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While the rest of North Korea's top brass leaped to their feet before Kim Jong Un, clapping wildly in a requisite show of respect at high-level meetings, his uncle, Jang Song Thaek, often seemed nonchalant, at times even bored.
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The U.S. envoy to Afghanistan said Tuesday that a delay in signing a security agreement between the U.S. and Afghanistan is raising anxiety and imposing unnecessary costs on the Afghan people.
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DHAKA, Bangladesh - Authorities in Bangladesh say they are ready to execute a leader of the country's largest Islamic party who was convicted of war crimes.
Although there are traffic lights in other cities, the ones in Rason actually light up.
The daughter of U.S. President John F. Kennedy toured Nagasaki's Atomic Bomb Museum on Tuesday and met with some atomic bomb survivors.
George Zimmerman asked a judge on Monday to change the terms of his bond so he can have contact with the girlfriend he's accused of assaulting.
President Vladimir Putin tightened his control over Russia's media on Monday by dissolving the main state news agency and replacing it with an organization that is to promote Moscow 's image abroad.
An American organization tasked with furthering democracy in developing nations said on Monday that next April's elections in Afghanistan will not be perfect, but they should be better than the previous polls which were marred by widespread fraud.
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A tired but smiling 85-year-old U.S. veteran detained in North Korea for several weeks returned home to applause from supporters, yellow ribbons tied to pillars outside his home and the warm embrace of his family.
North Korea has said leader Kim Jong-Un's uncle was removed from office for committing "criminal" acts and for leading a "counter-revolutionary faction", state news agency KCNA reported Monday.
A map of South Korea and its region shows the Air Defense Identification Zone set up Sunday by three east Asian nations at Defense Ministry in Seoul, South Korea.
Pakistan's launch of work on its largest nuclear power plant last week is the latest example of big-money Chinese infrastructure projects in the troubled nation.
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A report issued by the U.N. mission in Afghanistan found that although Afghan authorities registered more reports of violence against women under the four-year-old law, prosecutions and convictions remained low.
India's main Hindu nationalist party appeared to make strong political gains in four heartland states Sunday, as preliminary results showed the ruling Congress party sidelined in a race seen as a test before next year's general election.