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Researchers: North Korea hiding missile bases

North Korea is operating at least 13 undeclared bases to hide mobile, nuclear-capable missiles, a new study released on Monday has found, raising fresh doubts over US President Donald Trump’s signature on foreign policy initiative.
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Interpol’s Meng Hongwei accused of bribery

The former Chinese head of Interpol, who went missing last month, was accused of accepting bribes on Monday, becoming the latest top official to fall in President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption dragnet.
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Interpol chief Meng resigns, China says he’s under probe

The Chinese head of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, hitherto declared missing, has resigned as Beijing announced Monday he was under investigation for allegedly breaking domestic law.

Donald Trump trade clash dooms prospects of G7 consensus

Summits of the Group of Seven powers are often marred by anti-globalist demonstrations in the streets of the host city.

Official: Singapore likely venue for Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un meeting

Singapore is the most likely venue for a summit between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a U.S. official said, after Pyongyang cleared a major obstacle to the meeting with the release of three American prisoners.

Donald Trump welcomes U.S. prisoners released by North Korea, thanks Kim Jong-un

U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed three former U.S. prisoners who landed at a military base near Washington on Thursday after being released by North Korea, thanking leader Kim Jong Un and sounding upbeat on a planned summit between the two.

North Korea watchers greet Kim Jong Un’s move with skepticism

Pyongyang’s announcement it will halt nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches has left experts puzzling over Kim Jong Un’s true intentions — and the extent to which US President Donald Trump deserves credit.

China’s global Silk Road revival hits obstacles

From a stalled Indonesian rail project to an insurgency-threatened economic corridor in Pakistan, China's push to revive Silk Road trade routes is running into problems that risk tarnishing the economic crown jewel of Xi Jinping's presidency.

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