South Korea has suggested its denial of a reported claim by US President Donald Trump that Seoul has agreed to pay “a lot more money” to maintain nearly 30,000 American troops on its soil, insisting that talks on the issue are still underway.
South Korea hints at denial of Trump’s claim of deal to pay more for US troops
While animals all around the world have relished the chance to reclaim land as humans recede into their homes during the pandemic, one Japanese aquarium said that the lack of people is actually posing a problem for animals in captivity, specifically eels.
Japan aquarium asks people to video call eels under lockdown
A US government panel on Tuesday called for India to be put on a religious freedom blacklist over a “drastic” downturn under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, triggering a sharp rebuttal from New Delhi.
US panel wants India on religious freedom blacklist
Iran and Pakistan called for resumption of trade exchanges between the two neighbors following a halt in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Iran, Pakistan call for restoring trade ties severed due to coronavirus outbreak
The departing UN human rights envoy for Myanmar said its military may be committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in Rakhine and Chin states.
Myanmar military may be committing new war crimes: UN envoy
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Afghan leaders to start intra-Afghan negotiations in order to stabilize the country’s political situation.
Iran pushes for intra-Afghan talks
A spider has been weaving a web inside a woman's ear in a video that is not for the faint-hearted. A doctor in China removed the live spider from the elderly woman's left ear after realizing that it had been weaving a web inside for a week, reported Daily Star.
Spider spinning web inside woman’s ear in China
South Korea's March factory output jumped by the most in 11 years as demand for display panels and cars received an unexpected boost from lengthy shutdowns in competing Chinese factories amid the coronavirus pandemic.
South Korea March output up as China factory shutdowns boost demand
Beijing has accused the US politicians of telling lies to distract from their poor epidemic prevention measures, shortly after US President Donald Trump renewed his verbal attacks on China saying he may seek damages from the Asian country over the coronavirus pandemic.
China decries 'barefaced lies' over its handling of virus
A recession in Singapore's trade-reliant economy could be deeper than forecast as the protracted nature of the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to hamper a decisive rebound in global activity, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said on Tuesday.
Singapore faces deeper-than-forecast recession as virus clouds global outlook: MAS

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