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Pyeongchang Olympics Organizer Promises Turning Point in Asian Winter Sports

Anchor: The top organizer of the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang has vowed to leave a successful footprint in the history of the Olympics during a World Press Briefing on Tuesday. The organizing committee said that the Pyeongchang Games would mark a s...
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Prosecution to Decide Next Week Whether to Investigate Park

Prosecutors say they'll probably decide by next week on whether to investigate President Park Geun-hye over the snowballing Choi Soon-sil scandal.Former presidential aides An Chong-bum and Jeong Ho-seong have said the president ordered them to raise fu...
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HRW Urges Turkmenistan to Allow Journalist to Work Without Hindrance

Human Rights Watch has urged Turkmen authorities to ensure members of the media can carry out their work without reprisal or undue interference.In the latest in a series of attacks against journalists, Soltan Achilova, a veteran Radio Free Europe/Radio...
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Opposition Heavyweights Urge Park to Step down

Leading presidential hopefuls from the opposition camp have urged President Park Geun-hye to step down and Prime Minister nominee Kim Byong-joon to reject his nomination.Moon Jae-in, former chief of the main opposition Democratic Party, said during a m...
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IN ASHGABAT BEGAN ITS WORK 1ST MEETING OF AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES OF CASPIAN LITTORAL STATES ORGANIZED FOR DISCUSSION OF PROTOCOL FOR COOPERATION TO COMBAT ILLEGAL FISHING ON THE CASPIAN SEA

On November 7, 2016 in Ashgabat began its work 1st Meeting of Authorized Representatives of Caspian littoral States organized for discussion of Protocol for Cooperation to combat illegal fishing on the Caspian Sea. The meeting in Ashgabat was attended ...
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US 8th Army Conducts Noncombatant Evacuation Operation Exercise

An exercise to evacuate U.S. citizens residing in South Korea in the event of a contingency was carried out last week. The U.S.' Eighth Army unveiled on its Web site on Monday that its 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command headquartered in the city of...
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‘Meeting Park Unnecessary Unless Demands Met’

The main opposition Democratic Party has reaffirmed that a meeting between President Park Geun-hye and rival party leaders is unnecessary unless three key demands are met.Party spokesman Yoon Kwan-seok said at a news briefing on Monday, that the party ...
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Ruling Party Factions Clash over Leadership’s Resignation

The ruling Saenuri Party held a meeting in parliament on Friday to discuss the fate of its current leadership amid the Choi Soon-sil political scandal, but failed to reach a conclusion. Chairman Lee Jung-hyun has been pressured to step down to take res...
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Protesters Demand Park’s Resignation in Rallies Nationwide

Tens of thousands of protesters on Saturday demanded President Park Geun-hye's resignation in massive rallies nationwide over a snowballing scandal involving her longtime confidant Choi Soon-sil. The public anger appears to be growing even after the pr...
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