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Moon faces tough challenges ahead of summit with Kim

Moon faces tough challenges ahead of summit with Kim

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April 19, 2018 at 7:04 pm

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) The meeting next week between the leaders of the rival Koreas will be the ultimate test of South Korean President Moon Jae-in's belief that his nation should lead internatio...

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Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

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April 19, 2018 at 6:10 pm | HAVANA (AP) Raul Castro turned over Cuba's presidency Thursday to a 57-year-old successor he said would hold power until 2031, a plan that would place the state the Castro brothers founded and rule...

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Women take fall in Nobel scandal for man's alleged misdeeds

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April 19, 2018 at 12:20 pm | STOCKHOLM (AP) Thousands of protesters called Thursday for the resignation of the secretive board that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature after a sex-abuse scandal linked to the prestigious Swedi...

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A willingness to fix the euro's flaws is fading fast

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April 19, 2018 at 11:30 am | FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) When Angela Merkel was re-elected as Germany's leader in March, the way looked open for European nations to finally patch the remaining cracks in the euro the structural f...

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Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

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April 19, 2018 at 11:51 am | BEIRUT (AP) The Syrian government took control of a town northeast of Damascus on Thursday after rebels evacuated to north Syria the latest in a string of handovers by rebels to the government. ...

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Gaza protest camps moved closer to Israel border fence

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April 19, 2018 at 11:25 am | GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) Gaza protest organizers moved sit-in tents closer to the Israeli border fence Thursday, a day before a fourth planned mass demonstration, raising fears of more bloodshed....

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Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

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April 19, 2018 at 7:45 am | SEOUL, South Korea (AP) South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday that his rival, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, isn't asking for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as...

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Rebels in Syria's south brace for onslaught, fear wider war

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April 19, 2018 at 8:07 am | AMMAN, Jordan (AP) Rebels in southern Syria who were once backed by the United States fear a new offensive by President Bashar Assad's forces, one that risks igniting a wider conflict. A govern...

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Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story

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April 19, 2018 at 2:36 am | PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) In a story April 18 based on an interview with former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, The Associated Press reported erroneously that he was Asia's longest-servin...

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