Second Canadian is detained by China amid Huawei arrest row

A second Canadian citizen has been detained in China, heightening fears that Beijing is retaliating against Ottawa for the arrest of Chinese telecoms executive Meng Wanzhou.

A second Canadian citizen has been detained in China, heightening fears that Beijing is retaliating against Ottawa for the arrest of Chinese telecoms executive Meng Wanzhou.

North Korea expands missile base despite pledge to disarm

New satellite images have revealed North Korea has significantly expanded a key long-range missile base in a remote mountainous area, despite ongoing talks this year with the US over the country’s nuclear disarmament.

New satellite images have revealed North Korea has significantly expanded a key long-range missile base in a remote mountainous area, despite ongoing talks this year with the US over the country's nuclear disarmament.

Furious China demands that Canada frees tech executive after arrest

China has demanded that Canada releases an executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei who was arrested in a case that compounds tensions with the US and threatens to complicate trade talks.

China has demanded that Canada releases an executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei who was arrested in a case that compounds tensions with the US and threatens to complicate trade talks.

North Korean soldier defects to South Korea – military

A North Korean soldier fled across a heavily fortified border to defect to South Korea early on Saturday, the military in Seoul said, just as the rivals began taking steps to reduce military tensions.

A North Korean soldier fled across a heavily fortified border to defect to South Korea early on Saturday, the military in Seoul said, just as the rivals began taking steps to reduce military tensions.

Lion Air plane that crashed killing 189 ‘was not fit to fly’

The Lion Air plane that crashed last month, killing 189 people, was not fit to fly and should have been grounded after recurring technical problems, Indonesian authorities have concluded.

The Lion Air plane that crashed last month, killing 189 people, was not fit to fly and should have been grounded after recurring technical problems, Indonesian authorities have concluded.

World’s first genetically edited babies born in China, expert claims

A Chinese researcher claims he helped to make the world’s first genetically edited babies – twin girls whose DNA he said he altered with a powerful new tool capable of rewriting the very blueprint of life.

A Chinese researcher claims he helped to make the world's first genetically edited babies - twin girls whose DNA he said he altered with a powerful new tool capable of rewriting the very blueprint of life.

Chinese scientist claims he created world’s first genetically edited babies

A Chinese researcher claims he helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies – twin girls whose DNA he said he altered with a powerful new tool capable of rewriting the very blueprint of life.

A Chinese researcher claims he helped make the world's first genetically edited babies - twin girls whose DNA he said he altered with a powerful new tool capable of rewriting the very blueprint of life.

Dog meat slaughterhouse to close amid calls from activists

South Korean officials yesterday began to dismantle the country’s largest canine slaughterhouse complex, as animal rights activists push to end the custom of eating dog meat.

South Korean officials yesterday began to dismantle the country's largest canine slaughterhouse complex, as animal rights activists push to end the custom of eating dog meat.