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North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un watches a military drill marking the 85th anniversary of the establishment of the Korean People's Army (KPA) in this handout photo by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) made available on April 26, 2017. KCNA/Handout via REUTERS

ASEAN firms up South China Sea stance as Beijing lobbies over statement

By Manuel Mogato and Enrico Dela Cruz

MANILA (Reuters) – Southeast Asian countries have altered a statement to be issued (More…)

French amphibious carrier visits Japan ahead of Pacific show of power

By Nobuhiro Kubo

SASEBO (Reuters) – As tension spikes on the Korean peninsula, a French amphibious assault carrier sailed into (More…)

Independence push threatens Hong Kong’s autonomy, says Beijing official

HONG KONG (Reuters) – The legal chief of Beijing’s representative office in Hong Kong said on Saturday growing calls for (More…)

U.S. forces to monitor situation along Syria-Turkey border: YPG commander

DARBASIYA, Syria (Reuters) – A commander of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said on Friday U.S. forces would begin monitoring (More…)

Venezuelan opposition activists march to Leopoldo Lopez’ jail

By Girish Gupta

LOS TEQUES, Venezuela (Reuters) – Hundreds of activists marched on Friday to the hilltop jail of Venezuela’s (More…)

Trump to order a study on abuses of U.S. trade agreements

By Ayesha Rascoe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Saturday seeking to identify any (More…)

EU leaders united on Brexit demands – for now

By Farah Salhi and Jan Strupczewski

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders endorsed a stiff set of divorce terms for (More…)

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure

By Jack Kim and Ju-min Park

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile on Saturday shortly after U.S. (More…)

Brazil protesters, police clash in first general strike in decades

By Brad Brooks and Anthony Boadle

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian protesters torched buses, clashed with police in several cities (More…)

U.S. says failure to act on North Korea could be catastrophic

By Michelle Nichols and Lesley Wroughton

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned on Friday that (More…)