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Japan, South Korea sign preliminary intelligence-sharing pact on North Korea

Japan, South Korea sign preliminary intelligence-sharing pact on North Korea

Korea was a colony of Japan from 1910 to 1945. This year alone Pyongyang has conducted two underground nuclear tests and dozens of ballistic missile tests. The deal with Japan has come at a time when South Korean President Park Geun-Hye is fighting for her political life after a controversy relating to her long-time confidante's political involvements rocked the government.



Demonetisation has brought 'bure din': Mayawati

Invoking former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary, PM Modi said , "people of Nehru family falsely accused me but I am here to fulfill what was left incomplete from your time". "They used to get huge garlands of notes under which their face got hidden", he said, ostensibly referring to the garland of currency notes presented to Mayawati during a BSP rally in Lucknow when she was the chief minister.



Russia-backed candidate wins presidential elections in Moldova

In another potential blow to the European Union brand, Bulgaria - which also held a presidential vote on Sunday - elected a candidate seen as pro-Russian by a large margin. After casting her vote on Sunday, Sandu said she "rely on vigilance of all the people who are voting. if the election is carried out correctly, we will win".


?Janet Reno, former US attorney general, has died

?Janet Reno, former US attorney general, has died

Her sister, Maggy Reno Hurchalla, told The Associated Press that Clinton called over the weekend said to "tell Janet I love her" and that many others from her career visited or called, including former Florida governor and Sen. After leaving the position in 2001, she ran for governor of Florida in 2002, though she lost the bid in the Democratic primaries. But one of Reno's greatest accomplishments may have been the tone she set as attorney general.


Ramos returns for the Madrid derby

Ramos returns for the Madrid derby

That said, when have Real Madrid ever taken no for an answer when in pursuit of a player? Gianluigi Buffon remains the world's most expensive goalkeeper after costing Juventus £33million - a fee that hasn't been matched since the Italy legend left Parma 15 years ago.


Demonetisation to heat up winter session

Demonetisation to heat up winter session

Congress Party's Ghulam Nabi Azad and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) party chief Mamata Banerjee are now holding a meeting with all the opposition parties to plan ways to take on the Centre's decision of demonetising Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes ahead of the Parliament's winter session.