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9 July, 2020 12:00 AM printer

News of the day

A South Korean court ordered Pyongyang’s leader Kim Jong Un to compensate two former prisoners of war who spent decades as forced labourers in the North, in a move that could set a far-reaching legal precedent on the divided peninsula. The ruling was the first time a South Korean court claimed jurisdiction over Pyongyang or issued a compensation order against its leader.


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