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2 hrs ago | The China Post

Japan and Mongolia prepare to sign free trade deal on Tuesday: reports

Japan and Mongolia will sign a free-trade deal when their leaders hold talks in Tokyo later Tuesday, reports said, as Japan looks to tap the country's fast-growing economy and huge natural resources.


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6 hrs ago | Newsday

Video teasing North Korean leader goes viral

A mash-up video poking fun at the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been watched millions of times in China and around the world.


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8 hrs ago | Mashable

Australian Documents Life 'Inside the Strangest Nation on Earth'

North Korea is perhaps the most sealed-off country in the world. The regime of Kim Jong-un has tight control over what information Koreans consume - there's virtually no access to the Internet or foreign media - and its propaganda machine broadcasts a distorted version of reality.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, South Korea, iPhone, Watches

9 hrs ago |

Alcohol ban in South Korea reflects 'fight tonight' readiness

Airmen new to Korea cannot buy or drink alcohol within 30 days of arrival - a requirement under a new orientation policy.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Army, Osan Air Base, World News, Asia

9 hrs ago | MacLeans

Photo essay: A rare peek inside North Korea

David Guttenfelder helped found the Associated Press's North Korea bureau, and has turned his access into surreal, reflective photos David Guttenfelder fell in love with images of the everyday when, after years documenting conflicts around the world for the Associated Press, he went to North Korea to capture family reunions between North and South ... (more)


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10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Did Russian personnel help take down MH17?

What exactly was Russia's role in last week's tragic crash of a Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine? What lessons about Russian covert involvement in Ukraine more broadly can be gleaned from past instances of war-time covert aid? My own research on covert foreign meddling during war provides some useful historical context about the ... (more)


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13 hrs ago | Fausta's blog

Cuba-North Korea: Another weapons cargo?

A North Korean freighter has run aground in the Gulf of Mexico just days after a stop in Havana that sparked comparisons with another Pyongyang vessel captured last summer with an illegal shipment of Cuban weapons.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Mexico

17 hrs ago | Free Republic

Hamas Terrorists Wearing IDF Uniforms Attack Israelis

A Hamas force wearing Israeli army uniforms emerged from a tunnel inside Israel this morning and inflicted losses on Israeli troops before being wiped out.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Korean News

Korean Book, Photo and Handicraft Exhibition Opens in China

A Korean book, photo and handicraft exhibition opened in Tianjin, China on July 17 on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of demise of President Kim Il Sung.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, China, Kim Jong Il

Pam's House Blend

FDL Movie Night: Propaganda

Tonight's film, Propaganda , is one of the most meta-mind fucks of a film ever made, right up there with F for Fake , even more so because it unfolds a global epic of propaganda.


Related Topix: Asia, World News, South Korea

Knoxville News Sentinel

Ceremony honors Korean War veterans, showcases Korean culture

Korean War veteran Rex Davis, left, holds back tears while reflecting on fallen comrades as Tom Kim of Free Medical Clinic of America, right, looks on during a Korean Cultural Show dedicated to Korean War veterans at UT's Cox Auditorium in Knoxville on Saturday.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Life, Veteran Affairs, Knoxville, TN, University of Tennessee


Kim Jong Un Really Hates This Video And Wants It Off The Internet

Dictators never seem to have much of a sense of humor, and North Korea's Kim Jong Un is no exception.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, North Korea Travel,

Beaver Countian

Silicon Valley to host North Korea 'hackathon'

This article titled "Silicon Valley to host North Korea 'hackathon'" was written by Martyn Williams for North Korea Tech, part of the North Korea network, for on Monday 21st July 2014 10.50 UTC A two-day "hackathon" plans to harness the technical prowess of Silicon Valley to come up with new ways to get information safely into North ... (more)


Related Topix: Asia, World News, Activism

See Kim Jong-un breakdancing with Barack Obama viral video that has North Korea fuming

Country are desperate to stop spread of the clip which features their leader pulling of some smooth moves and even skipping through a field with Osama bin Laden This is the hilarious video which sees Kim Jong-un breakdancing with Barack Obama and running hand-in-hand through a field with Osama bin Laden - upsetting the North Koreans.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, South Korea, Vladimir Putin


A North Korean Architect's Crazy Visions of the Future

These "Mountain Conicals" pile living quarters high to reduce their footprint in the surrounding river beds.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Asia Travel, North Korea Travel, South Korea,


S. Korea, DPRK resume joint excavation of ancient palace: S. Korean official

A group of South Korean historians will visit the border town of Kaesong of Democratic People's Republic of Korea over the next few weeks to resume a joint excavation of an ancient royal palace site, South Korea's unification ministry said on Monday.


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Deseret News

10 movies that offended foreign governments

North Korea has recently issued threats against the United States based on James Franco and Seth Rogan's upcoming comedy "The Interview," which features an assassination plot against North Korean president Kim Jong Un.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Kim Jong Un

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Free Republic

Kerry: ‘Quieter’ North Korea Shows U.S. Making Progress

On Sunday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the U.S. was 'moving forward' with efforts to denuclearize North Korea and pointed to coordination with China, most recently on Mr. Kerry's visit to Beijing.


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Apollo 11 Moon Landing Turns 45

An anonymous reader writes On July 20, 1969, U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the moon.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, US Military, US Navy, World News, Asia, George Bush, Jackson Center, PA

Film School Rejects

'Red Family' Review: The Family That Slays Together Feels Conflicted About It Later On

A family is involved in a minor fender bender and proceed to snap some pics of the accident, but South Korean soldiers arrive in an attempt to confiscate their cameras.


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