Topics

Cambodia OKs bill tightening screws on opposition

/ Jul 10, 2017

Cambodia OKs bill tightening screws on opposition

Cambodia's National Assembly passed a bill on Monday barring political parties from having links with convicted criminals, a move aimed at keeping the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party from capitalizing on its association with its popular former leader, Sam Rainsy. Sam Rainsy has been convicted ...

/ | Jul 10, 2017

U.S. and North Korea need to talk — but how?

After North Korea's shock demonstration that it can strike parts of the American mainland with a long-range missile, U.S. officials say their focus remains on finding a diplomatic solution to avert a catastrophic conflict. But with Washington reluctant to be seen rewarding Pyongyang, whose leader ...

Martial arts expert Battulga wins Mongolia presidential election

/ Jul 9, 2017

Martial arts expert Battulga wins Mongolia presidential election

A brash businessman with martial arts skills clinched Mongolia's first-ever presidential runoff election Saturday after his opponent conceded defeat in the scandal-plagued race to take the helm of the resource-rich but debt-laden country. Khaltmaa Battulga of the opposition Democratic Party (DP), a 54-year-old former world ...