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By Larisa Epatko
The assassination of Ahmed Wali Karzai, the half-brother of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, shows the depth and complexity of Afghanistan's power struggles and the need to come to a political settlement to end the violence, some analysts say.
In China, Worry Over Radiation Contrasts with Sympathy for Japanese Victims…
In Japan, foreign governments are evacuating their citizens from the area of the Fukushima nuclear plant, as the Japanese military works to douse the facility with tons of water to prevent a nuclear reactor meltdown.
Anonymous calls on the Internet for Tunisian-inspired protests in China roused several hundred people to protest on Feb. 20, but the heavy-handed response that followed actually became the story, said Kathleen McLaughlin, GlobalPost's correspondent in Beijing.
In other news Thursday, first-time claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest number in three years. Hiring in the service sector grew at the fastest rate since 2006. Also, a retired FBI agent who disappeared in Iran while working…
SEOUL, South Korea | Near Gwanghwamun Plaza, where statues of King Sejong and Adm. Yi Sun-sin regally stand, is a colorful pagoda under renovation, fenced-off in a corner and surrounded by high-rise office buildings.
SEOUL, South Korea | Signs with "wellbeing" written in English are popping up all over Korea from corner markets to high-end spas. Its meaning: a healthy and wholesome body inside and out.
SEOUL, South Korea | With Chinese President Hu Jintao visiting Washington and questions over China's support of North Korea in the air, we visited a Seoul train station to ask South Koreans their opinions on China and its behavior.
SEOUL, South Korea | Many consider the sinking of the South Korean Navy ship Cheonan on March 26, 2010 as the start of the latest bout of North-South agitation, which has been smoldering ever since.
PANMUNJOM, Korean border | Although it stands for the "demilitarized zone," the DMZ is the most militarized border in the world, U.S. Army Col. Kurt Taylor told us during our recent tour of the buffer zone separating North and South…
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