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    Head of popular girl band leads N. Korean team to S. Korea

    Associated Press, Published on 21/01/2018

    » SEOUL, South Korea: The head of a hugely popular North Korean girl band crossed the heavily fortified border into South Korea on Sunday to check preparations for rare performances by an art troupe she also leads during next month's Winter Olympics.

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    US government shuts down

    Associated Press, Published on 20/01/2018

    » WASHINGTON: The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunction.

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    Pope stuns Chile with victim-blaming comment

    Published on 19/01/2018

    » SANTIAGO: Pope Francis has accused victims of Chile's most notorious paedophile of slander, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country.

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    20 countries consider more North Korea sanctions

    Reuters, Published on 18/01/2018

    » VANCOUVER: Twenty nations including Thailand agreed on Tuesday to consider tougher sanctions to press North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Pyongyang it could trigger a military response if it did not choose negotiations.

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    US House acts to avoid shutdown as deadline nears

    Bloomberg News, Published on 19/01/2018

    » WASHINGTON: The House passed a spending bill Thursday to avoid a U.S. government shutdown, but Senate Democrats say they have the votes to block the measure in a bid to force Republicans and President Donald Trump to include protection for young immigrants.

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    South Korea: Credit Trump for N.Korea talks

    Reuters, Published on 11/01/2018

    » SEOUL: US President Donald Trump told his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in on Wednesday he is open to talking with North Korea, the South's presidential office said after the two leaders spoke by telephone.

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    German political deadlock broken

    Published on 12/01/2018

    » BERLIN: Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and the centre-left Social Democrats took a big step on Friday toward forming a new German government, sealing a preliminary agreement in which they vowed to strengthen the EU and keep a lid on the number of migrants entering the country.

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    North Korea: No nuclear talks, ever

    Reuters, Published on 10/01/2018

    » SEOUL: North Korea said after its first talks with South Korea in more than two years that it would not discuss its nuclear weapons with Seoul because they were aimed only at the United States, not its "brethren" in South Korea.

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    N.Korea to send athletes to S.Korea Olympics in breakthrough

    New York Times, Published on 09/01/2018

    » SEOUL: North Korea agreed on Tuesday to send athletes to February’s Winter Olympics in South Korea, a symbolic breakthrough after months of escalating tensions over the North’s rapidly advancing nuclear and missile programmes.

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    N. Korea reopens cross-border hotline with S. Korea

    Kyodo News, Published on 03/01/2018

    » North Korea reopened a cross-border communication link with South Korea on Wednesday, the South's Unification Ministry said, in the latest sign Pyongyang is eager to improve ties with Seoul amid heightened tensions over the North's nuclear and missile programmes.

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