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I can count myself lucky that when the Chinese secret police arrested me for reporting on worker strikes and branded me a spy, all they did was deport me. It was June 3, 2002, and I was filming a worker protest undercover for a PBS documentary. As I interviewed a laid-off worker, I was jumped by thugs, thrown into a van, driven to a black spot and held incommunicado for 48 hours.
A police operation is underway on Manus island in Papua New Guinea (PNG) at a recently shut down detention center for people who were seeking asylum in Australia, according to Australia's immigration minister and PNG police.
Hanoi might be famous for its scooters, but the city's youth is shifting gears.
US fighter jet pilots train every day over South Korea for a potential conflict with the North. CNN's Alexandra Field took a ride in an F-16 to see how they prepare to battle in the air.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has shifted his stance on the Myanmar government's actions against the Rohingya Muslim minority in the country, labeling their actions "ethnic cleansing" in a statement Wednesday.
Parasitic worms and a chronic liver infection identified in a North Korean soldier who dramatically defected are providing clues into health conditions inside the secretive rogue state, experts said Wednesday.
A North Korean soldier who defected across the demilitarized zone has had his escape caught on camera.
North Korea stands accused of violating the armistice agreement between North and South Korea, after North Korean soldiers fired across the military demarcation line (MDL) that divides the two countries in pursuit of a defector last week.
Producers of a Bollywood movie have delayed its release amid fears for the safety of its female star, following death threats from prominent Hindu hardliners.
President Donald Trump, in the latest demonstration of increased tensions on the Korean Peninsula, placed North Korea back on the list of state sponsors of terrorism.
President Trump is designating North Korea as a state sponsor of terror, a move that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says is the latest in the "ongoing steps to increase the pressure."
A US service member was involved in a collision that led to the death of an Okinawa man in the island's capital of Naha, Sunday morning, US Forces Japan said in a news release Monday.
Fifteen people were freed from a Taliban prison in the southern Afghanistan province of Helmand on Sunday, the international coalition said in a statement.
New scrutiny over Zimbabwean army chief's visit to Beijing days before nation plunged into political chaos
A visit by Zimbabwean army commander Constantino Chiwenga to China would not normally be seen as unusual, given Beijing's status as Zimbabwe's largest foreign investor and longtime ally.
Dressed in red and armed with flags, fans of Hong Kong's national football team politely applauded the Lebanese anthem while they waited to seize their moment.
The slash marks on Rashida Begum's neck have turned into dark, red scars.
Cambodia's Supreme Court court ordered the dissolution of the country's main opposition party Thursday, a move observers say marks another disturbing blow to democracy.