Category: Asia

Trump willing to negotiate with Kim

In a striking shift of tone, President Donald Trump abandoned his aggressive rhetoric towards North Korea on Tuesday, signaling a willingness to negotiate as he urged Pyongyang to “come to the table” and “make a deal”. Trump,…

Japan’s PM calls snap election

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he will dissolve the lower house of parliament and call fresh elections in October. Abe said at a news conference on Monday that he would dissolve the more powerful house in…

India arrests sect leader for allegedly raping woman

Indian police arrested a popular sect leader, the second in the past month, for allegedly raping a 21-year-old woman. Police officer Jaisingh Nathawat said the woman, whose parents have been followers of 70-year-old Kaushlendra Prapannacharya…