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CHINA POLITICS: Tillerson Ends China Trip With Warm Words From President Xi Jinping

CHINA POLITICS: Tillerson Ends China Trip With Warm Words From President Xi Jinping

“The joint interests of China and US far outweigh the differences, and cooperation is the only correct choice for us both,” Chinese President Xi said.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong Un Says Engine Test ‘New Birth’ of Rocket Industry

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong Un Says Engine Test ‘New Birth’ of Rocket Industry

North Korea has conducted a test of a new high-thrust engine at its Tongchang-ri rocket launch station and leader Kim Jong Un said the successful test was “a new birth” of its rocket industry, the reclusive North’s official media said on Sunday.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: U.S., China to Work Together On North Korea

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: U.S., China to Work Together On North Korea

“Once there is chaos in North Korea, it would first bring disaster to China. I’m sorry, but the United States and South Korea don’t have the right to demand this of China,” it said in an editorial.

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USA POLITICS: Rex Tillerson Faces Tough First Trip to Asia

USA POLITICS: Rex Tillerson Faces Tough First Trip to Asia

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will press China to do more on perhaps the most serious security challenge confronting President Donald Trump.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Two Malaysians Leave North Korea, Talks on to Lift Ttravel Ban

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Two Malaysians Leave North Korea, Talks on to Lift Ttravel Ban

“Diplomatic relations between Malaysia and North Korea will not be severed, as we need to continue communicating with them to find a solution,” Najib said.

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USA POLITICS: Defiant Trump Pushes Ahead With North Korea Review

USA POLITICS: Defiant Trump Pushes Ahead With North Korea Review

U.S. president Donald Trump’s aides are pressing to complete a strategy review on how to counter Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear threats.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: U.S. Deploys THAAD in South Korea After Defiant Pyongyang’s Four Ballistic Missiles Test

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: U.S. Deploys THAAD in South Korea After Defiant Pyongyang’s Four Ballistic Missiles Test

China objects to the THAAD deployment, saying its territory is the target of the system’s far-reaching radar. South Korea and the United States have said the missile system is aimed only at curbing North Korean provocations.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: 4 Ballistic Missiles Fired By North Korea

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: 4 Ballistic Missiles Fired By North Korea

North Korea fired four ballistic missiles into the sea off Japan’s northwest on Monday, angering South Korea and Japan, days after it promised retaliation over U.S.-South Korea military drills it sees as a preparation for war.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: UN Reveals! Spy Agency Runs Arms Operation Out of Malaysia

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: UN Reveals! Spy Agency Runs Arms Operation Out of Malaysia

Glocom is a front company run by North Korean intelligence agents that sells battlefield radio equipment in violation of United Nations sanctions.

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USA POLITICS: North Korean Officials to Meet US For talks

USA POLITICS: North Korean Officials to Meet US For talks

The talks would be the clearest indication yet that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wants to communicate with the new Trump administration.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Kim Jong Nam’s Murder: North Korean Man Arrested

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Kim Jong Nam’s Murder: North Korean Man Arrested

Kim Jong Nam died this week after being assaulted at Kuala Lumpur International Airport with what was thought to be a fast-acting poison. South Korean and U.S. officials have said he was assassinated by North Korean agents.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Kim Jong Nam’s Murder: Third Suspect Arrested

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Kim Jong Nam’s Murder: Third Suspect Arrested

Malaysian police made a third arrest on Thursday in hunt for people involved in the murder of Kim Jong Nam.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong Nam Official Biography

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong Nam Official Biography

Kim Jong-nam was born in Pyongyang on May 10 1971 to Song Hye-rim with whom Kim Jong-il had begun an affair in 1968. Read Kim Jong Nam Biography.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Police Arrests Second Woman in Suspected Assassination Kim Jong Nam

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Police Arrests Second Woman in Suspected Assassination Kim Jong Nam

Malaysian police detained a second woman suspected of involvement in assassination of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Murdered! Kim Jong Nam Half-Brother of Kim Jong Un Killed in Malaysia

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Murdered! Kim Jong Nam Half-Brother of Kim Jong Un Killed in Malaysia

Kim Jong Nam and Kim Jong Un are both sons of former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, who died in late 2011, but they had different mothers.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Fires Ballistic Missile

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Fires Ballistic Missile

North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea early on Sunday, the first such test since U.S. President Donald Trump was elected, and his administration indicated that Washington would have a calibrated response to avoid escalating tensions.

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CHINA POLITICS: China Gets Early Win Off Donald Trump

CHINA POLITICS: China Gets Early Win Off Donald Trump

China wrested a concession from the United States as the two presidents spoke for the first time this week, but Beijing may not be able to derive much comfort from the win on U.S. policy toward Taiwan.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: All The Hundreds Of Government Leaders Killed By Kim Jong Un

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: All The Hundreds Of Government Leaders Killed By Kim Jong Un

Kim reminds North Koreans of his absolute power. He earmarked $180 million in spending toward construction of 460 monuments honoring his family’s regime.

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CHINA POLITICS: Too Big To Fail: China Maps Out Its Trump Strategy

CHINA POLITICS: Too Big To Fail: China Maps Out Its Trump Strategy

Huo Jianguo, former head a trade policy body under China’s Commerce Ministry, said Trump is likely to reduce United States’ engagement with the world, presenting an opening for China.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: UN Imposes New Sanctions On North Korea

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: UN Imposes New Sanctions On North Korea

15-member council unanimously adopted resolution to cut North Korea’s biggest export, coal, by about 60 percent with an annual sales cap of $400.9 million.

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