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Kim Jong-un holds meeting with top officials to discuss 'policy matters', even as North Korea’s deadline to Washington to discuss nuclear weapons program nears
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Kim Jong-un holds meeting with top officials to discuss 'policy matters', even as North Korea’s deadline to Washington to discuss nuclear weapons program nears

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un convened a meeting of top ruling party officials on Saturday to discuss important policy matters ahead of the year-end deadline set by Kim for the United States, the state news agency said on Sunday

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West welcome fourth child: 'He's here and he's perfect'
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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West welcome fourth child: 'He's here and he's perfect'

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's fourth child joins sisters North and Chicago and, brother Saint.

Indonesia submits formal bid to host the 2032 Olympics after winning praise for hosting last year’s Asian Games
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Indonesia submits formal bid to host the 2032 Olympics after winning praise for hosting last year’s Asian Games

Indonesia has submitted a bid to host the 2032 Olympics, the state news agency said on Tuesday, after winning praise for hosting last year’s Asian Games,

Amazon-backed startup launches an AR wearable that looks like regular glasses
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Amazon-backed startup launches an AR wearable that looks like regular glasses

Called Focals, the wearable device resembles a pair of thick-rimmed, black hipster glasses.

South Koreans travel to North Korea to reunite with war-divided kin
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South Koreans travel to North Korea to reunite with war-divided kin

Hundreds of South Koreans crossed the border to the North on Tuesday for emotional three-day reunions with family members most hadn't heard from since the war between the countries more than 60 years ago.

Kanye West starts petition for no-fly zone over his house
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Kanye West starts petition for no-fly zone over his house

Rapper Kanye West wants a no-fly zone over his home in Hidden Hills, California.

Sri Lanka: Two councils in former LTTE stronghold to go to polls next month
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Sri Lanka: Two councils in former LTTE stronghold to go to polls next month

Two local councils in the former LTTE ruled northern province in Sri Lanka will go to polls on 28 February.

India's PC market bounces back in Q2: Regional highlights [Infographic]
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India's PC market bounces back in Q2: Regional highlights [Infographic]

"This growth is primarily driven by manifesto driven state government deals for students such as the one noticed in Tamil Nadu (ELCOT-III) in CY 2014. In addition, end user buying sentiments have improved, post the elections in Q2 2014," IDC stated.

Is Kim Kardashian relaunching her music career?
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Is Kim Kardashian relaunching her music career?

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is reportedly having vocal coaching and songwriting lessons as she wants to relaunch her pop career.

Feared Uzbek jihadists behind deadly Pakistan airport attack
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Feared Uzbek jihadists behind deadly Pakistan airport attack

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - In a commando-style attack carried out with military precision, militants wearing Pakistani uniforms burst into the country's busiest airport under cover of darkness in one of the most audacious attacks in Pakistan in years.

Thai army tells PM, ministers to report to it
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Thai army tells PM, ministers to report to it

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's army told acting Prime Minister Niwatthamrong Boonsongphaisan and his ministers to report to a military compound in the north of Bangkok on Thursday. Deputy Army Spokesman Winthai Suvaree issued the order in a televised statement hours after the army staged a coup to oust the government. (Reporting by Bangkok bureau; Editing by Alan Raybould)

North Korea warns foreigners to leave South amid new threats of war
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North Korea warns foreigners to leave South amid new threats of war

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea intensified threats of an imminent conflict against the United States and the South on Tuesday, warning foreigners to evacuate South Korea to avoid being dragged into "thermonuclear war".

North Korea's peasant army gets ready to farm, not wage war
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North Korea's peasant army gets ready to farm, not wage war

SEOUL (Reuters) - As a North Korean army signaller near the tense sea border with the South, Lee So-yeon was given live ammunition and a steel helmet during a 1993 crisis, but soon found herself back doing what she and her comrades did most - farming. It's a vital service in a country where millions cannot find enough to eat. That crisis 20 years ago - Pyongyang announced it was quitting a global nuclear pact - eventually passed

North Korea tests Obama's 'strategic patience'
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North Korea tests Obama's 'strategic patience'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea's next act of defiance could be a critical test of whether President Barack Obama's "strategic patience," his long-standing policy toward the nuclear renegade state, is beginning to run out. With North Korea considered likely to cap its barrage of bellicose threats with a military provocation in coming days, the United States has drawn up new security plans with ally South Korea and increased pressure on China to do more to rein in Pyongyang, U.S. officials said

Exclusive: N.Korea tells China of preparations for fresh nuclear test - source
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Exclusive: N.Korea tells China of preparations for fresh nuclear test - source

BEIJING (Reuters) - North Korea has told its key ally, China, that it is prepared to stage one or even two more nuclear tests this year in an effort to force the United States into diplomatic talks with Pyongyang, said a source with direct knowledge of the message.