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Moviegoers wait in the lobby of a multiplex in downtown Seoul on Dec. 1. People went to theaters in Korea more than 200 million times this year, breaking the record for ticket sales.
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Remembering their "Dear Leader". North Korea on Tuesday marked the second anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death.
Fears for Ri's life were raised after the leader had uncle Jang Song Thaek shot for mismanaging the economy - other "crimes" included not standing up fast enough Speculation was rife after dictator Kim Jong-un's missus Ri Sol-Ju had not been seen for several weeks.
WASHINGTON The United States imposed sanctions Tuesday on a Myanmar military officer and three companies it accuses of involvement in the continuing, illicit arms trade with North Korea.
Japan will boost its military spending in coming years, buying early-warning planes, beach-assault vehicles and troop-carrying aircraft, while seeking closer ties with Asian partners to counter a more militarily assertive China.
Tickets are purchased by a customer Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, in Hialeah, Fla. The Mega Millions jackpot soared to $586 million on Monday amid a frenzy of ticket purchases, a jump that pushed the prize closer to the $656 million U.S. record set last year.
Retired basketball star Dennis Rodman will return to North Korea for a third time on Thursday, despite political tension surrounding the execution of leader Kim Jong Un's uncle, trip organisers said.
The USS Pueblo set out for the chilly waters off North Korea that January day of 1968 on what should have been a routine mission of the Cold War: Carry out electronic surveillance of radar stations and watch for passing ships from the Soviet Union.
"I didn't fix the definite time for the coup," Chang Song-thaek, the former number two in the hierarchy of the world's last totalitarian state, said at his trial.
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This photo released by the Korean Central News Agency shows thousands of soldiers gathering in the square of the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun in Pyongyang, Monday, on the eve of the second anniversary of the death of former ruler Kim Jong-il.
The classmates of a 17-year-old Colorado high school shooting victim are rallying around her as she remains hospitalized with severe injuries.
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Visiting US State Secretary John Kerry delivers a speech at the Tan An Tay commune in Southern province of Ca Mau, along the Mekong River Delta, on Dec 15, 2013.
Earlier this year, author Michael Malice told The Observer of Kim Jong-Il, "He was painfully aware that when the people cheered for him, it was fake.
The federal government is getting involved in the fight against citrus greening disease, in hopes of saving Florida's - and possibly the entire nation's - citrus crop.