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May 15, 2017 1:32 AM China wins praise for Silk Road but concerns persist

BEIJING: China was basking in praise Monday for its new Silk Road even as some countries raised concerns over the project seen as boosting Beijing's global clout on trade and geopolitics. Almost 30 world leaders are attending a two-day summit promoting China's One Belt, One Road initiative that Beijing hopes will revive ancient trade routes from Asia to Europe 11

May 13, 2017 12:39 PM Global cyber attack hits hospitals and companies, threat seen fading for now

SINGAPORE/LONDON: A global cyber attack leveraging hacking tools believed to have been developed by the U.S. National Security Agency has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries, disrupting Britain's health system and global shipper FedEx. Cyber extortionists tricked victims into opening malicious malware attachments to spam emails 41

May 13, 2017 11:13 AM North Korea will have dialogue with US

North Korea has said it is open to talks with the US under the 'right conditions' - while also sending new secret coded radio messages to agents in the South. Senior North Korean diplomat Choe Son Hui said 'we will have dialogue if the conditions are there', on Saturday. It comes as the reclusive country sent cryptic broadcasts across South Korea's airwaves 13

May 13, 2017 11:12 AM N. Korea willing to meet with US if conditions right

BEIJING: A senior North Korean diplomat said Saturday Pyongyang would be willing to hold talks with the United States if the conditions are right. Choe Son-Hui, head of the foreign ministry's North America bureau, told reporters at Beijing's international airport that her country "will hold dialogue under right conditions" with President Donald Trump's 13

May 13, 2017 7:35 AM North Korea open to ‘dialogue’ with the US as tensions brew over a possible nuclear war

North Korea vows to find 'plot' culprits0:33 Pyongyang has vowed to find anyone involved in what they say was a CIA-backed plot to kill Kim Jong Un. A SENIOR North Korean diplomat says Pyongyang will have dialogue with the United States if conditions are right. Choe Son Hui, North Korea’s foreign ministry director general for US affairs, made the comment 81

May 13, 2017 4:24 AM North Korea says will have dialogue with U.S. under right conditions

SEOUL (Reuters) - A senior North Korean diplomat who handles the reclusive country's U.S. affairs said on Saturday Pyongyang would have dialogue with the U.S. administration if conditions are right, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported. Choe Son Hui, who is the North's foreign ministry director general for U.S. affairs, made the comment to reporters 11

May 12, 2017 3:47 PM Exclusive: U.S. complains to China about North Korea's attendance at Silk Road summit

BEIJING/SHANGHAI The United States warned China on Friday that North Korea's attendance at a weekend summit on China's new Silk Road could affect the participation of other countries, casting a shadow over what is Beijing's biggest diplomatic event of 2017. Two sources with knowledge of the situation said the U.S. embassy in Beijing had submitted a diplomatic 11

May 12, 2017 7:47 AM North Korea in eerie coded radio message that risks sparking global WAR

KIM JONG-UN’s hermit state has sent a chilling coded message across South Korea’s airwaves in a defiant act that heaps pressure on the peninsula amid fears of a new war. The North resumed airing the eerie numbers via its radio station in Pyongyang last June, using them to direct their spies in the South, it is believed. But the ghostly broadcasts – which 8

May 11, 2017 6:58 AM Moon win puts allies’ approach to North Korea in doubt, but drastic policy shift unlikely, experts say

With Wednesday’s swearing-in of liberal candidate Moon Jae-in as South Korea’s new president, all eyes are on whether he will stick to his campaign promise of pursuing rapprochement with Pyongyang after years of a pro-sanctions push out of Seoul — a policy shift that, if realized, would destabilize relations with its close allies, Tokyo and Washington 11

May 9, 2017 9:45 PM South Korea's Moon takes presidency of divided nation amid North Korea tensions

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's liberal leader Moon Jae-in will take the oath of office as president on Wednesday, tasked with navigating the country out of rising geopolitical tensions over North Korea's nuclear programme and the risk of a rift with the United States. Moon, 64, is expected to announce major cabinet and presidential staff appointments 9