Tears, joy as Korean families separated by war reunite briefly after 65 years

Some 90 families from the two Koreas were reunited in the North on Monday, weeping and embracing each after being torn apart for more than six decades by the 1950-53 Korean War....

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Repentant Muslims gather on Mount Arafat for haj climax

More than two million Muslims gathered at Mount Arafat on Monday for a vigil to atone for their sins and ask God's forgiveness as the annual haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia approached its climax....

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Foreign casino operators go all in as they vie for Osaka license

In late July, a lavish fireworks display lit up Osaka's skies in the finale to one of Japan's most famous festivals, courtesy of a first-time sponsor: Macau casino operator Melco Resorts and...

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Taliban kidnap dozens of bus passengers in Afghanistan despite ceasefire

Taliban insurgents kidnapped dozens of passengers after stopping three buses in northern Afghanistan on Monday, officials said, a day after the government announced a ceasefire with the Islamist...

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Apple 'pulls gambling apps from China App Store'

The reported removal of thousands of apps follows criticism by Chinese state media....

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Italy's deputy PM not aware of ad-hoc law to revoke Autostrade concession

Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini on Monday said he was not aware of a plan to write a law to revoke concessions held by Autostrade per l'Italia to operate toll highways after the collapse...

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Shots fired at U.S. embassy in Turkish capital, no casualties

Amid a period of tense relations between Ankara and Washington, several gunshots were fired on Monday from a vehicle at the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital, causing no casualties....

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