Ivanka Trump calls for ‘maximum pressure’ on North Korea

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Ivanka Trump is leading a US delegation to the Winter Olympics in South Korea in an effort to show a softer side of US diplomacy on the peninsula while calling for maximum pressure to be put on North Korea. Trump Läs mer…

North Korea sanctions: Donald Trump announces ‘largest ever’ package

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Donald Trump announced on Friday a new package of measures against North Korea aimed at cutting off smuggling routes and warning that if sanctions fail, the next phase would be “very unfortunate for the world”. The new US sanctions are Läs mer…

Japanese man given sole custody of 13 surrogate children by Thai court

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Japan Japanese man given sole custody of 13 surrogate children by Thai court Children, born to nine different women, taken into foster care in 2014 but will now move to Japan with father Agence France-Presse in Bangkok Tue 20 Feb Läs mer…

‘You are our lucky star’: Chinese media in overdrive on Xi Jinping’s New Year tour

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian China ‘You are our lucky star’: Chinese media in overdrive on Xi Jinping’s New Year tour China’s president visits deprived corners of the country, attracting lavish praise from state media Tom Phillips in Beijing Tue 13 Feb 2018 23.33 EST Last Läs mer…

Bill English: former New Zealand prime minister to quit politics

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Dismissed by many as ‘boring’, English sent shockwaves around the globe when he debuted the tinned spaghetti pizza The former New Zealand prime minister Bill English has resigned as leader of the opposition less than six months after being defeated Läs mer…

Cyclone Gita: Tonga devastated by worst storm in 60 years

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Winds of more than 230km/h recorded as parliament building flattened and power lines brought down The islands of Tonga in the South Pacific have been devastated by Tropical Cyclone Gita with winds of 230km/h flattening parts of Parliament House and Läs mer…

Winter Olympics was hit by cyber-attack, officials confirm

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The Guardian tech Winter Olympics 2018 Winter Olympics was hit by cyber-attack, officials confirm South Koreans refuse to comment on rumours Russia was behind the action as revenge for doping ban Sean Ingle @seaningle Sun 11 Feb 2018 02.46 EST Last modified on Läs mer…

Kim Yo-jong might have charmed South Korean media, but the glow won’t last

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian South Korea ‘Humble’ Kim Yo-jong has charmed the media, but the glow is unlikely to last With her ‘deadly side-eye’ and ‘nimble’ ways, the sister of North Korean leader has been the centre of attention since she arrived at the Läs mer…

Hong Kong bus overturns, killing at least 19 people

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Hong Kong Hong Kong bus overturns, killing at least 19 people Photographs show double-decker bus lying on its side with its roof torn off near Tai Po Agence-France Presse Sat 10 Feb 2018 08.35 EST First published on Sat 10 Feb Läs mer…

Kim Jong-un’s sister invites South Korean president to Pyongyang

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian South Korea Kim Jong-un’s sister invites South Korean president to Pyongyang Kim Yo-jong’s meeting with Moon Jae-in was highest-level contact between countries in more than a decade Benjamin Haas in Pyeongchang @haasbenjamin Sat 10 Feb 2018 04.14 EST First published on Läs mer…

Bookseller Gui Minhai surfaces in Chinese custody to deliver staged confession

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian China Bookseller Gui Minhai surfaces in Chinese custody to deliver staged confession Activists call the video, in which Gui criticises his home nation of Sweden, ‘the product of pure coercion’ Tom Phillips in Beijing Fri 9 Feb 2018 21.26 EST Last Läs mer…

Cambodian leader Hun Sen’s Facebook ‘likes’ subject of lawsuit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Cambodia Cambodian leader Hun Sen’s Facebook ‘likes’ subject of lawsuit Exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy claims prime minister bought ‘likes’ to appear popular Hannah Ellis-Petersen South-east Asia correspondent Fri 9 Feb 2018 12.52 EST Last modified on Fri 9 Feb 2018 Läs mer…

Kim Jong-un’s sister arrives in South Korea for Winter Olympics

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s sister has landed in the South, becoming the first member of Pyongyang’s ruling dynasty to set foot in the rival country since the Korean war. Kim Yo-jong is part of a high-level diplomatic delegation led Läs mer…

ICC launches crimes against humanity inquiry into Duterte’s war on drugs

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian The international criminal court has launched an initial inquiry into allegations of crimes against humanity committed by Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippine president, in his brutal anti-drugs crusade. A report submitted to the ICC last year laid out evidence that Duterte Läs mer…

‘Protocol headache’ for Winter Olympics as Mike Pence and Kim Jong-un’s sister arrive

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian US and senior North Korean officials say they have no intention of meeting each other at the Winter Olympics – even though vice-president Mike Pence and Kim Jong-un’s younger sister will be seated just metres apart at the opening ceremony. Läs mer…

Kim Jong-un’s sister to attend Winter Olympics opening ceremony

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian North Korea Kim Jong-un’s sister to attend Winter Olympics opening ceremony Kim Yo-jong, younger sister of North Korean leader, to join official party in South Korea Reuters in Seoul Wed 7 Feb 2018 02.33 EST Last modified on Wed 7 Feb Läs mer…

Winter Olympics bring peace to Korean peninsula – for now

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Winter Olympics 2018 Winter Olympics bring peace to Korean peninsula – for now Pyeongchang’s underground evacuation centres symbolise fears for the worst, but Kim Jong-un has cooled his rhetoric Benjamin Haas in Hong Kong @haasbenjamin Tue 6 Feb 2018 19.10 EST Läs mer…

UK stocks tumble as concerns grow over febrile global markets

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Stock markets UK stocks tumble as concerns grow over febrile global markets FTSE 100 slumps 2.6% to 7,141 to wipe all gains on year’s trading but New York recovers late on Phillip Inman Tue 6 Feb 2018 14.49 EST Last modified Läs mer…

Two people confirmed dead in 6.4-magnitude Taiwan earthquake

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Taiwan Two people confirmed dead in 6.4-magnitude Taiwan earthquake More than 100 have been injured and guests are believed trapped inside a partially collapsed hotel Agencies in Taipei Tue 6 Feb 2018 12.29 EST Last modified on Tue 6 Feb 2018 Läs mer…

Photos show Beijing’s militarisation of South China Sea in new detail

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian South China Sea Photos show Beijing’s militarisation of South China Sea in new detail China accused of building ‘island fortresses’ as Philippine newspaper obtains aerial images Tom Phillips in Beijing Tue 6 Feb 2018 05.09 EST Last modified on Tue 6 Läs mer…

Trump’s rhetoric threatens peace-making in Korean peninsula

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian North Korea Trump’s rhetoric threatens peace-making in Korean peninsula Cautious overtures to Kim Jong-un from the South being undermined by the US Simon Tisdall Mon 5 Feb 2018 02.00 EST Last modified on Mon 5 Feb 2018 02.02 EST Share on Facebook Läs mer…

North Korea’s Berlin embassy used to acquire nuclear tech, says spy chief

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian North Korea North Korea’s Berlin embassy used to acquire nuclear tech, says spy chief German intelligence head says equipment acquired by North Korea has military use Agence France-Presse Sat 3 Feb 2018 21.30 EST Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share Läs mer…

North Korea supplied arms to Syria and Myanmar, UN sanctions report finds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian North Korea North Korea supplied arms to Syria and Myanmar, UN sanctions report finds Ballistic missile and chemical programmes may have benefited Pyongyang made nearly $200m in illicit commodity exports in 2017 Reuters at the United Nations Fri 2 Feb Läs mer…

Chinese Eden Project to feature world’s highest indoor waterfall

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; News from, The guardian Eden Project Chinese Eden Project to feature world’s highest indoor waterfall Qingdao counterpart of Cornish attraction will cost £150m and will be themed around water Steven Morris @stevenmorris20 Fri 2 Feb 2018 09.23 EST Last modified on Fri 2 Feb 2018 Läs mer…