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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and Chinese president Xi Jinping making a toast at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photograph:  AFP Photo/KCNA via KNS

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and China’s President Xi Jinping marked their growing closeness with an exchange of “beneficial views” on the denuclea(...)

Judy Li: “No matter how bad life treats you there is always hope, always help and always a solution. Stay calm, be patient and always be positive.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Judy Li arrived in Ireland in November 2004 with €600 and 20 carefully written-out CVs in her bag. She had spent the previous two years working two jo(...)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches the launch of a missile: The EU, China and Japan, and many regional powers in Asia, have called on him to abandon his nuclear ambitions. Photograph: KCNA via Reuters

North Korea’s nuclear weapons are aimed solely at the US, a senior member of the North’s government said, and other countries should not feel threaten(...)

Pro-democracy protesters with a photo of Taiwanese rights activist Lee Ming-che and other activists during a demonstration in Hong Kong on Monday. Photograph:  Bobby Yip/Reuters

Lee Ming-che, a human rights activist from the self-ruled island of Taiwan, has confessed to charges of subversion by the Chinese government, accordin(...)

The US Army and South Korean military responded to North Korea’s missile launch with a combined ballistic missile exercise on Wednesday, into South Korean waters along the country’s eastern coastline. Photograph: South Korean Defense Ministry/Getty Images

South Korea has warned of a “high possibility” that North Korea will stage another nuclear test after it test-fired its first intercontinental ballist(...)

A passenger walks past a TV screen at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, broadcasting a news report on North Korea’s submarine-launched ballistic missile fired from North Korea’s east coast port of Sinpo on Saturday. Photograph: Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

North Korea has warned it will take “physical actions” after South Korea and the United States agreed to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defenc(...)

 North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Photograph: AFP

With so much focus on China’s economic travails, there has been little space for much else in the world’s attention, even as one of the world’s most u(...)