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SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea’s latest missile launches did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to U.S. President Donald Trump, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday, but efforts to resume denuclearisation talks remained in doubt. Kim oversaw the first test firing of a “new-type large-calibre multiple launch guided rocket system” on Wednesday, North...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There has been a sharp drop in the size of Afghanistan’s National Defense Security Forces in the past few months due to changes in the way troops are counted and an effort to reduce the number of so-called “ghost” soldiers, a U.S. government watchdog said on Thursday. The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) said...
BEIJING (Reuters) - Steep drops in auto sales for China and India over recent months are serving as a painful reminder that the world’s two most populous markets are not living up to earlier heady expectations. Take China for instance. Former Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd (BAIC) President Wang Dazong confidently predicted in 2010 that annual sales...
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles early on Wednesday, the South Korean military said, only days after it launched two other missiles intended to pressure South Korea and the United States to stop upcoming military drills. The latest launches were from the Hodo peninsula on North Korea’s east coast, the same area from where...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares fell on Wednesday to a six-week trough, rattled by fresh trade war concerns following threats from President Donald Trump to Beijing, while increasing worries about a no-deal Brexit kept the pound under pressure. Later in the day, the U.S. Federal Reserve is widely expected to cut interest rates for the first time since the financial crisis more...
SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it expected the chip market to bottom out and start to recover in the second half as it posted a 56% drop in quarterly profit on Wednesday, hit by declines in semiconductor prices amid oversupply. The outlook from the global chip leader will give investors hope that the notoriously cyclical...
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Aircraft lessor BOC Aviation Ltd said on Tuesday it expected up to 30 Boeing Co and Airbus SE jets that had been scheduled to arrive this year could be delayed, primarily due to the Boeing 737 MAX grounding. BOC said 18 jets that had been due in the first half had...
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian online lender Banco Inter SA raised 1.3 billion reais ($343.80 million) in a share offering that lured Japan’s Softbank Group Corp as an investor, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Monday. The bank priced its units, comprised of one common share and two preferred shares each,...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s factory output tumbled the most in nearly 1-1/2-years in June, data showed on Tuesday, adding to a slew of indicators suggesting slowing global growth and the bruising U.S.-China trade war were taking a toll on the export-reliant economy. The data comes hours before the conclusion of the Bank of...
(Reuters) - Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified on Wednesday to the U.S. House of Representatives about his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and any possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump. Rather than answer some questioners, Mueller often referred them to his report on the investigation or declined to answer....

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