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South Korea's Moon plans to send envoy to North Korea soon

Asia Pacific Mar 2, 2018

South Korea's Moon plans to send envoy to North Korea soon

South Korean President Moon Jae-in plans to send a special envoy to North Korea soon to set up more meaningful dialogue that Seoul hopes will eventually include disarming the North of nuclear weapons. Seoul's presidential office said Moon revealed the plans to U.S. President Donald ...

Man freezes to death in storm-battered north Japan

National Mar 2, 2018

Man freezes to death in storm-battered north Japan

A winter storm continued to batter wide areas of Hokkaido and Tohoku on Friday, leading to the death of one man and significant transportation disruptions. A strong low pressure system caused a blizzard, and some areas in Hokkaido saw snowfall of more than 50 centimeters ...

Editorials Mar 2, 2018

Relief for victims of eugenics law

The government should follow Germany and Sweden's lead and provide official compensation to people who were sterilized under the nation's Eugenic Protection Law.

Shinji Okazaki set to make return to pitch for Leicester City

Soccer Mar 2, 2018

Shinji Okazaki set to make return to pitch for Leicester City

Leicester City forward Shinji Okazaki could return to the squad for Saturday's English Premier League match against Bournemouth after shaking off a knee injury that has kept him out for three games, manager Claude Puel said on Thursday. Japan international Okazaki last played for Leicester ...

Kawabata earns silver at worlds

More Sports Mar 2, 2018

Kawabata earns silver at worlds

Tomoyuki Kawabata earned silver in men's keirin at the Track Cycling World Championships on Thursday, giving Japan its first medal in the discipline in 25 years. Kawabata finished behind Colombia's Fabian Hernando Puertas Zapata after coming through the repechage and placing third in his heat ...