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South Korean opposition vows justice as Park prepares Blue House exit

SEOUL: The South Korean politician likely to emerge as the next president promised justice and common sense on Sunday as workers renovated the home of ousted leader Park Geun-hye to prepare for her departure from the presidential Blue House. The Constitutional Court ruled on Friday to uphold a parliamentary vote to impeach Park, dismissing her… Read More »

Merkel vows compromise with US on trade, military spending

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Saturday to seek compromises on issues like trade and military spending with U.S. President Donald Trump, adding she would work on preserving the important relationship between Europe and the United States. “He made his convictions clear in his inauguration speech,” Merkel said in remarks broadcast live, a day… Read More »

Turkey vows vengeance after Kurdish militants blamed for attack that killed 38

ISTANBUL: Turkey on Sunday vowed vengeance against Kurdish militants it said were likely behind twin bombings that killed 38 people and wounded 155 in what appeared to be a coordinated attack on police outside a soccer stadium in Istanbul. The blasts on Saturday night – a car bomb outside the Vodafone Arena, home to Istanbul’s… Read More »

Biden vows 'rock solid' NATO ties as allies slam Trump

RIGA: US Vice President Joe Biden promised unwavering commitment to NATO’s collective defence on Tuesday (Aug 23) as he sought to reassure Baltic allies spooked by a resurgent Russia and White House hopeful Donald Trump. “Let there be no doubt – America’s Article 5 commitment is rock solid and unwavering,” Biden said, referring to a… Read More »