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The real revolution in North Korea is rise of consumer culture

13 hours 30 min ago
Like all North Korean adults, Song Un Pyol wears the faces of leader Kim Jong Un’s father and grandfather pinned neatly to her left lapel, ...
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Top U.S. military officer says war would be ‘horrific’ but North Korea nukes ‘unimaginable’

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 12:48
A military solution to the North Korean missile threat would be “horrific” but allowing Pyongyang to develop the capability to launch a nuclear attack on ...
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Third Australian minister could be fired over dual citizenship

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 12:37
A third Australian government minister revealed Thursday she might have been unlawfully elected to Parliament because of a constitutional ban on dual citizens that has ...
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Chinese propaganda video prompts Indian complaint of racism

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 12:34
China’s main state news agency, Xinhua, has released a video online criticizing India in a border dispute that prompted an Indian newspaper to complain of ...
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Critics cry foul as Joshua Wong and other young Hong Kong democracy leaders get jail

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 12:28
A Hong Kong appeals court jailed three leaders of the Chinese-ruled city’s democracy movement for six to eight months on Thursday, dealing a blow to ...
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Philippine war on drugs and crime intensifies, with at least 58 killed in three days

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 09:40
At least 26 people died Wednesday night in police operations in the Philippines capital Manila, authorities said on Thursday, a second night of heavy bloodshed ...
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Breakthrough reported in treating peanut allergy

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 07:20
Australian researchers have reported a major breakthrough in the relief of deadly peanut allergy with the discovery of a long-lasting treatment they say offers hope ...
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South Korea’s President Moon says no war again on Korean Peninsula, offers to reinitiate diplomacy

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 04:56
In an effort to jump-start diplomacy, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday he would consider sending a special envoy to North Korea for talks ...
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Trump adviser Bannon open to withdrawing U.S. troops from South Korea if North freezes nuclear program

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 04:53
Top White House adviser Steve Bannon has said he would be open to a potential deal in which China persuaded North Korea to freeze its ...
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Search for five spots debris field off Oahu after Army Black Hawk goes down

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 22:38
U.S. Coast Guard and military crews searched the ocean off Hawaii on Wednesday for five people aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a ...
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Duterte urges more as Philippine police ‘shock and awe’ raids leave 32 drug suspects dead

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 20:26
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday urged police to kill dozens of drug suspects every day, as he praised officers who shot dead 32 people ...
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Aussie agencies, with help of satellite drift data, pinpoint ‘most-likely’ location of MH370

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 20:12
New evidence released by Australian government agencies on Wednesday may have narrowed the location of missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370.The Australian Transport Safety Bureau, the ...
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North Korean nuclear threat renews push on Guam to achieve statehood — or independence

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 08:27
The nuclear conflict with North Korea that has made Guam the target of a threatened attack has led to new calls to change the government ...
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Korea fight is latest conflict for indigenous people of Guam

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 07:30
The threatened missile attack by North Korea on Guam has prompted calls for peace from the island’s indigenous people, who are weary of yet another ...
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Political feud erupts between Australia and New Zealand

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 06:01
Like squabbling siblings, New Zealand and Australia have close ties but also a rivalry that can sometimes turn ugly.That tension spilled into politics on Tuesday, ...
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North Korea likely can produce its own missile engines without imports: U.S. intelligence

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 04:40
North Korea likely has the ability to produce its own missile engines and intelligence suggests it does not need to rely on imports, U.S. intelligence ...
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Kim Jong Un sees missile crisis as win-win whether North Korea launches or not

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 04:00
If, after all the fanfare, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un doesn’t actually launch missiles toward Guam, many may write the whole episode off as ...
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Five Islamic militants preparing chemical attacks arrested on Java: Jakarta

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 00:25
Indonesian police said they arrested five suspected Islamic militants on Tuesday and seized chemicals that were to be used for attacks on several locations, including ...
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Human error blamed for ‘civil danger warning’ mistakenly broadcast in Guam

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 23:05
An emergency alert was mistakenly broadcast to Guam residents amid fears of missile strikes against the Pacific island by North Korea.The alert went out on ...
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Bali schoolchildren hold tsunami drill with help from U.N., Japan

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 22:41
Students scrambled to safety as sirens blared during a tsunami drill on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on Tuesday, part of a campaign to ...
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