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North Korea diplomat in China amid coal cut tension

A senior North Korean diplomat arrived in Beijing on Tuesday for talks with government officials, the first known visit since a missile test by Pyongyang that prompted China to sever coal imports from its isolated neighbour.

Asiacell to offer free access to Wikipedia in Iraq

The Wikimedia Foundation, which runs online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, said Tuesday that telecoms operator Asiacell will offer free access to the website to its nearly 12 million mobile phone customers in war-torn Iraq.

EU says member states may face bigger bill post-Brexit

Germany and other net contributors to the EU will have to pay more into the bloc’s budget once Britain has walked out, budget commissioner Guenther Oettinger said Tuesday, insisting however that they would not foot all of the UK’s share.