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2 hrs ago | Nerve News

South Korean city hosts Indian film festival

After Busan and Incheon, Daegu hosted the third Indian Film Festival of the year in South Korea and films like Kahaani and Vicky Donor were showcased at the fest, which ends Sunday.

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Related Topix: World News, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

6 hrs ago | The Wave

Doug Bandow: Hollywood vs. North Korea

It's hard being dictator of North Korea. You're a god, or the nearest human thing to it, but you aren't allowed any time to yourself.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Celebrities, Pierce Brosnan, Kim Jong Il, Kim Jong Un,

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

North Korea launches missiles in latest test-fire

North Korea launched two ballistic missiles into the sea on Sunday, South Korea said, the latest in a series of test-firings seen as expressions of anger over the North's failure to win talks on receiving outside aid, and over U.S.-South Korean military drills.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia,

Sunherald.com

Seoul: North Korea again test-fires projectiles

The projectiles were fired from the North Korean city of Kaesong near the border with the South and had a range of about 500 kilometers , said a South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff official who spoke on condition of anonymity because of department rules.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia,

WTOP-FM Washington

North Korea launches missiles in latest test-fire

A TV news program reports on missiles launched by North Korea at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, July 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia,

KSWO

Media: North Korea again test-fires missiles

A wildfire burning grass, brush and scattered timber in central Washington has grown by about 2 square miles, but officials reported good progress in protecting homes in the area.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Ohio

Switched

Former Korean 'Comfort Women' Allegedly Sex Trafficked For U.S. Troops Sue Own Government

Cho Myung-ja ran away from home as a teenager to escape a father who beat her, finding her way to the red light district in a South Korean town that hosts a large U.S. Army garrison.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, US Military, Camp Humphreys, US Army, 9

Examiner.com

Church in South Korea growing rapidly ahead of the Pope's visit

Pope Francis will visit South Korea in his second major overseas apostolic voyage in August, from the 13th to the 18th, in a visit that will be seen as a way to help boost morale and numbers on Korea 's growing community of Christians.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Korean News

Frantic Suppression of South Headquarters of Pomminryon under Fire

The south Korean authorities are now getting more frantic in their suppression of the South Headquarters of the Pan-national Alliance for Korea's Reunification , according to Thongil News, an internet paper of south Korea.

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Stickyrice

Seoul Dining

Twenty-two years ago, while living in Sapporo, Japan, I nearly made it to Seoul.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Japan, Blog News, North Korea,

Asian Correspondent

Messaging app competition heats up In Southeast Asia

A woman opens Kakao Talk, a South Korean mobile messaging app with more than 60 million users, on her smartphone in Seoul.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Science / Technology, Internet

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Suria

North Korea condemns visit by US...

North Korea on Saturday condemned a port visit by a US aircraft carrier to the South as a "reckless" act of provocation following proposals by Pyongyang to ease cross-border tensions.

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

Chosun Ilbo

N.Koreans Tell of Rampant Corruption in Crumbling State

Ordinary North Koreans are lucky to earn US$30 a month, but senior state officials easily make more than $100 a day from endemic corruption, a survey shows.

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

Tehran Times

South Korea plans to launch production plants in Iran

South Korea plans to launch production plants in Iran to manufacture various products, including cars and home appliances, South Korean Ambassador to Tehran Sung Wung Yeub said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Middle East, Iran

Korea Herald

[Weekender] Bookstores struggle for survival

Korea's oldest bookstore in Seoul, Jongno Books, was a landmark in terms of numbers of customers and its symbolic significance as the trove and exchange of knowledge.

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GlobeSt.com

Korea Opens 68-floor Trade Tower

INCHEON, South Korea-The official opening of the tallest building in South Korea, the Northeast Asia Trade Tower , took place Thursday.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Energy,

Wall Street Journal

South Korea, Japan Spat Gets Animated

The latest unlikely victims in the spat between Japan and South Korea are a ballroom reception and an anime exhibit.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Life, Hobbies, Anime and Manga, Opinion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Korea Herald

K-Ballet looks to cater to all tastes

Inspired to create a dance festival under the premise of showcasing "ballet for all to enjoy," the Korea Ballet Association is returning with the annual "K-Ballet World" two-week-long ballet extravaganza.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Dance, Events, World News, Modern Dance

DFW Catholic

Church's witness in South Korea has converted many, bishop says

Seoul, South Korea, Jul 10, 2014 / 03:14 pm .- The vitality of the Church in South Korea is behind the many conversions that have taken place in the nation which Pope Francis is set to visit Aug. 13-18, according to a Salesian bishop.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Live Science

Korean Mummy's Hernia Diagnosed 300 Years Later

An autopsy of a Korean mummy entombed in the 17th century shows that the middle-age man suffered from a potentially painful hernia during his lifetime, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hernia, Health, World News, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science

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