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2 November 2017 4:48 PM Fore!Donald Trump’s agenda in Asia is a mystery

But he gets a little credit for showing up FOR those concerned about American neglect of Asia, it is an accomplishment of sorts that Donald Trump is coming to the region at all. A creature of habit, America’s president is uncomfortable spending nights away from his own bed. And now, with the first indictments in Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian 40

1 November 2017 5:35 PM In meeting, Trump to push a reluctant Xi to rein in North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will further pressure Chinese President Xi Jinping in talks next week to take tougher measures against North Korea, as the United States compiles information for possible new sanctions on Chinese banks working with Pyongyang. Senior administration officials say Trump will try to convince Xi when they meet in Beijing 31

1 November 2017 2:21 PM China Blinks on South Korea, Making Nice After a Year of Hostilities

Mr. Xi’s tough stance against South Korea also included a punishing economic boycott that helped reinforce the American relationship with Seoul, undermining China’s long-term goal of replacing the United States as the pre-eminent power in Asia. “This is the reversal of an ineffective and costly policy on the part of China,” said Shi Yinhong, professor 29

1 November 2017 12:46 PM South Korea will not develop nuclear weapons: president

Seoul - South Korea will not develop atomic weapons of its own despite the threat from the nuclear-armed North, President Moon Jae-In declared on Wednesday. "A push by North Korea to become a nuclear state cannot be accepted or tolerated," Moon said in an address to parliament. "We also will not develop or own nuclear" arms. In recent months Pyongyang 30

1 November 2017 12:10 AM Triple murder accused named as Sungkwan Kim

The man accused of murdering three of his family members in South Korea and fleeing to New Zealand has been named as Sungkwan Kim. His name was initially suppressed but has now been lifted , and an extradition process began in the North Shore District Court on Wednesday. Media reports in South Korea say the man fled to New Zealand after allegedly killing 23

30 October 2017 3:11 AM Arrest warrant sought for Korea murder suspect

Crown Law will be seeking a New Zealand warrant of arrest for a man linked to the death of three people in South Korea. The 33-year-old man appeared at the North Shore District Court on Monday facing a charge of theft. The man stole a fridge freezer, microwave and washing machine worth $4100 in 2015, court documents alleged. The man has been granted 11

30 October 2017 12:59 AM Man could face extradition to South Korea

A man who flew to New Zealand from South Korea after three members of his family were murdered could face extradition. A man who faces a theft charge in New Zealand could be extradited back to South Korea to face murder charges. The 35-year-old, who has interim name suppression, appeared in the North Shore District Court on Monday charged over an alleged 9

29 October 2017 11:34 PM Korean triple murder suspect appears in Auckland court

A South Korean man, who fled to New Zealand after allegedly killing three of his family members, has appeared in an Auckland court. The 35-year-old made a brief appearance at the North Shore District Court on Monday on a historic theft charge. Media reports in South Korea say a man fled to New Zealand after allegedly killing his mother, step-father and 14-year-old 12

28 October 2017 6:06 AM View: There is only one way forward on North Korea

A formal agreement to end the Korean War could pave the way for broader diplomatic talks, writes Carl Bildt Could the world soon witness another devastating war on the Korean Peninsula? That question looms large in many conversations these days. Of course, concerns about the North Korean regime’s nuclear-weapons programme are nothing new. The United 9

28 October 2017 6:06 AM As Mattis promises ‘massive military response’ to North Korea strike, threat of artillery hangs over Seoul

SEOUL — Speaking after a meeting with senior South Korean defense officials on Saturday, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis offered unequivocal support for American allies in the face of threats from North Korea. “Make no mistake,” Mattis told reporters after the meeting, “any attack on the United States or our allies will be defeated, and any use of nuclear 2