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SKorea's new president may head north

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday congratulated South Korea's Moon Jae-In on his presidential election victory, vowing to work with him in the wake of regional tensions. Earlier this month, South Korean officials said the THAAD system was already operating, and experts say it will be extremely hard now for Moon to ask Washington to withdraw it.



France's Le Pen says the people revolting against the elite

While some expressed disappointment that Le Pen would be moving on to the second round, others said they were reassured that Macron was remaining in the race instead of conservative Francois Fillon, or far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon.



Good chance for Middle East peace deal

Trump added: " There's such hatred but hopefully there won't be such hatred for very long ". The president also said he would "love to be a mediator, an arbitrator or a facilitator" in talks. "We will be working so hard to get it done", Trump said Wednesday, standing beside Abbas at the White House. Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dennis Ross said Israelis and Palestinians were as pessimistic today about a deal as they had been in the past 30 years.



Moon Jae-in's turbulent life before winning South Korean presidency

South Korea's new leader Moon Jae-in has been sworn in, vowing to address the economy and relations with the North in his first speech as president. "I feel that not only my party and myself but also the people have been more desperate for a change of government", he said while casting his vote.



United Kingdom labour leader's auto runs over BBC cameraman's foot

The document was unanimously approved by Labour's national executive committee and will ensure "nobody is ignored, nobody is forgotten, nobody is left behind", Mr Corbyn said. The ruling Conservative party termed the draft as a sign of the chaos that a Labour led government would unleash on the United Kingdom if it were to win the general election.


Some freed Chibok girls need surgery - FG

Some freed Chibok girls need surgery - FG

Nigeria's government exchanged them for five detained Boko Haram commanders, according to an official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not permitted to speak to reporters on the matter. Yakubu Pam has commended the Federal Government and worldwide bodies for the girls' release. Over 50 girls managed to escape at the time, leaving 219; and in May 2016, another girl escaped.