Trump is winning and heads are spinning as North Korea talks get off to a running start

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President Donald Trump might just pull out a win on North Korea.AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais –President Donald Trump has emerged from a year on the brink of nuclear war with North Korea with a prospective peace deal. –China and Japan … Read More

China, Russia and Japan seek seats at the table with Kim Jong-un, Moon Jae-in and Donald Trump

Region’s stakeholders all have an interest in rejoining negotiations, while US and South Korea would prefer narrower remit. As the situation on the Korean peninsula shifts rapidly, regional stakeholders are working to ensure they will each have a seat at … Read More

South Korea to offer economic and political sweeteners if North Korea allows in nuclear inspectors

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Other demands to be made by Seoul at Korean leaders summit include freeze on Pyongyang’s missile programme, says South Korean government security adviser. South Korea will demand the North freezes its missile programme, disclose its nuclear capacity and allow in … Read More

World War 3 fears rocket as Chinese minister voices unequivocal support for Russia

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CHINESE defence minister General Wei Fenghe said his visit to Moscow was a demonstration of the strong diplomatic relationship between the two countries and a warning to the United States, saying “we’ve come to support you”. General Wei Fenghe was … Read More

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

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