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South Korea’s Moon Jae-in calls for ‘bold decisions’ ahead of summit with Kim Jong Un

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 22:50
South Korea’s president on Tuesday urged both North Korea and the United States to “make bold decisions” to break a deepening diplomatic impasse over the ...

In sign of further easing of childbirth controls, China shuts family planning offices

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 21:03
China’s health commission is getting rid of three offices that were previously dedicated to family planning, it announced late on Sunday, the latest signal that ...

U.S. policy drives Russia and China together ahead of summit

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 20:40
When Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet this week, they will have plenty to talk about thanks to U.S. President Donald ...

John Bolton: U.S. ‘still waiting’ for denuclearization action by North Korea’s Kim

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 14:21
President Donald Trump has a door open for talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but is still waiting for action on denuclearization, his ...

U.N.’s new rights chief Michelle Bachelet presses for new body on crimes against Myanmar Rohingya

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 01:39
United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on Monday for a new quasi-judicial body to collect evidence with a view to future prosecution of ...

Trump nearly sent tweet that could have sparked war with North Korea, Watergate journalist says

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 01:36
Could a single tweet spark a nuclear war? U.S. President Donald Trump may have narrowly avoided such a scenario had he sent out a missive ...

Man charged with murdering family of five in Australia

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 00:36
A young man has been charged with the murder of five people, including three toddlers, after a mass killing in a suburban home, Australian police ...

China calls on U.S., North Korea to implement Singapore agreement

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 00:32
China’s top legislator voiced hope that North Korea and the United States will implement their nuclear summit agreement as he met with North Korean leader ...

New Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison survives first test but discontent grows

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 00:19
Australia’s center-right government united behind new Prime Minister Scott Morrison to fend off a de facto vote of no confidence Monday but his coalition still ...

China bans large unofficial Protestant church in Beijing amid crackdown on ‘underground’ Christian meetings

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 21:31
Beijing city authorities have banned one of the largest unofficial Protestant churches in the city and confiscated “illegal promotional materials,” amid a deepening crackdown on ...

Leading rights group calls for sanctions on China over mass detentions of Muslim minorities

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 19:59
The international community should impose sanctions on China over its treatment of minorities in its far west region, Human Rights Watch said Monday, where as ...

Charged with treason, Cambodia opposition leader released from jail as Hun Sen eases crackdown on foes

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 18:46
Cambodia’s opposition leader, Kem Sokha, was released from jail early Monday a year after he was detained on treason charges, as the country’s strongman ruler ...

Trump salutes Kim for North Korean parade without ‘customary display of nuclear missiles’

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 15:38
U.S. President Donald Trump saluted North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sunday for holding a massive military parade “without the customary display of nuclear ...

Trump spooked Pentagon with almost-sent tweet Pyongyang would have seen as attack imminent: Bob Woodward

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 13:25
WashingtonAFP-Jiji U.S. President Donald Trump spooked the Pentagon leadership with a tweet that — had it been sent — North Korea would have read as ...

U.S. accused of ‘poisoning’ U.N. climate talks in Bangkok, putting Paris accord ‘on the brink’

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 13:24
Developing countries rounded on the United States and its allies at emergency climate talks Sunday, accusing the world’s richest nations of stalling on a deal ...

Nozomi shinkansen train passenger taken into custody in Fukuoka Prefecture after he is found carrying a knife

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 06:52
A male passenger on a bullet train in western Japan was taken into police custody Sunday after he was found to be carrying a knife, ...

North Korean leader Kim confirms interest in visiting Russia, lawmaker says

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 05:49
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has confirmed his readiness to visit Russia, the RIA news agency quoted Valentina Matvienko, the speaker of the upper ...

North Korea marks 70th birthday with toned-down military parade amid stalled U.S. nuclear talks

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 01:01
North Korea held a military parade Sunday to mark its 70th birthday but apparently did not display its longer-range ballistic missiles — including those capable ...

South Korea reports first MERS case in three years

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 04:54
South Korea reported its first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in three years, health officials said Saturday.A 61-year-old businessman was diagnosed with the ...

Kim looks to showcase might without drawing Trump’s ire in parade

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 02:04
Kim Jong Un was expected to preside over a toned-down military parade Sunday designed to showcase North Korea’s strength without jeopardizing his efforts to rejoin ...

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