North Korea agreed to allow international inspectors to observe a "permanent dismantlement" of its key missile facilities, and will take additional steps such as closing its main Yongbyon nuclear complex if the United States takes reciprocal measures, South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday (Sep 19).
Leaders of South and North Korea plan to announce steps aimed at rekindling stalled nuclear talks and deepening bilateral ties after they meet for a second day of summit talks on Wednesday in the North's capital Pyongyang.
Rain-gorged rivers threatened further flooding on the storm-battered U.S. East Coast Monday (Sep 17) as the death toll from Hurricane Florence, now a tropical depression, jumped to 31.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un welcomed Moon Jae-in at Pyongyang airport on Tuesday (Sep 18) as the South Korean president arrived for the pair's third summit this year.
The Federation of Cuban Women reaches its 58th anniversary facing new challenge
British Prime Minister Theresa May has warned rebels in her party that unless they support her potential Brexit deal with the EU then they will face a no deal.
Denuclearisation will be high on South Korean President Moon Jae-in's agenda when he meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang this week, Moon's office said Monday (Sep 17).
Deadly storm Florence drenched North Carolina with more downpours on Sunday, cutting off the coastal city of Wilmington, damaging tens of thousands of homes and threatening worse flooding as rivers fill to the bursting point.
Women's role in the development of Asia is getting more and more crucial, stated Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Finance Minister of Indonesia in a speech delivered on occasion of the recent World Economic Forum on ASEAN.
Typhoon Mangkhut hurtled towards Hong Kong on Sunday (Sep 16), lashing its coastline and sending skyscrapers swaying, after killing dozens in the Philippines and ripping a swathe of destruction through its agricultural heartland.
The Australian-based non-governmental organization, ChildFund on Friday announces that it is on standby to support children impacted by the world's strongest storm, Typhoon Mangkhut, in the Philippines.
Florence crashed into the Carolina coast on Friday (Sep 14), felling trees, dumping nearly three feet of rain on some spots and leading to the death of five people before it was downgraded to a tropical storm still capable of wreaking havoc.
Super Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the northern Philippines on Saturday (Sep 15) with violent winds and torrential rains, as authorities warned millions in its path of potentially heavy destruction.
Preparations were in high gear in the Philippines on Friday (Sep 14) with Super Typhoon Mangkhut set to make a direct hit in less than 24 hours, packing winds up to 255 kilometres per hour and drenching rains.
Hurricane Florence battered the Carolinas early Friday (Sep 14) with howling winds, life-threatening storm surges and torrential rains as it edged closer to the coast in what officials warned is a "once in a lifetime" event.
Next week's inter-Korean summit will test whether South Korean President Moon Jae-in can pull off his role of mediator and salvage stalled nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington.
Apple unveiled three new iPhones on Wednesday (Sep 12) in a bid to maintain its position in the premium smartphone segment, along with new features for its smartwatch that allow users to take their own electrocardiogram or detect a fall.