David Stilwell (C) US Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs. Photo: EPA
27 October 2019
US Assistant Secretary David R. Stilwell will visit Tokyo, Rangoon, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok...
A boy carries buckets to collect drinking water at Sapa village, in the outskirts of Mandalay, Myanmar. Photo: EPA
26 October 2019
Developed countries on Friday pledged nearly $10 billion for the UN's flagship climate...
This undated handout picture taken by Nigel Uyam and released by Kessy Sawang of The Basamuk People's Voice on October 24, 2019 shows the coastline and surrounding waters near the Ramu nickel refinery stained an ochre red from toxic slurry at Basamuk Bay, Rai Coast, in Papua New Guinea's Madang province. Photo: AFP
25 October 2019
Papua New Guinea said Thursday it had ordered the indefinite closure of a multi-billion...
A Volocopter unmanned air taxi transport flies over Marina Bay during test flight with a safety pilot at the 26th Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress (ITSWC) in Singapore on October 22, 2019. Photo: Roslan Rahman/AFP
23 October 2019
A drone-like flying taxi whirred over Singapore's waterfront Tuesday, with the firm...
A handout photo provided by the Irish Government Information Service press office shows a meeting between Taoiseach Leo Varadkar (R) and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Thornton Manor, Cheshire, Britain, 10 October 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
12 October 2019
British and EU negotiators held a "constructive" breakfast meeting Friday in a last-ditch...
A picture of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (front) is displayed togethter with former Nobel Peace Prize winners at the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, Norway, 11 October 2019. Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was awarded with the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced 11 October 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
12 October 2019
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed faces stark challenges on the very issues that earned...
A major killer in the West until the mid-twentieth century, tuberculosis remains a menace in developing countries (AFP Photo/Money SHARMA)
09 October 2019
All the symptoms were there but it still took four doctors and several months of waiting...
Confiscated elephant ivory tusks are displayed before their destruction, in Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, 30 April 2019. Photo: Fazry Ismail/EPA
05 October 2019
More than 5,500 species of birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles are bought and sold on...
State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) personnel rescue a emn from the flood-affected area of Bahadurpur following heavy rainfalls in Patna in the Indian state of Bihar on September 30, 2019. Photo: AFP
02 October 2019
At least 100 people have died in northern India over the last three days in unusually...
Chinese troops march past Tiananmen Square during a military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, in Beijing, China, 01 October 2019. Photo: EPA
01 October 2019
China celebrates 70 years of Communist Party supremacy Tuesday with a parade of tanks,...
Union Minister U Kyaw Tint Swe delivers the statement at high-level General Debate of the74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly held on 28 September 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters. Photo: MNA
30 September 2019
The UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict,...
US President Donald Trump (L). Photo: EPA
28 September 2019
Democrats charged aggressively into an impeachment investigation of President Donald...

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