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NBC apologies after analyst comment about Japan

NBC apologies after analyst comment about Japan

Ramo pointed out that Japan occupied Korea from 1910 to 1945, following it up with, "but every Korean will tell you that Japan as a cultural and technological and economic example has been so importan...

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North Korea's Summit Offer Could Test US-South Korea's United Nuclear Front

North Korea's Summit Offer Could Test US-South Korea's United Nuclear Front

Hundreds of Twitter users in recent days have referred to "Pyongyang2018", and while some were making a dig at the presence of North Korea at the Games, in many cases it appears to have been a simpl...

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DPRK media hail high-level delegation's visit to South Korea

Al Jazeera reported Saturday that the North Korean delegation, now attending the 2018 Winter Olympics being hosted by their southern neighbor, delivered the invitation letter to Moon "at a landma...

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Boris Johnson calls for safe return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar

Boris Johnson calls for safe return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar

After months of denying any abuses by its troops, Myanmar's military admitted in January that security officers had assisted with the killing of 10 Rohingya men in Rakhine's Inn Din village. Campaign ...

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Blame game on as train mows down 5 elephants in Assam

Blame game on as train mows down 5 elephants in Assam

Locals have claimed that the accident spot was an identified elephant corridor. The engine of the train derailed due to the impact, but passengers were safe, NDTV reported. The section was ultimat...

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Venus Seals Fed Cup Win, Ready To Join Serena In Doubles

Venus Seals Fed Cup Win, Ready To Join Serena In Doubles

Seven-time Grand Slam victor Venus Williams needed an hour and 19 minutes to brush aside her 124th-ranked Dutch opponent Arantxa Rus 6-1, 6-4. "I didn't start good". Netherlands captain Paul Haarh...

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Hassan Rouhani underlines importance of Iran's ties with Turkey

Hassan Rouhani underlines importance of Iran's ties with Turkey

Touching on the trilateral relations among Turkey, Iran and Russian Federation on the regional issues, he said the cooperation is a must in fight against terror in the region. "We should make efforts ...

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UN chief calls for immediate de-escalation in Syria after Israel raids

UN chief calls for immediate de-escalation in Syria after Israel raids

Israel and Syria, which have never signed a peace treaty, and have a long history of tough disagreements over the Golan Heights , have repeatedly exchanged fire, with the latest incident taking plac...

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USA gov't shuts down at midnight after Senate recess

USA gov't shuts down at midnight after Senate recess

The president did not tweet . The twin votes put to rest a brief federal freeze that relatively few would notice. Wall Street's main stock indexes climbed more than 1 percent on Friday, giving in...

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Turkish military helicopter shot down near Syria: President Erdogan

It is investigating reports that weaponized chlorine was used in the town of Saraqib. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said a Turkish military helicopter had been shot down during Ank...

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Senate Leader Announces Two-Year Spending Plan to Avoid Shutdown

Senate Leader Announces Two-Year Spending Plan to Avoid Shutdown

In addition to immigration talks, the bill to end the shutdown extended funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program ( CHIP ), a sticking point for Democrats , for six more years. Repu...

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Turkish helicopter shot down by Kurdish militia in Syria's Afrin - Erdogan

Syrian Kurdish fighters and Syrian state media say Turkish forces shelled a primary school and a water treatment and pumping plant in Syria's northern Afrin region. The Syrian Observatory for Huma...

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Cnn, da sorella Kim possibile invito Moon a Pyongyang

Cnn, da sorella Kim possibile invito Moon a Pyongyang

L'arrivo degli orchestrali è stato accolto dalle proteste di gruppi di cittadini della Corea del sud . La delegazione della Corea del Nord , che parteciperà alla cerimonia in augurale delle oli...

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Brady opens up about Super Bowl loss in Instagram post

Brady opens up about Super Bowl loss in Instagram post

They have a ton of pending free agents, including Dion Lewis , Nate Solder and Malcolm Butler . The Eagles are underdogs no more and have plans to continue to eat in 2018. "So, seeing Tom Brady ge...

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Pence, Moon speak after Moon invited to visit North Korea

Pence, Moon speak after Moon invited to visit North Korea

But the verbal message on Saturday to come at a "convenient time" from dictator Kim Jong Un , delivered by his visiting younger sister, Kim Yo Jong, is part of a sudden rush of improving feelings bet...

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Israel strikes Syria, downs Iranian drone, as F-16 crashes

Israel strikes Syria, downs Iranian drone, as F-16 crashes

The alleged drone infiltration into Israel's airspace led to the Israeli Air Force launching it's biggest retaliatory strikes in Syria in more than 30 years. Conricus, the Israel Defense Forces spokes...

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Why is Trump not releasing Democratic memo?

Why is Trump not releasing Democratic memo?

Lewandowski accused Democrats of creating "another partisan issue" with their counter-memo due to putting information that "they knew the White House could not sign off on because of national securi...

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Mike Pence didn't snub North Koreans deliberately, officials say

The invite, presented to South Korean President Moon Jae-in by Kim's younger sister, Kim Yo Jong, was delivered during a historic meeting between North and South Korean officials at Seoul's presiden...

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Russian Jet Carrying 71 Passengers 'Crashes' After Moscow Take-Off

Russian Jet Carrying 71 Passengers 'Crashes' After Moscow Take-Off

More details are awaited. Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed his condolences on the deaths of the people in the crash and has instructed the government to create a special commission to ...

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Men's downhill postponed until Thursday due to wind

Men's downhill postponed until Thursday due to wind

The men's apline skiing gold medal final was scheduled to air on Saturday night. The downhill at the 1998 Nagano Games was rescheduled on three occasions, also because of heavy snow and rain. The do...

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India's Modi, Jordan king discuss Israeli-Palestinian conflict

India's Modi, Jordan king discuss Israeli-Palestinian conflict

President Abbas conferred the Grand Collar of the State of Palestine order on Modi. US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke by phone on Thursday (Feb 8), discussi...

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J&K: Woman killed in ceasefire violation

J&K: Woman killed in ceasefire violation

Firing was also reported from Gulpur and Balakote sectors yesterday, however, there were no reports of loss of life, Mr Veeri added. "Indian positions effectively and strongly". Parveen hadn't gone ...

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Prominent Pakistani activist Asma Jahangir dies of cardiac arrest

Prominent Pakistani activist Asma Jahangir dies of cardiac arrest

Jahangir was born in Lahore in January 1952. She was called to the Lahore High Court in 1980 and to the Supreme Court in 1982. She was 66 year old and was first woman to serve as the president of ...

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16 militants killed in Sinai: Egypt army

16 militants killed in Sinai: Egypt army

In a Facebook posting on his account, Sisi wrote: "I follow with pride the heroic actions of my sons in the armed forces and police to clear Egypt's territory of terrorist elements". No group has ...

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Turkish Military Helicopter Shot Down In Syria

Turkish Military Helicopter Shot Down In Syria

The campaign followed Ankara's promises to " strangle " the new Border Security Force (BSF) in Syria. The Turkish army confirmed the crash but did not comment on a cause. Among the dead were two s...

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