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Grace Meng, the wife of missing Interpol President Meng Hongwei, who does not want her face shown, consults her mobile phone in the lobby of a hotel in Lyon, central France, where the police agency is based, on Sunday Oct. 7, 2018. Interpol said Saturday it has made a formal …

Wife Fears Missing Interpol Chief Dead: ‘Everybody in China Is at Risk’

Grace Meng, wife of former Interpol President Meng Hongwei, began issuing a series of interviews last week, and most recently spoke to the Associated Press this weekend, urging the Chinese government to provide more information on her husband’s whereabouts and guarantee both of their safeties since Beijing admitted to arrested him early this month.

Cho Myoung-gyon

North Korean Defectors Demand Resignation over Seoul Ban on Journalist

Dozens of groups representing North Korean defectors in South Korea issued a call Thursday for Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon to step down after banning a journalist from covering a joint Seoul-Pyongyang event because that journalist was born in North Korea.

China has launched an unprecedented crackdown on religious expression by Uighur Muslims

China: ‘Radical Western Politicians’ Can’t See ‘Success’ of Muslim Re-Education Camps

China’s state media posted several articles on Monday and Tuesday defending its use of internment camps to force ethnic Uighur Muslims to abandon their language and faith, including an interview with an official in western Xinjiang province who claimed the camps were “vocational education institutions” equipped with basketball courts and hairdressing classes.

North Korean students take part in a torch light march held in conjunction with the 70th anniversary of North Korea's founding day celebrations in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan

North Korea: We Will Resist 100 Years of ‘Murderous’ Sanctions

North Korea’s state newspaper Rodong Sinmun published a belligerent column Friday accusing the U.S. of “murderous” policies against the Korean people, but ensuring that North Korea would survive up to a century of the sanctions it claims are killing its people.

US Vice President Mike Pence addresses the Hudson Institute on the administration's policy towards China in Washington, DC, on October 4, 2018. - Pence on Thursday accused China of seeking a change of power in the White House, stepping up allegations of electoral interference. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP) …

Chinese State Media Campaign Rages Against ‘Emotional’ Mike Pence

Chinese English-language state publications continued to publish screeds attacking Mike Pence over a week after the vice president issued an address at the Hudson Institute warning of an unprecedented onslaught against America on the part of Beijing.

A landmark summit between North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in June led to a warming of ties, but there has been little concrete progress toward denuclearisation

Zumwalt: In Pyongyang Chess Match, the Next Move Is Trump’s

In chess, a limited number of opening moves exist. Both players know this, so neither is really blindsided by the other’s initial move. It is similar to the chess match in which President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un are currently engaged — the latter now having made his opening move.

Jihadists

Report: More Islamic State Foreign Fighters in Southeast Asia than in Afghanistan, Iraq

More Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL)-linked foreign fighters are in Southeast Asia now, namely in the southern Philippines’ Muslim-majority Mindanao region, than there ever were during the peak of the U.S.-led wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Washington Times reported Sunday, citing the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

Students practice a protective stance Saturday during an air defense drill in Beijing. Photo:IC

China Forces Civilians to Conduct Air Raid Drills in Major Cities

Chinese citizens in Beijing, Shanghai, and other major population hubs throughout the country spent the weekend observing Nationwide National Defense Education Day, forced to practice air raid drills to know how to react to a military invasion.

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (centre R) waves with China's Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress Li Zhanshu (centre L) from a balcony of the Grand People's House on Kim Il Sung square following a military parade and mass rally on September 9, 2018. - …

North Korea Makes China the Star of Subdued Independence Day Parade

North Korea held a significantly toned-down parade on Sunday for the 70th anniversary of its founding; it lacked the usual display of nuclear-capable weapons but prominently featured China’s special envoy to the country, representing communist leader Xi Jinping.

Education is a sensitive subject in modern-day China

Mob Hurls Bricks at Police as Hundreds Protest Failing School System in China

A protest against problems with the education system in the southern Chinese city of Leiyang turned violent on Sunday, with bottles, bricks, and firecrackers reportedly thrown at police by a crowd of 600 demonstrators. The police detained 46 people and said only one of them was actually the parent of a school-age child.

In this March 12, 2016, file photo, Marines of the U.S., left, and South Korea wearing blue headbands on their helmets, take positions after landing on a beach during the joint military combined amphibious exercise, called Ssangyong, part of the Key Resolve and Foal Eagle military exercises, in Pohang, South …

North Korea Blasts ‘Good-for-Nothing’ U.S. Military for ‘Gunboat Diplomacy’

North Korea’s state media chided America’s “good-for-nothing military moves” and “gunboat diplomacy” in a column Tuesday about an unconfirmed military exercise, the same day Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis confirmed that the Pentagon has no plans to cancel any other exercises with Seoul to show goodwill.

Mike Pompeo, Kim Jong Un

Mike Pompeo Won’t Meet Kim Jong-un During Visit to North Korea Next Week

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Pyongyang next week for the next step in denuclearization talks with North Korea, the State Department confirmed on Thursday. State Department officials said Pompeo is not expected to meet dictator Kim Jong-un during his visit, the second such occasion where he will not do so.

Duterte faced global condemnation in September 2016 when he likened his crackdown on drugs to Adolf Hitler's genocidal drive in World War II

Duterte Tells Catholic Bishops: ‘I Want to Kick Your Ass’

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte threatened violence against any Catholic bishop or priest present at remarks he delivered Tuesday, described by local media as “another directionless speech that targeted his usual enemies.”