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China’s Communist Party says it is still talking to North Korean side

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 05:29
China’s ruling Communist Party continues to hold talks and maintain contacts with its North Korean counterpart, a senior official said Saturday, describing the two countries ...
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First joint France-China satellite to study oceans

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 04:37
France and China’s space agencies unveiled their first joint satellite in Beijing Friday, which will be used to improve forecasting of ocean storms and cyclones.The ...
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North Korea sends nations an open letter of defiance against threats by Trump

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 04:25
Australia’s prime minister on Friday dismissed an extraordinary letter from North Korea to the Australian Parliament and other countries as a “rant” against President Donald ...
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Newest viral craze in China: Virtual clapping for Xi

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 04:15
Ordinary young Chinese may not have paid close attention to Xi Jinping’s 3½-hour speech on Wednesday, but they are happy to “applaud” the president in ...
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Former Chongqing party leader Sun Zhengcai conspired ‘to usurp party leadership,’ Chinese official says

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 04:10
A senior figure in China’s Communist Party has accused a dismissed regional leader of plotting to “usurp party leadership,” adding to accusations against the former ...
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Thailand rehearses lavish $90 million funeral for late King Bhumibol Adulyadej

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 04:10
Drums and a band played Saturday as officials in black tops and ancient costumes rehearsed for the funeral procession of late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, ...
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Trump expected to pressure China’s Xi to rein in North Korea, officials say

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 04:08
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to pressure China’s president when they meet next month in Beijing to do more to rein in North Korea ...
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Another coin-tossing senior stirs aviation chaos in China

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 13:26
She was flying Lucky Air, but that wasn’t enough for an elderly Chinese woman who tossed coins at the jet’s engine to wish for a ...
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New H7N9 bird flu strain in China has pandemic potential, U.S.-Japanese lab studies find

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 10:31
Lab experiments on a new strain of the H7N9 bird flu suggest the virus can pass easily among animals and can cause lethal disease, raising ...
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‘More vicious’ CIA in works as chief muses ‘if Kim Jong Un should vanish …’

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 22:44
The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency thinks that North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is a rational actor who is focused on staying in power and “waking ...
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Pyongyang months from perfecting nuclear objective of being able to strike U.S.: CIA chief

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 21:12
CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that North Korea is months away from perfecting its nuclear weapons capabilities.“They are close enough now in their capabilities ...
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Myanmar forces believed using rape as weapon of war against Muslim Rohingya women, girls

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 20:09
Rape is being used as a weapon of war in the Rohingya crisis, with no woman safe from the risk of sexual attack as Myanmar’s ...
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New Zealand kingmaker backs Labour Party’s Jacinda Ardern as next prime minister

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 08:18
New Zealand’s Jacinda Ardern has gone from rank outsider to prime minister-elect in less than three months, although she did not reach the top job ...
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Day after Duterte declares Marawi liberated from ‘terrorist influence’ troops kill four linked to Islamic State

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 02:14
Philippine troops killed four Islamic State group-linked militants in a clash and occasional blasts thundered across Marawi on Wednesday after the president declared the southern ...
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Xi lays out road map to make China leading global power by 2050

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 09:09
Chinese President Xi Jinping warned of “severe” challenges while laying out a road map to turn the country into a leading global power by 2050 ...
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U.S. Pacific Command chief Harris says Kim’s nuclear ambitions are a ‘recipe for disaster’

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 06:12
The top U.S. military commander in the Pacific warned the situation in North Korea is a “recipe for disaster,” as the region prepares for U.S. ...
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Indonesian Army slaughter of 100,000 civilians was supported by U.S., declassified files show

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 06:07
Declassified files have revealed new details regarding U.S. government knowledge and support of an Indonesian Army extermination campaign that killed several hundred thousand civilians during ...
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Rumors of his demise greatly exaggerated, China’s Jiang rises from the ‘dead’ for key party congress

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 05:31
Rumored to have died a few months ago, 91-year-old former Chinese President Jiang Zemin roused social media users Wednesday by taking a prominent place at ...
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How a homemade tool helped North Korea’s missile program

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 05:19
In 2009, a pop video from North Korea celebrated a new national hero — one that outside experts would later realize was at the heart ...
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China races ahead in public use of facial-recognition technology, for good or for ill

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 05:00
From toilet-paper dispensers to fast-food restaurants, travel and crime-fighting, China is taking the lead in rolling out facial-recognition technology.Advocates say it makes life easier, quicker ...
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