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South Korea says communication channel with North must reopen

The two Koreas - technically still at war after the 1950-53 conflict ended only with a ceasefire - have occasionally clashed along the border. Shin added that a coherent US strategy toward Asia and senior staff appointments in the State and Defense Departments would also aid in supporting the foundation upon which the South Korean and American governments work together on policy challenges, especially North Korea.



Sturgeon: Independent Scotland may start out the EU

She said: "My message in this election on Brexit is, whether you vote Leave or whether you were Yes or No in 2014, if you vote SNP you're strengthening my hand to make sure that Scotland's voice is heard in these negotiations, that we don't sacrifice jobs and the economy, and that we can press the case for Scotland's place in the single market".


Supreme Court to continue hearing Triple Talaq case today

Supreme Court to continue hearing Triple Talaq case today

Earlier in the day, after asserting that Triple Talaq can not be branded as unconstitutional, AIMPLB counsel Kapil Sibal said the Supreme Court should be hearing the matter in the first place. Who are we to say it is un-Islamic. Citing examples, Khurshid told the court that the Triple Talaq practice can not be validated constitutionally.


Putin says intimidation of North Korea must end

Putin says intimidation of North Korea must end

Why does this test matter? Underscoring the gravity of the situation, one USA official told Fox News that Pyongyang took a "step forward" with its Sunday launch. Trump and new South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Washington next month, with North Korea expected to be high on the agenda, the South's presidential Blue House said.



Ian Brady, Moors murderer, dies aged 79

The spokesman said Brady died at 6.03pm on Monday and had been on oxygen for a while. Myra Hindley died in custody in hospital in 2002 aged 60, while Brady was held in various prisons before being transferred to Ashworth Hospital in 1985 after he was diagnosed as being a paranoid schizophrenic.


New South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit US next month

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit US next month

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit the White House next month for a summit with President Donald Trump amid worries over North Korea's progress in building a nuclear and missile arsenal, Seoul's presidential office said Tuesday.