Palestinians: 2 wounded from Israeli border fire have died

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Gaza’s health ministry says two Palestinians have died days after they were shot and wounded by Israeli gunfire during border protests. The ministry says Saturday the two, aged 20 and 58 respectively, had been in critical condition. The two were shot on Monday, when Israeli troops killed 59 Palestinians in what turned out to be ...

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China lands bomber on South China Sea island for first time

The Chinese air force has landed long-range bombers for the first time on an airport in the South China Sea, a state newspaper said Saturday, in a move likely to further fuel concerns about Beijing’s expansive claims over the disputed region. The China Daily newspaper reported that the People’s Liberation Army Air Force conducted takeoff and landing training with the ...

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Palestinians: 2 wounded from Israeli border fire have died

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza’s health ministry says two Palestinians have died days after they were shot and wounded by Israeli gunfire during border protests. The ministry says Saturday the two, aged 20 and 58 respectively, had been in critical condition. The two were shot on Monday, when Israeli troops killed 59 Palestinians in what turned out to ...

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North Korea's Secret Army: How Operatives Abroad Aid the Regime

By Alastair Gale and Alastair Gale The Wall Street Journal Biography @AlastairGale alastair.gale@wsj.com Tom Wright Tom Wright The Wall Street Journal Biography @tomwrightasia tom.wright.737001 Google+ tom.wright@wsj.com May 18, 2018 10:06 a.m. ET 28 COMMENTS Ri Jong Chol, speaking outside the North Korea Embassy in Beijing last year, helped secure hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash and goods for North ...

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Europe reassures Iran of commitment to nuclear deal without US

TEHRAN (Reuters) – The European Union’s energy chief tried to reassure Iran on Saturday that the bloc remained committed to salvaging a nuclear deal with Tehran despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to exit the accord and reimpose sanctions. FILE PHOTO: Head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi attends the lecture “Iran after the agreement: Hopes & ...

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Pompeo to lay out Plan B for Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech will come nearly two weeks after President Donald Trump announced the United States was quitting the Iran nuclear deal. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo A senior adviser to the secretary of state wouldn’t give details but says the goal is to achieve a ‘better’ and more ‘comprehensive’ deal than the 2015 nuclear pact. By NAHAL ...

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North Korea demands South Korea send back restaurant workers

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Saturday reiterated its demands for South Korea to send back 12 North Korean restaurant workers who came to the South in 2016, saying such a move would demonstrate Seoul’s willingness to improve relations. The statement by North Korea’s Red Cross came a week after Seoul said it would look more closely into the ...

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Trump pressed to put hacking on North Korean summit agenda

When President Donald Trump meets with Kim Jong Un in Singapore next month, he will have a perfect opportunity to confront the North Korean leader about his country’s aggressive hacking strategy and the emerging risk it poses to the United States. But the summit’s intense focus on North Korea’s nuclear ambitions may leave the cyber threat unaddressed, something some lawmakers ...

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China Lands Bomber on South China Sea Island for First Time

BEIJING — The Chinese air force has landed long-range bombers for the first time on an airport in the South China Sea, a state newspaper said Saturday, in a move likely to further fuel concerns about Beijing’s expansive claims over the disputed region. The China Daily newspaper reported that the People’s Liberation Army Air Force conducted takeoff and landing training ...

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The Latest: Royal wedding: Thousands on streets of Windsor

The Latest on the royal wedding (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Tennis great Serena Williams and soccer star David Beckham are among famous guests from the world of sports attending the wedding of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle. Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam champion, said on Instagram on Saturday that she was “getting ready for my friends wedding.” ...

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