Lai Chi-wai became the first in Hong Kong to climb more than 250 meters of a skyscraper while strapped into a wheelchair as he pulled himself up for more than 10 hours to raise money for spinal cord patients.
In wheelchair, paraplegic Lai Chi-wai climbs up skyscraper in Hong Kong
A team of Nepali climbers have become the first people to summit the world’s second-highest peak, K2, during the winter seasons.
Nepali climbers make history with first winter summit of K2
South Korea and Iran will continue talks for the release of a seized Korean ship and to resolve the issue of Tehran’s frozen assets in the Asian country, officials in Seoul said on Wednesday.
Iran, South Korea agree to continue talks on frozen assets, seized tanker
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called for increased military power and greater nuclear war deterrence, state news agency KCNA reported on Wednesday, as a rare ruling party congress came to a close after eight days of policy discussions.
North Korea's Kim calls for stronger military capabilities
Indonesian Navy divers searching the ocean floor on Tuesday recovered the flight data recorder from a Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea with 62 people on board.
Divers recover 'black box' from crashed Indonesia plane
Afghanistan’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Hanif Atmar called for the continuation of Iran’s “positive and constructive role” in Afghan peace talks.
Afghan FM calls for continuation of Iran ‘positive’ role in peace talks
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan said Islamabad has very strong relations with Tehran but sanctions against Iran have hampered expansion of trade cooperation between the two neighboring countries.
Imran Khan: Pakistan enjoys strong relations with Iran
Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Governor Abdolnaser Hemmati said Monday he expects South Korea to be serious on the issue of Iranian funds blocked in the East Asian country over US sanctions or expect repercussions in bilateral ties.
Iran urges South Korea to release frozen funds immediately
Announcement expected to upset China
Pompeo lifts curbs on official US contacts with Taiwan
South Korea’s First Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jong-kun said the situation surrounding a Korean-flagged oil tanker that has been seized by Iran for repeated environmental violations is “serious”.
South Korean official to discuss seized tanker in Tehran

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