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She allegedly used her presidential ties to force local firms to "donate" almost $70 million to non-profit foundations which she allegedly used for personal gain. Park became the country's third former president to stand trial over corruption allegations, after Chun Doo-hwan and Roh Tae-woo. Ms Choi is accused of using her presidential connections to put pressure on companies to give millions of dollars in donations to non-profit foundations she controlled.
  • United States of America confirms 'failed' North Korea missile test

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    The president has no further comment'. "North Korea has launched an unidentified ballistic missile today early morning near the Sinpo region, but (the launch) failed", the ROK Joint Chiefs of Staff (ROK JCS) told local media. United States military officials don't believe the missile had intercontinental capabilities, a United States defense official told CNN. CNN's Will Ripley in Pyongyang, North Korea, reported there was no immediate confirmation from North Korean state media about the ...
  • Russia Vetoes UN Resolution Condemning Chemical Attack

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    President Donald Trump on Tuesday tried to clarify his administration's policy toward Syria after ordering missile strikes on a Syrian air base last week in response to a chemical attack. While this is their first official diplomatic meeting, Putin and Tillerson have a professional relationship going back to 1999, when Putin was appointed Prime Minister ahead of his first presidential term.
  • Last rites of media baron Ramesh Agrawal performed

    Last rites of media baron Ramesh Agrawal performed

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    He was rushed to Apollo Hospital but doctors couldn't save him. He breathed his last in Apollo Hospital, Ahmedabad. "In spite of over half-an-hour of intensive efforts of the medical team, the heart could not be revived and he was declared dead at 12.05pm".
  • Pence at DMZ: 'All options on table' with North Korea

    Pence at DMZ: 'All options on table' with North Korea

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    Considering that U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson have already visited Seoul in the early days of the Trump administration, South Korean government officials say Washington is putting a lot of weight on the two countries' alliance and on solving the North Korea issue.
  • Local church stirs emotions to reach youth on Easter Sunday

    Local church stirs emotions to reach youth on Easter Sunday

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    St. Xavier's Catholic Church Kidima: St. Xavier's Catholic Church Kidima (SXCK) observed Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday with director of Eden Garden and Children's Home, Khuzama, Rev. "Normally during Easter we have a family reunion, with cousins who live in Al Ain.other family will call up or Whatsapp Easter message". They celebrated Easter Sunday for the first time since 2014.
  • North Korea ready to react to 'any mode of war' from US

    North Korea ready to react to 'any mode of war' from US

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    North Korea is preparing for "any mode of war" triggered by U.S. military action, Pyongyang's envoy to the United Nations warned Monday, saying his country would respond to a missile or nuclear strike "in kind". "An all out war will result if the U.S. is reckless enough to use military means". USA and South Korean defense officials are trying to determine what type of missile was used.
  • North Korean medium-range missile test fails, U.S. says

    North Korean medium-range missile test fails, U.S. says

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    Bush, said on Sunday on ABC's "This Week" program. Chinese authorities earlier this year ordered travel agencies to halt selling package tours to South Korea in retaliation for the deployment of the US -led Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or Thaad, anti-missile system.
  • North Korea: Mike Pence says 'strategic patience is over' in White

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    And speaking today at the border of the heavily-mined demilitarized zone which bisects the peninsula, Mr Pence sounded a similar note. Although North Korea's longtime ally China has urged Pyongyang to stop testing nuclear weapons and missiles, Kimball believes Beijing is more anxious about a conflict on the peninsula sparking a refugee crisis that spills across China's borders.