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  • North, South Korea exchange artillery fire

    North, South Korea exchange artillery fire
    North Korea fired more than 100 artillery rounds into South Korean waters as part of a drill on Monday, prompting the South to fire back, officials in Seoul said, but the exercise appeared to be more saber rattling from Pyongyang rather than the start...
  • North and South Korea exchange shots in maritime drill

    SEOUL North Korea on Monday held military exercises near the maritime border with the South, drawing response fire from Southern troops, Seoul's Defense Ministry said Monday. Around 100 artillery shells from the North landed on the other side of the...
  • North Korea test-launches 2 medium-range missiles

    SEOUL –- North Korea test-launched two medium-range ballistic missiles early Wednesday in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions, officials said. The South Korean military said the missiles were launched just after 2:30 a.m. and flew for a...
  • North Korea fires two medium-range ballistic missiles

    SEOUL -- North Korea test-launched two medium-range ballistic missiles early Wednesday off its east coast in its longest-range launch since 2012, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported, citing military sources. The South Korean military said...
  • New on DVD: 'Delivery Man'

    Comedy tops this week's new DVD offerings. "Delivery Man," Grade B: A meat delivery man (Vince Vaughn) learns that his sperm donations have resulted in 533 children. Vaughn has carved out a successful career playing characters who aren't the most...
  • Howard Schneiderman: Threat of military force essential to U.S. policy

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's recently announced downsizing of the Army and conflicting media responses to it make it evident that there are open questions about the optimal size of our armed forces that cannot be answered in terms of likely...
  • MipTV: First Hand Films Inks Deals On 'Sound of Torture,' 'Footprints of War' and 'Shadows of Liberty'

    Switzerland-based First Hand Films has closed a flurry of deals across its slate of polically-engaged one-offs and docu series, including "Footprints of War," "Sound of Torture" and "Shadows of Liberty." Japan's NHK and Latin America's Telesur bought...
  • Letters: Persecuting Christians in North Korea

    Re "North Korea 2014 meets Rome AD 65," Opinion, March 14 One further parallel between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Rome's Nero is that both of them are infamous for their persecution and slaughter of Christians. This fact doesn't outrage many in...
  • US targets 11 in response to Crimea vote as Russia recognizes region's independence

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration hit at Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle Monday in a bid to punish Russia for poaching Crimea from Ukraine, slapping sanctions on 11 Russian and Ukrainian officials it said had been instrumental in...
  • US forces return rogue oil tanker to Libya

    CAIRO U.S. Navy SEALs took control of a rogue ship illegally loaded with Libyan crude oil early Monday in Mediterranean waters off the coast of Cyprus, ending a crisis that led to the ouster of the country's prime minister and highlighted the inability of...
  • China blasts UN report on North Korea abuse, faces inquiry on its own human rights record

    BEIJING China finds itself under a harsh international spotlight this week as it attempts to block further United Nations actions against North Korea for that country's alleged crimes against humanity, while facing a separate review of its own human...