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US ends search for sailors after Philippine Sea air crash

The US Navy on Friday called off its search for three American sailors missing since their plane crashed in the Philippine Sea.

US, South Korea to stage massive air exercise in show of force

The United States will send stealth fighters to a large-scale air force drill with South Korea next month, the US military said Friday, in a new show of force aimed at North Korea.

South Korea quiet for quake-delayed college entrance exam

An annual hush descended upon South Korea Thursday as hundreds of thousands of students sat the crucial national college entrance exam, delayed for a week by a rare earthquake.

Pyongyang slams South Korea for holding frequent military drills with US

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), on Thursday, slammed South Korea for holding frequent military exercises with the US and for planning to purchase a large volume of US arms.

US plotting to discredit World Cup – Russian senator

A top Russian senator said on Thursday he had credible evidence of the United States plotting to “discredit” the 2018 World Cup his country is staging for the first time.

Cuba and North Korea reject ‘arbitrary’ US demands

Cuba's foreign minister and his North Korean counterpart rejected the United States' "unilateral and arbitrary" demands on Wednesday while expressing concern about escalating tensions on the Korean Peninsula, the ministry said.

WTO to review dispute between Qatar and the UAE

Qatar took the final step on Wednesday to start litigation at the World Trade Organization in its dispute with the United Arab Emirates.

Lagos set for 4th edition of International Taekwondo Classics

Lagos State Government on Wednesday guaranteed a successful hosting of the 4th edition of the Lagos International Taekwondo Classics scheduled to hold from Nov. 23 to Nov.27 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium.

Eight rescued after US Navy aircraft crashes in Philippine Sea

Eight people have been rescued after a US military aircraft with 11 people aboard crashed into the Philippine Sea en route to an aircraft carrier, Japan said Wednesday.

China slams ‘wrong’ US sanctions on North Korea-tied traders

China on Wednesday rejected new United States sanctions targeting Chinese traders doing business with North Korea as "wrong", stressing that it has enforced UN sanctions over Pyongyang's nuclear provocations.

Honda recalls 800,000 minivans

Honda is recalling about 800,000 of its Odyssey minivans in the United States over faulty parts blamed for 46 minor injuries, the company said, just a month after settling a huge lawsuit on other defects.

North Korea rules out negotiations on nuclear weapons

North Korea, on Friday, ruled out negotiations with Washington as long as joint US-South Korea military exercises continue.

South Korea postpones nationwide college exam after rare quake

South Korean authorities took the unprecedented step of postponing nationwide college entrance exams after a rare 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit the southeast on Wednesday, sparking alarm in a country that seldom experiences significant tremors.

Rare 5.4-magnitude quake hits southern South Korea

A rare 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit South Korea’s southeast Wednesday afternoon, the second most powerful quake on record in a country that seldom experiences significant tremors.

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