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South Korea     Cases : 34,652Deaths : 526
Infection tally in 400s for 3rd day, virus-prone facilities under further curbs
Infection tally in 400s for 3rd day, virus-prone facilities under further curbs
Social affairs
The daily number of new coronavirus cases in South Korea stayed in the 400 range for the third day in a row Tuesday, despite tightened antivirus curbs, such as shutdowns of virus-prone facilities, being in place in the greater Seoul area amid the deepening worries over the third infection wave. The country added 451 more COVID-19 cases, including 420 local infections, raising the total caseload to 34,652, according to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA). It reported no additi
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 Ex-CIA official suggests Biden administration propose working-level talks with N. Korea
Ex-CIA official suggests Biden administration propose working-level talks with N. Korea
North Korea
A proposal by the incoming US administration of President-elect Joe Biden to hold working-level talks with North Korea can be a "good starting point" to resume the long-stalled nuclear negotiations, a former US intelligence official said Tuesday. Andrew Kim, who retired as the chief of the Central Intelligence Agency's Korea Mission Center in 2018, made the remark during a webinar on the South Korea-US alliance, saying the North appears to be waiting to see what the Biden camp will sa
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