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China praises Trump's letter to Xi, belated well-wishes

BEIJING (AP) -- China praised U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday for expressing a desire for a "constructive relationship" in a letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping, even though the leaders ha...

Updated : 2017.02.09 20:57

[Graphic News] More South Koreans see movies alone

South Korea has seen a rapid increase in the number of people going to see a movie alone over the past five years, a market report showed Wednesday. Men in their 30s and women aged 50 or older made ...

Updated : 2017.02.09 18:30

Pope repeats 'bridges not walls' after Trump travel ban

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis has repeated his appeal for people to build bridges of understanding instead of walls in his first, albeit indirect, comments since the Trump administration tried to...

Updated : 2017.02.08 20:34

[Graphic News] Offshore fisheries output hits 44-year low in 2016

South Korea’s offshore fisheries output sank to a 44-year low in 2016 due to tumbling fish stocks caused by a combination of Chinese illegal fishing, climate change and overfishing, a report showed ...

Updated : 2017.02.08 18:43

At least 19 killed in suicide blast at Afghan Supreme Court: officials

At least 19 people were killed and 41 wounded Tuesday in a suicide blast at Afghanistan's Supreme Court in Kabul, officials said, the latest attack to rock the war-torn capital. A suicide bomber on ...

Updated : 2017.02.07 21:52

Iran's top leader mocks 'newcomer' Trump

Iran's supreme leader said Tuesday that "newcomer'' President Donald Trump had shown the "real face'' of the United States, after the American leader accused Iran of being ungrateful for sanctions re...

Updated : 2017.02.07 21:38

Former French president Sarkozy to face trial for fraud

The Paris prosecutor's office says France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy is to face trial in an inquiry into alleged campaign finance fraud during his 2012 presidential campaign. The office said...

Updated : 2017.02.07 20:52

At $250M, Los Angeles home most expensive listed in US

At $250 million, a new mega mansion in the exclusive Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles is the most expensive home listed in the United States. The passion project of developer and handbag tycoon B...

Updated : 2017.02.07 20:14

Athletics: Russia had 'a lot of doping violations' - Mutko

Russia on Tuesday admitted widespread doping violations by its athletes and coaches but said it is cleaning up its act, after the IAAF extended a ban to cover the world championships. Russia's taint...

Updated : 2017.02.07 20:10

[Graphic News] Korea to attract 2 million cruise tourists in 2017

South Korea will intensify overseas marketing and build more maritime facilities in an effort to lure 2 million cruise tourists from all over the world, the government said Monday. The Ministry of O...

Updated : 2017.02.07 17:57

[Newsmaker] Le Pen vows ‘France first’ at campaign launch

Far-right leader Marine Le Pen vowed Sunday she would be a president who puts France first as she formally launched a campaign echoing many of the themes that propelled Donald Trump to the White Hous...

Updated : 2017.02.06 18:29

[Graphic News] Koreans’ overseas spending hits record high in 2016

South Koreans spent a new record high abroad last year on increased outbound travel, despite an economic slump and sagging domestic consumption, data showed Saturday. Expenditures on ordinary foreig...

Updated : 2017.02.06 18:01

Brady earns 4th Super Bowl MVP trophy with epic comeback

The greatest quarterback in NFL history led the biggest Super Bowl comeback to be the MVP on Sunday night. Tom Brady rallied New England from a 25-point third-quarter deficit for a 34-28 win over th...

Updated : 2017.02.06 14:09

[Graphic News] Beijing remains Asia’s busiest airport

Eight Asian airports are among the world’s busiest passenger airports. Beijing Capital International Airport remains the busiest airport in the region, according to the recently released data by Air...

Updated : 2017.02.05 18:20

US stands '100%, shoulder-to-shoulder' with Japan: Mattis

US Defense Secretary James Mattis said Friday that the United States stands "100 percent" with Japan on a visit to reassure Asian allies rattled by President Donald Trump's isolationist rhetoric. Ma...

Updated : 2017.02.03 21:01