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19 December 2017

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Babylon Reports – Protests turn violent in Kurdistan, US veto UN resolution, K-Pop star dies

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Fears of instability are high as casualties were reported after protests over lack of basic services and delayed and reduced salaries turned violent yesterday. The protests in cities across Sulaimani and Halabja provinces turned violent when demonstrators clashed with riot police and security forces in several cities on Monday. The KRG said that while the […]

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17 July 2017

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Babylon Reports – Koreas talk, Qatar World Cup bid at risk, George Romero dies

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Can’t we all just get along? That’s what South Korea is trying to say as it proposed holding military talks with North Korea, after weeks of heightened tension following Pyongyang’s long range missile test. If they are to go ahead, these would be the first high-level talks since 2015. A senior official said talks should […]

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9 May 2017

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Babylon Reports – South Korea votes, KRG debt payments, Bill Clinton novel

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Two days after the French elections, South Koreans are now heading to the polls in a presidential election, called early after a huge corruption scandal brought down their former leader. Left-leaning Moon Jae-in is the clear front-runner with the centrist candidate as his nearest challenger. The election is being closely watched at a time of […]

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