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  • Pope Francis calls for Koreas' reconciliation at end of visit

    Wrapping up his first trip to Asia, Pope Francis on Monday called for forgiveness and dialogue between South and North Korea, and seemed to take the United States to task for its unilateral bombing campaign in Iraq. He also discussed future travel...
  • Pope says legitimate for world to stop Islamist aggression in Iraq

    Journalist Foley's parents, after call with pope, call for prayer and action
    ROME (Reuters) - The parents of James Foley, the American journalist killed by Islamic State militants in Iraq, on Friday called for prayer and support to free the remaining captives held by Islamic State fighters. "We do pray, we beg the international...
  • Sensata to buy Schrader as Europe adopts tire pressure sensors

    Sensata to buy Schrader as Europe adopts tire pressure sensors
    (Reuters) - Sensors and electrical controls maker Sensata Technologies Holding NV said it would buy Schrader International to meet growing demand for sensors to monitor car-tire pressure. Sensata, whose shares rose as much as 6.6 percent on Monday...
  • New head of South Korean 2018 Winter Games vows 'success' after delays

    With the organizers of the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, hoping to recover from a turbulent summer, the group's new leader met with International Olympic Committee officials over the weekend. Cho Yang-ho took control of the organizing...
  • Russia may ban car imports if West applies new sanctions: Vedomosti

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia may tighten retaliatory sanctions against Western nations to include a ban on car imports, if the United States and the European Union impose additional sanctions on Moscow, daily newspaper Vedomosti reported on Monday. The...
  • Pope urges Korean reconciliation, prays for persecuted Iraq Christians

    SEOUL Pope Francis called for Korean reconciliation Monday, and offered special prayers for persecuted Christians in Iraq during the final event of his five-day visit to South Korea. Francis celebrated a Peace and Reconciliation Mass in Seoul's...
  • Pope urges Korean reconciliation, reaches out to China

    Pope urges Korean reconciliation, reaches out to China
    Pope Francis on Monday called for peace and reconciliation on the divided Korean peninsula and sent a further message of goodwill to China, wrapping-up a five day trip to South Korea and the first papal visit to Asia in 15 years. Before a Mass on Monday...
  • South Korea's Son set to return for September friendlies

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea winger Son Heung-min, who was denied permission to play at the Asian Games in September by his German club Bayer Leverkusen, has been named in the full national squad for upcoming friendlies against Venezuela and Uruguay....
  • South Korea running out of spent nuclear fuel storage space - advisory body

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea needs to quickly find additional space where it can store its spent nuclear fuel because some of its temporary storage capacity will be full by 2016, an independent body that advises the government on nuclear issues said on...
  • China January - July FDI falls for first time in 17 months

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign direct investment inflows in January-July fell for the first time in 17 months compared with the same period a year earlier, as firms from Japan, Europe and the United States cut spending in the manufacturing sector....
  • Samsung extends deal as Olympics top sponsor to 2020

    BERLIN (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung has extended its top sponsorship contract as an Olympics worldwide partner to 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Sunday. Samsung, who first signed up as a top sponsor with the IOC in 1998...