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Islamabad (dpa) - India's foreign minister will meet with Pakistani leaders as the rival nuclear-armed neighbours pursue a new initiative to reduce tensions.Foreign Minister...

NATO foreign ministers on Wednesday decided to invite Montenegro to become the 29th member of their alliance despite Russian concerns, leading Moscow to threaten...

NATO foreign ministers on Wednesday decided to invite Montenegro to become the 29th member of their alliance, despite concerns in Russia over the move."NATO's...

- A recent cyber attack on Australian government computers was instigated by China, an official was quoted as saying Wednesday.The attack on the Bureau...

Taiwan and China exchanged captured spies for the first time, news reports said Monday, amid a warming of ties and after the leaders met...

Seventeen migrants from South Asia were back in Indonesia after their boat was pushed back by the Australian navy while en route to Christmas...

French President Francois Hollande is at the White House for talks Tuesday with US President Barack Obama as he seeks to step up the...

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - Efforts to stamp out terrorism and violent extremism must be redoubled, said 18 world leaders at the East Asia Summit...

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - Military solutions are not enough to defeat global terrorism, said Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak Saturday as south-east Asian leaders...

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - US President Barack Obama joined Asian leaders in Malaysia Friday to attend a regional summit, where he was expected to...

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - Foreign ministers of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Friday met to finalize preparations for the leaders' summit,...

Manila (dpa) - Asia-Pacific leaders on Thursday stressed the "urgent need" for stepped-up efforts against terrorism, and vowed not to allow the violence to...

Manila (dpa) - A Chinese coast guard ship sailed near a Philippine-occupied island in the disputed South China Sea and stayed in the waters...

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - Soldiers were deployed in the Malaysian capital Thursday ahead of a gathering of South-East Asian and world leaders, including US...

Manila (dpa) - The United States reiterated its call for an end to reclamation activities and "militarization" in the disputed South China Sea Wednesday,...

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is not planning to visit North Korea next week, a spokesman said, denying earlier reports in Chinese media."He will...

The Group of 20 leading world economies issued a strong condemnation Monday of recent "heinous" terrorist attacks and vowed to combat terrorism, as they...

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon plans to visit Pyongyang this week, bolstering hopes for progress in inter-Korean relations, Yonhap News Agency reported Monday.The...

This weekend's terrorist attacks in Paris were expected to cast a long shadow Sunday as the heads of the Group of 20 leading world...

The G20 summit is expected to focus on the war in Syria, a surge in migration and the scourge of terrorism - unusual topics...

Prime Minister David Cameron urged Britain and India Thursday to "forge a more ambitious, modern partnership" as he held talks with his Indian counterpart,...

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull met Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday as Canberra sought to improve often-prickly relations with Jakarta.Turnbull said strengthening economic...

Manila (dpa) - The Philippines will close roads in the capital, clear street vendors and cancel flights as it hosts an economic summit next...

Israel announced Wednesday it would suspend several committee talks and forums with the European Union in retaliation for a decision to label products from...

US President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to find "common ground" Monday in their first White House meeting since the...

President Xi Jinping of China and his Taiwanese counterpart Ma Ying-jeou shook hands Saturday in Singapore in their first-ever meeting seen as a historic...

China and Vietnam must strengthen their political ties, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday during a visit to Hanoi, despite rival territorial claims in...

Taipei (dpa) - Many issues remain to be resolved with China, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou said Friday ahead of a meeting with Chinese President...

Washington (dpa) - US Defence Secretary Ash Carter, speaking Thursday onboard a US navy ship in the disputed waters of the South China Sea,...

A demonstration is being organized for Saturday in Taipei to protest against the meeting, including the lack of details provided about preparations for the...

Hanoi (dpa) — Chinese President Xi Jinping's first diplomatic visit to Vietnam began Thursday under tightened security after protests against what locals...

Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - US Defence Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday said he and Malaysian Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein would set sail Thursday into...

Taipei (dpa) - Hundreds of residents and students protested outside Taiwan's parliament building Wednesday, angry over a historic meeting planned between the leaders of...

A Chinese investment in France's struggling nuclear company Areva would be legitimate and no threat to the nation, President Francois Hollande said Tuesday in...

The US military will continue to operate wherever international law allows, a top admiral said in Beijing on Tuesday, a week after a US...

French President Francois Hollande on Monday arrived in China, where he was expected to seek China's support for a new climate change deal in...

South Korean President Park Geun Hye had her first bilateral meeting with Japan's Premier Shinzo Abe on Monday, amid tensions over the countries' wartime...

Leaders of South Korea, Japan and China met in Seoul on Sunday for their first three-way discussions in more than three years.Relations between the...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang presided over the signing of 15 business agreements during a visit to China's eastern province...

Manila (dpa) - The Philippine government on Friday welcomed a UN tribunal's decision that it can rule in an increasingly heated dispute between Manila...

Chinese and German companies signed far-reaching deals worth tens of billions of dollars on Thursday during German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Beijing.Merkel arrived...

Expanding trade ties, particularly in the energy sector, topped the agenda as Indian and African leaders kicked off their largest-ever summit in New Delhi...

Two Chinese coast guard ships blocked a Vietnamese vessel attempting to aid a fishing boat that had been adrift for two days, Vietnam state...

The upcoming India-Africa Forum Summit, the third in and largest in a series, offers major opportunities for India to enhance its trade relations with...

Japan's Defence Minister Gen Nakatani will travel to Vietnam in early November to discuss China's territorial claims in disputed parts of the South China...

The White House lauded Pakistan's pledge to pursue terrorist groups of all ideologies, following a White House meeting Thursday between Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz...

British Prime Minister David Cameron was expected to raise concerns Thursday over the political situations in Syria and Hong Kong in talks with Chinese...

China's apple exporters will have to come up with new, non-controversial packaging if they want to resume sending the fruit to Vietnam, authorities said...

Tokyo (dpa) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe departed Thursday for a weeklong trip to Mongolia and five Central Asian countries to build ties...

Chinese nuclear power firm CGN has agreed to invest some 6 billion pounds (9 billion dollars) in a British nuclear power plant, the highlight...