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North Korean Leader Kim praises South Korea’s warm welcome for Winter Olympics after sister’s visit

The Telegraph   North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has praised the welcome the South gave his sister and said it was important to build on the Olympics-driven momentum for dialogue on the divided peninsula. Kim's younger sister Kim Yo Jong - one of his closest confidantes - was part of the nuclear-armed North's

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South Africa’s ruling ANC gives Zuma 48 hours to quit

Reuters   South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) gave President Jacob Zuma 48 hours to resign as head of state on Monday after an eight-hour meeting of the party's top leadership, the SABC state broadcaster said. Party leader Cyril Ramaphosa's motorcade left a marathon ANC National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting at 10:30

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Putin meets Palestinian leader, conveys greetings from Trump

Associated Press   President Vladimir Putin on Monday passed greetings from U.S. President Donald Trump to the visiting Palestinian leader, who responded that he doesn't want to cooperate with Washington following its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. Speaking at the start of their meeting in the Kremlin, Putin told Palestinian

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Western Envoys Urge Kenya Opposition to Recognize President Kenyatta

(AP)   Eleven western envoys, including those from the United States and Britain, urged Kenya's opposition leader Sunday to recognize President Uhuru Kenyatta as the country's legitimately elected leader. The diplomats said Raila Odinga needs to accept Kenyatta's presidency "as the basis for the dialogue that it (the opposition) and many Kenyans want." "We

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Israel-Palestine crisis: Trump says ‘both sides have to make significant compromises for peace’

Reuters   U.S. President Donald Trump told Israel on Friday that it too would need to make "significant compromises" for peace with the Palestinians, even as they accused one of his Middle East envoys of bogging down diplomacy with what they see as pro-Israel bias. The Palestinians were outraged by Trump's Dec. 6

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