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55 min ago | New Statesman

Carnival clearing, not backing Boris, and Korean comparisons: politics in Kensington

August Bank Holiday can only mean one thing in this neck of the woods: C-A-R-N-I-V-A-L! That my ward is home to one of the biggest and best parties in the world probably makes me the luckiest councillor in Britain.

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3 hrs ago | WTVC

North Korea calls US 'graveyard of human rights'

North Korea is saying the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is evidence that the United States is a "graveyard of human rights."

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3 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

North Korea calls US 'graveyard of human rights'

North Korea is saying the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is evidence that the United States is a "graveyard of human rights."

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3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

North Korea calls US 'graveyard of human rights'

North Korea is saying the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is evidence that the United States is a "graveyard of human rights."

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7 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Toxic chemicals hit N Korean workers in joint Kaesong complex

Scores of North Korean workers employed by South Korean factories at a joint industrial complex have fallen sick after possible exposure to toxic chemicals, sparking criticism from Pyongyang, Seoul officials said on Wednesday .

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7 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

Tens of DPRK workers at inter-Korean industrial zone suffers benzene poisoning

Tens of workers from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea , employed by South Korea n companies running factories at the inter-Korean industrial zone, suffered fever and headaches due to possible benzene poisoning, local media reported Wednesday.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Dallas Blog

N Korea Calls Ferguson, 'Human Rights Graveyard'

Apparently, North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un and President Barry Obama can agree on at least one thing in this world.

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Billboard

K-Pop Legend Lee Seung Chul to Perform With North Korean Refugee Choir in Boston

Lee Seung Chul's Benefit will see the singer, considered to be one of best performers in the country , joining With-U , a 55-member choir of young North Korean refugees hoping for the unification of the Korean peninsula.

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Chosun Ilbo

U.S. Reshuffles N.Korea Point Men

Obama named Sydney Seiler, the Korean policy chief at the White House National Security Council, as chief U.S. nuclear negotiator.

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Christian Newswire

Seoul USA Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

Contact: John Van Drunen, Seoul USA , 800-323-9473 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 26, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- The ECFA announced today the accreditation of Seoul USA of Colorado Springs, CO.

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Korea Herald

[Robert J. Fouser] Time for presidential leadership

Before the crack of dawn on May 9, 1970, President Richard Nixon and four Secret Service agents quietly left the White House and drove to the Lincoln Memorial, where about 300,000 anti-Vietnam War protesters were camped out.

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Wall Street Journal

U.N. Food Aid to North Korea Dries Up

The United Nations' food assistance agency says it may have to stop operating in North Korea because of a lack of funding, as donors continue to shy away from the rogue state.

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Wall Street Journal

U.N. Food Aid to North Korea Dries Up

The United Nations' food assistance agency says it may have to stop operating in North Korea because of a lack of funding, as donors continue to shy away from the rogue state.

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Korean News

Letter to Kim Jong Un from General Association of Koreans in China

Marshal Kim Jong Un received a letter from the General Association of Koreans in China on August 23 on the occasion of the 54th anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il's start of the Songun revolutionary leadership.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Economist

Triple crown

NOW it is official. Thailand's military dictator is now also Thailand's prime minister.

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Reuters

This month's ultimate enemy - the Islamic State

At an Aug. 21 Pentagon press conference, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel claimed that the Islamic State "is as sophisticated and well-funded as any group that we have seen.

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CNN

Freed American's mom wanted proof

Nancy Curtis said she wanted proof her son, Peter Theo Curtis, was still alive after being held captive almost two years by Islamist rebels in Syria, she told "ABC World News Tonight."

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Medical Daily

South Koreans Won't Be A Thing In 2750; Low Fertility Rates May Cause Population To Go Extinct

It's hard to believe that populations can decline in a world of seven billion people .

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WMFE

Pakistan's "Forgotten Crisis"

What happens when the police are faced with domestic violence allegations within their own ranks? FRONTLINE and The New York Times investigate FRONTLINE shines a light on the hidden world of the North Korean people, revealing how ordinary citizens are resisting one of the world's most oppressive regimes In just two months, more than 1 million ... (more)

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The Miami Herald

NKorea protests UN refusal of meeting on exercises

North Korea is criticizing the U.N. Security Council for not accepting its latest request for an emergency session on U.S.-South Korean military exercises this month.

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