Bombings Near Afghanistan’s Parliament Kill Dozens

KABUL, Afghanistan — Two bombs were set off near the Afghan Parliament in Kabul on Tuesday as workers were leaving for the day, officials said. Dozens of people were...

A Nuclear Deal With North Korea May Be Tillerson’s Mission Impossible

TOKYO — For those worried about a nuclear war between North Korea and the United States, the weekend disclosure by Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson that the two...

Vietnam, Yielding to Beijing, Backs Off South China Sea Drilling

HONG KONG — Vietnam appears to have retreated in a high-stakes maritime gambit against China, suspending a gas-drilling project that it had approved in the South China Sea but...

China’s New Effort to Tame Its Financial System May Disappoint

BEIJING — China on Wednesday released fresh details about a new financial regulatory body intended to calm a financial system that in recent years has endured a stock market...

Trump Sees a ‘Lot of Progress’ on North Korea During Seoul Visit

SEOUL, South Korea — President Trump on Tuesday said he was seeing progress in diplomatic efforts to counter the threat from North Korea, arguing that by showing his willingness...

Alert About Missile Bound for Hawaii Was Sent in Error, Officials Say

The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency confirmed on Saturday that there was no ballistic missile headed toward the state, minutes after an emergency alert was sent to cellphones urging people...

Top Pakistani News Channel Is Forced Off Air, and Eyes Are on the Military

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan’s largest television network says it has been forced off the air by cable operators in most parts of the country, in a move widely seen...

The Subtle Messages Sent by Who Is, and Isn’t, Joining Trump in Asia

WASHINGTON — President Trump has put a hard-line trade agenda at the center of his 12-day trip to Asia, which begins in Tokyo on Sunday. Yet Mr. Trump is...

Instead of Launching a Missile, North Korea Throws a Party

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea marked its government’s 69th anniversary not with another missile test, as many had feared, but with a gala party for the scientists involved...

Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh to Be Relocated to Remote Island

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladesh’s government is moving forward with a plan to relocate Rohingya refugees staying in camps near the country’s largest tourist resort towns to a remote island...