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South Korea Says It Will Scrap Intelligence-Sharing Deal With Japan

The withdrawal, he said, will “foreclose the option of deepening political and security ties for a long time to come.” Under the agreement, known as the General Security of Military Information Agreement, Japan and South Korea exchange [...]

Amid Festering Dispute, South Korean Leader Appeals to Japan

SEOUL, South Korea — President Moon Jae-in of South Korea on Thursday struck a conciliatory note toward Japan after weeks of bitter feuding between Washington’s two key Asian allies, expressing hope that the two economies could [...]

As Gang Murders Surge, South Africa Sends Army to Cape Town, and the City Cheers

CAPE TOWN — It was like a scene from the apartheid days: a military unit with armored trucks and assault rifles patrolling the streets of a South African township. But as soldiers arrived in Mitchells Plain, an impoverished suburb [...]

South Korea Retaliates Against Japan in Trade and Diplomatic Rift

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea retaliated against Japan on Monday in a diplomatic and trade dispute between the two key American allies, deciding to remove its neighbor from its list of countries entitled to preferential treatment [...]

As Japan and South Korea Feud Intensifies, U.S. Seems Unwilling, or Unable, to Help

TOKYO — North Korea had launched its third barrage of short-range missiles in just over a week, parading its growing ability to strike its neighbors with devastating firepower. But instead of banding together against a common adversary [...]

Sylvia Allen, Arizona lawmaker, sorry for ‘We’re going to look like South American countries’ remark

PHOENIX — A veteran Arizona legislator is apologizing while defending herself from criticism for comments she made on immigration and birth rates. The Phoenix New Times posted audio of a July 15 speech during which state Sen. Sylvia Allen [...]

Lawmaker blasted for saying US might look like South America

PHOENIX (AP) – A veteran Arizona legislator is apologizing while defending herself from criticism for comments she made on immigration and birth rates. The Phoenix New Times posted audio of a July 15 speech during which state Sen. Sylvia [...]

Federal detainee 4th to die at south Georgia facility

LUMPKIN, Ga. (AP) – A Mexican detainee has died in the custody of federal immigration authorities in Georgia. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 44-year-old Pedro Arriago-Santoya is the fourth detainee at Stewart Detention Center [...]

New North Korean Missile Comes With Angry Message to South Korea’s President

SEOUL, South Korea — When North Korea said on Friday that it had tested a new, more advanced missile, it pointed the finger of blame at one man: Moon Jae-in, the South Korean president, who just last year embraced Kim Jong-un at their countries’ [...]

North Korea Tested New Ballistic Missile, South Says, Flouting U.N. Ban

SEOUL, South Korea — The two projectiles North Korea launched off its east coast on Thursday were a new type of short-range ballistic missile, the South Korean government said, acknowledging that the North was expanding its ability [...]