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BEIJING | North Korea tells China it’s committed to denuclearization

BEIJING  — North Korea‘s foreign minister said his country remains committed to ending its nuclear weapons program in talks Friday with his Chinese counterpart, according to China’s foreign ministry. The talks in Beijing between Ri Yong Ho and Wang Yi came amid a lack of progress in international efforts to persuade North Korea to reverse … Continue reading BEIJING | North Korea tells China it’s committed to denuclearization

SINGAPORE | World markets rise despite Trump’s renewed tariff threat

SINGAPORE — World markets were mostly higher on Tuesday despite U.S. President Donald Trump saying it’s “highly unlikely” he’ll hold off on raising tariffs ahead of a closely-watched meeting with his Chinese counterpart. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX index gained 0.3 percent to 11,381.78 and France’s CAC 40 added 0.2 percent to 5,006.05. Britain’s FTSE 100 … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World markets rise despite Trump’s renewed tariff threat

KARACHI, Pakistan | The Latest: Death toll in Pakistan bombing rises to 25

KARACHI, Pakistan — The Latest on the attack on the Chinese Consulate in the Pakistani city of Karachi (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Pakistani police say the death toll from a bombing at an open-air food market in the country’s northwest has risen to 25. The attack on Friday took place in the town of … Continue reading KARACHI, Pakistan | The Latest: Death toll in Pakistan bombing rises to 25

KARACHI, Pakistan | The Latest: Pakistan PM condemns attack on Chinese Consulate

KARACHI, Pakistan — The Latest on the attack on the Chinese Consulate in the Pakistani city of Karachi (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has “strongly condemned” the attack on the Chinese Consulate in the country’s southern port city of Karachi, in which two police officers and all the three assailants … Continue reading KARACHI, Pakistan | The Latest: Pakistan PM condemns attack on Chinese Consulate

WASHINGTON | Trump predicts he’ll make trade deal with China

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump expressed confidence he can reach a deal to end a burgeoning trade war with China, saying he will meet his Chinese counterpart at the Group of 20 meetings in Argentina in about a month. “I think we’ll make a deal with China, and I think it will be a very … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump predicts he’ll make trade deal with China

SINGAPORE | World markets claw back losses on possible Trump-Xi meet

SINGAPORE — Global stock indexes rose Friday after their recent sharp declines on hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, will meet at the Group of 20 summit next month. The Wall Street Journal reported that the White House had informed officials in Beijing that it would go ahead with … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World markets claw back losses on possible Trump-Xi meet

WASHINGTON | Pentagon chief drops planned China visit amid tensions

WASHINGTON — U.S. defense officials say Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has dropped plans to visit China amid rising tensions between Beijing and Washington. Although the trip was never publicly announced, Mattis had planned to visit Beijing in October for so-called 2-plus-2 security talks with his Chinese counterpart as well as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pentagon chief drops planned China visit amid tensions