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Ski lift: North Korea may capitalize on joint Olympics training visit

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s offer to send athletes to a North Korean ski resort for joint training ahead of next month’s Olympics risks giving leader Kim Jong Un’s regime legitimacy and some much needed cash, North Korean defectors and ...

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Iraq, BP sign deal to lift output capacity in northern Kirkuk oilfields

Related Articles BAGHDAD: Iraq signed a memorandum of understanding with BP on Thursday to boost production capacity from the northern Kirkuk oilfields, which were taken back in October by Iraqi government forces, an Iraqi oil official said.Oil Minister Jabar Al-Luaibi ...

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Finnish firm gets lift from Dubai hotel elevator deal

Kone Corporation has won the order to supply 23 elevators and escalators for the WOW Hotel and Hotel Apartments development in Dubai. Situated in Dubai’s Business Bay, the tower consists of 76 floors and reaches the height of 323 metres. ...

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Fears of fresh abuse of migrants in Middle East as Kenya set to lift ban

Related Articles NAIROBI: Working as a tutor for three children from a wealthy family in Qatar, Kenyan migrant Wairimu did not suspect that her employer’s offer to take her for a medical check up was a ploy to confiscate her ...

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U.S., Turkey mutually lift visa restrictions, ending months-long row

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The United States and Turkey lifted all visa restrictions on Thursday after Washington said Ankara had kept to assurances no further U.S. mission staff would be targeted for performing official duties, following detention of two earlier this ...

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Skiers in French Alps lift ordeal at Chamrousse

Skiers in French Alps lift ordeal at Chamrousse

At least 150 people have been rescued after being trapped for several hours in ski lift gondolas in the resort of Chamrousse in the French Alps. A vast rescue operation was launched after the lift broke down at about 15:00 ...

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Tunisia to lift bread prices for first time since revolution, sell Eurobonds

TUNIS: Tunisia plans to slightly increase bread prices for the first time since its 2011 revolution and sell Eurobonds worth €500 million ($ 593.20 million) as it seeks to slash a budget deficit, an economic adviser told Reuters.The North African ...

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