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South Korea fears further missile advances by North this year in threat to U.S.

South Korea fears further missile advances by North this year in threat to U.S.

Published 20/11/2017

A flag is pictured outside the Permanent Mission of North Korea in Geneva, Switzerland, November 17, 2017. REUTERS/Denis BalibouseSEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea may conduct [more…]

Asia stocks wilt, German coalition impasse hits euro

Asia stocks wilt, German coalition impasse hits euro

Published 20/11/2017

People walk past an electronic board showing exchange rate between Japanese Yen and U.S. Dollar outside a brokerage at a business district in Tokyo, Japan [more…]

Male artists win big but female singers dominate American Music Awards stage

Male artists win big but female singers dominate American Music Awards stage

Published 20/11/2017

2017 American Music Awards – Show – Los Angeles, California, U.S., 19/11/2017 – (L-R) Rob Bourdon, Mike Shinoda, and Brad Delson of music group Linkin [more…]

Golf: Ariya uses birdie to claim CME Group Tour title

Golf: Ariya uses birdie to claim CME Group Tour title

Published 19/11/2017

Jun 29, 2017- Olympia Fields, IL, USA- Ariya Jutanugarn tees off on the seventh hole during the first round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship [more…]

South Korea confirms H5N6 bird flu at duck farm, raises bird flu alert level

South Korea confirms H5N6 bird flu at duck farm, raises bird flu alert level

Published 19/11/2017

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea on Sunday said it had confirmed an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu at a duck farm in the [more…]

U.S. nuclear general says would resist ‘illegal’ Trump strike order

U.S. nuclear general says would resist ‘illegal’ Trump strike order

Published 19/11/2017

The top U.S. nuclear commander said on Saturday that he would resist President Donald Trump if he ordered an "illegal" launch of nuclear weapons. [more…]

Exclusive: Qualcomm set to win conditional Japanese antitrust okay for NXP deal – source

Exclusive: Qualcomm set to win conditional Japanese antitrust okay for NXP deal – source

Published 18/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: A sign on the Qualcomm campus is seen, as chip maker Broadcom Ltd announced an unsolicited bid to buy peer Qualcomm Inc for [more…]

Canada`s Trudeau raises rights issues as Asia summit winds down

Canada`s Trudeau raises rights issues as Asia summit winds down

Published 14/11/2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau raised the plight of Rohingya refugees and extra-judicial killings in the Philippines at a summit of Asian and Western leaders on Tuesday, sensitive human rights issues skirted by almost all the others. [more…]

China calls for advancing free trade talks with South Korea, Japan

China calls for advancing free trade talks with South Korea, Japan

Published 14/11/2017

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang called on Tuesday for advancing free trade agreement talks between China, Japan and South Korea, state news agency Xinhua reported. [more…]

Asia stocks subdued as China data disappoints

Asia stocks subdued as China data disappoints

Published 14/11/2017

Asian stocks put in a subdued performance on Tuesday as Chinese economic data disappointed and investors pondered whether a marked flattening in the U.S. yield curve might be a harbinger of a future slowdown there. [more…]