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White tiger, dark horse: North Korean art market heats up
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White tiger, dark horse: North Korean art market heats up

En Vnexpress - 'We don't do politics, we do art.'

North Korean rockettes serve up Coca-Cola in Dubai
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North Korean rockettes serve up Coca-Cola in Dubai

En Vnexpress - Waitresses serving Coca-Cola as a flatscreeen television tuning to a North Korean channel that streams nature scenes and military propaganda.

In South Korea, daily stresses outweigh North Korea missile worries
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In South Korea, daily stresses outweigh North Korea missile worries

En Vnexpress - S.Koreans worry more about jobs, economy than a war with the North.

As US ban on travel to North Korea kicks in, tourist says he would return
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As US ban on travel to North Korea kicks in, tourist says he would return

En Vnexpress - With beautiful scenery, great food and friendly locals, American tourist Nicholas Burkhead said he'd be happy to return to his latest holiday destination.

All aboard Vietnam's nostalgic North-South railway
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All aboard Vietnam's nostalgic North-South railway

En Vnexpress - Despite a decline in popularity, the railway still evokes memories of days gone by.

First half of Vietnam’s north-south expressway to displace 2,100 families
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First half of Vietnam’s north-south expressway to displace 2,100 families

The state budget will have to cough up $573 million to compensate those affected by the new road.

UN slaps sanctions on North Koreans amid US warning
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UN slaps sanctions on North Koreans amid US warning

'The Security Council is sending a clear message to North Korea today: Stop firing ballistic missiles or face the consequences.'

Will North Korea bring the US and ASEAN together?, Chibok girls freed but concerns remain, What did Erdoğan get out of talks with Putin?, Venezuelan opposition should seek common ground with Chávist loyalists, A bipartisan case for Comey's dismissal
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Will North Korea bring the US and ASEAN together?, Chibok girls freed but concerns remain, What did Erdoğan get out of talks with Putin?, Venezuelan opposition should seek common ground with Chávist loyalists, A bipartisan case for Comey's dismissal

Yahoo News "Diplomatic relations between the US and countries in this region have often been hampered by different standards and interpretations of political integrity...," states an editorial. "At

Japan and Australia must cooperate with US on North Korea, Building public trust in science, Arresting WikiLeaks founder would set 'dangerous precedent,' Better Holocaust education needed everywhere, Combating climate change through citizen action
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Japan and Australia must cooperate with US on North Korea, Building public trust in science, Arresting WikiLeaks founder would set 'dangerous precedent,' Better Holocaust education needed everywhere, Combating climate change through citizen action

Yahoo News "It is crucial that both Japan and Australia support the United States, which is urging China to wield Beijing’s influence over Pyongyang while intensifying its military pressure on North

North Korea threats? After six decades, uncertainty is nothing new for South Koreans
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North Korea threats? After six decades, uncertainty is nothing new for South Koreans

Yahoo News The shaded lawns and winding paths in Yeouido Park offer a respite from this frenetically modern city. The strip of land the park sits on, now covered in cherry trees and picnic tables,

US missile defense: Getting to 'ready' on North Korea threat
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US missile defense: Getting to 'ready' on North Korea threat

Yahoo News For decades, US presidents have used diplomatic pressure and economic sanctions to try and convince North Korea to abandon its nuclear program. The Pentagon has been developing a

Talk with North Korea? Recent precedents help.
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Talk with North Korea? Recent precedents help.

Yahoo News When President Trump says he might be willing to talk to North Korea under certain conditions, his hope may be based on examples of other countries and groups – also known as a nuclear or

As North Korea's economy grows, Kim tries to wield a double-edged sword
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As North Korea's economy grows, Kim tries to wield a double-edged sword

Yahoo News When Rüdiger Frank visited a shopping center in the North Korean capital in February, he was amazed to find not one, but at least 10 different kinds of toothpaste for sale. Customers

John Kasich raises 'taking out' top North Korean leaders
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John Kasich raises 'taking out' top North Korean leaders

Yahoo News With that bold assertion, Gov. John Kasich (R) of Ohio raised a controversial argument for American action aimed at neutralizing the North Korean nuclear threat. “An ability to remove a

North Korea: Can US lead global 'village' toward diplomatic solution?
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North Korea: Can US lead global 'village' toward diplomatic solution?

Yahoo News For years, China has been pegged as the sole country with the heft and influence to dissuade North Korea from its pursuit of nuclear weapons – and of missiles capable of carrying those

Trump’s possible logic on North Korea
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Trump’s possible logic on North Korea

Yahoo News As North Korea moves to own more nuclear weapons and missiles, will Japan and South Korea seek nuclear weapons rather than rely on the United States – as the preferred cop on the beat –

How Trump's Syria strike could affect North Korea, Egypt attacks must not divide Christians and Muslims, Improving protection of older people's rights, Investing in STEM education can aid development, Are citizens of a democracy obligated to vote?
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How Trump's Syria strike could affect North Korea, Egypt attacks must not divide Christians and Muslims, Improving protection of older people's rights, Investing in STEM education can aid development, Are citizens of a democracy obligated to vote?

Yahoo News "The bombing of one of Bashar al-Assad’s airfields must have sent premonitions through the minds of Kim Jong-un and his generals: they could be next," states an editorial. "The deployment

Why North Korea may be a threat to itself
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Why North Korea may be a threat to itself

Yahoo News As the Trump administration continues to rattle a saber at North Korea, it should take note of a new survey by two economists at South Korea’s central bank. In interviews with hundreds of

The twin goals behind North Korea's resolve on nuclear weapons
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The twin goals behind North Korea's resolve on nuclear weapons

Yahoo News The Trump administration has portrayed the US missile strike on a Syrian air field earlier this month as a sign its willingness to make tough decisions. “The logic is pretty simple,” says

Canada as international peacekeeper, US unilateral approach to North Korea may be a 'viable new alternative,' 'Righteous outrage' doesn't produce social change, To tackle terrorism, Saudi Arabia and Iran must resolve rivalry
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Canada as international peacekeeper, US unilateral approach to North Korea may be a 'viable new alternative,' 'Righteous outrage' doesn't produce social change, To tackle terrorism, Saudi Arabia and Iran must resolve rivalry

Yahoo News "A government so eager to get back into peacekeeping, to have Canada 'step up' and assume its responsibilities as a committed member of the United Nations, now hesitates at the water’s

What might a conflict with North Korea look like?
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What might a conflict with North Korea look like?

Yahoo News By his tweets, by his orders, and by his airstrikes last week in Syria, President Trump has opened up a whole new realm of possibilities in Northeast Asia that the rest of the world is

Over $6.2 billion for North-South expressway’s first phase
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Over $6.2 billion for North-South expressway’s first phase

Vietnamnet - More than 140 trillion VND (6.2 billion USD) will be used for the first phase construction of the North-South Expressway linking Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

'Bathroom bill' repeal: North Carolina seeks to move on after very long year
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'Bathroom bill' repeal: North Carolina seeks to move on after very long year

Yahoo News Shortly after Gov. Roy Cooper signed a law Thursday repealing North Carolina’s “bathroom bill,” Rep. Cecil Brockman, a Democrat who identifies as LGBT, sounded worn out. It wasn’t just a

North Carolina inches closer to repealing 'bathroom bill'
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North Carolina inches closer to repealing 'bathroom bill'

Yahoo News North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, and top Republican legislators in the state say they have reached a tentative compromise on a repeal of the so-called “bathroom bill,” after the

Help North Koreans ‘live in the truth’
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Help North Koreans ‘live in the truth’

Yahoo News North Korea tested its first nuclear device in 2006 and may soon test a missile capable of reaching an American city with such a weapon. The US and its allies remain frustrated that their