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South Korean envoys leave for Pyongyang for summit preparation

South Korean envoys headed to Pyongyang on Wednesday morning to discuss details for the third summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this month.

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Philippines extricates warship from South China Sea shoal

The Philippine Navy extricated one of its largest warships from the shoal where it ran aground last week near a hotly disputed region in the South China Sea.

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Venezuela on edge as Maduro unveils raft of economic reforms

Uncertainty reigned in Venezuela on Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro unveiled a major economic reform plan aimed at halting the spiraling hyperinflation that has thrown the oil-rich, cash-poor South American country into chaos.

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South Korean leader calls for train route to North Korea by end of year

The South Korean president has called for the creation of road and rail links between his country and North Korea by the end of the year.

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Duterte: China should temper its behavior in disputed waters

The Philippine president said Tuesday that China’s claim to airspace above newly built islands and surrounding waters in the disputed South China Sea “is wrong” and Beijing should not tell others to leave those areas to avoid possible clashes.

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South Korea seeks progress on denuclearization at Sept summit

A third summit of Korean leaders planned for next month will be a further step toward denuclearization of the peninsula and a peace treaty to end the Korean War, South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday.

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Iran: French Firm Out of South Pars Gas Project, China Is In

Iran’s official IRNA news agency is reporting that China’s state-owned petroleum corporation has taken a majority share of the country’s South Pars gas project after French oil and gas company Total announced it would pull out because renewed U.S. economic sanctions against Iran.

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Three South Korean firms imported North Korean coal in breach of sanctions: customs service

Three South Korean firms imported coal from North Korea disguised as Russian products in violation of U.N. sanctions, South Korea’s customs agency said on Friday.

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South Korea breaks temperature records

Residents of Seoul woke up Thursday to the South Korean capital’s highest-ever morning low after the nation recorded its hottest temperature a day earlier.

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BRICS emerging economies meet as US trade war looms

Leaders of the BRICS emerging economies — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — will gather in Johannesburg on Wednesday for a three-day meeting focused on the threat of a US-led global trade war.

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Seoul Charges North Korean Defector With Selling Military Secrets – Reports

A South Korean court has charged a North Korean defector with breaching a law on military secret protection, media reported Thursday.

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N. Korea Breached UN Sanctions by Shipping Coal via S. Korea Last Year

North Korea reportedly transported its coal to a third country via South Korea last year in violation of UN sanctions.

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Xi’s visits to five Arab and African countries and attending BRICS summit

President Xi Jinping will pay state visits to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Senegal, Rwanda and South Africa, respectively, from July 19 to 24, and attend the 10th BRICS summit from July 25 to 27 in Johannesburg and then visit Mauritius for a stopover.

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UN Says South Sudanese Troops Killed, Violated Scores Of Civilians

The United Nations says South Sudanese government forces and allies committed war crimes against hundreds of civilians.

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