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Newsmax TV 14 Oct 2020

Why China has beef with this South Korean boy band


As the Chinese Communist Party's reacts to comments made by South Korean Boy Band BTS, noted Asia analyst and political commentator Gordon Chang comments on how this tension affects the United States. - with Newsmax TV's John Bachman

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has apologised after the fatal shooting of a South Korean fisheries official by the military earlier this week, Yonhap news agency reported on Friday, citing the presidential office.

In a formal letter sent to Seoul, the North conveyed Kim's message that he felt "very sorry" for "disappointing" South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Moon is facing intense political pressure over the incident, which coincided with a renewed push for policy to engage Pyongyang.
Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from the capital, Seoul.
China has lodged a complaint with Canada after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau criticized China over its measures in Hong Kong and Xinjiang.
South Korean boy band BTS has fans around the world and their stardom seems unstoppable. Except... it might come to a sudden halt because of South Korea's mandatory military service, where they'd spend 18 months out of the spotlight, training for potential war on the Korean Peninsula. Fans say they should be exempt, while others say they need to do their duty. Frank Smith reports.
The annual United Nations General Assembly has been taking place with world's leaders giving recorded video speeches — due to the coronavirus pandemic.

President Xi Jinping used the platform to declare that China had "no intention of entering a Cold War with any country".

That came after President Trump said the Chinese must be held accountable for "unleashing COVID-19 on the world".

The UN Secretary-General warned everything must be done to avoid a new Cold War.

Clive Myrie presents BBC News at Ten reporting by world affairs editor John Simpson.

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