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World Jun 30Kim berates North Korean officials for ‘crucial’ virus lapse
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un berated top officials for failures in coronavirus prevention that caused a "great crisis," using strong language that raised the specter of a mass outbreak in a country that would be scarcely able to handle…
World Feb 11Countries curb diplomatic ties, weigh sanctions on Myanmar
A growing number of governments are curbing diplomatic ties with Myanmar and increasing economic pressure on its military over the coup last week that erased the fragile democratic progress in the long-oppressed Southeast Asian nation.
World Feb 03Myanmar, Burma and why the different names matter
When it comes to Myanmar, pretty much everything is political. Including language.
World Oct 10North Korea unveils new weapons at military parade
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned Saturday that his country would “fully mobilize” its nuclear force if threatened as he took center stage at a military parade in which the country unveiled what appeared to be a new intercontinental…
World Jul 09Missing Seoul mayor’s body found after massive search
Park Won-soon, the three-term mayor of South Korea's capital, a fierce critic of economic inequality who was seen as a potential presidential candidate in 2022, was found dead early Friday. He was 64.
World Jun 24North Korea says Kim has suspended planned military retaliation against South
Analysts say North Korea, after deliberately raising tensions for weeks, may be pulling away just enough to make room for South Korean concessions.
World Jun 16North Korea blows up inter-Korean office, raising tensions
North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office building just north of the heavily armed border with South Korea on Tuesday, in a carefully choreographed display of anger that sharply raises tensions on the Korean Peninsula and puts pressure on…
World Jun 13Kim Jong Un’s sister threatens S. Korea with military action
The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un threatened military action against South Korea as she bashed Seoul on Saturday over declining bilateral relations and its inability to stop activists from floating anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border.
Health May 05Korean baseball season begins in empty stadiums
The new baseball season has begun in South Korea with the crack of the bat and the sound of the ball smacking into the catcher’s mitt echoing around empty stadiums.
World Apr 21South Korea downplays concerns over Kim Jong Un’s health
South Korean officials reported no unusual activity in North Korea on Tuesday following unconfirmed media reports that leader Kim Jong Un was in fragile health after surgery.