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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

In Pyongyang, North Koreaa s rich are getting richer

As though Pyongyang did not already feel like a theme park, now the North Koreans have turned it into an actual theme park.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, North Korea Travel, Kim Jong Il,

6 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Bae's sister pleads for his release from North Korean prison

Terri Chung is the sister of Kenneth Bae, who is serving a 15-year prison sentence in North Korea.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, South Korea, Vladimir Putin, Terrorism

10 hrs ago | Weird Asia News

North Korean Soldiers Display Steely Prowess in Martial Arts Training

A recently surfaced video that documents North Korean elite forces in absurd displays of prowess has belly-chopped the Internet with its sheer insanity.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Weird

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Korea Herald

North Korea condemns U.S. plan to station THAAD in South Korea

North Korea criticized the United States Tuesday for seeking to deploy an advanced missile defense system in South Korea.

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Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, World News,

Windsor Beacon

Who are the Americans held in North Korea?

North Korea allowed three American prisoners to speak briefly with Western reporters Monday.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Prison, Bakersfield, CA

KRON 4

American Missionary in North Korean Prison Growing Frail, Sister Says

The sister of an American missionary held for nearly two years in North Korea said Monday that she is worried about the health and well-being of Kenneth Bae, who's isolated in a labor camp and suffers from severe back pain.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Prison, Edmonds, WA

The Independent

Pras Michel does the ALS ice bucket challenge in North Korea

'I thought I'd put a little twist to it,' he told The Associated Press. 'When we go to places, my crew, we stick out' 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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Related Topix: Pras, Celebrities, Patrick Stewart, World News,

KOLD-TV Tucson

Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perception.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Miamisburg, OH

WYFF-TV Greenville

Americans detained in N. Korea speak to CNN

Kenneth Bae, Matthew Todd Miller and Jeffrey Edward Fowle met with CNN's Will Ripley at a hotel in Pyongyang.

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Martinsburg Journal

Korean War vet served as translator in Air Force

For 84-year-old retired U.S. Air Force staff sergeant James "Jim" Rehanek, language was his contribution to the Korean War effort.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Martinsburg, WV, World News, Asia, South Korea

Sun Aug 31, 2014

GantDaily.com

A+E purchases 10% stake in Vice Media for $250M

Brooklyn, NY, United States - According to individuals familiar with the transaction, A+E Networks is in the midst of completing an agreement to purchase 10% of Vice Media.

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Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Nonfiction, Arts, World News, Asia

CBC News

Australian drug trade 'high-reward' for Canadian criminals, say B.C. police

A file photo from 2003 shows an armed Australian Federal Police officer at Sydney Airport, overseeing the transport of accused North Korean drug smugglers.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Asia, Canada

South China Morning Post

North Korea blasts British TV drama about its nuclear programme

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is a country in East Asia, located in the northern half of the Korean Peninsula bordering South Korea and China.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, South Korea,

Commentary Magazine

Obama's Luck on the World Stage

When it comes to global security, it may seem counter-intuitive to suggest that Barack Obama is one of the luckiest American presidents on the world stage.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Cake, Life, Dessert, Food, Baked Goods, World News, Asia

The Wichita Eagle

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge arrives in North Korea

It's pretty hard to find a novel way to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by now, but two-time Grammy-winning rapper Pras Michel, a founding member of the Fugees, has done it - getting his dousing in the center of North Korea's capital on Sunday.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Pras, Hip-Hop, The Fugees, Entertainment

KRAV-FM Tulsa

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge arrives in North Korea

Two-time Grammy award winning rapper and a founding member of the Fugees, Pras Michel, speaks to the Associated Press in his hotel room, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge arrives in North Korea

Two-time Grammy award winning rapper and a founding member of the Fugees, Pras Michel, gets doused by his friends for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Newsday

How might a currency change affect UK?

Holyrood and Westminster are sharply at odds when it comes to whether an independent Scotland could keep using the pound sterling.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News

Newkerala.com

Obama's rapper pal Pras Michel visiting Kim Jong-un land for wrestling fun

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un has apparently made another friend from the west, former American hip-hop group Fugees star Pras Michel, who is travelling to the nation to watch a wrestling match hosted by a Japanese politician and former pro wrestler.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Pras, Wyclef Jean, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, The Fugees

The Washington Post

Muscle men make unlikely peace envoys to Pyongyang

North Koreans are not exactly used to seeing 300-pound Americans in tiny black underpants with "strong man" emblazoned across the rear.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia,

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