Morning news brief: Koreas making efforts to improve relations, ex-Honduran prez extradited to US and more

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New Delhi Updated: Apr 22, 2022, 09:21 AM(IST)

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As tensions rise in Koreas over weapons tests, North’s leader Kim Jong Un has thanked outgoing South Korean President Moon Jae-in for making concerted efforts to improve relations between the two nations, state media KCNA reported on Friday.  

As tensions rise, exchange of 'letters of friendship' between leaders in Koreas brings a sigh of relief  

The North Korean leader has exchanged letters with Moon. This comes as several weapons tests have been carried out by Pyongyang since the beginning of this year, including the launch of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) last month.  

Russia-Ukraine war: Satellite images show 200 new graves in Ukraine’s Mariupol

Ukraine’s Mariupol Mayor has accused the Russian forces of hiding evidence of its “barbaric” war crimes in the strategic port city after new satellite images showed a mass burial site in the Russian-occupied village of Manhush, located about 12 miles (19km) west of Mariupol.

Over cocaine-importation conspiracy, ex-Honduran prez gets extradited to US

For allegedly being a part of a cocaine-importation conspiracy, United States (US) government has come up with charges against former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez. The leader has also been extradited to the US, the government said on Thursday.  

 

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