South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday he would be willing to sit down with the North's leader Kim Jong-un, as the international community welcomed an agreement for Pyongyang to send its athletes to the Winter Olympics in the South.
S. Korea's Moon willing to hold summit with Kim Jong-un
The European Union called on the Myanmar authorities to release two Reuters journalists after a court hearing in Yangon on Wednesday at which prosecutors sought charges against them under the Official Secrets Act.
EU calls on Myanmar to free Reuters journalists
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Climate change is triggering a migrant crisis in Vietnam
North Korea says all of its nuclear weapons are aimed at the US not Pyongyang’s “brethren” in South Korea, asserting that its nuclear program will be non-negotiable in the coming talks with Seoul, as the two foes have just begun their first official dialogue in more than two years amid escalating tension over the North’s controversial weapons program.
All North Korea’s nukes aimed at US not ‘brethren’ South Korea: Pyongyang
At least seven people, including five police officers, have been killed and nearly two dozen others wounded in a bomb blast that struck a police vehicle in southwestern Pakistan.
Bomb hits police vehicle in Pakistan's Balochistan, 7 killed
A renewed wave of anti-India protests in Kashmir has left two people killed as security forces fired indiscriminately at stone-throwing demonstrators south of the Himalayan territory.
2 killed in renewed anti-India protest in Kashmir
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron oversaw the signing Tuesday of business deals worth billions of dollars, seeking better trade ties even as France's finance minister boasted of rejecting those investments he likened to "pillaging".
France signs deals with China but warns against 'pillaging'
Protests hit several parts of Tunisia where dozens of people were arrested and one man died in unclear circumstances amid anger over rising prices, authorities said Tuesday.
Unrest over price hikes hits Tunisia
French President Emmanuel Macron called on Tuesday for a more coordinated European approach to trade with China during an official visit to Beijing.
Macron says EU needs coordinated stance on Chinese trade
A Bangladesh court on Monday upheld a government ruling banning marriage between its citizens and refugees from Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya minority, who have fled ethnic violence in the neighboring country.
Bangladesh court upholds ban on Rohingya marriage

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