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Indonesia raises curtain on Asian Games

Aug 18, 2018

Indonesia raises curtain on Asian Games

Asia's biggest multisport event, attracting more than 10,000 athletes from across the continent and offshore islands, got underway Saturday for two weeks of competition in 40 sports ranging from the mainstream to the esoteric. The 18th edition of the Asian Games, running through Sept. 2, ...

Tokyo eyes policy shift on North

Aug 18, 2018

Tokyo eyes policy shift on North

The government has been facing growing internal calls to overhaul its policy on North Korea by allowing talks on economic aid to precede the delayed effort to resolve the abduction issue, government sources said. While North Korea has shown no signs of backing down from ...

Timeline: Seeking justice for Kim Jong Nam

/ Aug 16, 2018

Timeline: Seeking justice for Kim Jong Nam

Two women charged with assassinating the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader were ordered to enter their defense in their long-running trial Thursday, marking the next chapter in a story that has gripped the world. A Malaysian judge has ruled there is enough evidence ...

North, South Koreans compete together at Asian Games

Aug 15, 2018

North, South Koreans compete together at Asian Games

North and South Korean athletes played on the same team for the first time at the Asian Games, the world's biggest multisport event after the Olympics, on Wednesday, amid ongoing reconciliation efforts. In its debut match at the Asian Games, a women's basketball team comprised ...