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After playing St. Andrews Hall in 8 Mile , a North Korean military outpost in Red Dawn and a battered liquor shop in Transformers 3 , the wedge-shaped building at 30 Clifford Street has a permanent identity.
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THE family of a soldier killed in the 'Forgotten War' will finally get to pay their respects at his grave in South Korea more than six decades after his death.
The most reclusive state on earth is paradoxically a country that draws great attention from the rest of the world when it is in the news - usually for its nuclear threat, horrific human rights abuses and its unpredictable behavior.
The White House is focusing President Barack Obama's upcoming Asia-Pacific trip on the economic benefits of closer ties to the region, but regional security concerns are likely to be pushed higher on the president's agenda because of the tense situation between Russia and Ukraine.
The chief investigator from the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Thursday appealed to the UN Security Council to refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court [official websites] for alleged crimes against humanity.
The chance to run in the secretive state, policed by minders performing clothes inspections, was too good an opportunity to miss for William Marks, who tells of his unexpected triumph Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.
Former High Court justice Michael Kirby says the United Nations Security Council should slap targeted sanctions on North Korean officials responsible for grave human rights abuses.
The 21st Korean National Art Festival was held in Tashkent by Koreans in Uzbekistan on April 13 in celebration of the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung .
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's aunt Kim Kyong-hui, the widow of executed eminence grise Jang Song-taek, has disappeared from documentary footage shown on North Korean TV since February.
President Obama's visit to South Korea next week will highlight not only a critically important alliance, but also one of the greatest success stories of foreign aid in American history.
In Europe, in Asia, in the Middle East and beyond, the America's most dangerous foes are engaging in aggression and brinkmanship unseen in decades.
There is no vaccine and no cure for the deadly virus, and its appearance in West Africa, far from its usual sites in Central and East Africa, has caused some panic.
Families of missing passengers showed anger and anguish Thursday as they criticized the South Korean government's handling of the Sewol ferry sinking, while an increasingly anxious search continued for 287 passengers still missing a day after the ferry capsized off the southern coast of South Korea carrying 475 people.
Given Russia's recent actions in Ukraine and other global challenges, the report of this U.N. commission has not received the attention it deserves.
U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Samantha Power will engage in interactive discussion on behalf of the United States in the Arria formula meeting for Security Council members on the human rights situation in North Korea at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 17. Ambassador Robert King, Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues, ... (more)
Two North Korean unmanned aerial vehicles that recently crashed in Paju, Gyeonggi Province and in Samcheok, Gangwon Province are probably copies of Chinese drones.