A barrage of North Korean missiles fired from both the ground and fighter jets splashed down on the waters off the country’s east coast, a show of force on the eve of a key state anniversary in the north and elections in the rival south.
World Health Organization figures show the increase in new Covid-19 infections is now about 70,000 per day, up from about 50,000 just a few days ago. Here are the latest updates for March 30:
The remains of 23 victims arrived at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi early on Saturday. The first 16 of the bodies were repatriated on Wednesday to their home towns in northern-central Vietnam.
Vietnam's 1902-built railway attracts crowds of tourists that want to snap selfies with passing trains or lounge at trackside cafes. But the government has given a deadline for all cafes to close down to secure public safety.
From two devastating mass shootings in the US to continued protests in Hong Kong, here are some of the top images from the weekend.
President Donald Trump becomes the first US leader to enter North Korean territory after meeting its leader Kim Jong-un at the DMZ.
Vietnam and the European Union signed a free trade deal reducing tariffs on goods of 99 percent traded between the southeastern state and the Union. The deal will boost Vietnams economy by around 5 percent until 2024-2028.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half brother Kim Jong-nam was a spy for American intelligence, the Wall Street Journal reported, saying he was in Malaysia to meet his CIA handler in February 2017.
Can Russian President Vladimir Putin pick up where the US has failed in the Korean Peninsula?
Kremlin adviser Yuri Ushakov told Russian media the summit will focus on North Korea's nuclear program.
A year ago North Korea's Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in declared an end to the Korean War, which has spanned almost seven decades. Seoul will be marking that anniversary this week, but Pyongyang may not take part.
North Korea is saying that it had test-fired a new type of "tactical guided weapon," its first such test in nearly half a year. The country is also demanding the removal of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from talks over its nuclear programme.
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