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North Korea reports on South`s Presidential Election

That contrasted with its one-sentence Korean-language report of the election of Mr Moon's conservative predecessor Park Geun-Hye in 2012, which did not mention her name or her support. The deployment of the THAAD system was agreed on by Park's administration a year ago after North Korea conducted a long-range rocket launch that put an object into space.



White House Expected To Announce Voting Fraud Commission

Trump has alleged, without evidence, that 3 to 5 million people voted illegally in his 2016 campaign against Democrat Hillary Clinton. Vice President Pence will lead the commission and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, a Republican, will be the vice chair.



PM in China to attend Belt and Road Forum

The CPEC is a part of Chinese President XiJinping's ambitious Belt and Road (B&R) initiative. However, some critics say it's a murky program that could end up being a massive waste of resources. "Afterwards it became that all solutions from any country are fine", said Wang Huiyao, head of the Centre for China and Globalization . China aims to provide a platform for financial connectivity where participants can share profits and risks, Yi said.



IS radio station destroyed, 34 militants killed in Afghanistan

U.S officials said Logari, who was believed to have been the leader of Daesh in Afghanistan, was among several Daesh leaders who died in an April 27 raid . Logari was responsible for ordering a March attack on a military hospital in Kabul, according to the office of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, which also confirmed the terror leader's death.



Tillerson: US reviewing climate change policy

Finnish Foreign Minister Timo Soini heads to Fairbanks, Alaska this week for a meeting of foreign ministers from the countries that make up the Arctic Council. Trump also had pledged to boost the US oil and gas drilling and coal mining industries with his "America First" energy policy. At issue is the abrupt change in the US position on the Paris Agreement since the November election.



North Korea wants South Korea to extradite spy chief

This, in turn, could alarm a more conservative Washington. Park's father is slain military strongman Park Chung-hee, who ruled South Korea in the 1960s and '70s, and whose legacy as a successful economic strategist is marred by a record of vicious civilian oppression.