PUNGGYE-RI: North Korea says it will dismantle its Punggye-ri test site between May 23 and 25 in the presence of local and international media. The site has been used for each of its six underground...
SEOUL: Court begins trial of former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak over bribery allegations. Lee has been imprisoned at a detention center in Seoul since late March. ::Covering outside...
TAIPEI: Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC will unveil its new smart phone U12 Plus, with dual-lens camera on both the front and back and fingerprint scanner. ::AP covering LIVE (AP Live Choice).
++ Running Story: 18 - 24 May 2018 ++ Covering developments on the Korean peninsula. South Korea says it hopes to reschedule high-level talks with North Korea that were canceled by the North...
GENEVA: 71th World Health Assembly that takes place in Geneva. ::Covering & accessing opening session at 0715GMT. ::Accessing other sessions throughout week on merit.
PARIS: 50 CEOs, including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, philanthropists and others join French President Emmanuel Macron for lunch at the Elysee for an event called "Tech for Good", which seeks to...
BUDAPEST: US President Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon gives speech at governmental institute. ::Covering on merit.
BEIRUT: Parliament meets for the first time since elections and expected to re-elect Parliament speaker Nabih Berri to the post. ::Covering.
++ Running Story: 18 - 24 May 2018 ++ Tensions remain high despite the start of Ramadan as Palestinians, especially in Gaza, vow to stage weekly Friday protests until June 5, the anniversary of...
++ Running Story: 18 - 24 May 2018 ++ Developments near Damascus and in eastern Syria where US-backed Kurdish forces have resumed fighting IS in their last strongholds of Deir el-Zour.
++ Running Story: 18 - 24 May 2018 ++ Israeli airstrikes against Iranian positions still trouble a region worried about an escalation of such incident, and the possibility they could trigger a...
++ Running Story: 18 - 24 May 2018 ++ President Trump continues to grapple with the shadow of the ongoing investigation into whether his campaign colluded with Russian officials during the 2016...
++ Running Story: 18 - 24 May 2018 ++ Iran negotiates with European signatories after US President Donald Trump decided to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal by which Iran accepted...
Premiere of HBO’s ‘Succession’ with cast members Brian Cox, Jesse Armstrong, Jeremy Strong, Hiam Abbass, Kieran Culkin, Alan Ruck and Matthew Macfadyen.
Ron Howard, Woody Harrelson and Thandie Newton talk about life inside the new ‘Star Wars’ movie, ‘Solo.’
The winner of the Miss USA pageant talks about the crowning moment and why we should still care about pageants in the era of #MeToo and female empowerment.
‘Lord of the Rings’ acting legend Ian McKellen on how and why he uses Twitter, and why he loves appearing in plays outside London.
‘Solo’ cast marvel at star Alden Ehrenreich's calm under pressure.
Tommy Chong ‘doesn’t have to do’ lots of things, at 80.