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North, South Korea agree on third summit to be held in Pyongyang

SEOUL (Reuters) – North and South Korea agreed to hold a summit in Pyongyang in September, the latest step forward in cross-border ties this year after more high-level talks on Monday, the South’s Unification Ministry said. South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon and Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country, arrive for their ...

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Two Koreas agree to hold September summit in Pyongyang: ministry

SEOUL (Reuters) – North and South Korea agreed to hold an inter-Korean summit in Pyongyang in September, the South’s Unification Ministry said on Monday. South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon and Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country, arrive for their meeting at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone, North ...

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Russia, Iran, and three others agree Caspian status, but not borders

AKTAU, Kazakhstan (Reuters) – Iran and four ex-Soviet nations, including Russia, agreed in principle on Sunday how to divide up the potentially huge oil and gas resources of the Caspian Sea, paving way for more energy exploration and pipeline projects. However, the delimitation of the seabed – which has caused most disputes – will require additional agreements between littoral nations, ...

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Israel, Hamas agree truce to end Gaza flare-up: Palestinian officials

GAZA/SDEROT, Israel (Reuters) – Israel and Hamas, the Islamist group that rules the Gaza Strip, agreed on a truce on Thursday, two Palestinian officials said, an agreement that would end an escalation in fighting that has drawn mutual threats of war. There was no formal comment, but an Israeli official who spoke on condition of anonymity denied a cease-fire had ...

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South Syrian rebels agree surrender deal, Assad takes crossing

AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) – South Syrian rebels agreed to give up arms in a Russian-brokered ceasefire deal on Friday, rebel sources said, surrendering Deraa province to the government in another major victory for President Bashar al-Assad and his Russian allies. Vehicles are seen near Nasib border crossing between Jordan and Syria, Marafaq, Jordan, July 6, 2018, in this still image obtained ...

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Brexit: Cabinet has duty to agree Brexit plan, says Theresa May

Image copyright Getty Images Theresa May says her cabinet has “a great opportunity – and a duty” to agree a blueprint for the UK’s future relationship with the EU. Before Friday’s crunch Chequers meeting she said she wanted “ambitious new trade deals” and an agreement “in the best interests of the UK and the EU”. The PM must resolve splits ...

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U.S. Secretary of State, South Korean counterpart agree to keep up pressure on North: State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has spoken with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha to discuss the next steps on engaging with North Korea after the Singapore summit earlier this month, the State Department said in a statement. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference following a meeting with North ...

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