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S. Korea's Moon under fire over sex offender's family funeral

S. Korea's Moon under fire over sex offender's family funeral

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who promised to be a "feminist leader" during his election campaign, was under fire Thursday for sending condolence flowers to the funeral of a convicted sex offender's mother.Moon and dozens of senior politicians -- almo

Mexican president to talk trade with Trump as virus rages

Mexican president to talk trade with Trump as virus rages

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador heads to Washington on Wednesday to talk trade with Donald Trump, against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic and the US leader's bid for re-election.It will be Lopez Obrador's first foreign visit after 18 m

Macron rallies rightwing forces for 2022 election fight

Macron rallies rightwing forces for 2022 election fight

With a new cabinet full of rightwing stalwarts, French President Emmanuel Macron is betting that his 2022 re-election hopes are best built on a conservative base that wants economic recovery to be the priority, analysts say.After his centrist party's rout in

Bolivia gets new economy minister in pre-poll shake up

Bolivia gets new economy minister in pre-poll shake up

Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Anez on Tuesday named former senator Oscar Ortiz as the Latin American country's new economy minister, just two months before elections.Ortiz replaced Jose Luis Parada, who has been economy minister since Anez was sworn in