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3 hrs ago | Voice of America

US Defenseless Against North Korean EMP Threat

This composite image made available by NASA and assembled by data acquired from the Suomi NPP satellite in April and October 2012 uses the satellite's Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite , to show the U.S's lights at night.

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Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

6 hrs ago | Korea Herald

[Editorial] Rules of decorum

Conspicuous at the memorial service in Seoul on Monday to mark the fifth anniversary of the death of former liberal President Kim Dae-jung was a wreath sent from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

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10 hrs ago | Korean News

DPRK Foreign Ministry Spokesman Assails U.S. State Secretary's Anti-DPRK Reckless Remarks

Pyongyang, August 18 -- A spokesman for the DPRK Foreign Ministry on Monday gave the following answer to a question put by KCNA blasting the U.S. secretary of State for openly revealing its attempt to stifle the DPRK under the pretext of "human rights issue": U.S. Secretary of State Kerry let loose a spate of invectives against the DPRK over its ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

17 (5) Banned Films and What They Tell Us About the Power of Cinema

The mere idea of prohibiting a film from being seen speaks to the power of the medium to address subjects ranging from politics and social issues to religion.

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18 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Ex-NFL lineman tops bill for Pyongyang fight night

In this Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 photo, former NFL player Bob "The Beast" Sapp speaks during an interview in Tokyo.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Korean News

U.S. Denounced as Rogue State

Pyongyang, August 18 -- Last year, a Korean expert on international affairs commented on the UN "resolutions" calling for sanctions against the DPRK as follows: "The time will come when those countries will repent the approval of resolutions they gave in keeping with the U.S. anti-DPRK moves".

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Foreign Policy

Frequent Flyer Diplomacy and the Plane to Pyongyang

Secretary of State John Kerry needs to pay Kim Jong Un a visit. Because North Korea is muscling up and the Obama administration's "strategic patience" isn't working.

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Chosun Ilbo

N.Korea Moves Tanks, Armored Vehicles to Chinese Border

North Korea has moved scores of tanks and armored vehicles to an Army corps near the border with China in Ryanggang Province.

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Forbes.com

America Needs More Tax Inversion

"Stop tax inversion by American corporations" is the latest war cry of American socialists.

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Korea Herald

Korea, U.S. begin joint war drill to deter N.K.

South Korea and the United States on Monday began their annual two-week joint war exercise to test and improve their joint defense posture against North Korea amid the North's stronger-than-usual threats against the drill.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

ABC News

Pope to Koreans: Reject Suspicion, Forge Peace

Pope Francis wrapped up his first trip to Asia on Monday by challenging Koreans -from the North and the South - to reject the "mindset of suspicion and confrontation" that cloud their relations and instead find new ways to forge peace on the war-divided peninsula.

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Korea Herald

Comfort women': Living, harrowing mark on history

Following is the first in a series of articles on Japan's wartime sexual enslavement of Asian women on the occasion of the 61st anniversary of the foundation of The Korea Herald on Aug. 15. - Ed.

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Korea Herald

Athletes of 2 Koreas gather for Youth Ga...

Young athletes of South and North Korea gathered on Saturday for the second Youth Olympics in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, despite tensions sparked by a series of recent rocket launches by Pyongyang.

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Suria

N. Korea threatens 'merciless' strike...

North Korea condemned Sunday a US-South Korean military exercise as a rehearsal for nuclear war and threatened a "merciless" pre-emptive strike.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Pope urges 'fraternal' dialogue with China, others

Pope Francis made a new gesture of outreach to China and North Korea on Sunday, saying he "earnestly" hopes to improve relations and insisting that the Catholic Church isn't coming in as a "conquerer" trying to take away the identity of others.

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South China Morning Post

North Korean outreach to Southeast Asia part of regional balancing act

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is a country in East Asia, located in the northern half of the Korean Peninsula bordering South Korea and China.

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MassLive.com

Pope Francis' visit underscores religious divide in Koreas

Pope Francis is greeted by the faithful upon his arrival for the Mass of Assumption of Mary at a stadium in Daejeon, south of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Bangkok Post

A day in photos

Soldiers search a house in Klong Toey community in a campaign to clamp down on drugs in eight areas in Bangkok.

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CFR.org

Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of August 15, 2014

A woman holds a picture of Pope Francis while waiting for his arrival for the Holy Mass at Daejeon World Cup stadium in Daejeon on August 15, 2014.

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DFW Catholic

North Korea could soon have its first saint: Hong Yong-ho

Pyongyang, North Korea, Aug 15, 2014 / 12:31 pm .- North Korea could in time have its first canonized saint, since last year the death of the Bishop of Pyongyang, who was disappeared by the government in 1949, was formally acknowledged by the Vatican.

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