N.Korea puts off reunion of divided families
The North Korean government has postponed the reunion of the families divided since the 1950-53 Korean war, accusing Seoul of confrontation. Six weeks of meetings between the family members separated for decades were set to start on Wednesday, Reuters reported. “The reunions of separated families and relatives between the North and the South will be postponed until there can be a normal atmosphere where dialogue and negotiations can be held,” said a North Korean spokesman for the committee, which oversees ties with South Korea. The South Korea government didn’t immediately comment on the situation.
China issues storm warning as ‘super typhoon’ approaches
The Chinese National Observatory has issued its highest level storm warning for super typhoon Usagi. According to data from the Observatory’s storm tracker Usagi is now heading straight for the city of Hong Kong. Experts say it is likely to be the strongest typhoon t…