Kim Jong-un’s policy direction to ruling party comes amid escalating tension on Korean Peninsula.
Policies, practices represent an 'increasing erosion' of respect for human rights, fundamental freedoms, says Council.
Beijing’s concern comes as Tokyo’s draft budget has climbed to historic high with rise in defense spending.
'The more we are prepared, the less likely will we see an attack from across the strait,' says President Tsai.
President Yoon Suk Yeol uses special powers to end prison terms of rival politicians.
Little progress made in talks with Armenia due to Yerevan’s 'non-constructive position,' says Azerbaijani foreign minister.
National Health Commission says it will no longer release daily updates as China faces alarming spike in infections.
UNHCR has repeatedly urged Asian countries to rescue around 190 Rohingya on verge of perishing between Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal.
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