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South Korea's Yoon calls on North to trade nukes for aid

South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-yeol called on the North to give up its nuclear weapons in exchange for massive economic aid at his swearing-in Tuesday, describing Pyongyang’s missiles as a threat to regional and global security Yoon, 61, who started work in…
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Russia accused of stoking divisions in Bosnia amid war in Ukraine

As war rages in Ukraine, more than a thousand miles away in Bosnia observers are warning that Russia is fanning the embers of separatism which could spell trouble for the deeply divided Balkan country Since the end of the war that claimed around 100,000 lives between 1992…
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42 hurt in clashes at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound

Fresh clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound injured 42 people on Friday, the Palestinian Red Crescent said, following weeks of violence at the flashpoint site The unrest came on the final Friday in the Muslim holy…
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China Mobile aims to pocket $7.6 bn in Shanghai IPO

China Mobile is aiming to raise $7.64 billion in a Shanghai share listing, documents filed Tuesday showed, after the telecoms giant was delisted in New York tensions between Beijing and Washington worsened Read also: Fitch shrinks Sands China rating The 48.7 billion…
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Egypt hosts UN anti-corruption conference

The ninth session of the Conference of the States Parties (CoSP9) to the UN Convention against Corruption kicked off on Monday in Egypt’s resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh. The session will last until Dec. 17, with more than 2,000 participants from governments, regional…
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US will 'pay the price' for Olympics boycott, says Beijing

China warned that the United States (US) would “pay the price” for a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics over human rights concerns The US move — which stopped short of preventing athletes from attending — comes after Washington…