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Global May Day Protests

(VOA): A look at protests around the world on May 1, International Workers Day - a day when workers and activists march in the streets and gather in city centers to honor laborers. (This story has not been edited by N24 staff and is Voice Of America auto-generated from a RSS..

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Muslim Men Killed Over Alleged Cow Theft in India

(VOA): Indian police officials say two Muslim men have been beaten to death by a mob in the northeastern state of Assam over allegations of cow theft, the latest in a series of similar attacks across the country. Senior Assam police official Mukesh Aggarwal said Monday that police have filed a..

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Trump Gets Tough With South Korea, Goes Easier on China

(VOA): President Donald Trump’s recent criticisms of South Korea, regarding THAAD and trade, could lead to a rupture in the Seoul-Washington alliance, especially if, as expected, the liberal leaning presidential candidate Moon Jae-in wins next week’s presidential election. On Sunday,..

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Japanese Destroyer to Escort US Warships

(VOA): Japan's navy has dispatched its largest destroyer reportedly tasked with escorting U.S. military ships off the Japanese coast amid heightened tension on the Korean Peninsula. The helicopter carrier Izumo departed the Yokosuka port near Tokyo earlier Monday. Japanese media say the..

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India's Modi Discusses Trade, Ties with Turkey's Erdogan

(VOA): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said India and Turkey should strengthen their already warm business and political ties as he welcomed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Erdogan arrived in New Delhi late Sunday evening. A large Turkish business delegation is traveling with the..

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Famed Swiss Climber Killed Near Mount Everest in Nepal

(VOA): A Swiss climber acclaimed for his rapid ascents — including scaling dozens of peaks in the Alps in a little more than two months — was killed Sunday in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, expedition organizers said.   Ueli Steck was killed at Camp 1 of Mount..

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Duterte Drops Mention of South China Sea in ASEAN Statement Monday, May 1st, 2017

(VOA): The Philippines followed up a summit of Southeast Asian leaders by releasing a final communique Sunday that removed mention of international concerns over China’s “militarization” of newly built islands in the disputed South China Sea, a major concession to Beijing.   The 25-page..

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Growth Slows in April in China’s Manufacturing Sector

(VOA): Growth in China’s manufacturing sector slowed in April, official data showed Sunday, pointing to an unsteady recovery in the world’s second-largest economy.    The monthly purchasing managers’ index by the Chinese Federation of Logistics and Purchasing fell to 51.2 in April, lower..

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China Deports US Citizen Convicted of Espionage

(VOA): An American woman convicted of espionage in China and held without a trial for two years is back in the U.S. after being deported, according to her husband. Jeff Gillis said in a statement that his wife, Sandy Phan-Gillis, left China Friday and arrived in Los Angeles the same day —..

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China’s Risky Endgame in Hong Kong Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Although the rapid escalation of violence in Hong Kong seems terrifying enough, things may be about to get much worse. The communiqué of the recently concluded fourth..