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    Kim, Pompeo agree to 2nd US-N Korea summit ‘at earliest date’

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on October 08, 2018

    Kim Jong Un has agreed to hold a second summit with US president Donald Trump as soon as possible, Seoul said Sunday, after Washington’s top...

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    Pompeo eyes progress over Trump-Kim summit

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 01:02am on October 07, 2018

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo said he hoped to accelerate a second summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump as he kicked off...

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    Disease fears as more bodies found in Indonesia disaster

    Agence France-Presse . Palu | Updated at 01:01am on October 07, 2018

    Rescuers picking through the grim aftermath of Indonesia’s quake-tsunami issued a fresh public health warning Saturday as more decaying corpses were unearthed from beneath the...

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    Shahbaz Sharif remanded to NAB custody for 10 days

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:14am on October 07, 2018

    An accountability court in Lahore on Saturday granted 10-day physical remand of PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif to the National Accountability Bureau in the Ashiana Housing...

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    S Korea jails ex-president for 15 yrs on corruption charges

    Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on October 06, 2018

    A Seoul court on Friday jailed former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak for 15 years for corruption, making him the latest in a string of...

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    Duterte says underwent cancer testing

    Agence France-Presse . Manila | Updated at 12:00am on October 06, 2018

    Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has revealed that he is awaiting the results of fresh medical tests, adding that ‘if it’s cancer, it’s cancer’.

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    South Korea jails former president Lee for 15 yrs on corruption charges

    Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 02:11pm on October 05, 2018

    A Seoul court on Friday jailed former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak for 15 years for corruption, making him the latest in a string of...

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    Over 1,000 still missing in Indonesia tsunami, quake

    Agence France-Presse . Palu | Updated at 01:19pm on October 05, 2018

    More than a thousand people could still be missing after Indonesia’s devastating quake-tsunami, officials said Friday, drastically upping the total number of people unaccounted for...

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    Khamenei vows ‘never’ to allow Iran to bow

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 10:36pm on October 04, 2018

    Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei vowed Thursday ‘never’ to allow the Islamic republic to bow to the demands of its enemies, at a time...

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    Indonesia quake kids traumatised

    Agence France-Presse . Palu | Updated at 10:35pm on October 04, 2018

    Many children have been separated from their families and are ‘in shock and traumatised’ following Indonesia’s devastating quake-tsunami, aid workers said Thursday, as much-needed supplies...

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