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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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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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