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1 hr ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Here's How North Korean Architects Envision The Future

At this year's Venice Bienniale in Italy, the Korean pavilion has a curious exhibit called "Commissions for Utopia," which we first saw over at Wired .


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5 hrs ago | The Standard

NKorea offers to return body of SKorean man

North Korea offered Tuesday to return the body of a South Korean man found drifting north of the disputed Yellow Sea border, the South's unification ministry said.


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9 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Korea to boost ties with Mekong nations

South Korea reached agreement with Thailand and four other Mekong region countries Tuesday to further their diplomatic and economic cooperation, Seoul's foreign ministry said.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Southeast Asia, Cambodia

13 hrs ago | Juan Cole

Unlike Iraq, Iran, Libya, N. Korea, Israel has Impunity from Defying UNSC

The United Nations Security Council is theoretically a sort of sovereign in international law.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Asia, US News, Liberal Political News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Evening Sun

PHOTO: NKorea reopens international camp for kids

Young North Korean girls hold up signboards with the names of participating countries during an opening ceremony at the Songdowon International Children's Camp, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Wonsan, North Korea.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Family, Kids, South Korea,


N. Korea slams reports of arms deals with Hamas, Hezbollah

North Korea has denounced allegations that it supplied missiles to Hamas and material support to Hezbollah as "sheer fiction" and a "sinister" effort to link Pyongyang to Middle East disputes.


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House approves bill to toughen NKorea sanctions

The bill passed Monday would empower President Barack Obama to target foreign banks that facilitate the North Korean government's development and proliferation of weapons technology, arms trading and imports of luxury goods by barring them from the U.S. financial system.


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U.N. blacklists operator of North Korean ship seized in Panama

A U.N. Security Council committee on Monday blacklisted the operator of a North Korean ship, which was seized near the Panama Canal last year for smuggling Soviet-era arms, including two MiG-21 jet fighters, under thousands of tonnes of sugar.


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Drudge Retort

North Korea Threatens Nuclear Strike on White House

A top-ranking North Korean military official has threatened a nuclear strike on the White House and Pentagon after accusing Washington of raising military tensions on the Korean peninsula.


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Korean War Veterans Day in Missouri to be observed

Gov. Jay Nixon has proclaimed this Sunday to be Korean War Veterans Day in Missouri.


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Muslims burn to death three girls

A MOB burned to death a woman member of a religious sect and two of her granddaughters after blasphemous material was posted on Facebook.


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Korean News

Foreigners and Overseas Koreans Pay Tribute to Kim Il Sung, Kim Jong Il

Diplomatic envoys, representatives of international organizations and military attaches of foreign embassies here and other foreign guests and overseas Koreans staying in the homeland visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun on Sunday, the 61st anniversary of the victory of the Korean people in the Fatherland Liberation War.


Related Topix: Kim Jong Il, World News, Asia

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Times of India

After Nepal visit, Sushma is on Mission Myanmar

NEW DELHI: The Modi government will step up its engagement with Myanmar in the coming month with the visit of foreign minister Sushma Swaraj for her first bilateral engagement with the leadership in Naypyidaw.


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Hamas negotiating secret arms deal with North Korea to replenish missile stocks

This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on July 7, 2014 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un being celebrated by soldiers as he inspects the defence detachment on Ung Islet, defending an outpost in the East Sea of Korea.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, South Korea, Kim Jong Un, Israel, Middle East, Lebanon, IN,

The Nation

Tenuous new relations in Asian diplomacy

The Dongwha Duty Free Shop in the Gwanghwamun district in downtown Seoul is regularly thronged with visitors from China, some of the 4 million who now visit South Korea annually, making it the top foreign tourist destination for Chinese travellers.


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

Korea Herald

USFK chief blasts N.K. missile launches

U.S. Forces Korea Commander Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti on Sunday lambasted North Korea for recently launching a series of missiles and rockets in breach of the U.N. Security Council resolutions banning any ballistic missile tests.


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Erie Times News

In Brief: 15 killed in Afghan attacks as vote count stops

Attacks across Afghanistan, including hundreds of Taliban fighters swarming police checkpoints across the south, killed at least 15 people Saturday, officials said, as a recount in the country's presidential election halted before a major holiday.


Related Topix: Asia, Afghanistan, Mohamed Morsi

Daily Mail

Thousands convene in North Korea to celebrate the 'victory' of the...

American doctor contracts Ebola after moving to Africa with his family: Medic infected while treating patients with incurable virus as outbreak spreads to Nigeria amid fears of wider contagion A final good deed, one last selfie: Man who lost his phone took this photo of the rookie cop who helped find it - days later she was dead 'at the hands of ... (more)


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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Dearborn vets scaling down this year's Korean War commemoration ceremony

The Dearborn Allied War Veterans Council is planning to scale down this weekend's annual commemoration of National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day to brief outdoor morning ceremonies.


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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Defense/Security, 1:35 AMReport: Hamas to Buy More Rockets From North Korea

Hamas have signed an arms deal with North Korea in order to replenish its deplete rocket arsenal, after thousands were either fired at Israeli civilians or destroyed in IDF strikes in recent weeks, according to The Telegraph .


Related Topix: Asia, World News, Terrorism