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North Korea: Inside the lives of Pyongyang’s rich kids

North Korea: Inside the lives of...

THEY love fashion and like most teenagers are happy to spend money to look good.

New clues in case of missing Australian backpacker Rye Hunt

New clues in case of missing Australian...

A NEW series of clues has been unearthed in the hunt for the Australian backpacker who disappeared...

Amjad Sabri: Pakistanis mourn singer killed by Taliban

Amjad Sabri: Pakistanis mourn singer...

Pakistan is mourning one of its most famous singers, Amjad Sabri, who was shot dead in Karachi by...

Man hurls explosive device at Shanghai airport, then attempts suicide

Man hurls explosive device at Shanghai...

Four passengers were wounded after a man hurled an explosive device at a check-in counter at...

Obama to make historic visit to Hiroshima

Obama to make historic visit to...

President Obama will visit Hiroshima when he travels to Japan this month for a summit of key...

Suicide blast claimed by Taliban faction in Pakistan claims at least 64 lives

Suicide blast claimed by Taliban faction...

The group has been behind several acts of terrorism in Pakistan in recent years. The latest claim...

Bangladesh forces storm Dhaka hostage cafe

Bangladesh forces storm Dhaka hostage...

Hundreds of troops are storming a cafe in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, where gunmen took at least...

Thailand's heir apparent Maha Vajiralongkorn raises fears – and eyebrows

Thailand's heir apparent Maha...

Crown prince is best known for making his poodle Foo Foo an air chief marshal, but his darker side...

Tokyo Olympics: Japan to 'fully cooperate' with suspicious payments inquiry

Tokyo Olympics: Japan to 'fully...

French authorities investigating payments made to a secret bank account alleged to have helped Tokyo...

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US student sent home from N Korea dies

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Otto Warmbier, US student held in North Korea, has died after returning home in a coma, family says

Dennis Rodman presents “Trump The Art of the Deal” to North Korea’s Sports Minister Kim Il Guk on Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP)

Dennis Rodman gave North Korea's sports minister Trump's 'Art of the Deal'

  •   15/06/2017 04:02:00 PM
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This is at least the fifth time Rodman has traveled to North Korea

Dennis Rodman, bearing gifts

A peek inside Rodman's odd gift bag for Kim Jong-un

  •   15/06/2017 04:01:00 PM
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What do you give the man who has an entire country at his mercy?

REUTERS / Otto Warmbier's parents feared for his safety as tensions rose between the US and North Korea

Otto Warmbier: North Korea releases jailed US student 'in c

  •   13/06/2017 12:40:00 PM
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US student Otto Warmbier has been freed from jail in North Korea, but his parents say he has been in a coma for a year.

Michiyo Nishigaki lost her only son Naoya to "karoshi

The young Japanese working themselves to death

  •   02/06/2017 12:30:00 PM
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Japan has some of the longest working hours in the world, and some young Japanese workers are literally working themselves to death. Now there are calls for the government to do more.

The first elements of the US-built Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), Pyeongtaek, Seoul March 6, 2017. © US Forces Korea / AFP

S. Korean president ‘shocked’ to find 4 unaccounted US THAAD launchers in his country

  •   30/05/2017 11:50:00 AM
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Moon has been critical of many policies of his predecessor...

President Donald Trump has called North Korean’s latest missile test a slap in the face for its main ally China. Picture: AP/Luca Bruno

US Navy orders third nuclear-powered aircraft carrier into North Korean waters

  •   29/05/2017 03:38:00 PM
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The US Navy has reportedly ordered a third nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to join the San Diego-based USS Carl Vinson off North Korea amid increasing tensions.

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Pyongyang launches suspected ballistic missile – South Korean military

  •   28/05/2017 06:51:00 PM
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North Korea has launched an unidentified projectile which appears to be a ballistic missile, Yonhap news reports, citing South Korea’s military.

A police officer mans a checkpoint on a highway in Iligan City on the southern island of Mindanao on May 24.

Duterte says he had to declare martial law to fight ISIS in Mindanao

  •   24/05/2017 07:18:00 PM
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I had to declare martial law in the Mindanao group of islands

Pyongyang said the missile launched was the Pukguksong-2, which was also tested in February

North Korea confirms 'successful' new ballistic missile test

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North Korea has confirmed it "successfully" launched another medium-range ballistic missile on Sunday.

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the world should talk to North Korea rather than threaten it. Picture: AFP/Alexander Zemlianichenko

Vladimir Putin warns world leaders to stop ‘intimidating’ North Korea after its latest missile test

  •   15/05/2017 01:54:00 PM
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RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is opposed to any new countries acquiring nuclear weapons, but that the world should talk to North Korea rather than threaten it.

The City Hostel Berlin stands in the Mbackground next to a sign marking the entrance to the North Korean embassy in Berlin. Picture: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

City Hostel Berlin: Backpackers helping North Korea rake it in

  •   12/05/2017 09:48:00 AM
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THE hostel at the centre of a media storm after links to North Korea were revealed has hit back at the “false” suspicion cast upon it.

REUTERS / President Moon (right) pledged to unify a divided country reeling from a corruption scandal

South Korea's Moon Jae-in sworn in vowing to address North

  •   10/05/2017 07:59:00 AM
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South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in has been sworn in, vowing to address the economy and relations with the North in his first speech as president.

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South Korea's new president Moon Jae-in could rattle U.S. relations

  •   09/05/2017 12:28:00 PM
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Presidential candidates Moon Jae-in and Ahn Cheol-soo are among the millions voting in South Korea's Presidential election on Tuesday. South Korea is replacing former President Park Geun-hye, who was forced from office due to a corruption scandal.

PUST / Kim Hak-song is said to have worked for the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology

North Korea 'detains US citizen Kim Hak-song'

  •   07/05/2017 03:45:00 PM
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North Korea says it has detained a US citizen on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the state.

NORTH Korea has accused America’s CIA of a conspiring with South Korean to kill their ‘Supreme Commader’ Kim Jong-un. Picture: AP

North Korea accuses CIA of plot to assassinate leader Kim Jong-un

  •   05/05/2017 12:56:00 PM
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NORTH Korea has accused America’s CIA of conspiring with South Korean to kill their ‘Supreme Commader’ Kim Jong-un.

Protesters and police stand by as trailers carrying US THAAD missile defence equipment enter a deployment site in Seongju, early on April 26, 2017. © YONHAP / AFP

China demands ‘immediate’ halt to THAAD deployment in South Korea

  •   02/05/2017 12:26:00 PM
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The deployment of the US defense system triggered protests in South Korea, with citizens saying that it would only provoke an attack from their northern neighbor.

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Donald Trump offers to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un 'under the right circumstances'

  •   01/05/2017 05:25:00 PM
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Responding to Mr Trump's comments at a daily briefing, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that the conditions for a meeting between the US President and Mr Kim "were not there yet" and that a number of things

The Izumo, seen here in a file picture, is Japan's biggest warship

Japan sends biggest warship to protect US supply vessel

  •   01/05/2017 08:09:00 AM
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Japan has dispatched its biggest warship, in the first such operation since it passed controversial laws expanding the role of its military.

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