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South African ruling party leaders to meet amid Zuma limbo

South African ruling party leaders to meet amid Zuma limbo

Sunday's rally was part of ANC celebrations marking 100 years since Nelson Mandela's birth - as well as efforts by Ramaphosa to try to revive the party's tainted reputation ahead of next year's ge...

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Taliban deputy leader Mehsud killed in U.S. drone strike

Taliban deputy leader Mehsud killed in U.S. drone strike

Wali, like his predecessor, would lead militants in South Waziristan, a rugged mountainous region on the Afghan border which has always been home to Pakistani, Afghan and al Qaeda-linked foreign milit...

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Korea ensemble performs in S. Korea capital to celebrate Olympics

Korea ensemble performs in S. Korea capital to celebrate Olympics

If Moon accepts Pyongyang's invitation and meets with the North Korean leader, it would be the 3rd inter-Korean summit. The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics will be held from February 9 to 25. And wh...

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France FM visits Iraq to discuss reconstruction

France FM visits Iraq to discuss reconstruction

France has been a key member of the USA -led military coalition against ISIL. The US$88.2 billion estimate was based on an assessment study by Iraqi and worldwide experts, the planning minister said...

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Meet Team USA's youngest and oldest Winter Olympians

Meet Team USA's youngest and oldest Winter Olympians

KOREA Pool/Yonhap via REUTERS/FilesPresident of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of North Korea Kim Young Nam and Kim Yo Jong , the sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un , are g...

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Turkey's relations with USA at make-or-break point - Mevlut Cavusoglu

Turkey's relations with USA at make-or-break point - Mevlut Cavusoglu

Mr. Cavusoglu demanded concrete steps from the US, rather than promises. For us to discuss multiple issues with the USA, the trust that has been lost needs to be restored. The White House said on Sund...

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Kim Jong Un invites South Korea's Moon to Pyongyang

Kim Jong Un invites South Korea's Moon to Pyongyang

North Korea conducted its largest nuclear test a year ago and said it had developed a missile capable of carrying a warhead to the United States. North Korea is weak in winter sports, and none o...

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Mattis: North Korea can not drive wedge between the USA and South Korea

Mattis: North Korea can not drive wedge between the USA and South Korea

The officials, who spoke on condition because they were not authorized to discuss the USA approach publicly, also denied that Pence had been blindsided by the seating arrangement - with the North Kore...

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No handshakes as Pence avoids Kim Jong Un's sister at Olympics

No handshakes as Pence avoids Kim Jong Un's sister at Olympics

It isn't clear if the White House would support such a meeting. Throw in there the accusations that South Korea has had to arrange huge payouts for past meetings, and that these earlier encounters...

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Trump, Kim Jong Un impersonators tossed from Olympics opening ceremony

Trump, Kim Jong Un impersonators tossed from Olympics opening ceremony

About 800 conservative protesters gathered in central Seoul to tear up photos of Kim Jong Un and condemn Moon for being too soft on North Korea . Now, South Korea's allies must decide whether t...

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ANC meeting to finalise Zuma's fate

ANC meeting to finalise Zuma's fate

He also stands accused of helping the wealthy Gupta business family of illegally securing billions of rand in state contracts. The stalemate has left South Africa's political scene in limbo, with a ...

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Palestinians to ask Russia's Putin to step into peace process

Palestinians to ask Russia's Putin to step into peace process

In the 1967 Six-Day War, Israel captured and annexed the eastern half, but its claim to the territory continued to be disputed by Palestinians and unrecognized by most of the rest of the world. US...

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Trump's budget to request border wall funding

Trump's budget to request border wall funding

How big would it be? . The original funding agreement with the White House called for the federal government to pay 50 percent of the $30 billion cost of replacing the Portal Bridge and building a...

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Barcelona confident despite lead slipping to seven points

Barcelona confident despite lead slipping to seven points

Getafe then broke on the counter as Gaku Shibakasi lobbed the ball over an onrushing Marc ter Stegen, the ball sailed over the crossbar. Lionel Messi's squad is undefeated in league play this sea...

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London airport closed after WWII bomb discovered

London airport closed after WWII bomb discovered

The airport was closed at 10pm GMT and will remain closed until Tuesday at least. London City Airport CEO Robert Sinclair said all flights in and out of London City on Monday are cancelled. "F...

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HR McMaster meets with Turkish officials amid growing tensions in Syria

HR McMaster meets with Turkish officials amid growing tensions in Syria

In apparent retaliation, one person was killed and five people wounded in rebel mortar fire on the regime-controlled part of the town of Harasta, according to state news agency SANA . On Feb. 5 h...

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Winter Olympic Medal Standings As Of Sunday Morning

Winter Olympic Medal Standings As Of Sunday Morning

Inside the area 30,000 people, including a 200-strong North Korean cheerleading squad, watched the display in -3C temperatures, and were encouraged to bang drums given to them in an extreme weather ki...

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South and North Korean officials continue exchange during Olympics

Seoul made a standing offer to North Korea past year regarding another such reunion, details of which have yet to be hammered out between North and South Korea . Kim Yo Jong is the first member of...

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Must-See Moments From the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics Opening Ceremony

Must-See Moments From the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics Opening Ceremony

In South Korea for the start of the Winter Olympics Friday, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met with defectors from North Korea - accompanied by the father of Otto Warmbier , an American who died af...

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Korean ski coach says it's 'honor' to compete in Olympics

Korean ski coach says it's 'honor' to compete in Olympics

Pence says, "Denuclearization has to be the starting point of any change, not the end point of any change", adding that "concrete steps" must be taken. The North Korean officials arrived here Friday a...

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Trump 'doesn't want public to see underlying facts' -Schiff

Trump 'doesn't want public to see underlying facts' -Schiff

The president has recently ratcheted up his criticisms of the FBI's handling of probes into Hillary Clinton's email server and has called the House Intelligence Committee's investigations into pos...

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PM Modi arrives in Oman on two-day visit

PM Modi arrives in Oman on two-day visit

After paying homage to Yasser Arafat at the Mausoleum, the Prime Minister will take a short tour, accompanied by Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, of the Yasser Arafat Museum located adjacent...

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Detained Iranian-Canadian Activist Reportedly Dies In Tehran Prison

Detained Iranian-Canadian Activist Reportedly Dies In Tehran Prison

Abbas Jafari-Dolatabadi, Tehran's prosecutor general, on Sunday confirmed suicide of Kavous Seyed-Emami, a sociology professor at Imam Sadiq University. "The information published about him is not b...

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North Korea's Kim invites South Korean leader for summit in Pyongyang

North Korea's Kim invites South Korean leader for summit in Pyongyang

At the end of his weekly general audience at the Vatican Feb. 7, the pope offered his prayers and greetings to all those gathered for the XXIII Winter Olympic Games Feb. Moon's office says Kim's siste...

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Kim Jong Un Has Invited The South Korean President To Pyongyang

Kim Jong Un Has Invited The South Korean President To Pyongyang

One person who did not stand and applaud the joint Korean squad at the opening ceremony was U.S. Vice President Mike Pence . South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday met with Kim Yo Jong ,...

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