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The Catholic population in Europe has plummeted, Pew finds

According to an analysis of Pew Center surveys of 34 European countries, there are clear differences in religion from East to West and from North to South.

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Kim Jong Un fan clubs mushroom in South Korea amid warming ties

WHILE Kim Jong Un has long been regarded as a dictator in South Korea, the North Korean leader can expect a warm welcome from a portion of his estranged neighbours who have set up fan clubs in anticipation of his future visits.

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US judge orders N.Korea to pay $501 mln over dead American

A US judge on Monday ordered North Korea to pay $501 million over the death of American Otto Warmbier, concluding that the university student likely suffered torture.

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South Korean Presidential Office Doubts Kim’s Soon Visit to Country

Yoon Young-chan, the top press secretary of the South Korean presidential office, said on Sunday that there was no evidence of progress on the possible visit of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to the South.

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Donald Trump says he’ll terminate Nafta

US President Donald Trump says he will shortly be providing formal notice to Congress that he will terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta), giving lawmakers six months to approve the replacement he recently signed.

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North Korean soldier flees to South as Trump talks up second Kim summit

Another North Korean soldier fled across a heavily fortified border to defect to South Korea early on Saturday, the military in Seoul said, just as the rivals began taking steps to reduce military tensions.

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Trump reaffirms plan for second North Korea summit plan

U.S. President Donald Trump reaffirmed Friday in a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in that he wants a second summit with North Korea’s leader, the White House said.

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North Korean minister to enter Japan for Olympics meeting: Japan government

The Japanese government said Tuesday it has decided to allow the entry of North Korean sports minister Kim Il Guk for a major international sports meeting later this week.

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Trump May Try to Get U.S. House to Take the Fall for His Foreign Policy Defeats

One thing missing from the recent U.S. midterm election campaigns was a focus on foreign policy. While much was made of the migrant caravan making its way from Central America through Mexico, issues such as China trade, Iran, North Korea, and even Russia and cyber subterfuge didn’t get much traction.

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Kosovo’s Arrest of 4 Serbs Sparks Protests in the North

Tensions in Kosovo rose again Friday after police arrested three ethnic Serbs, including two police officers, on suspicion of involvement in the killing earlier this year of a leading Serb politician in the north of the country.

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North Korean Officials Attend Peace Forum in South Korea

At the 2018 International Convention for Peace and Prosperity in Asia Pacific in Gyong, Gyeonggi province in South Korea, a North Korean official asked Asian nations to support the peace process between the two countries.

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North Korea missile base ‘active’ despite agreements, U.S. analysts say

A North Korean missile base is active as of November and has stayed “well maintained” despite agreements from Pyongyang to denuclearize, according to U.S.

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Cuban president meets North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel — both hoping to get out from under U.S. economic sanctions — have agreed to expand and strengthen their strategic relations, North Korea’s state media reported Monday.

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U.S., South Korea marines hold small-scale exercise ahead of North Korea talks

About 500 United States and South Korean marines began small-scale military drills on Monday, just days before U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to hold talks with North Korea on denuclearization and plans for a second summit of their leaders.

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Japan May Allow North Korean Sports Minister Enter Country – Reports

The Japanese government has engaged in resolving the issue of granting an entry permit to North Korean Physical Culture and Sports Minister Kim Il Guk, local media reported.

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On North Korea, the South’s Leader Has One Key Point: Kim Jong-un Is Different

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea takes every opportunity to describe Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s leader, as a “young and candid” strategist, one who is ready to bargain away his nuclear arsenal to secure economic growth for his impoverished nation.

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