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Japan’s Abe to meet Trump ahead of US-N Korea summit

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Tokyo, Jun 6 (AP) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, unable to meet North Korea's leader himself, is heading to Washington to try to make sure President Donald Trump doesn't overlook Japan's security and other concerns at the unprecedented U.S.-North Korea summit next week.
Abe will have less than two hours to make his points to Trump at the White House on Thursday, before both go to Canada for a G-7 summit on June 8-9, and the American president then flies to Singapore for his June 12...
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N Korean military may benefit from Kim’s charm offensive

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Tokyo, Jun 6 (AP) - While raising hopes for denuclearization and a peace treaty to finally end the Korean War, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's newly found focus on diplomacy comes with an ironic flipside: It could be a godsend for his generals.
Kim's thinking on how his military fits in to his...
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New evacuations near Guatemala volcano set off panic

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Escuintla, Jun 6 (AP) - Frightened people living near the Volcano of Fire fled with their children and few pos-sessions when fresh flows of super-heated debris were announced, taking no chances after authorities gave them little time to evacuate before a deadly eruption over the weekend.
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International experts should help probe Myanmar abuses

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United Nations, Jun 6 (AP) - The U.N. Security Council is urging Myanmar's government to allow interna-tional investigators help probe allegations of human rights violations committed against Rohingya Muslims, saying it remains "gravely concerned" at their current plight.
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Kurdish militia to exit Syria’s Manbij under US-Turkey deal

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Washington, Jun 6 (AP) - An American-backed Syrian Kurdish militia said Tuesday it will leave the strategic town of Manbij under a delicate U.S.-Turkey deal that could ease tensions between the NATO allies and force a realignment of troops along the volatile Syria-Turkey frontier.
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