A North Korean soldier shot by the DPRK border guards while escaping to the South, has gained consciousness, South Korean doctors say.
The US imposes sanctions on a Chinese person, 13 entities including four Chinese trading companies, and 20 vessels to pressure North Korea over its nuclear weapons and missiles programs.
The condemnation came after Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to slam UN's Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions.
Tencent Holdings Ltd becomes the first Asian firm worth more than $500 billion, surpassing Facebook as the world's fifth-most valuable company.
Aung San Suu Kyi hopes that this week's talks with Bangladesh will prove fruitful on the "safe return" of Rohingya Muslims, 620,000 of whom fled in August.
A “state-sponsored” campaign has restricted virtually all aspects of Rohingyas’ lives, the Amnesty study says, confining them to what amounts to a “ghetto-like” existence in the mainly Buddhist country.
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