A demonstrator with a flag attends a demonstration denouncing the Japanese government's decision on its exports to South Korea in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, South Korea, on 11 in July. Photo: AP / Ahn Young-joon

Former Mitsubishi employees seek compensation for forced labor in the colonial era

Colonial Korean workers want a court to allow the sale of assets from their former Japanese employer to

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Bruno Le Maire, France's finance minister, said Paris would withdraw its own tax on technology giants if there was an international agreement. Photo: Benoît Tessier / Reuters

France will not back down on digital tax despite US legal threats

France will not back down in the face of US threats of legal action over its plans for a digital tax on giants

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Mark Esper testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee. Photo: Erik S Lesser / EPA

Mark Esper, Trump's defense secretary, says US does not want war with Iran

Donald Trump's candidate to become the first permanent secretary of US defense in more than six

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US Rep. Ayanna Pressley, right, speaks during a press conference with representatives of the left, Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib, about racist remarks made against them by Donald Trump. Photo: Brendan Smialowski / AFP / Getty Images

House approves resolution condemning Trump's racist attack on congressmen

The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a resolution condemning Donald Trump's comments by telling four

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Four congressmen responded on Monday to Trump's comments that they should "come back and help repair the totally destroyed and crime-infested places from which they came." Photo: UPI / Barcroft Media

Racist Attack of American Artillery Trump

When Trump tweeted on Sunday that four African-American congressmen - all US citizens, three of whom were born in

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In this photo released by the official website of the Iranian Presidency's office, President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a meeting during his provincial tour of North Khorasan, Iran, on Sunday, 14 July 2019. (Photo: Office of the Iranian Presidency via AP)

EU seeks to reduce tensions in Persian Gulf

The nations of the European Union (EU) wanted to reduce tensions in the Persian Gulf region on Monday and

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the 4X Plenary Meeting of the 7 Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang in this 10 April 2019 photo released on April 11 2019 by the Korean Central Agency. Photo: KCNA via REUTERS / File Photo

New Constitution of North Korea defines Kim as head of state

Kim Jong Un was formally appointed head of state of North Korea and commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces in a

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Eduardo Bolsonaro, son of the Brazilian president, is expected to be his father's envoy to the United States. Photo: Joshua Roberts / Reuters

Bolsonaro considers naming son as US ambassador

The Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, highlighting the influential role

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Slovakia's newly elected President Zuzana Caputova attends a TV debate in Bratislava, Slovakia. (Photo: AP Photo / Petr David Josek, file)

President of Slovakia criticizes human rights in China

The new president of Slovakia, a former activist and lawyer, used a meeting with China's top diplomat on Wednesday

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