Tehran told the UN nuclear watchdog on December 13 that it was advancing research on uranium metal production, in what would be a fresh breach of the limits in Iran’s 2015 deal with world powers.
There was deep silence on the House floor as the gavel struck on December 13 heralding the second impeachment of US President Donald Trump.
Grieving friends and relatives were expected at a Jakarta cemetery on December 14 for the funeral of a flight attendant on the crashed Indonesian passenger jet, as divers restarted their hunt for its second black box.
The Philippines on December 13 confirmed its first case of a British-identified coronavirus mutation that appears to be more infectious, as authorities scramble to secure vaccine supplies.
The Vietnam Fatherland Front’s (VFF) chapters at all levels must perform their duties in holding consultations to select and nominate candidates for the election of deputies to the National Assembly and all-level People’s Councils in the 2021-2026 tenure, said VFF Central Committee president Tran
India's top court suspended on January 12 the implementation of new agriculture laws that have sparked weeks of demonstrations by tens of thousands of farmers outside New Delhi.
Bolstered by support from his deputy Mike Pence who opposed ousting the US president, Donald Trump denied responsibility on January 12 for an assault on Congress by his supporters but now faces an all-but-certain second impeachment effort.
South Korea, China and Japan have agreed to a new air corridor over the sea south of Jeju Island following safety concerns over the growing air traffic in one of the busiest airspaces in the world, according to the South Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un pledged to strengthen his country’s nuclear arsenal in his closing address to a top ruling party meeting, state media reported on January 13, days before Joe Biden takes office as US president.
Progress has been made to prevent crime and corruption in Vietnam but shortcomings remain, officials said at a meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee (NASC) on January 12, which discussed performance during their term of office in 2016-2021.