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[l] at 7/10/20 10:20am
Turkey's top administrative court on Friday struck down a 1934 decree that converted the historic Hagia Sophia from a mosque into a museum, in a move supported by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan but opposed by others.
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[l] at 7/10/20 10:06am
The United States has approved Taiwan's purchase of upgrades to Patriot III missiles for about $620 million, a move that is being welcomed in Taipei amid high tensions with China.
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[l] at 7/10/20 8:50am
North Korea is placing greater focus on disease prevention, describing efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic as more important than economic development.
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[l] at 7/10/20 7:25am
Supporters of Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon, who died Thursday, have begun to circulate a photo they claim shows the woman who had filed a sexual harassment complaint against him.
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[l] at 7/10/20 6:08am
The British government on Friday ended COVID-19 quarantine rules for travelers from more than 70 countries, but the United States, China and Russia remain on the restricted list.
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[l] at 7/10/20 5:39am
Seoul residents struggled to process the death of Mayor Park Won-soon on Friday, the day after his body was found in a wooded area of Mount Bugak.
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[l] at 7/9/20 7:26pm
Bolivia's interim president, Jeanine Anez, and Venezuelan socialist party leader Diosdado Cabello announced Thursday that they have tested positive for COVID-19.
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[l] at 7/9/20 6:48pm
Ivory Coast Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly died at the age of 61 following a Cabinet meeting after he returned from France for a heart procedure.
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[l] at 7/9/20 2:40pm
France's incoming culture minister said Thursday there's consensus among experts and the public that Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral should be restored to its former appearance.
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[l] at 7/9/20 10:49am
Japan's defense minister said North Korea is making strides in weapons development and Tokyo needs to retain the capability to attack enemy bases.
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[l] at 7/9/20 10:01am
Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon was found dead Thursday in an area of northern Seoul following a massive search operation involving 700 police.
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[l] at 7/9/20 9:28am
At least one North Korea state-approved channel has been shut down on YouTube, with the Google subsidiary citing terms of service violations.
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[l] at 7/9/20 7:56am
A top North Korean official visited the construction site of the new Pyongyang General Hospital.
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[l] at 7/9/20 6:53am
South Korean President Moon Jae-in vowed to walk a different path than neighboring Japan during a visit to local firm SK Hynix.
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[l] at 7/9/20 2:26am
Australia said Thursday it will suspend its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and create a path to permanent residency for citizens from the former British colony with temporary visas in response to a draconian national
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[l] at 7/9/20 12:13am
At least one person is dead and four others are injured after a 65-foot crane collapsed onto houses in east London, officials said.
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[l] at 7/8/20 5:57pm
Human Rights Watch on Wednesday announced the discovery of 180 bodies of men believed to be victims of mass extrajudicial killings in Burkina Faso.
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[l] at 7/8/20 4:53pm
The death toll continued to rise Wednesday on the island of Kyushu in southwestern Japan as tens of thousands of workers continued rescue and recovery efforts after flooding downpours inundated the region.
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[l] at 7/8/20 12:13pm
Benny Gantz, Israel's defense minister, entered quarantine Wednesday after learning he had been in contact with a person who was confirmed to be infected with the novel coronavirus.
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[l] at 7/8/20 11:22am
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told Russian President Vladimir Putin in a phone call Wednesday Palestinians are ready to revive peace talks with Israel with help from other countries.
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[l] at 7/8/20 10:53am
A South Korean river near the border with the North has been designated a UNESCO Global Geopark, according to local officials.
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[l] at 7/8/20 1:50am
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun said Wednesday the United States is ready for further dialogue with North Korea and expressed support for increased inter-Korean cooperation.

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