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At least 12 killed in huge gas explosion in central Chinese city

Hong Kong CNN —   At least 12 people were killed in a huge gas explosion in central China on Sunday, state media reported. The blast took place at about…

Korean War Fast Facts

CNN —   Here’s a look at the Korean War. Although hostilities ceased in 1953, there has been no formal end to the war. Causes of the Korean War Under…

US military gets ‘laser focused’ on keeping up with China

CNN —   China was first and foremost on the minds of American politicians, planners and military officials during Thursday’s congressional hearing on the Pentagon’s defense authorization request for the…

The pandemic could be Indian leader Modi’s undoing. But millions won’t ditch him just yet.

CNN —   Dr. Satyendra Kumar Tiwary thinks of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as superhuman. A leader like Modi comes along “once in 2,500 years,” he says, and should…

Indonesia’s coronavirus spike has health experts worried

A jump in coronavirus cases on Indonesia’s two most populous islands has health experts worried the worst could be yet to come, with few curbs on movement at a time…

China releases new images of Mars taken by its Zhurong rover

CNN —   China unveiled new photos of its Mars rover exploring the surface of the red planet on Friday, with state media hailing it as a sign of the…

South Korea building collapses onto bus during demolition, killing 9

Seoul, South Korea CNN —   At least nine people were killed when a five-story building undergoing demolition collapsed onto a bus in South Korea on Wednesday, according to the…

Meth production surged in Asia as economy faltered due to Covid-19, report says

Hong Kong CNN —   Asia’s drug cartels adapted quickly to the pandemic in 2020, flooding markets with synthetic narcotics worth tens of billions of dollars even as the global…

Myanmar military junta charges Aung San Suu Kyi with corruption

CNN —   Myanmar’s deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been charged with corruption by the country’s military junta, state media reported Thursday, adding to a raft of…

At least 10 killed in attack on Afghanistan mine-clearing workers

At least 10 people working to clear mines in northern Afghanistan were killed by gunmen in an attack on Tuesday, according to international demining organization Halo Trust. Halo did not…