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3 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Japanese politician to organise wrestling festival in N Korea

Despite having no diplomatic ties, a Japanese politician is set to organise a two-day wrestling festival in North Korea.

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8 hrs ago | ABC News

North Korea Gets Gnarly With New Surf Destination

Korea International Travel Company, North Korea 's tourism bureau, recently announced that a handful of resorts along its 1,550-mile coastline will host four-day and five-night packages for those who like to hang ten.

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11 hrs ago | Fodor's

What We're Reading This Week: All Things Scotland, NYC Liquor Delivery, A North Korean Memoir

I'm off to Scotland for a week and aside from reading our new guide , I'm pocketing local goings on from Edinburgh to the Orkneys.

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15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

New North Korean launch site near completion: think-tank

North Korea will be able to test longer-range rockets at its new launch site before the end of this year, a US think-tank has said.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Nick Clegg The Movie: Channel 4 announce feature-length drama on rise of Deputy PM

Coalition, scheduled to air in 2015, will explore Nick Clegg's 'astonishing rise from rank outsider to the man who' d decide fate of the country' 'Who would have thought it a few years ago - Nick Clegg the lead role in a feature-length drama? He's not exactly Brad Pitt!' The 90 minute single drama called Coalition will explore Nick ... (more)

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Voice of America

Ground Game: Tunnels in Gaza, Korean Peninsula

An Israeli army officer shows journalists a tunnel allegedly used by Palestinian militants for cross-border attacks from Gaza into Israel, July 25, 2014.

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NewsOK.com

NKorea launch pad expansion 'nearing completion'

A U.S. research institute says construction to upgrade North Korea's main rocket launch pad should be completed by fall, allowing Pyongyang to conduct a launch by year's end if it decides to do so.

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U.S. Department of Defense

Work Meets With Senior U.S., South Korean Officials

During his visit to South Korea, Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work met with senior U.S. and Republic of Korea officials to review progress in transforming the U.S.-ROK alliance and reaffirm the United States' steadfast commitment to the defense of the ROK, Deputy Secretary of Defense Spokesperson Navy Lt.

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Deadline

Edinburgh: Channel 4 Orders North Korea Political Thriller By Matt Charman

It's Channel 4 day here in Edinburgh . CEO David Abraham is giving the annual MacTaggart speech this evening at the TV Festival, and the company earlier announced it had taken minority stakes in four British indies .

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Foreign Policy

Have Cuts in Defense Spending Hurt U.S. National Security?

The National Defense Panel originally was established by the Congress to provide a non-partisan evaluation of the Quadrennial Defense Review .

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Fox News

Security Council members decline North Korean request for a meeting over US-SKorea drills

United Nations Security Council members are rejecting North Korea's request for a meeting to protest joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

NHK World

Japan's lawmakers ask Mongolia's help on abductees

A group of Japanese lawmakers has called on Mongolia's foreign minister to help get Japanese abductees back from North Korea.

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Marine Corps Times

Website seeks to connect Korea vets with original wartime photos

More than 5.7 million Americans served in the Korean War from 1950 to 1953. A New York state-based project seeks to connect Korean Warw photos with the soldiers featured in them or their families.

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Examiner.com

The magnificent mystery of God's redemption and restoration

By human standards it should never have happened. Today's philosophy would demand one to get even and pay back with a vengeance, or to bring a lawsuit to inflict as much monetary misery as possible.

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Breitbart.com

Report: North Korea Moving Tanks to Chinese Border

A mysterious report in one of South Korea's largest newspapers claims that the North Korean government fears that China will "betray" them, and as a result has moved a large number of tanks and other armored vehicles to the border with China.

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Outlook

N Korea Insults Kerry, Calls Him a 'Wolf With a Hideous Lantern Jaw'

In its latest personal attack on a prominent official from a rival country, North Korea today called US Secretary of State John Kerry a wolf with a "hideous lantern jaw."

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Korea Herald

Descendant of U.S. missionary happy with Korean citizenship

For U.S. lawyer David Linton, last week was a meaningful step toward more involvement with his expertise in South Korea.

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CNN

ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley, posts video

A video released by ISIS shows the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq.

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KAUZ

North Korea insults John Kerry over his looks

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Korean News

Koreans in Russia Visit DPRK Mission

Officials of the Confederation of Koreans in Far East and Siberian Regions and the United Confederation of Koreans in Khabarovsk Territory visited the DPRK mission in Khabarovsk, Russia on Friday, the 69th anniversary of Korea's liberation.

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