Donald Trump's threats towards North Korea struck fear into global markets, with Asian shares taking a special hit. South Korean shares slid to a one-month low on the news, after having one of the best performances so far this year.
The US president arrived in China after publicly calling on it to crack down on North Korea. His two-night stay will also have a strong focus on trade.
While the Swedish government continues to try to recoup 280 million euros owed since 1974, some foreign companies are not put off by sanctions and are still looking for opportunities in North Korea. Julian Ryall reports.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition is set for a two-thirds majority in Sunday's election, according to exit polls. Abe says his imminent task is to deal with the crisis over North Korea.
Donald Trump is getting the "state visit-plus" experience in Beijing on Wednesday, according to China's US ambassador. But President Xi Jinping will not allow himself to be sidelined by his grandiose guest.
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