• South Korea's Park behind bars

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    The Seoul Central District Court earlier issued a warrant to detain Ms Park on charges of bribery, abuse of authority, coercion and leaking government secrets, after a almost nine-hour court hearing on Thursday. Park lost her immunity from prosecution when South Korea's Constitutional Court dismissed her from office on March 10 after concluding that she had "continuously" violated the law.
  • Trump accepts Xi's China invitation

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    Yet they did so without any clear guidance from Washington on the next steps in Syria. The White House, in its statement released Sunday about the previous day's call, said Trump thanked Abe for his support of the USA missile strikes and they "also agreed to further cooperation on a range of regional issues, including the threat posed by North Korea".
  • Pakistan's army sentences alleged Indian spy to death

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    He was found guilty by a military court which was closed to the public and was sentenced to death. And Pakistan has repeatedly refused to grant India consular access to him. In this photograph taken on March 29, 2016, Pakistani journalists watch a video showing Indian national Kulbhushan Yadav, arrested on suspicion of spying, during a press conference in Islamabad.
  • Chinese media cheer Xi-Trump meeting

    Chinese media cheer Xi-Trump meeting

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    The talks come shortly after Trump hosted Chinese leader Xi Jinping for a summit at which he pressed Pyongyang's key ally to do more to curb the North's nuclear ambitions. If President Trump were willing to amend current executive orders on the books, his administration would presumably target Kim Jong-un and not be penalized under the criminal code.
  • North Korea calls US strikes on Syria 'unforgivable'

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    Trump has recently threatened unilateral action against Pyongyang if Beijing fails to help curb its neighbour's nuclear weapons programme. US National Security Adviser H.R. "Armed with nuclear weapons, he would hardly flinch at the attack in Syria", Chang said. South Korean acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn ordered the military to intensify monitoring of the North's activities and to ensure close communication with the ally the United States.
  • Trump drops China bashing in summit with Xi

    Trump drops China bashing in summit with Xi

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    What was billed as a showdown between the leaders of the United States and China over trade and North Korea ended with little sign of confrontation Friday - or of concrete progress in resolving their differences. Officials have said the leaders are expected to discuss North Korea's nuclear ambitions and trade, among other issues important to the world's two biggest economies.
  • United States playing terrorism game in Syria, Russian foreign minister tells Tillerson

    United States playing terrorism game in Syria, Russian foreign minister tells Tillerson

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    U.S. secretary of state Rex Tillerson is then expected to deliver a message that the Kremlin faces global isolation if it stands by the regime in Damascus. That does not mean you are going to send in the troops every time there is a skirmish somewhere, but I thought it was very reassuring". White House officials caution that Trump is not preparing to plunge the United States deeper into Syria.
  • Residents of Town Hit by Chemical Strikes Claim New Attacks

    Residents of Town Hit by Chemical Strikes Claim New Attacks

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    Security Council. President Trump has fallen for this scam and now the war machine is in motion. "A lot of this is an emotional response, but nothing about this strike suggests that the fundamentals of the Syria conflict have shifted", said Noah Bonsey, a Syria analyst with the International Crisis Group.
  • M'sia-N. Korea ties intact, in spite of tension: PM

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    The body of Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has arrived in Pyongyang, Chinese officials say. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said in a statement that the coroner approved the move as the autopsy on Kim Jong-nam had been completed.
  • 'Regime change... is going to happen': USA on Assad's future in Syria

    'Regime change... is going to happen': USA on Assad's future in Syria

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    His message came just days after dozens of USA cruise missiles struck a Syrian air base in response to another massacre, a chemical attack that killed more than 80 people in rebel-held Idlib province. "That choice is to stick like glue to the Assad regime - that toxic regime which poisons its own people and is indeed poisoning the reputation of Russian Federation - or to work with the rest of world to find a political solution", he said.