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S.Korea, China seek to mend relations after THAAD fallout

Agencies, Seoul/Bejing South Korea and China have agreed to work swiftly to get their relations back on track following a year-long standoff over the deployment of a controversial U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea. The installation of...

Police arrest Japanese man after body parts found in apartment

Agencies: A Japanese man was arrested on Tuesday after parts of a dismembered body were found in a picnic cooler in his apartment, police said, although media reports said parts of as many as nine bodies may have been discovered. Police made...

High-profile Delegation from the Republic of Ghana Visits Ajman Ruler’s Court and Academic Unit of Thumbay Group

A high-profile delegation from the Republic of Ghana, led by H.E. Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana and H.E. Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the first lady of the Republic of Ghana, visited the Ajman Ruler’s Court...

White House chief of staff calls for special counsel to probe Democrats

Agencies, Washington White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said on Monday a special counsel should be appointed to investigate Democrats over a uranium deal during the Obama administration and a dossier compiled on Donald Trump during the 2016...

Japan to launch crackdown on asylum seekers – Yomiuri

Agencies, Tokyo Japan will curb asylum seekers’ rights to work and detain any not deemed refugees or who have made multiple applications, the Yomiuri daily reported on Tuesday, in a move to further tighten one of the developed world’s toughest...

UN warns of catastrophe in DR Congo’s Kasai region

Agencies, United Nations Some 3.2 million people in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) conflict-ravaged south-central Greater Kasai region are severely food insecure, struggling to feed themselves and in urgent need of assistance, the...

NK accuses Abe of playing up nuclear threat to win election

Pyongyang: North Korea has accused Japan’s ruling party of playing up a nuclear threat posed by Pyongyang to achieve a huge win in last weekend’s general election. The North’s Korea-Asia-Pacific Peace Committee also criticised Japanese...

Spain’s control over Catalonia to be tested on Monday as work resumes

Agencies, Madrid Spain’s control over Catalonia will be tested on Monday when politicians and civil servants return to work amid uncertainty over whether they will accept direct rule imposed by the central government to stop the region’s...