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Seoul Authorities to Probe Sexual Harassment Claim Filed Against Late Mayor

Seoul Authorities to Probe Sexual Harassment Claim Filed Against Late Mayor

SEOUL (Sputnik) – The authorities of Seoul on Wednesday announced the intention to probe the sexual harassment claim that was…
Beijing Denounces US ‘Hong Kong Autonomy Act’, Vows to Retaliate With Sanctions

Beijing Denounces US ‘Hong Kong Autonomy Act’, Vows to Retaliate With Sanctions

Earlier on Tuesday, Trump signed legislation to suspend US preferential treatment for Hong Kong and envisaged sanctions against Chinese officials…
NYT to Move Part of Its Hong Kong Office to Seoul as Trump Ends Preferential US Treatment of City

NYT to Move Part of Its Hong Kong Office to Seoul as Trump Ends Preferential US Treatment of City

The announcement came after US President Donald Trump signed a new executive order that will “hold China accountable for its…
‘Imminent Threat’: Tokyo’s Defense White Paper Frets at Rising DPRK, Chinese Military Power

‘Imminent Threat’: Tokyo’s Defense White Paper Frets at Rising DPRK, Chinese Military Power

A new defense white paper published by the Japanese Ministry of National Defense takes aim at Chinese expansionism and North…
Trump Signs Measures Holding China Accountable for ‘Repressive’ Hong Kong Actions

Trump Signs Measures Holding China Accountable for ‘Repressive’ Hong Kong Actions

US President Donald Trump signed a bill and an executive order on Tuesday related to Hong Kong in the aftermath…
Mongolian Health Ministry Confirms That 15-Year-Old Teenager Died From Bubonic Plague

Mongolian Health Ministry Confirms That 15-Year-Old Teenager Died From Bubonic Plague

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Mongolian medics have confirmed the death of a teenager from bubonic plague after receiving the results of…
UN Chief Calls for Immediate Ceasefire on Armenian-Azerbaijani Border

UN Chief Calls for Immediate Ceasefire on Armenian-Azerbaijani Border

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling for an immediate cessation of hostilities on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border and…
Japan Notes Advancing Military Cooperation Between Russia, China in Fresh Defence Paper

Japan Notes Advancing Military Cooperation Between Russia, China in Fresh Defence Paper

TOKYO (Sputnik) – Japan’s 2020 Defence White Paper published on Tuesday contains assessments of growing Russian-Chinese military cooperation, highlighted in…
Nearly 15,000 Houses Reportedly Suffer Damages From Floods, Landslides in Japan

Nearly 15,000 Houses Reportedly Suffer Damages From Floods, Landslides in Japan

TOKYO (Sputnik) – Almost 15,000 houses and residential buildings have been destroyed, damaged, or flooded as a result of the…
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