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Former high-ranking security official arrested in Seoul on suspicion of covering up murder at the border

The former Seoul national security director was arrested on Saturday on suspicion of covering up Pyongyang’s 2020 murder of a South Korean fisheries official near the rivals’ maritime border. Seo Hoon’s arrest early Saturday came as President Yoon Seok-yeol’s conservative government was investigating his liberal predecessor’s handling of this assassination and another border incident that

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US bans Chinese Huawei and ZTE equipment due to security risk

US authorities announced on Friday a ban on the import or sale of communications equipment deemed “an unacceptable risk to national security,” including equipment from Chinese giants Huawei Technologies and ZTE. Both firms were on the list of companies listed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as a threat, and the new rules prohibit the

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