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US 'ready to restart negotiations' with North Korea

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNorth Korea’s agreed to shut one of the country’s main missile launch sites. Laura Bicker considers what might happen next. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he is ready to restart negotiations with Pyongyang, with the aim of denuclearising North Korea “by 2021”. Discussions between the […]

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India man held for 'inhumane torture' of sister

Image copyright Amit Mishra/Twitter Image caption The woman was found in “extremely poor” health A man has been arrested in India’s capital accused of locking up and torturing his sister for two years. Police and officials from the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) broke into his house and rescued her in a dramatic operation on […]

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Puerto Rico bets on a coffee comeback

Image copyright Tom Laffay Thousands of rural families in Puerto Rico’s rugged central mountains want to rebuild their traditional coffee economy after the devastation of Hurricane Maria. And one year on, they’re betting on a dedicated group of millennials to get the job done, writes Tom Laffay. If they don’t succeed, it could mark the […]