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2 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

UN warns its food aid program in NKorea at risk

A North Korean tractor chugs along near a rice field at Kijongdong, North Korea, on May 28, 2014.

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6 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond

What Jesus knew about income inequality

Editor's note: Jay Parini, a poet and novelist, teaches at Middlebury College in Vermont.

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10 hrs ago | Newindpress

Second Film as important as first: Tiger Shroff

MUMBAI: After getting noticed for his stunts in his debut film "Heropanti", actor Tiger Shroff, who was recently honoured by the Kukkiwon - World Taekwondo Headquarters in Seoul, is geared up for more daredevilry in his second film as he feels it's "as important, if not more important" than one's first movie.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Korean News

S. Korean Authorities Accused of Opening Rice Market

At least 1 000 peasants belonging to the Federation of Women Peasants Associations of south Korea held a rally at Seoul Square on August 20 in protest against the puppet authorities' moves to open the rice market, according to Voice of People, an internet paper of south Korea.

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KYTX-TV News

Local Korean War veteran pleased by support of Korean government

When someone dies, often their online identity dies as well. A new law in one state, however, is looking to change that.

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Tehran Times

Asghar Farhadi to head Busan filmfest jury

TEHRAN Celebrated Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi has been appointed as president of the jury for the New Currents section at the 19th Busan International Film Festival, which will be held in South Korea from October 2 to 11. New Currents is the main section of the festival which is for the first or the second feature films by up-and-coming Asian ... (more)

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WHAS11

Ex-top prosecutor in South Korea admits lewd acts

A South Korean defense lawyer for a former top prosecutor accused of performing a lewd act in public says his client has admitted the charge.

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The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

Noodles: Friend or Foe? South Koreans Defend Diet

Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts-in the noodles.

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Reuters

Some South Korean ferry mourners tire of the politics of closure

A man whose 17-year-old child was killed in the April sinking of a South Korean ferry, the country's worst maritime accident in decades, said he is ready to move on, tired of the political wrangling and mud-slinging four months after disaster struck.

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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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Denver Post

Ex-top prosecutor in South Korea admits lewd acts

In this Dec. 24, 2013 photo, Kim Soo-chang, former chief prosecutor on Jeju Island, speaks at Jeju Supreme Prosector Office on Jeju Island, South Korea.

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Reuters

Some South Korean ferry mourners tire of the politics of closure

A man whose 17-year-old child was killed in the April sinking of a South Korean ferry, the country's worst maritime accident in decades, said he is ready to move on, tired of the political wrangling and mud-slinging four months after disaster struck.

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Suria

Hunger-striking father of S.Korean ferry...

The father of one of the high school students killed in South Korea's ferry disaster was hospitalised Friday after mounting a 40-day hunger strike to demand a full independent inquiry.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Korea Herald

Researchers come across trove of Buddhist artifacts

South Korean researchers said Thursday they have uncovered dozens of artifacts used in Buddhist ceremonies nearly a millennium ago, as they begin to unravel the mystery behind an ancient shrine where they were discovered.

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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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The Times of India

AI Dreamliner's windshield cracks mid-air, flight returns to Delhi

The aircraft, operating flight AI-020 from Delhi to Kolkata, returned to Delhi after its windshield cracked while it was overflying Lucknow.

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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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Star-Telegram.com

10 Things to Know for Today

Obama sent special forces to Syria this summer to save Americans held by the Islamic State, but they failed to locate any - including journalist James Foley.

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ABC News

Reactions in Asia to Instant Noodle Study

A recent U.S. study linking instant noodle consumption by South Koreans to some risks for heart disease has prompted a passionate response throughout Asia, where the noodles are not just a cheap treat but an essential part of life.

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The Tribune

Noodles: Friend or foe? S. Koreans defend diet

Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts - in the noodles.

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