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True humanitarianism knows no borders

The Kashmir dispute has once again been brought into the global consciousness. Earlier this month a plane flew over Headingley Stadium in Leeds during the Cricket World Cup, with a banner urging India to “free Kashmir”. Then Donald Trump made his unexpected offer this week to “mediate or arbitrate” over the conflict. The intervention has […]

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Japan urged to sign UN nuke ban on Hiroshima anniversary

The mayor of Hiroshima urged Japan to sign a landmark UN treaty banning nuclear weapons as the city Tuesday marked 74 years since being targeted in the world’s first atomic attack. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe led commemorations at the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima as residents offered silent prayers, lit candles and placed wreathes to […]

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Bruised but still prominent, NRA grip on Washington faces test

Shedding support and beset by infighting, the National Rifle Association faces a test of strength after recent twin mass shootings, but few believe it is prepared to loosen its gripon Congress or Donald Trump’s administration. Following the tragedies in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio the president urged Democrats and Republicans to “come together” and […]

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‘Not up to it’ – World-beating hurdler Pearson retires over injuries

Australia’s reigning world-champion hurdler Sally Pearson announced her surprise retirement Tuesday, as persistent injuries sank her dream of regaining the Olympic title in Tokyo next year. Pearson, 32, the Olympic gold-medallist in 2012 and a two-time world champion over 100 metres hurdles, said after years of injuries her body “is just not up to it”. […]

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Three things we learned from the first Ashes Test

Australia overwhelmed England by 251 runs to win the first Test at Edgbaston on Monday. Below AFP Sport looks at three things we learned from the opening match in a five-Test clash for the Ashes. Smith as good as he ever was Any thoughts Steve Smith might be rusty on his return to Test cricket […]

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Neymar speculation lingers as PSG aim to shatter glass ceiling

Interminable transfer rumours surrounding Neymar continue to swirl unabated as the new Ligue 1 season kicks off this weekend with defending champions Paris Saint-Germain launching their assault for a seventh title in eight attempts. Thomas Tuchel’s side began their campaign by lifting the Champions Trophy in Shenzhen, China, gaining a modicum of revenge with a […]

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Australia’s Trade Surplus Swells to Fresh Record as Imports Drop

Australia’s trade surplus rocketed to a fresh record in June as iron ore receipts pushed even higher and a falling international oil price lopped a chunk off imports. The windfall swelled to A$8 billion ($5.4 billion), a third higher than May’s upwardly revised A$6.2 billion, data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed Tuesday. Iron […]

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Hong Kong’s Stock Rout Enters 10th Day, Worst Streak Since 1984

Hong Kong stock investors headed for the exit as economic woes, street protests and China’s weak yuan intensified worries over potential outflows from the city. The MSCI Hong Kong Index pared an earlier drop to fall 0.8% as of the mid-day break, heading for a 10th straight decline a day after a general strike led […]

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“The Complete Works of Kim Il Sung ” Edition 6

The Great Works of Kim Il Sung’s comrades were published in the Joseon Dongdang publishing house in the order of the chronological order, and the sixth edition of the book “The Complete Works of Kim Il Sung “ The collection contains 103 works, including speeches, talks, reports, and concluding remarks from Comrade Kim Il Sung […]

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Joseon compulsory crimes committed by the Japanese

The full text of the private pen name in Korean Democratic Shipbuilding, which is a punishable crime committed by the Japanese people, is as follows. Not long ago, an international academic conference was held in Manila, Philippines, where members of the countries condemned war crimes, including forced mobilizations committed by Japan in the past, and […]