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  • North Korea vows to revisit 'nuclear issue' after alleged plot

     
    North Korea said Friday it will review the “nuclear issue” after arresting a North Korean defector for allegedly trying to destroy statues of Kim Il-Sung at the behest of the United States and South Korea. The announcement comes as outsiders...
  • Japan, China, S. Korea stir old resentments on war anniversary

     
    Wednesday's 67th anniversary of the end of World War II collided with election-year politics in the Asia Pacific, spurring South Korea's president, Japanese officials and Chinese activists to stage controversial gestures that have stirred up bitter...
  • Court deals blow to South Korean law outing Internet users

     
    South Koreans should not have to identify themselves before weighing in on online message boards and using other websites, a constitutional court ruled Thursday, dealing a blow to a law curbing Internet anonymity....
  • Pictures in the News | Sept. 4, 2012

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Protesters brave water cannons as they break through barricades toward Indian policeĀ in New Delhi. Supporters of Pakistani religious party Jamaat-e-Islami raise their hands to take an oath to continue wear the hijabĀ ...
  • North Korea is willing to accept aid from South Korea, officials say

     
    North Korea is willing to accept aid from South Korea after devastating floods left scores dead and tens of thousands homeless, South Korean officials said Monday. But exactly what the country will get and how has yet to be decided. If the two countries...
  • China-U.S. power play at core of East Asian island disputes

     
    At first glance, it seems to make little sense that China and U.S. allies in the Western Pacific would dredge up old fights over uninhabitable islands, provoking nationalist protests, diplomatic rifts and a threat of violent confrontation in a strategic...
  • North Korea reverses, says it won't accept flood aid from South

     
    North Korea reversed its decision to accept flood aid from South Korea on Wednesday, dealing a blow to hopes of an improvement in the two countries' relationship....
  • South Korea puzzles over oddball success of 'Gangnam Style'

     
    When South Korea finally got its breakthrough, it wasn’t thanks to its usual polished pop exports, but a stocky jokester in a candy-colored suit, an oddball once known as “the Bizarre Singer.” It was Park Jae-sang, now known worldwide as...
  • Awakened in Venezuela capital by reveille, voters head for polls

     
    A heavy turnout, at least in the capital Caracas, was apparent early Sunday in Venezuela's presidential election. The race between incumbent HUgo Chavez and challenger Henrique Capriles was widely seen as too close to call....
  • Scandal threatens South Korea nuclear-export ambitions

     
    As South Korea shuts down nuclear reactors to investigate how some of their parts were vetted, the scandal threatens to tarnish its efforts to sell its nuclear technology around the globe. South Korean officials recently announced they were closing down...
  • ‘60 Minutes’: Escapee details horror in North Korea prison

     
    CBS' “60 Minutes” offers something unusual this weekend: An interview with the only person born in a North Korean prison who has escaped to talk about the ordeal. Shin Dong Hyuk, 30, talks to CNN's Anderson Cooper in the interview at 7:30 p.m....