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Thursday, January 18, 2018

South Korea 'clear-eyed' about North talks

| By Asian Age Online
South Korea says it will continue high-level talks with North Korea with "clear eyes" amid global warnings
South Korea 'clear-eyed' about North talks

Embassy relocation in Israel: Trump backs out

| By Asian Age Online
President Donald Trump denied on Wednesday that the planned relocation of the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would take place within a year, after
Embassy relocation in Israel: Trump backs out

UK appoints minister for loneliness

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Britain appointed a minister for loneliness on Wednesday to tackle what Prime Minister Theresa May described as the sad reality of modern life affecting millions of people. Tracey
UK appoints minister for loneliness

'Vladimir Putin seeks to be emperor for life'

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The Kremlin's top critic Alexei Navalny has slammed Russia's March presidential election, in which he is barred from running, as a sham meant to re-appoint Vladimir Putin on

'Trump's cognitive ability is normal'

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US President Donald Trump has shown no abnormal signs following a cognitive exam and is in excellent health, his White House doctor says. "I have no concerns about

Ex-CIA man held in China spying case

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A former CIA officer has been arrested in the US on charges of unlawful retention of classified information. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, a naturalised US citizen, was held

Catalan parliament to meet without ex-leader

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Catalonia's parliament meets for the first time on Wednesday since it was dissolved following a failed attempt to break from Spain but without sacked regional leader Carles Puigdemont

Colombian army helicopter crash kills 10

| By Asian Age Online
Ten people were killed when a Colombian army helicopter crashed near the town of Segovia, in northern Antioquia province, on Tuesday, the army said.
Colombian army helicopter crash kills 10

Ex-CIA officer held over secret files

| By Asian Age Online
A former CIA officer has been arrested on charges of unlawful retention of classified information, the US justice department
Ex-CIA officer held over secret files

Trump's 'cognitive ability is normal'

| By Asian Age Online
US President Donald Trump has shown no abnormal signs following a cognitive exam and is in excellent health, his White House doctor says.
Trump's 'cognitive ability is normal'

Macron set to pressure UK over migrant crisis

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French President Emmanuel Macron is set to pressure Britain to contribute more to dealing with migrants trying to cross the Channel from Calais on Tuesday as he visits

EU's hearts still open to Brexit reversal: Tusk

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European Union President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday that the bloc's hearts are still open to Britain if it changes its mind about leaving, in a fresh suggestion
EU's hearts still open to Brexit reversal: Tusk

SpaceX to fire most powerful rocket

| By International Desk
The long-awaited test fire of what may be the world's most powerful rocket - SpaceX's Falcon Heavy - will take place on Tuesday. Elon Musk, the billionaire behind
SpaceX to fire most powerful rocket

22 million Yemenis now in need of aid: UN

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More than three-quarters of Yemenis are now in need of humanitarian aid as the war between rebels and the Saudi-backed government nears its fourth year, the United Nations

48 injured in German school bus crash

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At least 48 people were injured, 19 of them seriously, when a school bus in Germany crashed into a wall Tuesday, police said. The accident, whose cause was

Measles outbreak kills 58 children in Indonesia

| By Asian Age Online
Indonesian authorities are struggling to contain a monthslong outbreak of measles in easternmost Papua province that has killed dozens of children.
Measles outbreak kills 58 children in Indonesia

40 million-dollar diamond discovered

| By Asian Age Online
Believed to be the fifth largest stone of gem quality, a diamond that could be worth as much as USD 40 million has been discovered in
40 million-dollar diamond discovered

Reported Toronto hijab attack a hoax

| By Asian Age Online
Toronto police have said that reported hijab attack on an 11-year-old girl that drew national and international media attention, in fact, 'did not
Reported Toronto hijab attack a hoax

Philippines shuts schools as volcano erupts

| By Asian Age Online
The Philippines' most active volcano spewed lava that cascaded downslope and emitted ash that fell on nearby towns, state volcanologists said on Tuesday, prompting the
Philippines shuts schools as volcano erupts

Shackled children found in California home

| By Asian Age Online
Two parents have been arrested in California after police found 13 people allegedly being held captive at their home, including some "shackled to their
Shackled children found in California home

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