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Park Geun-hye: More Jail Time 😱 for South Korea 🇰🇷 Ex-leader

Disgraced former South Korean President Park Geun-hye has been jailed for a further eight years for corruption, on top of the 24 she is already serving. A court in Seoul sentenced Park to six years for illegally accepting funds from the country's spy agency, and two years for interfering in …

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Trump on Putin Meeting 🤝 : It Wasn't All Rosy 👎

U.S. President Donald Trump defended his efforts to build a relationship with Vladimir Putin in an interview broadcast on Friday after he invited the Russian leader for a second meeting in the midst of an uproar over their first.

Trump’s administration has sought to control the damage from …

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Over 400,000 people living in 'modern slavery' in US, report finds

The Global Slavery Index, published on Thursday by Walk Free Foundation, describes modern slavery as a complex and often hidden crime that crosses borders, sectors and jurisdictions. The US number, the study estimates, is almost one-hundredth of the estimated 40.3 million global total number of people it defines as …

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Trump 'ready' to tax all Chinese imports

US President Donald Trump says he is ready to intensify his trade war with China by slapping tariffs on all $500bn of imports from the country. "I'm ready to go to 500," he said in an interview with the CNBC channel. Mr Trump's comments come before the most recent round …

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More jail time for South Korea ex-leader Park Geun-hye

Disgraced former South Korean President Park Geun-hye has been jailed for a further eight years for corruption, on top of the 24 she is already serving. A court in Seoul sentenced Park to six years for illegally accepting funds from the country's spy agency, and two years for interfering in …

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Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang jailed again for misconduct

The former leader of Hong Kong, Donald Tsang, has lost his appeal against a misconduct conviction and will be sent back to prison. Tsang, who led the city from 2005 to 2012, was on bail pending the appeal. The judge reduced his sentence for misconduct in public office from 20 …

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Police identified Novichok assassins on airport CCTV

Police have used facial recognition technology to identify two assassins sent to poison Sergei and Yulia Skripal with Novichok and are certain they fled back to Russia, it was revealed today. The perpetrators are believed to be members of the GRU military intelligence service and were not known to MI6 …

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