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BTS rekindle debate about military service in South Korea

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Seoul, South Korea Reuters A surprise decision by South Korean boy band BTS to take a break from live shows has rekindled debate about mandatory military service in a country setting global pop-culture trends while facing a decades old Cold War threat. Military service is hugely contentious in South Korea where all able-bodied men aged […]

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris jointly named Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

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New York City, USReuters US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris were jointly named Time magazine’s 2020 “Person of the Year” on Thursday, chosen from a list of finalists that included the man Biden vanquished at the polls – President Donald Trump. The Democratic former Vice President and his running mate, a California […]

Chadwick Boseman, Trump and pop group BTS dominate Twitter in 2020

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Los Angeles, USReuters The announcement of the death of Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman was the most shared on Twitter worldwide in 2020, and got the most “likes” of any Tweet ever, the social media platform said on Monday. Chadwick Boseman poses backstage with his Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture award for Black Panther […]