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North Korea calls off joint Olympic match with South

North Korea has cancelled a joint cultural performance with artists from the South Korea, Seoul officials have said.  South Korea’s unification ministry on Monday said that Pyongyang had called off an event set to take place at North Korea’s Mount Kumgang on February 4 as part of a series of events in the lead up…

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Milo Yiannopolous to talk at Hungary-funded V4 event

Far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos is slated to speak at an event funded by the Hungarian government in January. A website promoting Hungary’s presidency of the Visegrad group, comprising Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary, has published the agenda of “The Future of Europe” meeting. Yiannopoulos, the keynote speaker, is expected to address the “challenges of Western…

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Singer Lorde cancels Israel tournament after backlash

Singer Lorde has cancelled a planned performance in the Israeli capital, Tel Aviv, following backlash from supporters of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign. Organisers told the Jerusalem Post on Sunday that the artist would outline her reasons “shortly” on Twitter. “I pride myself on being an informed young citizen, and I had done…