President Donald Trump will meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping for the first time on April 6-7 at Trump's Florida resort, China's foreign ministry announced Thursday, amid a range of pressing issues from trade, to North Korea and territorial claims in the South China Sea.
Top members of the Senate intelligence committee are promising to steer clear of politics as they open a hearing on Russian interference in America's presidential election. Ranking Democrat Mark Warner of Virginia says that if the public knew the full extent of the problem, it would be a chilling experience. Warner and committee Chairman Richard Burr, a North Carolina Republican, are ready for a hearing on disinformation tactics.
Elias Meseret, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 30th - 4:32am
Ethiopian lawmakers on Thursday extended the country's six-month state of emergency for an additional four months. The widely expected move came amid reports of continued violence and anti-government activities in some remote, restive areas.
Malaysian police have stopped guarding the morgue that held the body of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's murdered half brother, after a van departed amid reports his remains may soon leave the country.
Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 30th - 3:51am
Japan's ruling party urged the government Thursday to consider arming the country with more advanced and offensive capability, such as striking enemy targets with cruise missiles, further loosening the self-defense-only military posture Japan has had since the end of World War II.
Jon Gambrell, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 30th - 1:42am
An Emirati academic held since August 2015 over his tweets has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, activists and state-run media reported, just days after another activist was detained by authorities in the Western ally nation.