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  • Conductor Lorin Maazel dies at 84, led New York Philharmonic

    (Reuters) - Conductor Lorin Maazel, a child prodigy who later directed the New York Philharmonic, the Pittsburgh Symphony and the Munich Philharmonic, died on Sunday at the age of 84, according to music festival he founded. Maazel died in Virginia...
  • North Korea fires two ballistic missiles into eastern waters: Japan

    North Korea fires two ballistic missiles into eastern waters: Japan
    TOKYO (Reuters) - North Korea on Sunday fired two ballistic missiles into its eastern waters, prompting Japan to lodge a protest with Pyongyang, the Japanese government said. The missiles, launched between 1:20 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. (12.20 p.m. EDT and 12....
  • Japan denies report on North Korea's abduction survivor list

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan on Thursday denied as "sheer misreporting" a front page newspaper story that North Korea had provided a list of some 30 Japanese survivors still living in the isolated country, including known victims of state-sponsored kidnapping....
  • North Korean nuclear and missile expert dies; more missiles fired

    North Korean nuclear and missile expert dies; more missiles fired
    SEOUL (Reuters) - A former North Korean missile expert who was sanctioned by the United Nations for his role in the North's nuclear and missile weapons programmes has died, state media said on Wednesday. The announcement of Jon Pyong Ho's death came as...
  • North Korea files U.N. complaint over Seth Rogen film 'The Interview'

    North Korea files U.N. complaint over Seth Rogen film 'The Interview'
    North Korea has taken its case against Seth Rogen and James Franco's upcoming movie "The Interview" all the way to the United Nations. In a letter to the U.N. dated June 27 but made public this week, North Korea accused the United States of sponsoring...
  • North Korea complains to U.N. about film starring Rogen, Franco

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - North Korea has complained to the United Nations about a film starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, accusing the United States of sponsoring terrorism and committing an act of war by allowing production of a movie about a plot...
  • Factbox - Greatest sporting humiliations

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Hosts Brazil suffered their worst World Cup defeat ever when they were crushed 7-1 by Germany in the semi-final in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday. It was Brazil's first home defeat in a competitive match since 1975 and one of the most...
  • North Korea's Kim takes center stage with a limp

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un limped on to the stage on the anniversary of his grandfather's death, footage broadcast by state media on Tuesday showed. in a rare display of weakness in a country where leaders are portrayed as semi-...
  • Fallen Korean War hero was just 17 years old

    Rudy Blomstrom of Lower Saucon Township responded to my recent stories about World War II heroes by sending me the remarkable account that he researched and wrote about his high school friend George Lawall. The compelling subject line on his email was...
  • Bellicose North Korea lightens up with promise of cheerleaders

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Monday it will send cheerleaders along with its athletes to the Asian Games in the South as a gesture of peace after weeks of firing rockets and fiery rhetoric. North Korea, which regularly threatens to destroy its...
  • Japan -- military ally: Their Take

    Japan — military ally Japan is a close friend and ally of the United States, and a crucial strategic military partner in Asia. But if the going got rough, and, say, North Korea attacked U.S. forces somewhere in the Pacific, could we count on...