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Table tennis practice equipment is on display during the 23rd National Exhibition of Sports Scientific and Technological…
The Korea Table Tennis Association invited North Korean athletes to play in Busan next year.
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Fri, 12/06/2019 - 02:46
NSW Rural Fire Service crews protect properties on Waratah Road and Kelyknack Road as the Three Mile fire approaches Mangrove…
Australia’s largest city is shrouded in smoke and in danger with wildfires burning closer and closer
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Fri, 12/06/2019 - 00:58
In this Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, photo, sightseers plays on a sandbar in the Mekong River in Nakhon Phanom province,…
Experts say an upstream dam is blocking sediment from flowing downstream, which may lessen nutrients in the Mekong River and cause erosion downstream
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Thu, 12/05/2019 - 21:59
U.S. President Donald Trump visits U.S. troops based in Osan Air Base, South Korea June 30, 2019. Ed Jones/Pool via REUTERS
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As President Donald Trump asks how the US benefits from its presence in South Korea, experts suggest administration could reduce number of troops amid allies' disagreements over cost-sharing deal
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Thu, 12/05/2019 - 21:43
FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2019, file photo trucks hauling shipping containers drive near containers stacked five-high at a…
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Earlier in the week, Trump rattled global markets when he said a deal might have to wait until after the 2020 election
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Thu, 12/05/2019 - 18:38
Fake bank notes showing images of U.S. President Donald Trump are displayed as protesters stage a rally to oppose the United…
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They say North Korea, China and Russia stand to benefit from friction between the longtime allies
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Thu, 12/05/2019 - 19:42
Uttara Saud, 14, sits inside a Chhaupadi shed in the hills of Legudsen village in Achham District in western Nepal, February 16,…
The body of Parbati Buda Rawat was found after she lit a fire to keep warm in a mud and stone hut and suffocated in Nepal's western Achhan district, the latest victim of the centuries-old, 'chhaupadi' custom, outlawed in 2005
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Thu, 12/05/2019 - 10:40