News Wire | March 16, 2023 Archive

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After South Korea’s Icebreaker, Its President Is Welcomed to Tokyo

By Motoko Rich & Choe Sang-Hun | The New York Times

The visit, the first of its kind in 12 years, is the latest sign of a diplomatic thaw. North Korea launched a missile hours before the countries’ leaders were to meet.

Decisive Day for Macron’s Pension Gamble in Tense France

By Sylvie Corbet | Associated Press (free)

France’s showdown over a bill raising the retirement age from 62 to 64 heads toward a climax Thursday, either via a parliamentary vote or through a special presidential move to force it through the legislature.

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