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[Graphic News] Fruit prices hit highest mark in 4 years

The prices of major fruits sold in South Korea hit the highest level in four years last month, data showed Tuesday. According to data compiled by Statistics Korea, the index of the prices of 15 majo...

Updated : 2017.06.21 18:09

After Warmbier’s death, US weighs travel ban on North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration is considering banning travel by US citizens to North Korea, officials said Tuesday, as outrage grew over the death of American student Otto Warmbier and P...

Updated : 2017.06.21 09:42

Philippines' Duterte apologises for urban war

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte apologised Tuesday for a military offensive that has left the nation's main Muslim city in ruins, but said it was needed to crush militants linked to the Islamic ...

Updated : 2017.06.20 22:02

Taliban kill 8 Afghan guards working at US base

Taliban gunmen opened fire on Afghan security guards in the country's northern Parwan province, killing at least eight guards, a provincial official and the insurgents said Tuesday. Elsewhere in Afg...

Updated : 2017.06.20 21:58

Ronaldo summoned to answer judge's questions on tax fraud

A Spanish judge has summoned Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo to court to answer questions after he was accused of tax fraud by a state prosecutor. The Portugal international will have to appea...

Updated : 2017.06.20 21:43

No charges after 3-week-old Michigan girl killed by dog

A prosecutor says no charges will be brought after a 3-week-old girl was fatally attacked by a dog at a home in western Michigan while briefly left unattended. Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker an...

Updated : 2017.06.20 20:55

[Graphic News] France has highest minimum wage in the world

France has the highest minimum wage in the world, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Its after-tax rate of $11.20 per hour is followed by Australia with $11.10 an...

Updated : 2017.06.20 18:19

Car rams police vehicle on famed Paris avenue; attacker dies

A man on the radar of French authorities for extremism was killed Monday after ramming a car carrying arms and explosives into a police convoy on Paris' famed Champs-Elysees Avenue, setting off a fie...

Updated : 2017.06.20 09:18

Portgual awaits foreign help to fight deadly wildfires

PEDROGAO GRANDE, Portugal-- More than 2,000 firefighters in Portugal battled Monday to contain major wildfires in the central region of the country, where one blaze killed 62 people, while authoritie...

Updated : 2017.06.20 09:14

EU 'deeply regrets' US Paris climate pact withdrawal

LUXEMBOURG -- The European Union on Monday blasted US President Donald Trump for pulling out of the Paris climate change pact and said Brussels would continue to lead efforts to prevent global warmin...

Updated : 2017.06.19 21:17

[Graphic News] Obesity affects one in 10 worldwide: study

More than 1 in 10 people worldwide are now obese, with weight-related health problems claiming millions of lives every year, according to a major new global study released Monday. Conducted in 195 c...

Updated : 2017.06.19 18:26

Vehicle hits people near London mosque, causing casualties

LONDON (AP) _ A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning, causing several casualties, police said. One person has been arrested. The London Ambulance Service say...

Updated : 2017.06.19 09:52

[Graphic News] S. Korea’s export prices down 1% in May on strong won

South Korea’s export prices fell in May due to the strong won and a drop in oil prices, central bank data showed Friday. Export prices fell 1 percent in May, according to data. Still, year-on-year,...

Updated : 2017.06.18 18:08

US soldiers wounded in Afghan ‘insider attack’

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (AFP) -- Seven American troops were wounded Saturday in an insider attack by an Afghan soldier at a military base, as the US appears set to boost its troop presence in the...

Updated : 2017.06.18 17:57

[Newsmaker] Amazon deal could disrupt grocery business

Amazon’s deal to buy Whole Foods Market injects even greater pressure into the food and grocery sectors at a time when e-commerce is already roiling retailers. The tech giant’s $13.7 billion acqui...

Updated : 2017.06.18 17:05