South Korean President Moon Jae-in said that US President Donald Trump’s recent letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a good sign that underscores his commitment to negotiations, as well.
In panels of spare, black-and-white drawings, Shimizu tells the story of Mihrigul Tursun, a real Uighur woman who now lives in the United States and says she was beaten and detained in China for being a Uighur.
China, which will host the tournament for the second time after 2004, had been one of four nations to initially bid to host the 24-team competition with South Korea, Indonesia, and Thailand also submitting bids before pulling out.
The appeal was made by a group of women forced to work in Japan's wartime military brothels to strike down a deal signed by the two Asian countries to settle claims over the abuse.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Moon Jae-in and Chinese leaders pledged to deepen cooperation at a trilateral summit in China's southwest city of Chengdu.
Lee Sang-hoon and about 25 other defendants were charged with sabotaging union activities at Samsung Electronics' repair unit.
Many believe the recent ousting of Bolivian President Evo Morales is a consequence of his tight controls over the country's lithium resources.
Despite involvement in a number of conflicts in Eastern Europe and the Middle East, and accusations of interference in the US, Moscow enjoys increasingly positive perceptions.
Police said an acquaintance found the 28-year-old dead at her home in southern Seoul and reported it to authorities. The cause of death wasn’t immediately known.
Seoul and Tokyo are both major US allies, democracies and market economies faced with an overbearing China and the wayward North. But their relationship continues to be heavily affected by their history.
North Korea said it sees no legitimate reason for its leader Kim Jong-un to attend the ASEAN summit, accusing South Korea of harming relations by depending on the US in resolving inter-Korean issues.
Mark Esper and his South Korean counterpart announced that US and South Korea are postponing a joint military air exercise that North Korea has criticised as provocative.
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