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Moon Urges 'Resolute' Measures Against US Trade Barriers

South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

SEOUL -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday ordered his government to consider all available measures to counter what he called "unfair" US trade safeguards against South Korean products, including a dispute settlement process at the World Trade Organization (WTO), Yonhap news agency reported.

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Trump Stays Quiet On Shooting Victims, Fumes Over Russia

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump spent the holiday weekend hunkered down at his Florida estate, watching cable television news, grousing to club members and advisers and fuming over the investigation of Russian election meddling.

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Authorities Carry Out Biggest Drug Bust In South Australian History

CANBERRA -- A record 313 kg of methamphetamine en route to South Australia was seized by Australian Federal Police (AFP) officers, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Philippine Authorities Arrest Egyptian Man Suspected Of Being A Terrorist

MANILA -- Philippine authorities have arrested an Egyptian man suspected of being a member of an extremist group, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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New Zealand Pushes For Text Of Reinvigorated Trans-Pacific Trade Pact To Go Public This Week

Pic: ReutersWELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday her country was pushing hard for the final text of the revived Trans-Pacific trade pact to be released on Wednesday when her government publishes its own assessment of the deal.

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All 65 Passengers, Crew Feared Dead In Iranian Plane Crash

DUBAI: All 65 passengers and crew were feared dead in a plane crash in central Iran on Sunday after the domestic flight came down in bad weather in a mountainous region.

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Australia's Great Northern Highway Underwater Again

Tropical Cyclone Kelvin achieved category 2 strength as it made landfall on Sunday morning, at the top end of Eighty Mile Beach in the Kimberley, western Australia.

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Aseman Airlines Plane Crash Kills 66 In Central Iran

An Iranian passenger plane with 66 people on board has crashed in central Iran during a flight from Tehran to the city of Yasuj, according to Iranian news media reports.

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Poland's Morawiecki Defends Holocaust Law In Munich

Mateusz Morawiecki, Poland's prime minister, has stunned attendees at the Munich Security Conference when he stood by statements made earlier defending his country's new Holocaust law.

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Netanyahu: Iran Is The Greatest Threat To The World

Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli prime minister, has labelled Iran "the greatest threat to the world" in his address to the Munich Security Conference in Germany.

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