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North Korea to send ceremonial head Kim Yong-nam South

Image copyright AFP Image caption It is unclear whether Kim Yong-nam, who heads the parliament in Pyongyang, will attend the opening ceremony along with US Vice President Mike Pence North Korea is to send its highest ranking official for years to the South amid a diplomatic rapprochement sparked by the …

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Oil tanker with 22 Indian crewmen missing off Benin

An oil tanker with a crew of 22 Indian nationals is missing in the Gulf of Guinea off Benin in West Africa. There has been no contact with the Panama-registered Marine Express since Thursday. The incident occurred less than a month after another vessel was taken by pirates in the …

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Costa Rica election: Gay marriage debate dominates campaign

Image copyright AFP Voting is under way in Costa Rica’s presidential election after a campaign dominated by same-sex marriage. Last month, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights based in Costa Rica ruled such alliances should be recognised. The court’s decision led to a backlash in the Central American country. A …

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Mexico finds nearly 200 migrants hidden in cramped lorry

Image copyright EPA Image caption Men, women and children were freed from the cramped lorry Nearly 200 undocumented migrants from Central America have been found hidden in a lorry without food or water in north-eastern Mexico. The men, women and children were found crammed into the bottom of the lorry …

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