• Korean race wins party nomination

    Korean race wins party nomination

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    Although a multi-cornered fight is expected, pundits say it will most likely come down to liberal candidate Mr Moon and former software tycoon Ahn Cheol Soo, whose candidacy for the centrist opposition People's Party is due to be revealed today.
  • Venezuela opposition march over Henrique Capriles ban

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    On Friday, two-time presidential candidate Henrique Capriles was barred from running for public office for 15 years amid an intense campaign waged by the government tying him to the protest movement that has grown into the most combative since a wave of unrest in 2014.
  • Suspect in Sweden terror attack pleads guilty

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    However, unlike similar vehicle attacks in Berlin, Nice, and London however, IS has not claimed the incident. "We need to detain people when there is a risk they will go underground, and there appear to be around 10,000 to 15,000 cases", Akesson said.
  • North Korea gears up to celebrate birthday of country's founder

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    Officials also looked at the notion of accepting North Korea as a nuclear state, the report said. In the end, however, they settled on a policy that appears to represent continuity. China is faces increasing pressure from the USA to rein in Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions. They pointed to a recent editorial in a state-run Chinese newspaper advocating tighter restrictions on selling oil to North Korea.
  • U.S. Air Force deploys nuke-sniffer jet to Japan

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    However, a senior Japan Self-Defense Forces official confirmed the aircraft's arrival, according to a report Wednesday by Japan's Nikkei newspaper. According to Cenciotti , the Air Force's two WC-135 Constant Phoenix aircraft are Boeing C-135 transport and support planes derivatives belonging to the 45th Reconnaissance Squadron from Offutt Air Force Base, with mission crews staffed by Detachment 1 from the Air Force Technical Applications Center.
  • Canada moves to legalise recreational pot

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    Attempting to grow, procure, or use marijuana outside the legal framework will be a serious punishable offence, the government said. Voters in California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada voted a year ago to approve recreational use, joining Alaska, Colorado, Oregon and Washington.
  • India, Australia Boost Economic, Trade Ties

    India, Australia Boost Economic, Trade Ties

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    Welcoming Turnbull on his first visit to India , Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the passage of Australian legislation meant the country was now able to export uranium to India. India and Australia have reaffirmed their commitment to a peaceful and prosperous Indo-Pacific, based on mutual respect and cooperation. Wrapping up his four day visit, Turnbull said India, which is evolving as an economic superpower, is now enormously important in the region.
  • Mass protests in Seoul commence against Park Geun-hye arrest

    Mass protests in Seoul commence against Park Geun-hye arrest

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    A South Korean court on Friday approved the arrest of former President Park Geun-hye over high-profile corruption allegations that already ended her tumultuous four-year rule and prompted an election to find her successor. "It is justifiable and necessary to arrest [Ms Park] as key charges were justified and there is risk of evidence being destroyed", the court said in a statement.
  • 'Mother of all bombs' has Afghans divided

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    In another dramatic show of military force after the bombing of a Syrian airfield with 59 Tomahawk missiles, the U.S. military yesterday dropped a GBU-43/B, colloquially known as the "Mother Of All Bombs" or MOAB, to target tunnels and bunkers built by Islamic State fighter in Nangarhar province.