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US envoy to S Korea in knife attack

The US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, is slashed on his face and hand in Seoul by a man demanding Korean reunification.


Smoke rises from a chimney of a steel plant next to residential buildings on a hazy day in Fengnan district of Tangshan, Hebei province in this 18 February 2014 file pictureChina premier unveils economic goals

China's Premier Li Keqiang unveils a lower growth target and vows tighter environmental controls as he opens parliament's annual session.

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Hillary Clinton responds to a growing controversy over her emails when she was a US secretary of state by urging officials to release them swiftly.

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