(SEOUL, South Korea) -- A high-level North Korean official who defected to South Korea in 2016 plans to run for a seat in South Korea’s National Assembly elections this April.If elected, Thae Yong-ho would be the first-ever ... Read More
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(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, will potentially have to make one more big change as they chart their futures as non-working members of Britain's royal family.
Harry and Meghan may ... Read More
(LONDON) -- The Chinese government has revoked the press credentials of three Beijing-based journalists from The Wall Street Journal
as punishment for the headline of a recent opinion piece published by the U.S. newspaper that referred to China as ... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- The State Department notified five Chinese media outlets on Tuesday that they must register as "foreign missions," requiring them to share information on all their U.S.-based employees and properties with the U.S. government.
Xinhua News Agency, ... Read More
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(LONDON) -- A British government job ad calling for "weirdos and misfits" has apparently backfired as an adviser hired resigned after a string of controversial statements emerged.
The original job was advertised on the blog of Prime ... Read More
(WUHAN, China) -- The director of a hospital in Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak, died on Tuesday after contracting the virus.
Liu Zhiming, 51, was a neurosurgeon and director of the Wuchang Hospital in Wuhan, ... Read More
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(NEW YORK) -- China indicated that it will likely delay its annual congress meeting in March because of the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak, the committee for the National People's Congress said Monday.
Postponing the biggest political meeting ... Read More
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(NEW YORK) -- An Oscars screening, tons of movies, the internet and workout classes. Some would say this sounds like a great vacation -- but it isn’t the kind of vacation guests on board ... Read More
Fourteen years after Colombia's landmark decision to legalize abortions in some cases, the country is once more bracing itself for a historic vote.
The Colombian Constitutional Court has until Feb. 19th to decide whether it will legalize abortion for ... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- The United States and Taliban reached an agreement on Friday to reduce violence, which could open the door to the two sides finalizing the larger deal reached last year, per a senior State Department official.
That larger ... Read More
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(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, plan to close their Buckingham Palace office as they step back from their roles as working members of the royal family, a royal source told ... Read More
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(WASHINGTON) -- After nearly 22 months in office, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will make his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa on Saturday, in a bid to reassert the U.S. as the leading ... Read More
(WASHINGTON) -- As the Trump administration ramps up the country’s nuclear capabilities in the latest Fiscal Year 2021 budget proposal, the clock is ticking on the only remaining arms control treaty that keeps the world’s two leading nuclear powers ... Read More
(BEIJING) -- Chinese health officials have revealed for the first time the number of frontline workers who have been infected by the novel coronavirus.
Zeng Yixin, vice minister of China's National Health Commission, told reporters Friday that so ... Read More
(NEW YORK) -- The "city of love" is looking for a partner.
Terni -- the birthplace of Saint Valentine located in central Italy just an hour north of Rome -- has begun a search for a U.S. sister city. ... Read More