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Hundreds killed at North Korea nuclear base: Report


AT LEAST 200 people have reportedly died at Kim Jong-un’s nuclear test site, and there are fears of a radioactive leak. A TUNNEL at an underground North Korea nuclear site has reportedly collapsed with up to 200 people killed, according to reports. The collapse happened at the Punggye-ri nuclear test ...

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Catalonia: Leader’s flight to Brussels sees first day of work for ‘independent’ Catalan state descend into chaos


Spanish officials say that even as he tweeted to suggest he was outside the regional presidency building, Carles Puigdemont was already making plans to escape to Belgium   The first working day for the administration of Catalonia, Europe’s newest “independent” country, unfolded in an extraordinary and dramatic fashion with its ...

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Kenya opposition leader urges boycott of repeat elections


NAIROBI, Kenya: The leader of Kenya’s main opposition party urged his supporters to boycott a rerun of the country’s disputed presidential election scheduled for Thursday amid rising political tensions and fears of violence. Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga urged his political coalition to become a “resistance movement” and called on ...

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Tillerson Promotes Closer Iraq-Saudi Ties


      U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday promoted improving ties between Saudi Arabia and Iraq as a way to counter Iran’s growing military assertiveness in the region. Tillerson, participating in the initial meeting of the Saudi Arabia-Iraq Coordination Committee in Riyadh, told Saudi King Salman and ...

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