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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.
Dismissing missile tests, Trump says Kim won't want to 'disappoint me'

Dismissing missile tests, Trump says Kim won't want to 'disappoint me' Sat, 03 Aug, 2019

US President Donald Trump downplayed   North Korea's missile tests, saying that while they may violate a UN resolution, Kim Jong Un will not want to "disappoint" him because he has "too much to lose."
At least 7 dead as quakes shake northern Philippine isles

At least 7 dead as quakes shake northern Philippine isles Sat, 27 Jul, 2019

 Two strong earthquakes hours apart struck a group of sparsely populated islands in the Luzon Strait in the northern Philippines early Saturday, killing at least seven people, injuring about a dozen and causing substantial damage.

North Korea fires short-range missiles in latest provocation Thu, 25 Jul, 2019

North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea, complicating efforts to resume stalled nuclear talks with Washington and signalling its anger over planned US-South Korea joint military exercises.
Hunger on the rise worldwide as 821 million affected, says UN

Hunger on the rise worldwide as 821 million affected, says UN Mon, 15 Jul, 2019

 More than 821 million people suffered from hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition worldwide last year, the United Nations reported -- the third year in a row that the number has risen.
North Korea says US 'hell-bent' on sanctions despite Trump-Kim meet

North Korea says US 'hell-bent' on sanctions despite Trump-Kim meet Thu, 04 Jul, 2019

North Korea has accused the US of being "hell-bent on hostile acts" just days after the countries' leaders agreed to resume denuclearization talks.
Trump becomes 1st sitting US leader to enter North Korea

Trump becomes 1st sitting US leader to enter North Korea Sun, 30 Jun, 2019

Donald Trump stepped onto North Korean soil in a historic first Sunday as he met Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un in a moment of high diplomatic drama on the world's last Cold War frontier.
China says Trump, Xi reach trade truce

China says Trump, Xi reach trade truce Sat, 29 Jun, 2019

President Donald Trump declared relations with China were "right back on track" after he and President Xi Jinping sought Saturday to de-escalate a prolonged trade war between the economic powerhouses despite doubts about either's willingness to compromise on a long term solution.
G20 summit lays bare growing climate change division

G20 summit lays bare growing climate change division Sat, 29 Jun, 2019

Four years after the landmark Paris deal, international consensus on strong action to tackle climate change risks crumbling, with the issue among the biggest sticking points at this week's G20 summit.
Huge crowds march in Hong Kong, piling pressure on leader

Huge crowds march in Hong Kong, piling pressure on leader Sun, 16 Jun, 2019

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly clad in black despite the sweltering weather, jammed the city's streets Sunday in a vehement show of opposition to proposed legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this former British colony.
Hong Kong protesters begin night vigil as extradition anger mounts

Hong Kong protesters begin night vigil as extradition anger mounts Tue, 11 Jun, 2019

Tensions rose in Hong Kong as hundreds of protesters began a nighttime vigil outside the city's parliament, just hours before lawmakers debate a divisive plan to allow extraditions to China.

Russian, Chinese leaders hail burgeoning ties

Russian, Chinese leaders hail burgeoning ties Wed, 05 Jun, 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin  hosted Chinese leader Xi Jinping for Kremlin talks that reflected increasingly close ties between the two countries that were communist rivals during the Cold War.
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