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‘Olympic Destroyer’ malware targeted PyeongChang Games, firms say

Several U.S. cyber security firms said on Monday that they had uncovered a computer virus dubbed “Olympic Destroyer” that was likely used in an attack on Friday’s opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Games.

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Seoul seeks communication, lower military tension ahead of possible North Korea summit

South Korea said on Monday it will try to arrange more reunions for families divided by the Korean War and seek to lower military tensions with North Korea as the first steps towards establishing grounds for a rare summit between the two Koreas.

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Iraq plans military operation to secure oil route to Iran

Iraqi forces are preparing an operation to consolidate control of an area near the Iran border to be used for the transit of Iraqi oil, two officials said on Monday, highlighting concern about mountainous terrain where two armed groups are active.

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South Korea says North stole cryptocurrency worth billions of won last year

South Korea said on Monday that North Korea last year stole cryptocurrency from the South worth billions of won and that it was still trying to hack into its exchanges.

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South Korea bans 36,000 foreigners from entering for Winter Olympics – Yonhap

South Korea has banned 36,000 foreigners from entering the country ahead of the Winter Olympics, citing security concerns, Yonhap News Agency said on Monday.

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‘Insulting’ media coverage prompts North Korea to cancel performance with South

“BIASED” and “insulting” media coverage has prompted North Korea to abruptly cancel a joint cultural performance with South Korea, South Korea‘s unification ministry said on Monday.x

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China rights lawyer says legal licence revoked after criticising President Xi Jinping

A prominent Chinese rights lawyer who wrote an open letter criticising President Xi Jinping said on Monday that authorities had revoked his licence to practice law.

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Saudis to slash oil exports to Asia by 100,000 Bpd

The Saudi Energy Ministry said on Monday that it cut its crude oil exports to Asia by more than 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) in January compared to December, but will keep its exports to Europe and the U.S. unchanged.

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Turkish, Sudanese intelligence agencies catch and return alleged coup suspect – Anadolu

Turkish and Sudanese intelligence agencies have captured and returned to Turkey a man believed to be a financier for the U.S.-based cleric accused of orchestrating a failed coup in Turkey, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Monday.

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Taiwan tells U.S. it does not want to cause trouble in Taiwan Strait

Taiwan has assured the United States it has no intention of causing trouble in the Taiwan Strait, the self-ruled island’s envoy to a summit of Asia-Pacific leaders said on Monday.

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Expulsion of Australian ministers cast doubt over more than 100 government decisions – opposition Labor

Australia’s main Labor opposition party said on Monday it was considering a legal challenge to more than 100 decisions made by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s conservative government, after two of his cabinet ministers were expelled from parliament.

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U.S. says it is considering sanctions over Myanmar’s treatment of Rohingya

The United States is taking steps and considering a range of further actions over Myanmar’s treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority, including targeted sanctions under its Global Magnitsky law, the State Department said on Monday.

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At least 12 Rohingya, mainly children, drown in latest boat disaster

At least 12 Rohingya Muslim refugees, mainly children, drowned when their boats capsized on the way to Bangladesh, police said on Monday, the latest victims of violence in Myanmar that has forced more than half a million people from their homes.

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Saudi, Russia to set up $1 billion energy fund

Saudi Arabia and Russia plan to set up a $1-billion fund to invest in energy projects, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday.

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Iran, Turkey look to enhance ties

Improving cooperation between Turkey and Iran would make a significant contribution to solving regional problems, Iran’s president said on Monday, on the eve of a visit by his counterpart, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

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Vanuatu steps up evacuation as volcano spews ash

Vanuatu hopes to evacuate all 11,000 people from its northern island of Ambae by Wednesday, with a flotilla of boats ferrying people to nearby islands as a volcano spewing rock and ash into the air threatens to erupt, disaster officials said on Monday.

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