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Kim’s ‘bitter sorrow’ after bus crash

Kim’s ‘bitter sorrow’ after bus crash

BeijingNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un has expressed his “bitter sorrow” after dozens of Chinese tourists were killed when a bus they were travelling in plunged off a bridge.

Thirty-two Chinese tourists and four North Koreans perished in the accident south of Pyongyang Sunday night, Chinese officials and state media said. Two other Chinese nationals were injured.

In a rare admission of negative news from North Korea’s tightly controlled propaganda network, the KCNA news agency on Tuesday said Kim met personally with the Chinese ambassador in Pyongyang and later visited survivors in hospital.

The Rodong Sinmun newspaper, the mouthpiece of the ruling party, carried a front-page on Kim’s actions, including pictures of him in a doctor’s white coat, holding the two survivors’ hands as they lay in their hospital beds.




Kim and Kanye West expecting fourth child

Kim and Kanye West expecting fourth child

Kim Kardashian has confirmed she is expecting her fourth child with husband Kanye West during a US TV interview. Kim revealed the couple were expecting a boy via a surrogate mother. She was joined by her sisters Kourtney and Khloe Kard


Kim and Kanye West expecting fourth child

Kim and Kanye West expecting fourth child

Kim Kardashian has confirmed she is expecting her fourth child with husband Kanye West during a US TV interview. Kim revealed the couple were expecting a boy via a surrogate mother. She was joined by her sisters Kourtney and Khloe Kard

German growth slows

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Growth in the German economy fell to 1.5 per cent in 2018, official data showed yesterday, representing a marked slowdown from the previous year’s figure. Officials from federal statistics authority Destatis told a Berlin press c

EU wants end veto on tax

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Not spying for China

Not spying for China

Huawei’s reclusive founder Ren Zhengfei stepped out of the shadows yesterday to give a rare media interview, forcefully denying accusations that his firm engaged in espionage on behalf of the Chinese government. The company he fo