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Long division pares down dream of a unified Korea
Long division pares down dream of a unified Korea
Unified Korea is a desperate, dystopian country, beset by police tyranny, ravaged by organised crime and roamed by a growing underclass of...
North Korea prepped for third nuclear test
North Korea prepped for third nuclear test
North Korea has apparently finished preparations for a third nuclear test and is awaiting a political decision to go ahead, a South Korean nuclear...
Obama urges China to rein in North Korea
Obama urges China to rein in North Korea
US President Barack Obama on Sunday urged China to use its influence to stop North Korea's "bad behaviour" in a nuclear standoff with the West and...
Crew, honeymooners rescued from Italy cruise disaster
Crew, honeymooners rescued from Italy cruise disaster
Two South Korean honeymooners and an Italian crew member were rescued on Sunday from a cruise ship wreck on an Italian island as emergency services...
Kim Jong-un strengthens power with new post
Kim Jong-un strengthens power with new post
Kim Jong-il's son was identified on Monday as head of a top decision-making body of the ruling Workers' Party, a post that now gives him authority...
Kim Jong-un hailed as North Korea's 'supreme commander'
Kim Jong-un hailed as North Korea's 'supreme commander'
North Korea vowed on Saturday to uphold with "blood and tears" Kim Jong-il's son as "supreme commander" as the country builds up the untested young...
What's the plan if North Korea collapses?
What's the plan if North Korea collapses?
North Korea appears to be making an orderly transition after the death of leader Kim Jong-il last week, but the risk of collapse is higher than...
Military back Kim's heir but will rule together
Military back Kim's heir but will rule together
North Korea's new young leader will have to share power with an uncle and the military after the death of his father Kim Jong-il as the isolated...
N Korea media laud son, nation mourns Kim Jong Il
N Korea media laud son, nation mourns Kim Jong Il
The body of North Korea's long-time ruler Kim Jong Il was laid out in a glass coffin on Tuesday as weeping mourners filled public plazas and state...
North Korea test-fires missile after Kim's death
North Korea test-fires missile after Kim's death
North Korea test-fired a short-range missile on its eastern coast on Monday, the day its leader Kim Jong-Il's death was announced,...
Telkom buyout could be a good Korea move
Telkom buyout could be a good Korea move
Analysts say a South Korean telecommunications company's interest in buying 20% of Telkom offers the ailing company some much-needed strategic...
Battle for South Africa's R1-trillion nuclear contract
Battle for South Africa's R1-trillion nuclear contract
South Africa is poised to issue the largest tender in its history -- an estimated one-trillion-rand contract to build six new nuclear reactors by...

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