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German teen suspected of shooting toy gun at Thai king

Jun 22, 2017

German teen suspected of shooting toy gun at Thai king

German prosecutors said on Wednesday they were investigating a 14-year-old boy suspected of shooting plastic bullets from a toy gun at the King of Thailand who was cycling near Munich this month. The king was not hurt. The unidentified youth, together with a 13-year-old ...

U.S. asks China to do more to rein in North Korea

Jun 22, 2017

U.S. asks China to do more to rein in North Korea

The United States pressed China to exert more economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to help rein in its nuclear and missile programs during a round of high-level talks in Washington on Wednesday. The meeting of top U.S. and Chinese diplomats and defense ...

Jun 21, 2017

German teenagers shoot at Thai king with rubber pellets

Thailand’s king was targeted by two teenagers firing rubber pellets while he was cycling in southern Germany’s Bavaria, prosecutors told AFP on Wednesday. “I can confirm that on June 10 at around 11 p.m., two young boys aged 13 and 14 fired rubber pellets ...

Jun 21, 2017

After Trump tweet, China says it works nonstop on North Korea

China said Wednesday it has made “unremitting” efforts to ease tensions with North Korea after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that Beijing had not succeeded in helping. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said China was not the “focus and the crux” of the issue ...

Looking back: The Hong Kongers who left

| Jun 21, 2017

Looking back: The Hong Kongers who left

In the years leading up to the return of Hong Kong to China by Britain in 1997, thousands of residents fearful of the future under Beijing jumped ship to start a new life abroad. As the semi-autonomous city prepares to mark 20 years since ...

Trump says China efforts on North Korea haven't 'worked out'

Jun 21, 2017

Trump says China efforts on North Korea haven't 'worked out'

U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that efforts by China to rein in North Korea have failed, suggesting he’s weighing new options to deal with a regime that’s vowed to develop nuclear weapons capable of striking the U.S. mainland. “While I greatly appreciate the ...