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Kim Jong-un pledges ‘new history’ with South Korea

Kim Jong-un has pledged a "new history" in relations with his neighbour as he became the first North Korean leader to set foot in South Korea since the end of the Korean War in 1953.

North Korea ‘sorrow’ about deadly bus crash

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has expressed "bitter sorrow" over a bus accident that left 32 Chinese tourists and four North Koreans dead.

Outrage in India over rape of eight-year-old girl

The brutal gang rape and murder of an eight-year old girl has sparked outrage and anger across India.

92 year old to run for Malaysia Prime Minister

92 year old to run for Malaysia PM May 9. Malaysia will go to the polls on May 9, the country’s election commission said on Tuesday, in a contest set to test Prime Minister, Najib Razak.

Man keeps mother’s body to collect her pension

A man has reportedly kept the body of his mother in a freezer for three years, and used her thumb impressions to collect her pension every month.

China family find lost daughter after 24-year search

A Chinese father has been reunited with his daughter after looking for her for 24 years.

China hits back with tariffs on US imports worth $3bn

China has imposed tariffs of up to 25% on 128 US imports, including pork and wine, after US President Donald Trump raised duties on foreign steel and aluminium imports in March.

Kim Jong-un visits Beijing, China and NK confirm

After days of speculation, it has been confirmed that North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un did pay a visit to Beijing.

China’s Xi to remain ‘president for life’

China has approved the removal of term limits for its leader, in a move that effectively allows Xi Jinping to remain as president for life.

Trump and Kim to hold historic talks

North Korea agreeing to discuss denuclearisation "is evidence that President [Donald] Trump's strategy to isolate the Kim regime is working," US Vice-President Mike Pence has said.

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