangladesh's government to abandon plans to relocate Rohingya refugees to a small, uninhabited island said to be at severe risk of serious flooding

Taiwan's Kinmen island begins importing water from China

Aug 6, 2018

The Taiwanese-controlled island of Kinmen located just off the Chinese coast has begun importing water from its neighbor via a pipeline despite heightened tensions between the two sides

China tightens controls to slow currency's fall

Aug 6, 2018

China has tightened controls on trading in its yuan following a decline against the U.S. dollar that has raised the danger of an outflow of capital from the world's second-largest economy

Indonesia returning yacht at center of Malaysia graft probe

Aug 5, 2018

A police official says Indonesia is returning a luxury yacht allegedly bought with funds stolen from a Malaysian state investment company

Asian diplomats press N. Korea to deliver on anti-nuke vows

Aug 4, 2018

Asia's top diplomats press North Korea to turn a pledge to completely dismantle its nuclear arsenal into reality amid concerns that it's proceeding with its nuclear and missile programs

US, North Korean top diplomats exchange pleasantries, barbs

Aug 4, 2018

Roller-coaster nuclear diplomacy between the United States and North Korea has hit highs and lows as the countries' top diplomats traded polite words and barbs, leaving efforts to rid the North of its atomic weapons at an uncertain juncture

Pompeo says US 'confident' North Korea will denuclearize

Aug 3, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that while there's "still a ways to go," the United States remains "confident" in North Korea's commitment to denuclearize

China announces $60B of US goods for tariff retaliation

Aug 3, 2018

China's government has announced a $60 billion list of U.S. goods including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals for retaliation if Washington goes ahead with its latest tariff threat

China says it will impose additional tariffs on $60 billion of US products in response to US plan to increase tariffs

Aug 3, 2018

China says it will impose additional tariffs on $60 billion of US products in response to US plan to increase tariffs

Global stocks mostly higher ahead of US jobs report

Aug 3, 2018

Stock markets are mostly higher ahead of the release of U.S. jobs data, which is expected to show companies still hiring at a brisk pace in the world's largest economy.

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