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September 28, 2023

South Korean Court Denies Arrest Warrant for Opposition Leader Lee in Corruption Allegations

By Kim Tong-hyung
The judge said the evidence collected so far raises “substantial suspicion” about Lee’s involvement in the Seongnam development case, but not to a level that warrants his detainment.

September 27, 2023

North Korea Says It Will Expel Travis King, US Soldier Who Crossed Into the Country in July

By Kim Tong-hyung
North Korea's decision to release King after 71 days appears relatively quick by the country's standards, especially considering the tensions between Washington and Pyongyang.
September 26, 2023

South Korea’s Constitutional Court Strikes Down Law Banning Anti-Pyongyang Leafleting

By Kim Tong-hyung
The law was crafted by the previous liberal government in Seoul, which desperately pushed for inter-Korean engagement.

September 26, 2023

South Korea Breezes Through First Day of League of Legends Competition in Asian Games Esports

By David Rising
Esports takes its place this year at the Asian Games as a competition sport for the first time.

September 26, 2023

Cricket: Asian Games Today, Olympic Games in 2028?

By Stephen Wade
The Asian Games offer a preview of what could soon be coming to the Olympics. That’s surely the case with cricket.

September 25, 2023

India Comes to the UN With a Diplomatic Mess on Its Hands

By Krutika Pathi
Western and Indian officials will use the sidelines of the UNGA meeting to limit the fallout of Canada’s assassination allegations against New Delhi.
September 23, 2023

Taliban Send All-Male Team to Asian Games But Afghan Women Come From Outside

By David Rising
Two different teams are representing Afghanistan: the Taliban-approved team, and a team of diaspora athletes – including women – competing under the old flag.

September 22, 2023

Pakistan to Hold General Elections in Late January

By Munir Ahmed
The announcement puts to rest speculation that the election, which was due to be held in November, would be indefinitely postponed.

September 21, 2023

South Korean Lawmakers Vote to Lift Opposition Leader’s Immunity to Arrest

By Kim Tong-hyung
Despite the Democratic Party's majority, lawmakers voted to allow the party’s chair, Lee Jae-myung, to be arrested amid several corruption investigations.

September 21, 2023

In Spat With India, Canada Gets Muted Allied Support

By Rob Gillies
While its Western allies have declared their concern and urged full investigations, none has condemned India for its alleged killing of a Canadian.

September 20, 2023

India-Canada Ties Are Caught in Downward Spiral

By Krutika Pathi and Sheikh Saaliq
Sikh separatism has long strained bilateral relations. Now it's sunk them to their lowest point in years.
September 17, 2023

South Korea’s President Warns Against ‘Illegal and Unjust’ North Korea-Russia Military Cooperation

By Hyung-jin Kim
President Yoon Suk-yeol plans to seek more international support for action against Pyongyang during the U.N. General Assembly.

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