University of Indonesia Student Catherine, who goes by one name, was selected as one of the five winners of the 4th Annual Association of Southeast Asian Nations Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights Youth Debate
"The threat posed by North Korea’s ballistic missile and nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction program is gravely serious,” said Acting Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Susan Thornton.
The United Nations Security Council has ratcheted up sanctions against the rogue regime in North Korea in response to its nuclear test conducted on September 2.
“The United States and India are working together not only for the benefit of our two nations’ citizens but also to improve lives across the globe.
The United States is partnering with Laos to complete a comprehensive national survey of unexploded ordnance contamination.
“Only the strongest sanctions will enable us to resolve this problem through diplomacy,” she noted. “We have kicked the can down the road long enough. There is no more road left.”
President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has launched the Afghan government’s new compact - a commitment to key reforms aimed at improving security and creating a more peaceful, stable, and prosperous society.
North Korea has again fired a ballistic missile – this time over Japan's Hokkaido island into the sea, after a flight of nearly 1,700 miles.
According to the recently released International Religious Freedom Report, the Chinese government continues to exercise control over religion and restrict the activities and personal freedom of religious adherents.
The U.S.-Thailand relationship is "historic," said U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on a recent visit. "We have been treaty partners for over 184 years, and we've been allies for over 60," and "we want to continue to grow that relationship."
U.S.-Vietnam defense cooperation is growing.
North Korea's bellicose actions have escalated tensions between North Korea and the United States in recent months to levels not experienced since the Korean War.