Tag Archives: North Korean

North Korean girl band cancelled China debut over rumours of tryst between lead singer and Kim Jong-un

Kim Jong-un's hand-selected girl band Moranbong have called off their much-anticipated performance in Beijing amid rumours their show had to be cancelled because of controversy surrounding an affair between the…

Band favored by North Korean leader cancels Beijing concerts

BEIJING (AP) — An all-female band formed by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un canceled its concerts in Beijing & abruptly left the Chinese capital due to unspecified communication issues,…

North Korean pop band cancels Beijing concert, leaves for home

BEIJING (Reuters) – An all-female North Korean pop group formed by leader Kim Jong Un abruptly canceled a Beijing concert on Saturday because of "communication issues" & headed home, Chinese…

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Russian air strikes hit Syria's historic Palmyra region: Moscow

Russia's air force has struck the area around the Islamic State-held ancient city of Palmyra, the defence ministry said on Monday, as Moscow pressed on with its bombing campaign in…

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Lib Dems Lords Threat On Snooper's Charter

The Liberal Democrats have threatened to block Theresa May's new surveillance measures in the House of Lords if they go too far. Speaking on Sky's Murnaghan programme, Lord Ashdown said…

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Chinese general says China island building will not affect freedom of navigation

BEIJING (Reuters) – China's building activities in the South China Sea will not affect freedom of navigation & China will never recklessly resort to use of force, senior Chinese General…

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Labour's David Lammy urges inquiry over missing ballot papers as voting closes

Labour must launch an inquiry into its election contest after claims that one in five London voters had not received their ballot papers, a mayoral hopeful has insisted. David Lammy…

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Weekend of protests set to pile pressure on Malaysia's PM

By Trinna Leong & Al-Zaquan Amer Hamzah KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Protesters gathered on Saturday for a two-day rally in Kuala Lumpur to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Najib…

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Eight contractors among dead in attack on NATO base in Kabul

KABUL (Reuters) – The NATO-led mission in Afghanistan said on Saturday that eight civilian contractors were killed along with one of its service members in an insurgent attack on a…