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North Korea replaces soldiers, South Korea awards medals after defector's border dash11/24/2017 1:08:39 PMSEOUL - North Korea has reportedly replaced guards and fortified a section of its border with South Korea where a North Korean soldier defected last week, while South Korean and U.S. soldiers have been decorated for their role in the defector's rescue.Death toll in attack on mosque in Egypt's north Sinai rises to 184: state television11/24/2017 2:13:52 PMCAIRO - The death toll in a militant attack on mosque in Egypt's north Sinai region has risen to 184 killed, Egyptian state television and MENA state news agency said.South African appeals court more than doubles Pistorius sentence11/24/2017 2:05:18 PMJOHANNESBURG - South Africa's Supreme Court more than doubled Oscar Pistorius' murder sentence on Friday, accepting prosecutors' argument that the original jail term of six years for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp was "shockingly lenient".Mnangagwa vows to rebuild Zimbabawe and serve all citizens11/24/2017 1:50:57 PMHARARE - New President Emmerson Mnangagwa laid out a grand vision on Friday to revitalize Zimbabwe's ravaged economy and vowed to rule on behalf of all the country's citizens.France's Le Drian says China is 'well placed to push' North Korea to talks11/24/2017 2:08:49 PMBEIJING - China has leverage to persuade North Korea to go back to talks over its nuclear ambitions, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Friday, after meeting with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.Irish government set to fall weeks before Brexit summit11/24/2017 1:39:08 PMDUBLIN - Ireland's minority government looked set to collapse on Friday after the party propping it up submitted a motion of no confidence in the deputy prime minister, weeks before a summit on Britain's plans to leave the European Union.Russia takes Tokyo to task over defense alliance with Washington11/24/2017 1:12:50 PMMOSCOW - Russia is concerned that Japan is allowing Washington to use its territory as a base for a U.S. military build-up in north Asia under the pretext of countering North Korea, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.Lebanon's Jumblatt criticizes Saudi over Hariri11/24/2017 11:36:17 AMBEIRUT - Top Lebanese Druze politician Walid Jumblatt on Friday criticized the way Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri had been treated by "some Saudi circles", the first time he has appeared to direct blame at Riyadh over Hariri's resignation this month.Hope fades as search for Argentine submarine enters ninth day11/24/2017 1:46:54 PMMAR DEL PLATA, Argentina - Hopes diminished that the 44 crew members on a Argentine submarine missing for nine days would be found alive after evidence pointed to the possibility that it had exploded and because it only had a seven-day supply of oxygen.Militants kill 115 in north Sinai mosque attack: Egyptian state media11/24/2017 2:03:45 PMCAIRO - At least 115 people were killed on Friday when Islamist militants set off a bomb and opened fire on people attending prayers at a mosque in Egypt's restive northern Sinai, state media said.