At least three people are confirmed to have died in the magnitude 6.1 earthquake, including a nine-year-old girl.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Asia persuading Washington's allies in the region that denuclearisation by Pyongyang will happen before sanctions are lifted. North Korea says it will disarm in step-by-step process.
On a range of international issues the G7 can not act without the cooperation of other important nations. This is why it should change.
The document signed in Singapore could mark a breakthrough, with N Korea's Kim Jong-un saying, "The world would see a major change" after his summit with US President Donald Trump.
US President Donald Trump's comments came after his meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who was in Washington amid intense diplomatic flurry over the future of the Korean peninsula.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, unable to meet North Korea's leader himself, is heading to Washington to try to make sure President Donald Trump doesn't overlook Japan's security and other concerns at the US-North Korea summit next week.
The award, to a director who has won prizes at the festival before, defied speculation that the Palme might go to a female director, with three strong contenders in a year when the Hollywood sex scandal was the talk of the town.
Sources say Toshiba is hoping for a decision by a May 28 deadline for China to complete its review of a deal to sell its chip unit to a consortium led by Bain Capital and South Korea's SK Hynix Inc.
Last held in Seoul in 2015, the three-way summit has regularly brought together the East Asian neighbours, but this week's gathering comes amid an unusual period of calm for relations often beset by territorial and historical disputes.
Tokyo-based collective teamLab create their own original, interactive digital art experiences. and are set to open their own digital art museum.
Scientists construct a virtual three-dimensional model of a Neanderthal brain based on head size and shape of fossilised skulls to observe its differences with the brain of modern-day homo sapiens.
Sony says its net annual profits have hit $4.5 billion. Sales were up across the board, with the exception of the mobile operation, with asset sales adding to its operating profit.
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