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N. Korea to rejoin South’s time zone in conciliatory gesture

Seoul, South Korea | AFP | North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he would move the country’s clocks 30 minutes forward to unify with the South’s time zone as a conciliatory gesture after Friday’s inter-Korean summit, Seoul said Sunday. The two countries on the divided peninsula have had different …

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Year 2016 will last a second longer

5. 4. 3. 2. 1. 1… An extra second to see out 2016 Paris, France | AFP | As if 2016 has not been long enough, the year’s dying minute will last an extra second to make up for time lost to Earth’s slowing rotation, timekeepers say. Countries that use …

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Time names Donald Trump its ‘person of 2016’

New York, United States | AFP |  Time magazine on Wednesday named Donald Trump its “Person of the Year” for 2016 for his stunning upset victory in the US election, saying he had redrawn America’s political rules. The Republican president-elect dialed into NBC television’s Today show, welcoming the accolade as …

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