Japan cautious while South Korea upbeat after North Korea talks in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) – Differences between Japan and South Korea on how to handle North Korea emerged on Tuesday with South Korea upbeat on prospects but a more cautious Japan demanding that North Korea account for Japanese people it says North Korea abducted decades ago. South Korea’s National Intelligence Service chief Suh Hoon (L) meets Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in ...

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Dunblane survivors send support to Parkland school shooting students

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘We want you to know change can happen’ Survivors and relatives of the Dunblane tragedy have sent a message of support to students affected by the Parkland school shooting in Florida. A letter was sent to Marjory Stoneman Douglas School on the 22nd anniversary of the Dunblane murders. Ten family members of ...

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Wall St. higher as easing inflation worries outweigh Tillerson exit

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes rose on Tuesday as fears of faster interest rate hikes eased after a tepid U.S. consumer prices data and investors shrugged off news of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s ouster. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly ...

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Shoe aimed at Imran hits Aleem Khan during PTI gathering in Gujrat | Pakistan

GUJRAT: A shoe aimed at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan hit the party’s senior leader Aleem Khan on Tuesday evening.  The incident took place during a public gathering of PTI workers in Gujrat, where Imran is whipping up support for the party’s ongoing membership campaign. Imran was addressing a public gathering and was present on top of a vehicle with fellow ...

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Champions League: Who makes your team of the last 16?

Can this man win the Champions League before he retires? Liverpool’s front three? Manchester City’s midfield? Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi plus nine others? We have been graced with some fine individual and team performances over the last month as the very best in Europe battle it out in the Champions League, but who makes your team of the round? ...

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Switzerland faces law change call to return 1MDB profits to Malaysia

BERN (Reuters) – Swiss lawmakers are pushing the government to amend the law on how to handle ill-gotten bank profits seized by authorities and pave the way to return more than $100 million linked to scandal-hit sovereign fund 1MDB to the Malaysian people. Swiss National Councillor Carlo Sommaruga and Director of Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism Cynthia Gabriel attend ...

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Stability still elusive as Egypt’s Sisi poised for second term

CAIRO (Reuters) – The attack by Islamic State came as Egypt’s defense and interior ministers walked toward a helicopter waiting to fly them out of the Sinai peninsula last December. Five army and police sources told Reuters that the militants fired a laser-guided missile at the aircraft, destroying it. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (2nd R) monitors with Egypt’s Minister ...

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