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1 hr ago | Korea Herald

Redefining Korean cinema

In Bong Joon-ho's 2006 film "The Host," its gigantic, amphibious monster - which emerges after an American military pathologist dumps bottles of formaldehyde into Seoul's Han River - does not move forward.


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6 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Korea allows KORAIL chief to visit N. Korea

South Korea decided to allow the chief of its state rail operator to visit North Korea this week for an international rail conference, the unification ministry said Sunday.


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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Post and Courier

We still need a fighting Army

Gen. Matthew Ridgway, who took command of U.S. forces in Korea in December 1950, famously wrote that the "primary purpose of an army [is] to be ready to fight effectively at all times."


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Belmont Club

Getting It

One of the most powerful political weapons in the world today is self-hostaging .


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Gateway Pundit

North Korea Sends Letter of Protest to Britain Over Salon's Kim Jong Un Poster

A headshot recently of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un displaying his distinctive coiffure - shaved sides, voluminous locks and Nineties boyband centre-parting - was used as an advert for cuts at South Ealing's M&M Hair Academy.


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Bangor Daily News

Bill Cohen favors Jeb Bush in 2016, says Iran may not rein in nuclear ...

Former Defense Secretary William Cohen says he favors former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as a potential presidential candidate in 2016.


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Remembering the Korean War, 60 years ago

This Friday, June 25th, it will have been sixty years since the beginning of the Korean War in 1950.


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Curbed Detroit

Curbed Inside: From Stunt Double to Stunning, Louie's Lounge Was a Remod for the Ages

After playing St. Andrews Hall in 8 Mile , a North Korean military outpost in Red Dawn and a battered liquor shop in Transformers 3 , the wedge-shaped building at 30 Clifford Street has a permanent identity.


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Daily Mail

Dictator's cut: Aunt of North Korea's Kim 'disappears' from propaganda film

Cockpit Kate! The Duchess of Cambridge sits in an F-18 fighter as she and Prince William take a tour of air force base in Queensland Teacher confronted over abuse on You Tube faces trial over 100 alleged sex crimes including abusing girl in school locker room and hiding her in a closet when they were nearly discovered No you can't! Hundreds of ... (more)


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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Oxford Times

Relative flies out to finally pay her respects to soldier killed in the 'Forgotten War'

THE family of a soldier killed in the 'Forgotten War' will finally get to pay their respects at his grave in South Korea more than six decades after his death.


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Korea Herald

Novel set in a country stranger than fiction

The most reclusive state on earth is paradoxically a country that draws great attention from the rest of the world when it is in the news - usually for its nuclear threat, horrific human rights abuses and its unpredictable behavior.


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National Public Radio

White House Makes Economics Focus Of Asia Trip

The White House is focusing President Barack Obama's upcoming Asia-Pacific trip on the economic benefits of closer ties to the region, but regional security concerns are likely to be pushed higher on the president's agenda because of the tense situation between Russia and Ukraine.


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UN rights group calls for North Korea to be prosecuted before ICC

The chief investigator from the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Thursday appealed to the UN Security Council to refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court [official websites] for alleged crimes against humanity.


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The Independent

Inside North Korea with the man who won the marathon

The chance to run in the secretive state, policed by minders performing clothes inspections, was too good an opportunity to miss for William Marks, who tells of his unexpected triumph Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.


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The Age

Call for Korea sanctions

Former High Court justice Michael Kirby says the United Nations Security Council should slap targeted sanctions on North Korean officials responsible for grave human rights abuses.


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Korean News

Korean National Art Festival in Uzbekistan Celebrates Day of Sun

The 21st Korean National Art Festival was held in Tashkent by Koreans in Uzbekistan on April 13 in celebration of the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung .


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Real life David and Goliath stories: From hairdresser vs Kim Jong Un to granny vs Tesco

After a British hairdresser stood up to the supreme might of Kim Jong Un and his dodgy barnet we look at some of the other people who have stood up to international tyranny and Tesco North Korean embassy officials demanded a hair salon owner took down a poster poking fun at the country's leader.


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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

Kim Jong-un's Aunt Edited Out of Propaganda Films

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's aunt Kim Kyong-hui, the widow of executed eminence grise Jang Song-taek, has disappeared from documentary footage shown on North Korean TV since February.


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Real Clear Politics

Why American Foreign Aid Works

President Obama's visit to South Korea next week will highlight not only a critically important alliance, but also one of the greatest success stories of foreign aid in American history.


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Jerusalem Post

Column one: The disappearance of US will

In Europe, in Asia, in the Middle East and beyond, the America's most dangerous foes are engaging in aggression and brinkmanship unseen in decades.


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