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Report: Kim Jong Un unlikely to visit Seoul this year

South Korea’s presidential office concluded that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is not likely to visit Seoul before the end of the year, a government official told South Korean media Wednesday.

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۷٫۰ magnitude quake hits south Sandwich Islands

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the South Sandwich Islands in the Atlantic at 10:26am Tuesday (local time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

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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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Manafort, Ecuador discussed deal to deliver Julian Assange to U.S.

During meetings with Ecuador’s then-incoming President Lenín Moreno in May 2017, Paul Manafort suggested he could help negotiate a deal that involved the South American country handing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over in exchange for debt relief from the U.S., the New York Times’ Kenneth Vogel and Nicholas Casey report.

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Trump wants Kim to know he likes him and will fulfil his wishes, South Korean leader says

Donald Trump wants North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to know that he likes him and will fulfil his wishes, South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday, a day after meeting the U.S. president at an economic summit in Argentina.

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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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China’s CNPC to replace France’s Total in Iran

China’s state-owned CNPC has replaced France’s Total (TOTF.PA) in Iran’s multibillion-dollar South Pars gas project, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said, according to the semi-official news agency ICANA on Sunday.

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South Africa to Invest $1B in South Sudan Oil Sector

South Sudan’s oil minister says South Africa will invest $1 billion in the war-torn country’s oil sector in what would be the largest investment in the East African country’s history.

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US bombers fly near South China Sea islands militarized by Beijing

A pair of Guam-based bombers recently flew near disputed islands in the South China Sea, an Air Force statement said.

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Pacific Rim summit highlights strained China-US relations

A meeting of world leaders in Papua New Guinea has highlighted divisions between global powers the U.S. and China and a growing competition for influence in the usually neglected South Pacific.

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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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Chinese Premier Li says talks on South China Sea code should end in three years

China’s Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday that Beijing hoped a consultation with Southeast Asian nations on a code of conduct in the disputed South China Sea would be completed in three years, and that such an deal would bolster free trade.

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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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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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