UNSC sets largest sanctions list yet over North Korean smuggling

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) — The United Nations Security Council blacklisted dozens of ships and shipping companies on Friday over oil and coal smuggling by North Korea, boosting pressure on Pyongyang as leader Kim Jong Un plans to meet with his … Read More

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un visited China’s Xi, state media says

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It is believed to be the dictator’s first foreign trip since he took power in 2011. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands in Beijing.Ju Peng / Xinhua, via AP North Korean leader Kim … Read More

Chinese Air Force drills in South China Sea and Western Pacific, calls exercises ‘rehearsals for future wars’

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The Chinese Air Force has conducted a series of exercises in the contested South China Sea and the Western Pacific, where it sent fighter jets and bombers through Okinawa’s Miyako Strait on Friday, labeling the exercises “rehearsals for future wars.” … Read More

China ‘still a player’ on North Korea, despite Trump-Kim talks, Japanese official says

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Peace and stability in Asia will top agenda at upcoming summit between Beijing, Tokyo and Seoul, former foreign minister says. China still has a significant role to play on the North Korea nuclear issue, regardless of the planned talks between … Read More

World War 3: China issues HARROWING military warning that WAR preparations WILL NOT STOP

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GETTY China have renewed military drills in the South China Sea The Communist nation has held another round of drills in the disputed South China Sea and the Western Pacific after passing by Japan’s southern islands, the air force said … Read More

World War 3 THREAT: China WILL fight ‘bloody’ WAR if Taiwan becomes ‘independent’

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CHINA’S president Xi has made a terrifying threat that he is will to start World War 3 if anyone attempts to “split” the country during a nationalist speech on Tuesday, it has been reported. The Chinese despot said his country … Read More

Germany, China to work on steel overcapacity via G20

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Chancellor Angela Merkel has spoken with Chinese President Xi Jinping about steel overcapacity and the US threat of tariffs. They are to work on solutions through the G20 group of industrialized nations. During a phone call on Saturday German Chancellor … Read More

Seoul to closely cooperate with China, Japan to tackle North Korea issue

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South Korea’s National Intelligence Service chief Suh Hoon (L) meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) in Tokyo, Japan 13 March 2018. Suh recently met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and discussed the prospect of the denuclearization of the … Read More

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