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  1. North Korea's Kim says to scrap missile sites, visit Seoul

    North Korea agreed on Wednesday to "permanently" abolish its key missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts, and said it is willing to close its main nuclear complex if the United States takes unspecified "reciprocal action".
  2. UK police say two people taken to hospital after car hit pedestrians outside mosque: LBC

    British police said two people have been taken to hospital after reports of a car hitting pedestrians outside a mosque in north-west London on Tuesday, LBC radio reported.
  3. Weber tells paper Brexit deal must avoid hard border in Northern Ireland

    Any deal on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union must ensure that a hard border in Northern Ireland is avoided, Manfred Weber, leader of the European People's Party in the European Parliament told a German newspaper on Wednesday.
  4. UK housing minister says time for EU to evolve its stance on Brexit

    Britain's housing minister said it was time for the European Union to evolve its stance on Brexit as leaders gather for an informal summit in Austria in a bid to near an agreement on the terms of Britain's exit from the bloc.
  5. Morocco plays cat and mouse with Africans headed to Europe

    African emigrants are defying a campaign by Morocco to keep them away from land and sea crossings to Spain, which has become the main entry point to Europe for migrants and refugees following crackdowns elsewhere.
  6. Leaders of North and South Korea to visit Mt. Baektu, official says

    South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Mount Baektu in North Korea on Thursday, a spokesman for South Korea's presidential office said on Wednesday.
  7. Australia's strawberry needle scare spurs proposal for 15-year jail term

    Australia plans to increase the maximum jail term to 15 years for anyone convicted of contaminating foodstuffs, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday, as a scare over needles found in strawberries and other fruits gripped the country.
  8. Trump hails 'exciting' agreements by North Korea's Kim

    U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed developments on Wednesday at an inter-Korean summit in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang as "very exciting".
  9. North, South Korea agree to pursue joint 2032 Olympic Games bid

    The two Koreas have agreed to pursue a bid to co-host the 2032 Olympic Games, they said in a joint statement on Wednesday following a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
  10. Mexican official fired over bodies stored in truck says he's a scapegoat

    Mexican authorities fired a forensic official on Tuesday after an outcry over the storage of some 150 bodies in a refrigerated container truck that roamed towns in Jalisco state, where morgues are filled with victims of the country's drug war.

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