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Coronavirus: Swimming defector was not infected, says S Korea

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The suspected patient crawled through a drain then swam to North Korea, the South says.
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The first publicly reported suspected case of Covid-19 within North Korea's borders has been reported. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called an emergency meeting Saturday after the infection was reported. According to CNN, Kim believes a defector who fled the country 3 years ago returned to the...

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Bear found stuck in a noose in Chhattisgarh's Korea [Video]

Bear found stuck in a noose in Chhattisgarh's Korea

A bear was found trapped in a noose at a tree in Chhattisgarh's Korea district area on August 12. However it was later rescued by forest department. A local said, "I saw the Bear on yesterday in forest, I thought it was normally sitting on a tree, but later when I rechecked, the bear seemed stuck in a noose and then I called the forest department." "We are trying best to rescue it, however it is very scared right now"said forest official. According to the report the bear was later rescued.

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UN warns of N. Korea's miniature nuclear devices [Video]

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