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Joy, disbelief as Korean families separated by war meet after 65 yrs

About 90 families from North and South Korea weep and embrace as the neighbors hold their first reunion events in three years for relatives wrenched apart by the Korean War for more than six decades.


'We are in a mess'

Former UN chief Kofi Annan, who died on Saturday, lashed out at the state of global leadership in an exclusive interview with AFP last year, urging more cooperation to deal with terrorism, migration and climate change.

'McCarthyism at its worst'

'McCarthyism at its worst'

US President Donald Trump yesterday angrily denounced the federal probe of Russia's 2016 election meddling as "McCarthyism at its WORST!," insisting he had authorised his White House counsel to testify to bring the matter to a close.

No hajj for Qataris this yr

Qatar yesterday said its citizens were unable to take part in the annual hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia as the two countries remain bitterly locked in a diplomatic dispute.

Rebuild Syria for refugees’ return

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday called on Europe to financially contribute to the reconstruction of Syria to allow millions of refugees to return home.

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