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North Korea proposes joint celebration of 2000 summit during talks

North Korea proposes joint celebration of 2000 summit during talks Fri, 01 Jun, 2018

North Korea suggested during high-level talks on Friday that the two Koreas hold a joint celebration of the anniversary of a historic 2000 inter-Korean summit this month in the South, an official in Seoul said.
North Korea official in U.S. for talks on summit, differences remain

North Korea official in U.S. for talks on summit, differences remain Wed, 30 May, 2018

A senior North Korean official made a rare visit to the United States on Wednesday for talks about a possible summit between the leaders of the two countries but the sides appeared far apart on the central issue of Pyongyang's nuclear weapons.
Trump cancels summit with Kim, warns NKorea against 'foolish acts'

Trump cancels summit with Kim, warns NKorea against 'foolish acts' Thu, 24 May, 2018

US President Donald Trump on Thursday called off his planned June summit with Kim Jong Un, blaming "tremendous anger" and "hostility" from the North Korean regime and warning Pyongyang against committing any "foolish or reckless acts."
North Korea suspends talks with South over military exercises

North Korea suspends talks with South over military exercises Tue, 15 May, 2018

North Korea said it was suspending high-level talks with South Korea scheduled for later in the day on Wednesday due to U.S.-South Korean military exercises that it said went against the trend of warming North-South ties.
Family of IS-inspired suicide bombers attack Indonesian churches, at least 13 dead

Family of IS-inspired suicide bombers attack Indonesian churches, at least 13 dead Sun, 13 May, 2018

A family of six launched suicide attacks on Christians attending Sunday services at three churches in Indonesia's second-largest city of Surabaya, killing at least 13 people and wounding 40, officials said.
Singapore will host U.S.-North Korea summit, nuclear issue to dominate

Singapore will host U.S.-North Korea summit, nuclear issue to dominate Thu, 10 May, 2018

Leaders of the United States and North Korea will meet for the first time when President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un hold a summit on June 12 in Singapore where the U.S. side will try to persuade Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons.
Malaysia's Mahathir wins shock election victory, toppling 61-yr-old regime

Malaysia's Mahathir wins shock election victory, toppling 61-yr-old regime Wed, 09 May, 2018

Malaysia's veteran ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad, 92, won a shock election victory Thursday, in a political earthquake that toppled the country's scandal-plagued premier and ousted a regime that has ruled for over six decades.
North Korea says denuclearization pledge not result of U.S.-led sanctions

North Korea says denuclearization pledge not result of U.S.-led sanctions Sun, 06 May, 2018

North Korea said on Sunday its intention to denuclearize, unveiled at a historic inter-Korean summit, was not the result of U.S.-led sanctions and pressure, warning the United States not to mislead public opinion.
Armenia celebrates as veteran leader quits amid protests

Armenia celebrates as veteran leader quits amid protests Mon, 23 Apr, 2018

Armenia's veteran leader Serzh Sarkisian resigned on Monday after mass protests against his election as prime minister with sweeping powers, sparking celebrations across the impoverished country.
North, South Korea fix April date for first summit in years

North, South Korea fix April date for first summit in years Thu, 29 Mar, 2018

North and South Korea will hold their first summit in more than a decade on April 27, South Korean officials said on Thursday, after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged his commitment to denuclearization as tensions ease between the old foes.
North Korea says open to talks with U.S. but condemns sanctions

North Korea says open to talks with U.S. but condemns sanctions Sun, 25 Feb, 2018

Senior officials from Pyongyang visiting South Korea on Sunday said North Korea was open to talks with the United States, according to the South's presidency, hours after the North accused Washington of trying to stir up conflict on the peninsula with new sanctions.
Deadly mudflows threaten residents near erupting Philippine volcano

Deadly mudflows threaten residents near erupting Philippine volcano Sat, 27 Jan, 2018

Millions of tonnes of ash and rocks from an erupting Philippine volcano could bury nearby communities due to heavy rain, authorities said Saturday, as tens of thousands flee over fears of a deadly explosion.
Dozens dead in South Korea hospital blaze

Dozens dead in South Korea hospital blaze Fri, 26 Jan, 2018

A huge fire tore through a South Korean hospital on Friday killing at least 37 people, the government said, in the country's worst blaze for a decade.
North Korea says new U.N. sanctions an act of war

North Korea says new U.N. sanctions an act of war Sun, 24 Dec, 2017

The latest U.N. sanctions against North Korea are an act of war and tantamount to a complete economic blockade against it, North Korea's foreign ministry said on Sunday, threatening to punish those who supported the measure.
Philippines storm leaves 182 dead and tens of thousands displaced

Philippines storm leaves 182 dead and tens of thousands displaced Sat, 23 Dec, 2017

Tens of thousands have been forced from their homes by a tropical storm that battered the southern Philippines leaving at least 182 dead, police and aid agencies said Sunday.
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