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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un hails ‘unity’ with China in new visit

Kim Jong Un declared North Korea’s unstinting “friendship, unity and cooperation” with Beijing during his third visit to China this year, in a show of loyalty to his main ally following a landmark summit with US President Donald Trump.

Hackers steal $30m from bitcoin exchange

Hackers stole more than $30 million worth of cryptocurrencies from South Korea’s top bitcoin exchange, sending the unit’s price falling around the world on Wednesday.

World Cup: Senegal’s Teranga Lions roar to first African victory

Senegal’s Teranga Lions recorded Africa’s first victory at the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, beating Poland 2-1 at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow.

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un visits Beijing, likely to brief Xi Jinping on meeting...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, where he will likely brief Chinese President Xi Jinping on his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump on June 12, as Washington and Seoul agreed to suspend a major joint military exercise.

South Korea holds war games to defend against Japan

South Korea on Monday began two days of war games to practise defending the disputed Dokdo islands off its east coast — against an unlikely attack by Japan.

Diego Maradona responds to reports of racist incident during Argentina game

Diego Maradona has given his version of an exchange with an Asian fan at a World Cup game in Moscow that witnesses perceived as racist.

South Korea jails ex-spy chiefs for bribing former president

Three South Korean former spy chiefs were sentenced to jail Friday for bribing disgraced ex-president Park Geun-hye with millions of dollars from the country's intelligence agency.

US top diplomat Mike Pompeo warns North Korea peace goal still faces ‘risks’

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un understands that denuclearisation must happen "quickly", but he warned there are still risks that peace will not be achieved and sanctions must be maintained for now.

Donald Trump: Kim Jong-un a ‘very smart, hard negotiator’

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday in Singapore called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “very smart” and a “very worthy, very hard negotiator.”

In Pictures: Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un formed ‘special bond’ in historic meeting

Donald Trump has formed a “special bond” with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un, he said Tuesday at the end of a historic meeting during which the two former foes pledged to meet again.

Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un in Singapore for US-North Korea summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump arrived in Singapore Sunday for an unprecedented summit, with Pyongyang's nuclear arsenal at the top of the agenda and the US president calling it a "one-time shot" at peace.

Kim Jong-un avoids official plane in journey to Singapore

North Korea’s capacity for distraction and sleight of hand was on show Sunday as leader Kim Jong Un flew to Singapore for his summit with US President Donald Trump in an Air China plane instead of his official Russian-made Goshawk-1 .

President threatens to declare state of national emergency

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened on Wednesday to declare a “state of national emergency,” saying there are too many crimes in the country that hold back foreign companies and investment.

Court rejects arrest of Korean Air ‘nut rage’ matriarch

A Seoul court has turned down a request from prosecutors to arrest the matriarch of the troubled Korean Air dynasty over multiple assault charges, sparking public anger.

Donald Trump: US-North Korea talks in New York ‘very positive’

US President Donald Trump has said that a denuclearisation deal with Pyongyang might require more than one meeting, as he indicated "very positive" progress in talks between US and North Korean officials in New York.

Euro suffers fresh losses in Asia as Italy faces political crisis

The euro extended losses in Asian trade Tuesday as political uncertainty in Italy stoked fresh fears about the eurozone.

Mother of ‘nut rage’ Korean Air heiress questioned

The scandal engulfing the Korean Air dynasty widened Monday as 69-year-old matriarch Lee Myung-hee faced police questioning over allegations she assaulted employees including household staff and construction workers renovating her home.

US-North Korea officials hold talks ahead of Trump-Kim summit

The US state department has said US officials have met a team of North Korean officials ahead of a potential meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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