Video: After escaping North Korea, young defectors learn to live in a modern world — NBC News
For young North Korean defectors, escape from an oppressive regime is only the first hurdle. Next, they must learn to live among people who don't understand what they've gone through in a world that's far more modern than the one they knew.
Trudeau Ramps Up Courtship of Xi Amid China Free-Trade Talk
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is doubling down on a push to deepen ties with China, with Canada’s new envoy signaling he can move ahead on a free-trade deal without quickly advancing extradition treaty talks.
China's popular first lady takes the stage as Xi comes to the US to meet Trump — Business Insider
BEIJING (Reuters) - Glamorous, popular and passionate about fighting AIDS, Chinese first lady Peng Liyuan is Beijing's diplomatic not-so-secret weapon spreading Chinese soft power around the world. A former singing star in the People's Liberation Army, "Mother Peng", as she is affectionately known in China, will be at President Xi Jinping's side as he meets U.S. President Donald Trump in Florida next week. Details of her program have been largely kept under wraps, but she and Xi will dine…