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1 hr ago | Korea Herald

After surviving reshuffle, Yun faces heavier diplomatic agenda

After weathering recent cabinet shake-ups, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se is coming under pressure to improve testy relations with South Korea's neighbors by untangling a matrix of diplomatic and geopolitical interests.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, South Korea, Park Geun-hye

5 hrs ago | Korean News

DPRK's Victory in Last Korean War

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea wrought world-startling miracles in the 1950-1953 Korean War, provoked by the U.S. imperialists.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Remembering James Garner a " Hollywooda s a reluctant heroa

In the era of Justin Bieber and Shia LaBeouf, it's easy for an angry old man sitting behind a computer keyboard to decry modern entertainers Which is why I say with certainty that our culture lost a great actor and a good man this weekend when James Garner died .

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, The Notebook, Celebrities, James Garner, Oklahoma, World News, Asia

Forbes.com

Burmese Tycoon Tay Za Under Scrutiny

Myanmar tycoon Tay Za leans back and fulminates against the U.S. government as a playful pet bear cub scrambles up his alligator-skin chair.

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The Daily Caller

North Korea Launches Cooking Website Despite Lack Of Internet Access, Food

On Tuesday, The Guardian reported that the website of the Korean Association of Cooks, known as Korean Dishes, had been accessed outside of North Korea for the first time.

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PSFK

North Korean Architect Dreams Up Futuristic Buildings to Promote Tourism

Architects in North Korea work for the government, have little exposure to the outside world and might go their entire career without receiving a private commission.

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

Anchorage Daily News

Why South Koreans are skeptical over mysterious death of fugitive ferry owner

South Korean police ended an unprecedented manhunt Tuesday without a live suspect, but with what they said was the body of the wealthy businessman wanted for months over the Sewol ferry disaster.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Boat Disaster, Education Etc., Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory,

Korea Herald

Hopes rise for improved inter-Korean ties

Cautious optimism is growing for enhanced inter-Korean ties as both sides hope for a breakthrough in the relations that have long been deadlocked due to Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions and relentless saber-rattling.

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Asia News Network

SEOUL: Strange parts of Korean society

Foreigners often find it very convenient to live in Korea. For example, they can easily find numerous coffee shops, convenience stores and ethnic restaurants in major cities.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Seoul, South Korea Travel, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, Cellphones, Weird

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Beaver Countian

North Korea unveils plans for underwater hotel in new 'tourist city'

This article titled "North Korea unveils plans for underwater hotel in new 'tourist city'" was written by Hamish Macdonald for NK News, part of the North Korea network, for theguardian.com on Wednesday 23rd July 2014 04.00 UTC North Korean authorities have announced an ambitious development project for the east coast city of Wonsan that will ... (more)

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

Townhall

North Korea Looks to Joseph Stalin for Foreign Policy Guidance

North Korea: The Korean Central News Agency published a press statement by a spokesperson for the Policy Department of the DPRK National Defense Commission.

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Chosun Ilbo

N.Korean Defectors, Helpers Arrested in China

Twenty-nine North Korean defectors and five of their South Korean helpers were arrested in China on July 15-17.

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Canada.com

Seth Rogen, self-described "lazy man-child," has good advice for kids about giving back

Comedian Seth Rogen spoke at We Day California and told the 16,000 young volunteers in attendance, "you can be selfish and selfless at the same time."

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The China Post

Japan and Mongolia prepare to sign free trade deal on Tuesday: reports

Japan and Mongolia will sign a free-trade deal when their leaders hold talks in Tokyo later Tuesday, reports said, as Japan looks to tap the country's fast-growing economy and huge natural resources.

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Newsday

Video teasing North Korean leader goes viral

A mash-up video poking fun at the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been watched millions of times in China and around the world.

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Mashable

Australian Documents Life 'Inside the Strangest Nation on Earth'

North Korea is perhaps the most sealed-off country in the world. The regime of Kim Jong-un has tight control over what information Koreans consume - there's virtually no access to the Internet or foreign media - and its propaganda machine broadcasts a distorted version of reality.

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MilitaryCity.com

Alcohol ban in South Korea reflects 'fight tonight' readiness

Airmen new to Korea cannot buy or drink alcohol within 30 days of arrival - a requirement under a new orientation policy.

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MacLeans

Photo essay: A rare peek inside North Korea

David Guttenfelder helped found the Associated Press's North Korea bureau, and has turned his access into surreal, reflective photos David Guttenfelder fell in love with images of the everyday when, after years documenting conflicts around the world for the Associated Press, he went to North Korea to capture family reunions between North and South ... (more)

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The Washington Post

Did Russian personnel help take down MH17?

What exactly was Russia's role in last week's tragic crash of a Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine? What lessons about Russian covert involvement in Ukraine more broadly can be gleaned from past instances of war-time covert aid? My own research on covert foreign meddling during war provides some useful historical context about the ... (more)

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Fausta's blog

Cuba-North Korea: Another weapons cargo?

A North Korean freighter has run aground in the Gulf of Mexico just days after a stop in Havana that sparked comparisons with another Pyongyang vessel captured last summer with an illegal shipment of Cuban weapons.

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