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Pyongyang's pop queens stage comeback

Step aside, Sea of Blood Opera. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's favorite guitar-slinging, miniskirt-sporting girl group, the Moranbong Band, is back.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Arts, Opera

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The North Korean Nuclear Threat: Evaluating Its Twenty-Year Evolution

Speakers: Stephen W. Bosworth, Dean Emeritus, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; Special Representative for North Korea Policy, U.S. Department of State Han Sung-Joo, Professor Emeritus, Korea University; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea Presider: Richard C. Bush III, Director, Center for East Asia Policy ... (more)


Related Topix: Asia, World News, Tufts University, South Korea

Inventor Spot

North Korea's Crashed Drones May Have Been Made In China

Two North Korean drones that recently crashed in South Korea bear an uncanny resemblance to the Sky-09P, a bargain-basement UAV made by China TranComm Technologies .


Related Topix: Asia, World News

Air Force Times

Spy plane outlasts Cold War, but not defense cuts

This Oct. 12, 2008, file photo shows a U.S. U2 reconnaissance plane taking off at the U.S. airbase in Osan, south of Seoul, South Korea.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, US Military, US Air Force, Asia, Kim Jong Un, Vladimir Putin, US News, US Senate, US Politics, Senator Angus King

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

Photos of Kim Jong Un as a boy released

The Big Gig has dropped another batch of 22 side-stage headliners for the June 25-29 and July 1-6... The undated handout pictures were released by the North Korean Central Television and made available April 22, 2014.


Related Topix: Kim Jong Un, Asia, World News


Obama visit lifts lid on simmering Asia...

US President Barack Obama's Asian tour starts in Japan on Wednesday, lifting the lid on a bubbling cauldron of regional animosities and exposing historical rifts.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, World News, Asia, South Korea, Park Geun-hye, San Francisco, CA

South China Morning Post

Satellite images show imminent North Korea nuclear test unlikely: US think tank

US think tank 38North, part of Johns Hopkins University, says chances of North Korea testing a nuclear warhead during President Barack Obama's visit to the South are slim North Korea is unlikely to be ready to stage a nuclear test timed to coincide with US President Barack Obama's visit to Asia, a respected think tank said on Wednesday based on its ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Johns Hopkins University, South Korea,

Tue Apr 22, 2014

USA Today

Russia's military spending spree

Over the next three years, Moscow plans to nearly double its defense spending. Are they simply upgrading their defense systems -- or does it mean something more.


Related Topix: Prison, Asia, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Dairy Reporter

North Korean Emmental production training reports 'not true': French college

French training institute the National Dairy Industry College has rubbished reports it has agreed to school a North Korean delegation on the art of cheese making.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Life, Food, Cheese, France,


There's No Way Syria's Election Will Be Fair, Experts Say

As Syria's bloody civil war grinds on, the country is preparing to hold a presidential election in just six weeks.


Related Topix: Asia, World News, Prison

Korea Herald

CLASH concert to help Justice for N. Korea

Regular expat-Korean charity concert CLASH will run again Saturday, with a show in aid of Justice for North Korea.


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New zoo inspires animal art exhibition

The accompanying exhibit of contemporary animal art shows how a new generation of artists is taking its cues from the beauty of nature.


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WALB-TV Albany

Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China

FILE - In this April 23, 2013 file photo, a Japan Coast Guard vessel, left, sails along with a Chinese surveillance ship near the disputed islands called Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China in the East China Sea.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Prison, Park Geun-hye, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Mon Apr 21, 2014

South China Morning Post

Chinese company denies links to suspected North Korean drones that crashed in South

Two drones that crashed recently in South Korea were not sold by a Chinese retailer, whose products bear a striking resemblance to the crashed drones, according to a company spokesperson.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia,

Obama's Mission in Asia: Bring the Allies Together

U.S. president Barack Obama hosted a trilateral meeting with South Korean president Park Geun-hye Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe after the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague on March 25, 2014 .


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Park Geun-hye, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Netherlands,

Daily Mail

Utah boy accidentally shot and killed by his sister

'It was my dream to win for the people of Boston': American man wins city's marathon for the first time in THREE DECADES while wearing bombing victims' names, just a year after tragedy hit EXCLUSIVE - The killer smirk that says I'm free: Ronald Reagan shooter John Hinckley pictured for first time after winning fight to be released for 17 days a ... (more)


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North Korean leader to send team of food experts to France to master how to make Emmental cheese

Three North Korean experts are being sent to the National Dairy Industry College in the French city of Besancon to master Kim Jong-un's favourite cheese Cheese fan: Kim Jong-Un will send a team of food experts to France to master the art of cheese-making Kim Jong-un is sending a team of food production experts to France so they can master the art ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Food, Cheese, World News, Asia, France, Kim Jong Un,

The Independent

North Korea: Kim Jong-un tours near-complete 'International Children's Camp' in Songdowon

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David Baldacci hits 'The Target' with new thriller

This book cover image released by Grand Central Publishing shows "The Target," by David Baldacci.


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Knowledge Is Crime

How the mighty have fallen. Once known as "Obama's favorite general," James Cartwright will soon don a prison uniform and, thanks to a plea deal, spend 13 months behind bars.


Related Topix: Prison, World News, Asia, US News, Liberal Political News