NEW YORK: President Donald Trump's tough new immigration measures are sending shudders through the US farming industry, which largely employs a low-wage foreign workforce.
ANKARA: US Vice President Mike Pence has told Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim that the new administration wanted a "new start" in relations between the two NATO member states, local media reported on Sunday (Feb 19).
WELLINGTON: Australia's prime minister, who was at the receiving end of US President Donald Trump's ire during a fiery phone call last month, on Friday (Feb 17) offered media advice to the billionaire politician after he attacked the press.
KUALA LUMPUR: Security has been tightened at all entry points in Malaysia following the killing of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged elder half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, on Monday (Feb 13).
BONN: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday (Feb 16) pledged that Washington would use the full range of its arsenal, including nuclear weapons, to defend allies Japan and South Korea against North Korea if needed.
WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday (Feb 15) halted Washington's quest for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying he would back a single state if it led to peace.
PYONGYANG: Less than two days after the assassination of the half-brother of North Korea's leader, small girls in frilly pastel leotards opened an ice skating gala in Pyongyang to honour the late father of both men.
SEOUL: Prosecutors said Tuesday (Feb 14) they would make a second attempt to arrest the de facto head of South Korean giant Samsung over a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye.
The first Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM1) of the 2017 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum and related meetings are going to be held in Khanh Hoa from February 18 to March 3.
ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani court has banned public celebrations of Valentine's Day in the capital Islamabad while Indonesian students plan to spurn the event, as the festival of love gets a chilly reception in parts of Asia.