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Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with South Korea
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Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with South Korea
May 20 (UPI) -- Japan's defense minister is calling for improved relations with South Korea, despite political friction and recent anti-Korean remarks from Japanese lawmakers.
U.S., North Korea military officers hold 'friendly' conversations daily, report says
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U.S., North Korea military officers hold 'friendly' conversations daily, report says
May 20 (UPI) -- North Korea and U.S. military officers have exchanged phone calls at the Korean demilitarized zone.
IS militants blamed for prison riot that killed at least 32
World News // 3 hours ago
IS militants blamed for prison riot that killed at least 32
May 20 (UPI) -- Islamic militants instigated a prison riot in Tajikistan Sunday that killed three prison guards and 29 inmates.
House Speaker Pelosi awarded Profile in Courage Award
U.S. News // 4 hours ago
House Speaker Pelosi awarded Profile in Courage Award
May 20 (UPI) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's crusade to expand healthcare earned her the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award Sunday in Boston.
Iran promises 'crushing response' after Trump's tweet threat
U.S. News // 4 hours ago
Iran promises 'crushing response' after Trump's tweet threat
May 20 (UPI) -- U.S. President Donald Trump is using the same hardline rhetoric against Iran that he used a year ago, as new tensions flare between Washington and Tehran.
Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine's president
World News // 6 hours ago
Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine's president
May 20 (UPI) -- Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in Monday as the sixth president of Ukraine, vowing to achieve a ceasefire with Russian-backed separatists while announcing the disbandment of parliament.
Swedish prosecutor seeks warrant for Julian Assange
World News // 8 hours ago
Swedish prosecutor seeks warrant for Julian Assange
May 20 (UPI) -- A Swedish prosecutor filed a request Monday to arrest WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange for a rape case nearly a decade ago that began his several years of living under asylum.
Second DMZ hiking trail to open in Cheorwon in June
World News // 9 hours ago
Second DMZ hiking trail to open in Cheorwon in June
SEOUL, May 20 (UPI) -- The second inter-Korean border trail along the Demilitarized Zone that demarcates South and North Korea will be opened to civilian hikers next month, officials said Monday.
Texas police: Transgender woman killed weeks after filmed assault
U.S. News // 9 hours ago
Texas police: Transgender woman killed weeks after filmed assault
May 20 (UPI) -- A transgender woman who was attacked last month by a group of men in Texas was found dead over the weekend, police said.
Temple memorial set ablaze to honor Parkland school shooting victims
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
Temple memorial set ablaze to honor Parkland school shooting victims
May 20 (UPI) -- Some 8,000 people gathered before a plywood temple memorial and watched it burn in a gesture of symbolic healing following last year's Florida school shooting.
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