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U.S. envoy plays down expectations for North Korea meet, but ready to talk

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, Stephen Biegun, on Wednesday rejected reports that he was seeking to meet North Korean officials during a visit to South Korea this week but reiterated that Washington is open to resuming talks. The U.S. point man for North Korea, Biegun was in Seoul for meetings with South Korean officials, overshadowed by North Korea’s insistence that it has no intention of returning to denuclearisation negotiations as long as the U.S. clings to “hostile policies”. Biegun met South Korean Foreign Minister, Kang Kyung-wha, briefly before holding longer meetings with Vice Foreign Minister, Cho Sei-young, and Chief Nuclear Negotiator, Lee Do-hoon. Talks covered a range of issues, including responses to the novel coronavirus and negotiations over the sharing of the costs of the U.S. military deployment in South Korea, but North Korea dominated the agenda, South Korean officials said. Biegun’s visit had sparked speculation about a last-ditch effort to revive the North Korea talks ahead of the U.S. presidential election in November, but he played down expectations for new meetings. “Let me absolutely be clear, we did not request a visit,’’ Biegun said after meeting Lee. “This visit, this week, is to meet with our close friends and allies, the South Koreans.’’ But Biegun said he was ready to resume talks at any time the North Koreans designate. “We look forward to continuing our work for a peaceful outcome of the Korean peninsula, I believe this is very much possible,’’ he said. He added that U.S. President Donald Trump had given his full support. Biegun reiterated that the U.S. was willing to be flexible and reach a “balanced agreement” with North Korea, should it decide to return to talks, Lee said. Biegun is also likely to meet Suh Hoon, Moon’s new national security adviser who, as spy chief, was instrumental in facilitating summits between Trump and North Korean...

Breaking: Kwara Head of Services dies of Coronavirus

The Head of Services in Kwara State, Aminu Logun , has died of coronavirus . This was revealed by the state governor, Abdulramon Abdulrazaq on Tuesday. "With total submission to the will of Allah, I announce the passing of my Chief of Staff, Aminu Logun (mni). We lost him this evening to complications from COVID-19. "Logun was an industrialist, a public intellectual, and an elder statesman who diligently served the state at various times. "I commiserate with his family and the entire Ilorin Emirate. I pray the Almighty Allah to grant him Al-Jannah Firdaus and give the family the fortitude to bear the huge loss.

Breaking: Buhari suspends Acting EFCC Chairman, Magu

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has been suspended by the Presidency. Magu was arrested on Monday by a combined team of Department of State Services personnel and policemen at the Wuse II office of the EFCC to face an interagency committee investigating corruption allegations against him. He was detained at the FCID in Area 10, Abuja, on Monday night on the orders of the committee that also questioned him on Tuesday morning. A source in the Presidency confirmed to our correspondent that Magu has now been suspended pending when a decision will be taken on him.

World’s oldest conjoined twins die together at the age of 68

The world's oldest set of conjoined twins, Ronnie and Donnie Gaylon, 68, died on July 4, in their hometown of Dayton, Ohio. Ronnie and Donnie Galyon have been turning heads since they were born on October 28, 1951 to parents Eileen and Wesley Gaylon, who were not expecting twins, much less conjoined twins. They were born healthy, weighing 11 pounds, 11.5 ounces, but they spent the first two years of their life in the hospital as doctors struggled to figure out a way to safely separate them. When they were told there was no guarantee that both boys would survive the surgery, Wesley and Eileen refused to operate on their sons. For 68 years, the brothers lived face-to-face, fused from the sternum to the groin with one set of lower digestive organs. They were each born with separate hearts and stomachs and had their own set of arms and legs.

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