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THIS WEEK: Winter Olympics bring hope for Korea talks

THIS WEEK: Winter Olympics bring hope for Korea talks Kampala, Uganda | THIS WEEK | The Winter Olympics ongoing in Seoul, South Korea have offered a ray of hope for talks between the host nation and its belligerent neighbor, North Korea. The games have calmed tensions between the two hostile nations …

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US leaning towards 2030 Winter Games bid

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | The United States Olympic Committee said Friday 2030 was the preferred option as it eyes a bid for the Winter Olympics. USOC chief executive Scott Blackmun said US officials were tilting away from a bid for the Winter Olympics in 2026. The United States …

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Hospitals fill as Rohingya refugees shiver through winter

  Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh | AFP | Bangladesh doctors warned Tuesday of a sharp escalation in Rohingya children suffering from pneumonia as hundreds of thousands of refugees shiver through winter in overcrowded camps with little protection from the cold. A sudden cold snap in southeastern Bangladesh has caught refugees off guard …

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