Exclusive: South Korea's new leader says age of appeasing North Korea is over

The age of appeasing North Korea is over and any new talks between Seoul and Pyongyang must be initiated..

China criticises US Asia strategy as Biden visits S Korea, Japan

The foreign minister of China said on Sunday that the United States’ diplomatic strategy in Asia was doomed to fail,

At least seven killed, seven missing in Philippine ferry fire

At least seven people were killed and scores plucked to safety in the Philippines Monday after a fire ripped through ..

Global Covid cases mount to 527.68 million

The overall number of Covid cases is fast approaching 528 million amid a rise in new infections in parts of the globe.

Russia ready to resume Ukraine talks: lead negotiator

Russia’s chief negotiator in peace talks with Ukraine said on Sunday that Russia was willing to resume negotiations..

UN criticises racist, homophobic monkeypox reporting

The United Nations’ AIDS agency on Sunday called some reporting on the monkeypox virus racist and homophobic,

Russia may swap Ukraine prisoners for Putin ally: negotiator

A Russian negotiator on Saturday said that Moscow would consider exchanging prisoners from Ukraine’s Azov ..

Tourist plane crash kills five in France

Five people, including four members of a family, were killed in a tourist plane crash in the French Alps on Saturday, rescue services said.

Price of wheat falls in Indian market after export ban

When New Delhi banned wheat exports as prices soared over Russia’s Ukraine invasion, it provoked consternation..

Sri Lanka begins countrywide raid on those hoarding fuel

Sri Lankan police on Sunday started a countrywide raid on those hoarding diesel or petrol for resale, a police..