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Kim agrees on Seoul trip, open to closing main nuclear complex

Kim agrees on Seoul trip, open to closing main nuclear complex

Kim Jong Un, leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, agreed to make a historic visit to Seoul soon and close a missile testing site in front of international inspectors at a summit with South...

September 20, 2018, Thursday


Anger at Indonesian maids-for-sale ads

Anger at Indonesian maids-for-sale ads

Online ads in Singapore offering Indonesian maids-for-sale were yesterday condemned as “unjust and demeaning,” in a rare flare-up of tensions between the neighbors over domestic helpers....

September 20, 2018, Thursday


Japanese military recruitment faces crisis

Japanese military recruitment faces crisis

Empty recruiting tables and disinterested audiences are becoming more common for Japan’s Self-Defense Forces as demographic troubles and robust economy have created a military recruitment “silent cris...

September 20, 2018, Thursday


Hotel gas leak hospitalizes 8 in Sydney

Hotel gas leak hospitalizes 8 in Sydney

At least eight people at a publicly listed hotel in the Australian city of Sydney were hospitalized yesterday after breathing toxic gases flowing through the building’s air conditioning system....

September 20, 2018, Thursday


Big data key to hit gender equality target

Big data key to hit gender equality target

World leaders who have pledged to end gender inequality by 2030 will miss the ambitious target if they do not accelerate efforts to plug “profound” data gaps, experts said ahead of launching a new gender...

September 20, 2018, Thursday


Caravan death

Caravan death

A WOMAN in her 50s died yesterday when high winds from Storm Ali that has grounded flights and left more than 100,000 people in Ireland without electricity blew her caravan off a cliff in the western Irish...

September 20, 2018, Thursday


Possible hate crime

Possible hate crime

British police are probing a possible hate crime after a car hit pedestrians near a Muslim community center, injuring three people....

September 20, 2018, Thursday


Record settlement

Record settlement

The Catholic church in New York has reached a record US$27.5 million settlement with four men who said they were sexually abused as children, attorneys said on Tuesday....

September 20, 2018, Thursday


Eco tourism, culture seen as Africa’s huge draw

Eco tourism, culture seen as Africa’s huge draw

Africa draws just 5 percent of the world’s tourists despite boasting attractions ranging from the Pyramids and Victoria Falls to wildlife safaris and endless strips of pristine beach....

September 20, 2018, Thursday


Legal fight on ban of older diesel cars

Legal fight on ban of older diesel cars

A LOOMING ban on older diesel vehicles from Germany’s financial capital faces a legal challenge from the state government, deepening a controversy over how to handle the fallout from an emissions cheating...

September 20, 2018, Thursday




 

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