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South Korea’s Moon plans to send envoy to North Korea soon

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 20:13
South Korean President Moon Jae-in plans to send a special envoy to North Korea soon to set up more meaningful dialogue between the rivals that ...

North Korea denies cooperating to help Syria produce chemical weapons

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 18:00
North Korea denied reports it had cooperated with Syria on chemical weapons, dismissing them as a fabrication by the United States to pressure the country, ...

Aid convoy with supplies for 50,000 reaches Syria’s Afrin, ICRC says

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 14:37
An aid convoy carrying humanitarian supplies for 50,000 displaced people has arrived in Afrin in Syria, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on ...

New Zealand spy papers reveal 1981 bid to kill Queen

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 23:37
A mentally disturbed teenager tried to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II during a 1981 visit to New Zealand and police covered up the botched attempt, according ...

Thailand’s tourism body says it opposes ‘sex tourism’

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 22:15
Thailand’s tourism body has said in a statement that it “strongly opposes any form of sex tourism” as it hopes to welcome a record number ...

Australian amnesty nets 57,000 firearms and rocket launcher

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 21:07
More than 57,000 illegal firearms, including a rocket launcher and machine guns, were handed in during a recent Australian amnesty in which gun owners could ...

Xi confidant set to become China’s new spy master: sources

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 20:59
A vice minister of public security and close confidant of President Xi Jinping is tipped to take over as China’s spy master, five sources said, ...

China’s top paper says reform does not mean life-long presidency

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 20:54
Reforms to China’s constitution to remove term limits for the presidency does not mean life-long terms, the ruling Communist Party’s official People’s Daily said on ...