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China, North Korea envoys hold talks in Laos

Jul 25, 2016

China, North Korea envoys hold talks in Laos

Top envoys from China and North Korea held talks on Monday on the sidelines of a regional summit in Laos as tensions run high on the Korean peninsula over Pyongyang’s nuclear programme. North Korea’s newly minted Foreign Minister Ri Yong-Ho, a former nuclear negotiator ...

Australia moves to indefinite detention of terrorists

Jul 25, 2016

Australia moves to indefinite detention of terrorists

High-risk terror offenders may be kept in jail after their sentences finish, Australian officials said Monday as they move to tighten security laws following attacks in the United States and Europe. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the proposed changes were prompted by an increase ...

Jul 25, 2016

China to shut political, social news sites run by websites

Beijing authorities have shut down several edgy news programs run by major web portals in the latest round of efforts to restrict reporting of political and social news. Citing violation of rules, the municipal office in charge of cyberspace regulations have ordered news portals ...