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The world in brief

Kazakhstan leader abruptly steps down MOSCOW — President Nursultan Nazarbayev, the only leader that independent Kazakhstan has ever known, abruptly announced his resignation Tuesday after three decades in power, raising uncertainty over the future course of the Central Asian country. In a televised address to the oil-rich nation, the 78-year-old ...

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Don’t take this North Korea guidebook with you, warns publisher

Don't take this North Korea guidebook with you, warns publisher

PARIS – A French publisher has produced a rare guide to North Korea, highlighting its history, cultural wealth and beautiful landscapes but advising tourists not to take the politically sensitive book with them. Tourism is one of the few remaining reliable sources of foreign income for North Korea, after the ...

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Movers & Shakers: Shutterstock, TBWA, iCrossing and more

Movers & Shakers: Shutterstock, TBWA, iCrossing and more

Wins Losses Edit agency wins international Shell CRM account. Direct Auto Life Insurance names Pereira O’Dell new agency of record. The account will run out of the agency’s New York office. Chicago-based Independent marketing agency O’Keefe Reinhard Paul is expanding its Whiskey Banana’s production company. It launched three years ago ...

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Today in History: March 20

Today in History: March 20

Today is Wednesday, March 20, the 79th day of 2019. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 20, 1995, in Tokyo, 12 people were killed, more than 5,500 others sickened when packages containing the deadly chemical sarin were leaked on five separate subway trains by Aum Shinrikyo (ohm shin-ree-kyoh) cult members. ...

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