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One killed in Japan as typhoon approaches capital, millions advised to evacuate

One killed in Japan as typhoon approaches capital, millions advised to evacuate Sat, 12 Oct, 2019

One man was killed and more than 3 million people were advised to evacuate as a powerful typhoon bore down on the Japanese capital, bringing with it the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years.
North Korea says no talks unless US stops hostile policies

North Korea says no talks unless US stops hostile policies Sun, 06 Oct, 2019

North Korea said  it has "no desire" to continue nuclear talks unless the United States takes steps to end hostilities, a day after negotiations in Sweden broke down.

Security Council expected to hold talks on N.Korea test

Security Council expected to hold talks on N.Korea test Thu, 03 Oct, 2019

The UN Security Council is expected to hold-closed door talks on North Korea's test of a sea-launched missile, as European powers push for the world body to keep up the pressure on Pyongyang, diplomats said Thursday.
Hong Kong crisis threatens to spoil China's 70th party

Hong Kong crisis threatens to spoil China's 70th party Sun, 29 Sep, 2019

China's tightly choreographed 70th birthday bash next week risks being upstaged by pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, which offer a starkly different take on the strength and power of the Communist Party being feted in Beijing.
Children in Australia, Pacific launch global climate strike

Children in Australia, Pacific launch global climate strike Fri, 20 Sep, 2019

Children in Australia and the Pacific Islands kicked off a millions-strong global climate strike -- heeding the rallying cry of teen activist Greta Thunberg and demanding adults take action to stave off environmental disaster.
South Korea confirms first swine fever outbreak

South Korea confirms first swine fever outbreak Tue, 17 Sep, 2019

South Korea   reported its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit by the disease that has killed pigs from China to North Korea, pushing up pork prices worldwide.
UN mission accuses accountability for Myanmar 'genocide'

UN mission accuses accountability for Myanmar 'genocide' Tue, 17 Sep, 2019

A special U.N. fact-finding mission has urged that Myanmar be held responsible in international legal forums for alleged genocide against its Muslim Rohingya minority.
North Korea reports five deaths, damage in typhoon

North Korea reports five deaths, damage in typhoon Mon, 09 Sep, 2019

North Korean state media said   five people had been killed in a powerful typhoon that destroyed farmland and damaged hundreds of buildings.
Japanese scientists find new dinosaur species

Japanese scientists find new dinosaur species Sat, 07 Sep, 2019

Japanese scientists have identified a new species of dinosaur from a nearly complete skeleton that was the largest ever discovered in the country, measuring eight metres (26 feet) long.
North Korea wants reduced UN aid presence

North Korea wants reduced UN aid presence Fri, 06 Sep, 2019

The United Nations said it is negotiating with impoverished North Korea over its aid presence, which Pyongyang alleges has been politicized and wants reduced.
Trump switches tone on Iran, raising hopes at G7

Trump switches tone on Iran, raising hopes at G7 Mon, 26 Aug, 2019

US President Donald Trump said  that he had agreed to the Iranian foreign minister flying in for a G7 summit and insisted he was not seeking regime change in Tehran -- a change of tone that could lower tensions.
North Korea fires missiles, rejects further talks with South

North Korea fires missiles, rejects further talks with South Fri, 16 Aug, 2019

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles into the sea   and launched a scathing attack on "foolish" calls for dialogue from South Korean President Moon Jae-in, rejecting further peace talks with Seoul.
At least 18 dead as Typhoon Lekima slams east China

At least 18 dead as Typhoon Lekima slams east China Sat, 10 Aug, 2019

At least 18 people were killed and 16 others missing in a landslide after Typhoon Lekima lashed eastern China, national television reported.
US, China step up war of words over Hong Kong

US, China step up war of words over Hong Kong Sat, 10 Aug, 2019

The United States and China have stepped up an increasingly harsh war of words over pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, as Beijing seeks to push its accusations that the mass demonstrations are being fueled by foreign powers.
North Korea conducts new missile tests as Trump backs Kim on war games

North Korea conducts new missile tests as Trump backs Kim on war games Sat, 10 Aug, 2019

North Korea conducted the latest in a series of missile launches   to protest US-South Korean war games, just hours after US President Donald Trump expressed his own frustration with the exercises.
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