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Two women plead not guilty to killing Kim Jong-nam

Two women accused of assassinating the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un with a banned nerve agent pleaded not guilty at the start of a high-profile murder trial in a Malaysian court on Monday.

Italy orders North Korea ambassador home over missiles

Italy has ordered North Korea’s incoming new ambassador to leave the country in a protest over Kim Jong-Un’s missile launches and nuclear tests.

North Korea vows to become a ‘state nuclear force’

North Korea's state news agency has called the US-led effort to impose sanctions over its weapons programme futile, vowing the country inevitably will become a "state nuclear force".

Toshiba signs $18bn deal to sell chip unit to Bain Capital

Toshiba said on Thursday it had formally signed a deal to sell its memory chip business to a group led by US investor Bain Capital for around $18 billion.

South Korea wants peaceful resolution of nuclear crisis

South Korean President, Moon Jae-in, on Monday reiterated a need for peaceful resolution to the Korean Peninsula’s nuclear issue amid rising geopolitical risks in the region.

Trump will pay dearly for his threat to destroy North Korea – Kim Jong-Un

United States President Donald Trump is “mentally deranged” and will “pay dearly” for his threat to destroy North Korea, Kim Jong-Un, said on Friday, as his foreign minister hinted the regime may explode a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean.

Toshiba shares drop as battle over $18bn chip unit sale looms

Toshiba shares fell Thursday as it faced a court battle over the $18 billion sale of its prized memory chip business, a deal seen as crucial to the Japanese industrial conglomerate’s survival.

Toshiba to sell chip unit to Bain Capital for $18bn

Toshiba said Wednesday it would sell its memory chip business to a group led by US investor Bain Capital, in a deal worth around $18 billion and seen as crucial to keeping the Japanese conglomerate afloat.

Trump pushes UN reform as world leaders gather for crisis talks

US President Donald Trump makes his debut at the United Nations on Monday, with an address on UN reform as a week of intense diplomacy kicks off, dominated by worries about North Korea, Iran and Myanmar.

Kuwait gives North Korea envoy a month to leave

US ally Kuwait has given North Korea's ambassador a month to leave the Gulf state and will downgrade its diplomatic representation with Pyongyang, a senior Kuwaiti diplomat told AFP Sunday.

Moon, Trump vow stronger pressure against North Korea

US President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart have pledged "stronger pressure" on Pyongyang, Seoul said Sunday, after North Korea defied tough new sanctions with a missile test and said it wanted to match American nuclear strength.

UN Security Council to meet after North Korea fires another missile over

North Korea fired a second missile over Japan far out into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, deepening tension after Pyongyang’s recent test of its sixth and most powerful nuclear bomb.

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan

North Korea fired an unidentified ballistic missile early on Friday from the capital Pyongyang that flew over northern Japan.

Tottenham Wembley curse dead – Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham's 3-1 Champions League victory over has finally killed off their Wembley curse.

North Korea threatens to ‘sink’ Japan, reduce US to ‘ashes and darkness’

A North Korean state agency threatened, on Thursday, to use nuclear weapons to “sink” Japan and reduce the United States to “ashes and darkness” for supporting a UN Security Council resolution and sanctions over its latest nuclear test.

No nuclear weapons needed in South Korea – Moon

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has dismissed the possibility of deploying nuclear weapons in his country, warning it could “lead to a nuclear arms race in northeast Asia.”

Egypt cuts military ties with North Korea

Egypt's defense minister, on a visit to Seoul, announced that his country has cut military ties with North Korea, according to a report by South Korea's Yonhap news agency.

UN unanimously backs new sanctions on North Korea

The North Korea on Monday unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea, slapping a ban on textile exports and restricting shipments of oil products to punish Pyongyang for its sixth and largest nuclear test.

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