Some Burmese government officials and extremist groups are using fabricated news to advance their political goals and downplay harassment of Muslims.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US will break with 20 years of failed policy. Here are some of the alternatives.
Asked about Trump, Li Keqiang said trade war wouldn’t make trade more fair.
Fixing the North Korean nuclear problem is going to be difficult when two of the key players are sure they’re about to be screwed over.
The ouster of President Park Guen-hye marked the first time a democratically elected leader of the nation was removed from office.
China had already decided to vote in Trump’s favor last September.
My Father, Kim Jong Il, and Me, published by a Japanese journalist in 2012, draws on extensive interviews and emails to cast light on his criticism of his family and the North Korean regime.
Kim Jong Nam was known for his criticism of his family’s leadership of the secretive country.
South Korean women worry that the impeachment of the country’s first female president could mark a serious blow to progress.
Rex Tillerson’s nomination by Donald Trump has transparency advocates concerned he will lock down the State Department.
Gov. Terry Branstad has a long, positive relationship with China and President Xi Jinping, that could help Trump to improve his standing with the nation he often criticized on the campaign trail.
Dole said on Monday his firm helped broker a controversial phone call between President-elect Donald Trump and Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen.
“I think the Chinese are being cautious because they have no idea why Trump did this — and honestly neither do we,” one US diplomat told BuzzFeed News.
The president-elect spoke with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, a move that could raise tensions with China, which does not recognize Taiwan as an independent country and claims it as its own.
Setya Novanto raised controversy last year after appearing at Donald Trump’s campaign event in New York.
“I’ve had conversations with local officials about it and so far their biggest new concern about the election is drunken expats trying to deface Trump signs.”
President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody drug war has filled the streets with thousands of bodies, many thought to be extrajudicial killings. A BuzzFeed News investigation has found that the US State Department continues to send millions of dollars in aid to police stations behind the killings even as the death toll climbs.
Many young Muslims fear hate crime directed at them could become worse.
A short list of names provided to BuzzFeed News of potential Asia policy hands includes several former Bush administration officials.
“What the fuck can I say?” one diplomat based in the Middle East said.