Chinese President Xi Jinping meets US Vice-President Joe Biden at the Davos World Economic Forum in Switzerland

Chinese leader Xi Jinping told U.S. Vice President Joe Biden the world needs China and the United States to have a stable and cooperative relationship,his comments comes just days before Donald Trump's inauguration as new president of the United States.


Lee Jae-Yong, the son of the Samsung group chairman Lee Kun-Hee is seen answering questions during a parliamentary hearing in Seoul,South Korea

South Korean prosecutors on Monday sought the arrest of the heir to giant conglomerate Samsung for bribery in connection with a political scandal that has seen President Park Geun-Hye impeached.


A Turkish cargo plane has crashed into a village near Kyrgyzstan’s main airport,killing 3

A Turkish Airlines cargo jet, Boeing 747, has crashed near Kyrgyzstan capital, Bishkek, killing at least 32 people.


This photo taken shows a Chinese newspaper featuring a photo of US President-elect

Chinese administration has warned the US president-elect Donald Trump One China policy was non-negotiable.


Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he will impose martial law if drug problem becomes widespread.


Tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, Myanmar have fled a military operation launched after attacks on police posts

The Arakan National Party (ANP) has refused to meet the UN's special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar probing reports of abuse against Rohingya Muslims under military crackdown.


North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches the test of a new engine for an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM)

North Korea has declared on Sunday it has capability to test an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) at any time from any location, saying a hostile U.S. policy to blame for pushing the DPRK to develop it, official news agency reported.


People take photos of a 'comfort woman' statue set up in front of the Japanese consulate building in Busan, South Korea

Japan's chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga calls 'comfort women' statue installment "extremely regrettable" and says Tokyo is temporarily recalling its ambassador to South Korea, which Seoul expressed it "strong regret" over the move taken by Japanese officials.


Azerbaijani Defense Ministry says Armenian army has violated the truce in Nagorno-Karabakh 35 times

Nagorno-Karabakh truce has been violated in Azerbaijan's breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh several times over the last days, sources reported


Chinese jets spark tension with Japan and Taiwan by flying through sensitive disputed zone

China's military is considering strong measures to prevent Taiwan from moving toward independence, sources with ties to senior military officials said.


Small African country announced it has ended ties with the self-ruled Taiwan, which is welcomed by Chinese officials.


South Korean President Park Geun-Hye

South Korean Constitutional Court will hold on Thursday the first hearing in the impeachment case of the suspended President Park Geun-hye, an official said.


A friend of South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the center of a corruption scandal that led to Park's impeachment in parliament denied charges of fraud and abuse of power on Monday on the first day of her trial.


Rohingya refugees are seen fleeing to neighboring Bangladesh

On Monday, foreign ministers of ASEAN bloc met in Yangon for emergency talks as Myanmar army has been reportedly said to carry out ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims.


The Communist Party controlled Global Times says Trump 'is not behaving as a president who will become master of the White House'


An Indonesian military Hercules C-130 transport plane has crashed in bad weather in the easternmost province of Papua, killing all 13 people on board.


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