South Korean high school students shout slogans during a demonstration denouncing the Japanese government's decision to export to South Korea in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul on Friday. The signs read: "We denounce Japan's economic retaliation. Don't buy Japanese products." Photo: AP / Ahn Youg-joon

Japan plans to remove South Korea from list of preferential treatment countries

Japan will decide on August 2 to remove South Korea from its list of allowed countries through

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FILE - On this day 19 2018 June, a file photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping on the right poses with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a photo during a welcome ceremony, welcome at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who accused China of "intimidation and coercion" in the South China Sea, is visiting Beijing as US arms sales to Taiwan increase and Beijing's growing military presence abroad . (Ju Peng / Xinhua via AP, Archive)

Chinese media says Chinese President Xi will visit North Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay a state visit to North Korea this week, state media announced

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Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tehran on Thursday. Photo: Iranian Supreme Leader's Office via AP

Iran's supreme leader tells Abe Trump that he "is not worthy" of an answer

Iran's supreme leader told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday that it was pointless to respond to a message

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This photo released by the official website of the Iranian Defense Ministry on Sunday, 9 2019 June, shows Khordad 15, a new battery of ground-to-air missile at an undisclosed location in Iran. (Iranian Ministry of Defense via AP)

Iran says the US can not "hope to be safe"

Iran's Foreign Minister warned the US that "can not expect to remain safe" after launching

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