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French amphibious carrier visits Japan ahead of Pacific show of power

POSTED: 4/28/2017 SASEBO (Reuters) - As tension spikes on the Korean peninsula, a French amphibious assault carrier sailed into Japan's naval base of Sasebo on Saturday ahead of drills that risk upsetting China, which... Read more

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure

POSTED: 4/28/2017 SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile on Saturday shortly after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that failure to curb its nuclear and ballistic missile programs... Read more

‘Complete and total chaos’: concert fans furious as much-hyped Fyre Festival in Bahamas is cancelled

POSTED: 4/28/2017 IN REGION: Asia A new music festival in The Bahamas that was advertised as the ultimate in luxury imploded just as it was to begin, leaving hundreds of party-goers displaced and angry. With tickets costing up to $12... Read more

‘Complete and total chaos’: concert fans furious as much-hyped Fyre Festival in Bahamas is cancelled

POSTED: 4/28/2017 A new music festival in The Bahamas that was advertised as the ultimate in luxury imploded just as it was to begin, leaving hundreds of party-goers displaced and angry. With tickets costing up to $12... Read more

‘Complete and total chaos’: concert fans furious as much-hyped Fyre Festival in Bahamas is cancelled

POSTED: 4/28/2017 A new music festival in The Bahamas that was advertised as the ultimate in luxury imploded just as it was to begin, leaving hundreds of party-goers displaced and angry. With tickets costing up to $12... Read more

China deports U.S. citizen convicted of espionage

POSTED: 4/28/2017 SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has deported a U.S. citizen who was convicted of espionage this week after being held without trial for two years, removing a source of friction between Washington and... Read more

Brazilians sick of corruption hit streets in massive anti-austerity general strike

POSTED: 4/28/2017 IN REGION: Asia Brazilian unions have ratcheted up the pressure on president Michel Temer with a nationwide general strike that closed schools, disrupted transport networks and led to clashes with public security in... Read more

Brazilians sick of corruption hit streets in massive anti-austerity general strike

POSTED: 4/28/2017 Brazilian unions have ratcheted up the pressure on president Michel Temer with a nationwide general strike that closed schools, disrupted transport networks and led to clashes with public security in... Read more

Brazilians sick of corruption hit streets in massive anti-austerity general strike

POSTED: 4/28/2017 Brazilian unions have ratcheted up the pressure on president Michel Temer with a nationwide general strike that closed schools, disrupted transport networks and led to clashes with public security in... Read more

US Congress assures no embarrassing government shutdown on 100th day of Trump’s presidency

POSTED: 4/28/2017 IN REGION: Asia The Republican-led Congress averted a US government shutdown on Friday and gave lawmakers another week to work out federal spending through September 30, with tricky issues like defence spending... Read more

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