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The US will start arming Syrian Kurds in the fight against ISIS. This is sure to tick off Mideast ally Turkey, which considers some Kurdish fighters to be part of a terrorist group.
Moon Jae-in is South Korea's new President. Unlike his predecessor -- Park Geun-hye, who was impeached and thrown out of office -- Moon wants talks with North Korea.
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