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As Coronavirus Recedes in Europe, Citizens Demand Answers

DON'T LOSE ACCESS:Your IP access to ForeignPolicy.com will expire on June 15. To ensure uninterrupted reading, please contact Rachel Mines, sales director, at rachel.mines@foreignpolicy.com. Morning Brief As the virus wanes in some countries, grieving families want to know how it all went so wrong. Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte waits…
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June 11, 2020
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DoD lifts some COVID travel limits; New Afghanistan peace talks?; Army rethinks Confederate base names; IBM ends face-recognition work; And a bit more.

The U.S. military has begun lifting COVID-related travel restrictions. On Monday, defense officials announced that 39 states and Bahrain, Belgium, Germany, Japan, and the UK had met conditions that allow Defense Secretary Mark Esper to lift some coronavirus-related travel restrictions. The conditions were laid out in a May 22 memo.…
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June 9, 2020
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North Korea cuts all cross-border communication with South Korea

When South Korean officials tried to contact their North Korean counterparts via several channels after the North's announcement Tuesday, the North Koreans didn't answer, according to the South Korean government Associated Press        Last Updated: June 9, 2020  | 17:17 IST The North's Korean Central News Agency said all cross-border communication lines would be…
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June 9, 2020
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North Korea Cuts Off All Communication With South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said it was cutting off all communication channels with South Korea on Tuesday, a move experts say could signal Pyongyang has grown frustrated that Seoul has failed to revive lucrative inter-Korean economic projects and persuade the United States to ease sanctions. The North’s…
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June 9, 2020
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06/05/2020 News & Commentary – Korea

News & commentary by Dave Maxwell. Edited and published by Daniel Riggs.  1. Gov't Kowtows to Kim Jong-un's Sister over Leaflets 2. Moon pulls plugs on leaflets after North squawks 3. Why Is Kim Jong-un's Sister Suddenly Spitting Feathers? 4. Experts say inter-Korean pact is inapplicable to Seoul's balloon leaflets…
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June 5, 2020