Benjamin Netanyahu and Australia's Malcolm Turnbull hit it off

Australia's leader slams the UN for one-sided resolutions criticising Israel

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More fingers point to North Korea

Detectives on Kim Jong-nam’s murder case target a North Korean diplomat after objections to an autopsy and claim of Kim’s remains for Pyongyang

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Former Hong Kong chief sentenced to 20 months for misconduct

Donald Tsang’s conviction after a high-profile corruption trial makes him the highest-ranking city official to be put behind bars

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North Korea and Malaysia swap accusations over airport assassination

Kuala Lumpur and Pyongyang were angrily slugging it out yesterday after the assassination in Malaysia of North Korean leader Kim Jon-Un’s brother

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China’s North Korean ban catches coal markets off guard

Few mills or traders anticipated the complete suspension of imports, which came a week after Pyongyang tested an intermediate-range ballistic missile

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How Japanese nominal GDP (finally) got its groove back

The story has been about the elusive inflation target, but in a quiet triumph for Abenomics, Japan has finally posted a new GDP record — its first in two ...

5 days ago