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Race Against Time: South Korea President Forms Panel to Set Policy Priorities

Race Against Time: South Korea President Forms Panel to Set Policy Priorities

Moon has previously expressed ambivalence over the THAAD system and told Xi he was "well aware" of Chinese concerns about it, calling for bilateral talks to "increase understanding over the issue". Suga refused to confirm whether Moon told Abe that south Korea's public has difficulty accepting a 2015 agreement and Japan's compensation over the wartime sexual abuse of South Korean "comfort women" by the Japanese military.



U.S. urging Southeast Asian countries to reduce ties with North Korea

President Donald Trump is facing criticism for speaking warmly toward authoritarian rulers in countries including North Korea, Egypt and Turkey. Analysts see growing concerns in the region that Trump has ditched former U.S. "The difference in our approach this time is that we are going to test this assumption ... the assumption was that China has limited influence on the regime in Pyongyang or a limited willingness to assert their influence", he said.


Turkey to US: Reverse plan to arm Syrian Kurds fighting ISIS

Turkey to US: Reverse plan to arm Syrian Kurds fighting ISIS

Erdogan has demanded that Washington undo the arms decision, and said he would take up the issue with Trump. "We want to believe that our allies would prefer be side by side with ourselves rather than with the terror groups", he added. Erdogan said he would take up the issue during a planned meeting with Trump on Tuesday. "I hope that they will turn away from this wrong", he said.



North Korea says missile can carry nuclear warhead

The launch jeopardizes new South Korean President Moon Jae-in's willingness for dialogue with the North, and came as U.S., Japanese and European navies gather for joint war games in the Pacific. Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and his South Korean counterpart Yun Byung Se had a good reason to affirm during telephone talks that "dialogue for dialogue's sake is meaningless, and now it is necessary to put pressure on North Korea".


REAL SCOOP: IHIT investigates fatal shooting in Richmond

REAL SCOOP: IHIT investigates fatal shooting in Richmond

Klair", Pound said. It is believed that Klair was shot while driving his vehicle and, as a result of his injuries, lost consciousness, resulting in the auto crashing a short distance away on Granville Avenue. Police have not confirmed the cause of death of the victim, or whether any suspects had been identified. Anyone with information is asked to contact IHIT or Crime Stoppers.



Miss District of Columbia crowned as Miss USA

A new Miss USA will be crowned Sunday, when the contest that features women from each state and the nation's capital returns to Las Vegas. "So as Miss USA, I would hope to promote that type of leadership responsibility globally to so many women worldwide", she said.