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Putin to meet Iran’s Rouhani in Moscow

MOSCOW (AFP) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin was Tuesday to host Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani for talks that will be closely watched for signs of their next moves in Syria.Rouhani’s first o...

Updated : 2017.03.28 20:54

[Newsmaker] Trump son-in-law to face Russia probe panel

Donald Trump’s son-in-law and top aide Jared Kushner will appear before a Senate panel investigating Russian interference in the US election, the White House said Monday. Kushner, 36, was Trump’s m...

Updated : 2017.03.28 16:49

[Graphic News] Middle-aged make up largest group of voters in S. Korea

According to the report from the Ministry of the Interior, the number of people in their 40s was about 8.77 million as of the end of February, accounting for 17 percent of the country‘s overall popul...

Updated : 2017.03.27 18:23

One killed, 14 wounded in Ohio nightclub shooting

WASHINGTON (AFP) - One person was killed and 14 others wounded early Sunday in a shooting at a packed nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, police reported. Police said earlier said there were at least two shooters, but in a subsequent tweet assistant Cincinnati police chief Paul Neudigate said ...

Updated : 2017.03.26 20:34

UK targets WhatsApp encryption after London attack

LONDON (AFP) - The British government said Sunday that its security services must have access to encrypted messaging applications such as WhatsApp, revealing it was used by the killer behind the parliament attack. Khalid Masood, the 52-year-old Briton who killed four people before being s...

Updated : 2017.03.26 20:27

[Graphic News] Number of N. Korean hackers rises to 7,700: report

North Korea has been reinforcing its cyberwarfare capabilities and its number of professional hackers is estimated to have reached about 7,700, according to a report issued Friday in Seoul. North Kore...

Updated : 2017.03.26 18:11

[Newsmaker] China's favorite Lam wins Hong Kong leadership

Hong Kong's new leader Carrie Lam pledged Sunday to mend political rifts after winning a vote dismissed as a sham by democracy activists who fear the loss of the city’s cherished freedoms. Hong Kong...

Updated : 2017.03.26 17:24

[Graphic News] Norway ranked world’s happiest country

Norway has trumped Denmark as the world’s happiest country, according to the World Happiness Report 2017 by the United Nations, which calls on nations to build social trust and equality to improve th...

Updated : 2017.03.22 18:25

Brazil meat scandal deepens as China, EU, Chile bar imports

 “There is no Chinese embargo,” Maggi told reporters in Brasilia. “What we have are containers there that can't leave the port to local markets.”A Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman in Beijing said China has taken “preventive and temporary” measures but gave no details. “We hope...

Updated : 2017.03.21 21:49

Trump to Capitol in last-ditch lobbying for health care bill

 “This is our long-awaited chance to finally get rid of Obamacare,” he said of repealing former President Barack Obama's landmark law, a GOP goal since its 2010 enactment. “We're going to do it.” Trump's closed-door meeting with House Republicans was coming as party leaders released ...

Updated : 2017.03.21 21:44

Tillerson to skip NATO meeting in Brussels next month

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will skip a meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Brussels in April, but will travel to Russia and Italy the same month, a US official said Tuesday.Tillerson will be replaced by a lower-level official at the NATO meeting on April 5-6, a development that w...

Updated : 2017.03.21 21:34

EU to hold special Brexit summit April 29: Tusk

The EU's remaining 27 member states will hold a special summit on April 29 to decide the political objectives for Brexit talks, president Donald Tusk said Tuesday.Tusk's announcement came a day after London said Prime Minister Theresa May would trigger the two-year process for Britain's de...

Updated : 2017.03.21 21:31

Japan PM, in Brussels, pushes EU trade deal

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged on Tuesday to seal a EU-Japan trade deal as early as possible in order to make an important stand against protectionism.Abe met with EU Council President Donald Tusk as well as European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker at EU headquarters in Bru...

Updated : 2017.03.21 21:27

[Graphic News] Overseas tuition fees fall 6% in 2016

Overseas tuition fees spent by South Koreans fell 6 percent last year from a year earlier, due to the won‘s weakness and the slowing economy, the central bank said Friday. In 2016, tuition fees for S...

Updated : 2017.03.19 18:30

U.S. nuclear envoy is on Asia trip

The top U.S. envoy on North Korea was in China Saturday on his weeklong trip to Asia to discuss cooperation in reining in a provocative Pyongyang, a diplomatic source here said.Joseph Yoon began his trip to Beijing and Seoul on Friday and is set to arrive in Seoul on Monday, according to t...

Updated : 2017.03.18 14:46