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Former ambassador to North Korea: There's 'pride' in nuclear weapons
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WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- North Koreans are a proud people who believe they have "taken their destiny in their own hands."
Bram Schot to become Audi's permanent chief executive
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Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Bram Schot will become Audi AG's chief executive after serving in an interim role when the automaker's CEO was arrested in June.
Spain to increase monthly minimum wage by 22 percent
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Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Spain will raise the country's monthly minimum wage by 22 percent for 2019, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced Wednesday.
Pope removes three from council of cardinals, including two in child abuse scandals
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Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Pope Francis removed two cardinals, each involved in sexual abuse scandals, from his advisory council, the Vatican announced Wednesday.
Chaos erupts as Hungarian Parliament passes judicial, 'slave' laws
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Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Hungary's Parliament passed laws Wednesday that allow employers to demand more overtime work and give the government greater control over the judiciary.
Erdogan: Turkey planning military operation to 'wipe out' Syria terrorists
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Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Turkish President Recep Erdogan said Wednesday his military will soon launch an operation against terror groups in Syria it says are backed by the United States.
Ecuador President Lenin Moreno gets $1B from China during visit
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Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno said Wednesday China has given $1 billion in loans and aid to help the South American nation with a variety of matters.
Gallup: Australia, Indonesia top U.S. as 'most generous' nation
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Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Indonesia, Australia, the United States and New Zealand were declared Wednesday the world's most generous countries in an annual study by pollster Gallup.
3 killed in violence marring run-up to Bangladesh's Dec. 30 elections
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Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Violence in Bangladesh this week, about two weeks before national elections, has killed three people and injured more than 100.
UNHCR: 250,000 Syrian refugees could return by 2019
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Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The United Nations refugee agency said as many as 250,000 Syrian refugees could return home as its eight-year civil war continues to wind down.
Theresa May survives no-confidence vote to remain as British PM
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Dec. 12 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote by members of her Conservative Party Wednesday, amid her beleaguered plan to leave the EU.
5 arrested as French police hunt gunman in attack that killed 2
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Dec. 12 (UPI) -- French police arrested five people Wednesday in connection with the deadly shooting at a Christmas market in Strasbourg that killed 2 people and injured 14.
North Korea named violator of religious freedom for 17 years
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SEOUL, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The United States has designated North Korea, China, Myanmar, Pakistan and six other countries violators of religious freedom.
Japanese police arrest Chinese man over fire in Tokyo
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Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Japanese police arrested Wednesday a man, who claimed to be from Hong Kong, for allegedly setting a fire at Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Japanese media reported.
Report: Kim Jong Un unlikely to visit Seoul this year
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SEOUL, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- South Korea's presidential office concluded that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is not likely to visit Seoul before year's end, a government official said.
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