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S Korea’s Moon: A peace treaty ‘must be pursued’

SEOUL (AFP) - A peace treaty to formally end the Korean War "must be pursued", South Korean President Moon Jae-in said yesterday, ahead of...

No-go warning as Japan volcano erupts for first time in 250...

TOKYO (AFP) - A volcano in southern Japan erupted for the first time in 250 years yesterday, spewing steam and ash hundreds of metres...

Japan finance official denies sexual misconduct allegation

TOKYO (AP) - Japan’s Vice Finance Minister denied sexual misconduct allegations against him yesterday and challenged a TV station’s report that its employee was...

UN in security talks with Syria after chemical probe put on...

BEIRUT (AFP) – United Nations (UN) security experts said they were negotiating with Syrian and Russian authorities for international chemical inspectors to be deployed...

S African woman jailed for racist rant loses appeal bid

JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - The first South African convicted for racist slurs will serve her full three-year prison sentence after a court on Wednesday rejected...

Macron facing big day of protests over reforms

PARIS (AP) - Thousands of people are expected to march in protest at French President Emmanuel Macron’s reforms as rail strikes and student protests...

Nanny who killed kids while parents away convicted of murder

NEW YORK (AP) - A once-trusted nanny who butchered two children in her care while their parents were away was convicted of murder by...

FAA orders fan blade inspections after jet engine explosion

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - US airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading...

Icons of American West on display in new museum – in...

ST PETERSBURG, Florida (AP) - When you think of Florida, the coloured stone walls of the Grand Canyon don't come to mind. Neither do...

Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe ‘bromance’

PALM BEACH, Fla (AP) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe courted the new American president with a golden driver not long after Donald Trump...

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