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South Korean authorities arrested the founder of a secretive Christian sect at the centre of the country's largest outbreak of COVID-19 infections on Saturday for allegedly hiding crucial information from contact-tracers and other offences.South Korean authorities arrested the founder of a secretive Christian sect at the centre of the country's largest outbreak of COVID-19 infections on Saturday for allegedly hiding crucial information from contact-tracers and other offences.

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The leader of the mysterious church at the center of South Korea’s major coronavirus outbreak was arrested for withholding and falsifying records, which allegedly hobbled early efforts to curb the virus’s spread.The leader of the mysterious church at the center of South Korea’s major coronavirus outbreak was arrested for withholding and falsifying records, which allegedly hobbled early efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

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South Korea court approves arrest of sect leader linked to COVID-19 outbreak: Yonhap

South Korea court approves arrest of sect leader linked to COVID-19 outbreak: Yonhap

The Korea Herald is South Korea’s largest English-language daily and the country’s sole member of the Asia News Network (ANN). The Korea Herald is South Korea’s largest English-language daily and the country’s sole member of the Asia News Network (ANN).

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South Korean prosecutors have arrested the elderly leader of a secretive religious sect as part of an investigation into allegations the church hampered the government’s anti-corfonavirus response after thousands of worshipers were infected in February and March. Officials reported record highs of COVIDSouth Korean prosecutors have arrested the elderly leader of a secretive religious sect as part of an investigation into allegations the church hampered the government’s anti-corfonavirus response after thousands of worshipers were infected in February and March. Officials reported record highs of COVID

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The elderly leader of a secretive South Korean sect at the center of the country's early coronavirus outbreak was arrested on Saturday for allegedly hindering the government's effort to contain the epidemic. Lee Man-hee, 88, is the head of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus, which is often condemned as a…

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South Korea arrests sect leader for hindering COVID-19 effortsThe elderly leader of a secretive South Korean sect at the center of the country's early coronavirus outbreak was arrested on Saturday for allegedly hindering the...

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South Korean authorities arrested the founder of a secretive Christian sect at the centre of the country’s largest outbreak of COVID-19 infections.South Korean authorities arrested the founder of a secretive Christian sect at the centre of the country’s largest outbreak of COVID-19 infections.

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The South Korean central bank says North Korea's economy grew in 2019 for the first time in three years. But the bank forecasts the North will face tough going ahead due to the impact of the coronavirus.The South Korean central bank says North Korea's economy grew in 2019 for the first time in three years. But the bank forecasts the North will face tough going ahead due to the impact of the coronavirus.

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More than 5,200 Covid-19 cases, or 36 percent of cases in South Korea have been linked to the religious sect. More than 5,200 Covid-19 cases, or 36 percent of cases in South Korea have been linked to the religious sect.

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Lee Man-hee is the powerful head of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus, which is linked to 36pc of South Korea's Covid casesLee Man-hee is the powerful head of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus, which is linked to 36pc of South Korea's Covid cases

South Korean sect leader arrested after coronavirus outbreak

Lee Man-hee is the powerful head of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus which is linked to more than 5,200 coronavirus infections, or 36% of South Korea's total cases.Lee Man-hee is the powerful head of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus which is linked to more than 5,200 coronavirus infections, or 36% of South Korea's total cases.

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North Korea's sanctions-hit economy defied the impact of international restrictions to grow for the first time in three years in 2019, the South's ...North Korea's sanctions-hit economy defied the impact of international restrictions to grow for the first time in three years in 2019, the South's ...

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Seoul, July 31, 2020 (AFP): North Korea's sanctions-hit economy defied the impact of international restrictions to grow for the first time in three years in 2019, the South's central bank has announced.Seoul, July 31, 2020 (AFP): North Korea's sanctions-hit economy defied the impact of international restrictions to grow for the first time in three years in 2019, the South's central bank has announced.

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People in North Korea are reportedly "unconvinced" by the Kim regime's claim that an infected defector caused the coronavirus emergency.People in North Korea are reportedly "unconvinced" by the Kim regime's claim that an infected defector caused the coronavirus emergency.

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North Korea fired at least one anti-ship cruise missile earlier this month, a South Korean military official told reporters on Thursday, partially confirming an earlier report from a South Korean media organization that a test fire happened sometime around the U.S. Fourth of July holiday this year. The missile test was not reported in North […]

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North Korea fired a missile from waters off its eastern coast earlier this month as part of routine naval exercises, South Korea’s military said Thursday.North Korea fired a missile from waters off its eastern coast earlier this month as part of routine naval exercises, South Korea’s military said Thursday.

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SEOUL (Sputnik) – North Korea fired an anti-ship cruise missile earlier in July as part of its regular summer exercises, South Korean media reported on Thursday.SEOUL (Sputnik) – North Korea fired an anti-ship cruise missile earlier in July as part of its regular summer exercises, South Korean media reported on Thursday.

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The leader of a secrective Christian sect responsible for South Korea's largest COVID-19 outbreak has been arrested.The leader of a secrective Christian sect responsible for South Korea's largest COVID-19 outbreak has been arrested.

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South Korean authorities arrest the founder of a controversial church at the centre of the country's largest batch of COVID-19 infections.South Korean authorities arrest the founder of a controversial church at the centre of the country's largest batch of COVID-19 infections.

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The elderly leader of a secretive South Korean sect at the center of the countrys early coronavirus outbreak was arrested on Saturday for allegedly hindering the governments effort to contain the epidemic.The elderly leader of a secretive South Korean sect at the center of the country's early coronavirus outbreak was arrested on Saturday for allegedly hindering the government's effort to contain the epidemic.

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Prosecutors are investigating claims that quarantine measures had been avoided.Prosecutors are investigating claims that quarantine measures had been avoided.

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Prosecutors allege the 89-year-old conspired with other sect leaders to withhold information from authorities during the peak of the outbreak among his more than 200,000 followers.Prosecutors allege the 89-year-old conspired with other sect leaders to withhold information from authorities during the peak of the outbreak among his more than 200,000 followers.

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The elderly leader of a secretive South Korean sect at the centre of the country's early coronavirus outbreak was arrested on Saturday...The elderly leader of a secretive South Korean sect at the centre of the country's early coronavirus outbreak was arrested on Saturday...

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