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Inujured North Korean defector’s parasites and diet hint at tough life

4 hours 21 min ago
Parasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have plagued the ...
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Cambodian court charges two U.S.-linked journalists with espionage

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 04:54
A Cambodian court on Saturday charged two journalists with espionage for filing news reports to a U.S.-funded radio station, which can carry a prison term ...
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China hopes to build nuclear-powered space shuttle by 2040

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 07:03
China is hoping to achieve a “major breakthrough” in its space program by 2040 — including the development of nuclear-powered space shuttles that will allow ...
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Condition of soldier who fled North Korea over DMZ to South stabilizing, hospital says

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 05:07
The condition of a North Korean soldier severely wounded by gunfire while escaping to South Korea is gradually improving after two surgeries but it is ...
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Strong 6.3 earthquake rattles remote part of Tibet

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 04:22
An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck a remote part of Tibet on Saturday, the United States Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of ...
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North Korea rules out negotiations on nuclear weapons

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 03:11
North Korea on Friday ruled out negotiations with Washington as long as joint U.S-South Korea military exercises continue, and said that Pyongyang’s atomic weapons program ...
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North Korea says China envoy stressed importance of better ties

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 03:04
China’s special envoy on North Korea met high-ranking North Korean official Choe Ryong Hae after he arrived in the capital, Pyongyang, the North’s official Korean ...
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Crashed injures ‘most wanted’ Indonesian politician; public suspects tactic to avoid arrest

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 08:29
A top Indonesian politician embroiled in a scandal involving an epic theft of public money has been hospitalized after a car crash that is being ...
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42,000-year-old remains of Mungo Man returned to grave in Australia

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 07:24
The oldest human remains found in Australian were on Friday returned to the Outback desert that he roamed some 42,000 years ago in a ceremony ...
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China renews call for North Korea-U.S. ‘freeze-for-freeze’ agreement

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 06:43
China on Thursday reiterated its call for an agreement between North Korea and the U.S. under which the North will gain concessions if it freezes ...
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Philippines to implement family planning law in a blow to the church

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 05:49
A long-awaited Philippine family planning law to provide free hormonal contraceptives is finally going ahead, health officials said Thursday, ending a two-year impasse in which ...
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Cambodia faces international rebuke after banning opposition

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 05:47
The United States promised “concrete steps” against Cambodia and the European Union raised a threat to vital trade preferences, after the Southeast Asian nation’s main ...
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North Korean soldier stable, but riddled with parasites

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 05:28
A North Korean soldier shot multiple times while defecting to the South is in a stable condition but riddled with parasites that could complicate his ...
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Evoking diverse heritage, Pakistan unveils 1,700-year-old sleeping Buddha

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 06:41
Pakistan unveiled the remains of a 1,700-year-old sleeping Buddha image on Wednesday, part of an initiative to encourage tourism and project religious harmony in a ...
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Quake in South Korea leaves 1,500 homeless and dozens injured

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:02
A 5.4 magnitude earthquake that was South Korea’s second-strongest in decades damaged infrastructure, injured dozens of people and left about 1,500 homeless, officials said Thursday.No ...
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Watchdogs allege Myanmar waging widespread genocide against Rohingya in Rakhine

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 02:02
Myanmar security forces slit the throats of Muslim Rohingya and burned victims alive, watchdogs said in a report on Wednesday that cited mounting evidence of ...
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Senior Chinese diplomat to visit North Korea as envoy of Xi

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 09:51
Following President Donald Trump’s visit to Beijing, China said Wednesday that it would send a high-level special envoy to North Korea amid an extended chill ...
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Australians vote to allow same-sex marriage

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 09:17
Australians have voted decisively in favor of allowing same-sex couples to marry, sparking celebrations Wednesday across the country. The change may become enshrined in law ...
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U.S. Congress urged to require Chinese state journalists to register as foreign agents

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 09:02
A report to the U.S. Congress released on Wednesday accused Chinese state media entities of involvement in spying and propaganda and said their staff in ...
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5.4 magnitude quake shakes South Korean coast, tremors felt in Seoul

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 07:32
A 5.4 magnitude earthquake shook South Korea’s southeastern coast Wednesday afternoon, but no casualties were immediately reported. People evacuated buildings near the epicenter and shaking ...
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