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World 25 Nov 2020 | 6:45 AM

Syrian army says Israel hits southern Damascus in second strike in week

AMMAN (Reuters) - The Syrian army said early Wednesday that Israel launched air strikes on an area in the southern outskirts of Damascus, where military defectors believe has a strong Iranian military presence in the second such attack within a week.

World 12 Oct 2020 | 8:02 AM

North Korea hosts 'Mass Games' for 75th anniversary of ruling party

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watched tens of thousands of dancers, gymnasts and other performers in a large-scale celebration on Sunday of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers' Party.

World 30 Sep 2020 | 3:00 PM

North Korean defector says abuse by South Korean spies broke her trust and her dream

SEOUL (Reuters) - When she first met a mysterious South Korean man who introduced himself as Dr Seong, the woman thought she had found a father figure to help her start a new life after fleeing from her home in North Korea.

North Korea 26 Sep 2020 | 7:00 AM

‘Jong-un sorry over S. Korean killing’

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un issued a rare apology over what he described as the “unexpected and disgraceful” killing of a South Korean at sea, Seoul’s presidential office said.

World 24 Sep 2020 | 7:51 AM

North Korean troops killed missing South Korean, then burned body, Seoul says

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean fisheries official who went missing this week was questioned on a North Korean patrol boat before being shot dead by troops who then doused his body in oil and set it on fire, South Korea's military said on Thursday.

World 20 Sep 2020 | 11:12 AM

South Korea police arrests defector trying to cross back to North Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean police said on Sunday they had arrested a defector who tried to return to North Korea after a similar, successful crossing in July escalated tensions on the peninsula.