Eleven people have died and six others gone missing after two dragon boats overturned in south China's autonomous Guangxi Zhuang region, local reports say. The accident happened at about 1:40 p.m. when two dragon boats overturned during a practice session on Taohuajiang River in Guilin. About 60 people fell into the water. Two people have been taken to hospital and are in stable condition.
Bolivia, the rotating president of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), has denied that half of the member states of the bloc have quit. An unnamed Brazilian official had been cited in a Reuters report on Friday as saying that the governments of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, and Paraguay had suspended their membership in UNASUR — established in 2008 to resist US influence in the region — shortly after Bolivia rose to its presidency.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to the Yasukuni Shrine for the war dead, the shrine said on Saturday, prompting criticism from Seoul as it is seen in the two Koreas and China as a symbol of Japan's past militarism.
The Central Intelligence Agency has declassified an internal memo clearing US President Donald Trump’s choice to head the spy agency of wrongdoing for the destruction of videotapes depicting the waterboarding of terrorism suspects in 2005.
The South Korean president said on Thursday it was time for the two countries to sign a peace treaty. A possible meeting between Kim and President Donald Trump is also being planned to be held in late May or early June, but the US leader is known for his unpredictable decisions.