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Korean leaders meet in surprise summit

The leaders of North and South Korea have met in the demilitarised border area between the two countries. The meeting is only the second between South Korea’s Moon Jae-in and the North’s Kim Jong-un. It comes as the two sides continue efforts to put a historic US-North Korea summit back …

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Santa Fe High School: Up to 10 dead in shooting

Between eight and 10 people have been killed in a shooting at a Texas high school, say police. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez told reporters the majority of the dead at Santa Fe High School were students. A student was held after the attack. Police said explosive devices were found …

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Boeing 737 crashes shortly after takeoff in Cuba

A Boeing 737 plane has crashed shortly after taking off from Havana’s main airport, Cuban state-run website Cubadebate reported, adding that it was not yet known if there were any casualties. The plane was a domestic flight going to Holguin, carrying 104 passengers, state-run TV said. Images on TV and …

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First North Korean leader to cross into South in 65 yrs

The leaders of North and South Korea concluded their first round of negotiations by midday on Friday after two hours of small talk, jokes and pledges to work together to bring long-term peace to the peninsula and make the world a safer place. Kim Jong-un, regarded last year as an …

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Thirteen children die as India school bus hits train

Thirteen children have died after their school bus collided with a train in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police say. The bus had been travelling across an unmanned railway crossing when the accident took place. The incident comes weeks after 24 children died when their bus fell into …

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