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European Commission, Turkmenistan mull energy co-op

Turkmen and the European Commission officials during a meeting in Brussels stressed the importance of the work under the Ashgabat Declaration meant for development of energy cooperation between Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Turkey and the EU.The meeting pa...
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Working-level TF on Dealing with Next US Gov’t Trade Policies Launches

A working-level unit made up of government officials and private groups was launched on Monday tasked with actively dealing with trade policies of the incoming U.S. administration.At the group's first meeting in Seoul, Second Vice Trade Minister Woo Ta...
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Palestine president to pay visit to Turkmenistan

Palestine's President Mahmoud Abbas is scheduled to be on a visit in Turkmenistan November 13-15, the Turkmen government said in a message Nov. 12.Palestine and Turkmenistan are slated to sign documents on strengthening and expansion of cooperation fol...
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Parties Agree on Independent Counsel Probe into Choi Soon-sil Scandal

Rival parties have agreed to introduce an independent counsel to investigate an influence-peddling scandal involving President Park Geun-hye and her close confidante Choi Soon-sil.The vice floor leaders of the ruling Saenuri Party, main opposition Demo...
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1 Million Protesters Turn out in Seoul, Demanding Park’s Resignation

A massive rally was held in downtown Seoul Saturday denouncing the Choi Soon-sil scandal and calling for President Park Geun-hye's resignation. An emergency public action solidarity that brings together some 15-hundred civic and social groups was the h...
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Prosecution Likely to Investigate Park Next Weekend

The prosecution is reportedly considering investigating President Park Geun-hye as early as next weekend over allegations that she let her longtime confidant Choi Soon-sil meddle in state affairs. The prosecution is known to be mulling a probe into the...
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Prosecutors Arrest Ad Director Tied to Scandal

The Seoul Central District Court on Friday issued an arrest warrant for Cha Eun-taek, a director of TV ads and music videos and a key figure in the ongoing Choi Soon-sil political scandal. Cha is charged with conspiring with former senior presidential ...
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Ministry to Announce Audit Results on Ewha Univ. Next Week

The Education Ministry is close to wrapping up its audit into a key element of the Choi Soon-sil scandal.Choi's accusers say she used her friendship with President Park Geun-hye to muscle Ewha University into granting special treatment to her daughter,...
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Ruling Camp to Set Up US Power Shift TF

The government and the ruling Saenuri Party have decided to set up task force teams to discuss response measures with Donald Trump's White House win.The ruling camp will also devise measures to expand personal connections in government and political ci...
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