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Russia is pushing for the issue of Syria's alleged past nuclear activities to be removed from the agenda of the U.N. atomic agency's board, diplomats said on Wednesday. Western members of the 35-nation board of the International Atomic Energy Agency are against the Russian initiative as they believe Damascus should be kept under pressure to cooperate with the IAEA's long-stalled inquiry, the diplomats said.
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South Korean army soldiers stand guard at a military check point at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, in Paju, South Korea, Wednesday, Sept.
Seoul and Washington should jointly develop a radar and interceptor system for unmanned aircraft to cope with the growing number of North Korean drones encroaching on South Korean airspace and a globally intensifying robotics arms race, a US defence expert said Monday. Van Jackson, a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, stressed the need for the allies to adapt to an "evolving global and regional context" in which military robotics has become a domain of strategic competition in Asia.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye, thwarted so far in ambitious plans to begin the process of reunifying the Korean peninsula, said the door is open for talks with the North during the upcoming U.N. General Assembly. However, Park said in an interview that Pyongyang must show sincerity in seeking a constructive dialogue and "walk the talk" in taking up South Korea's offers for engagement aimed at ending a deadlock after a decade of warming ties.
President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Iran attaches importance to expansion of relations and cooperation with East Asia, IRNA reported. President Rouhani said that the Islamic Republic of Iran is willing to develop economic cooperation with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and broaden the scope of mutual relations.
Courtesy NBC News MAINZ, Germany -- A 93-year-old German has been charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder for serving as a Nazi SS guard at Adolf Hitler's Auschwitz death camp, prosecutors announced Monday. Oskar Groening is suspected of aiding the Nazis' killing machine at the notorious concentration camp between May and July 1944, when some 425,000 Jews from Hungary were deported to Auschwitz and at least 300,000 were almost immediately murdered.
Scientists know little about Mount Paektu because most of the mountain lies in North Korea, one of the world's most secretive countries. But for the first time, Western scientists have been allowed to study this sleeping giant, given extraordinary access to determine if -- or when -- it could wake up, reports CBS News correspondent Seth Doane.
The wreckage of a drone of presumed North Korean origin was found in waters near Baeknyeong Island in the West Sea on Monday. The discovery came about five months since three similar drones crashed here.
Rick Hansen welcomed The Countess of Wessex to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Sunday for a tour showcasing ground-breaking innovations in spinal cord injury care and research. Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano.
Why forcing Tehran to reveal all about its nuclear past is not only TMI but totally unnecessary and potentially devastating. As you might guess, the answer is always no.
South Korea went ahead Monday with an annual event marking a landmark military operation carried out in this port city during the 1950-53 Korean War, despite North Korea's denouncement of the ceremony. A day earlier, North Korea's Peaceful Reunification of Korea, a government body handling affairs with Seoul, denounced the annual event marking the Incheon landing operation as an "unpardonable challenge" to the peace-promoting philosophy of the Incheon Asian Games as well as an "unbearable provocation" to the regime.
North Korea sentenced U.S. citizen Matthew Todd Miller to six years hard labor for committing "hostile acts" as a tourist to the country, a statement carried by state media said on Sunday, as the United States requested his immediate pardon and release. Miller joins Kenneth Bae to become the second American currently serving a hard labor sentence in North Korea.
North Korea will begin its 2014 Asian Games in Incheon with men's football. It has a preliminary match against China in Group F at 5 p.m. on Monday.
Communities of Korean immigrants can be found across the world, but few of them from North Korea because it's hard to escape from that country-sized prison. About 20,000 Korean immigrants live in New Malden, a suburb of London.
American who tore up tourist visa so he could be imprisoned 'to experience human rights abuses in North Korean prison' is sentenced to six-years hard labor Former U.S. air stewardess flying from New York to London for her honeymoon kicked cabin crew and shouted: 'F*** off.
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