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Korean tension has reached 'critical time': Kerry tells Xi

The United States has said that the tension on the Korean peninsula has reached "critical time" and asked China to put "some teeth" in its policy to exert pressure on its ally North Korea to scale......

No one should be allowed to throw Asia into chaos: Xi

Amid raging tension in the Korean peninsula, new Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday warned that no one should be allowed to throw the region into chaos for "selfish gains", saying future of......

US moves warship closer to N Korea amid growing tension

Amid raging tension in the Korean peninsula, the US is moving some of its key military assets, including a warship and a sea-based radar platform, closer to the North Korean coast to monitor......

US, South Korea discuss threat from North

Amidst growing tension in the Korean peninsula and increasing threat from North Korea, United States Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has spoken to his South Korean counterpart Kim Kwan Jin to review......

China for emergency talks to resolve Korea impasse

Amid high tensions on the Korean peninsula, China called for "emergency consultations" between members of the six-nation talks on North Korean nuclear disarmament to bring peace and stability to......

Will Asian growth rebound?

There is no obvious reason for Asian growth prospects to be diminished, notes Suman Bery For much of the last decade, Asia’s growth was seen as inevitable and unstoppable. This was reflected......

US to maintain strategic partnership with India

The United States would 'continue to invest' in long-term strategic partnership with India and also support its ability to serve as a regional economic anchor and provider of security in the......

Poor rains globally may add to India's woes

As the monsoon situation in India turns gloomy, relying on foreign markets for imports might not be of much help, since India is not alone in facing the spectre of a drought. Across the world --......

Sensex to gain 9% in 2011: Credit Suisse

Leading global brokerage Credit Suisse India said the Sensex, which is now trading at 15 per cent premium over the 2009 levels, will add another nine per cent in 2011. Describing the domestic......

China gaining from Asia's growth: US official

China appears to have benefited the most from the phenomenal growth of Asia, a top Obama Administration official said on Thursday. "From India to Indonesia, China to Russia, and Australia to Japan,......

Asian Games: South Korea beat North to win soccer gold

South Korea players celebrate after claiming the Football Men's Gold Medal match against North Korea at Munhak Stadium in Incheon on Thursday. Photograph: Stanley Chou/Getty Images South Korea's......

North Koreans get warm reception in South, win match

North and South Korea put aside bitter political divisions for 90 minutes on Sunday as their women's soccer teams clashed in a regional tournament in Seoul, with the visitors scoring a decisive win......

Lee, Johnson, Wi set Pebble Beach pace

New Zealander Danny Lee recorded two eagles in near-perfect scoring conditions to soar into a tie for the first-round lead at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Thursday as Tiger Woods made an......

Two Koreas squabble over anthem

North and South Korea are at loggerheads over which national anthems and flags will be used when the two countries meet in a football World Cup qualifier next month, an official said on Tuesday.......
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In South Korea, a Town of Kims and An Unusual Shared History

Many of his students are Kims. So are his fellow teachers, an elementary school alumnus and the owners of restaurants and pubs that he patronizes... ...
Pope Francis honours Christian martyrs in Uganda as role models

Kampala: Pope Francis is paying his respects to 19th century Ugandan Christians who were burnt alive rather than renounce their faith, the latest... ...
UN expert on DPR Korea warned 'nothing changed' two years after human rights report

New York, Nov 27 (Just Earth News/IBNS): A United Nations expert on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea... ...
North, South Korea agree to high-level talks next month

Seoul: The two Koreas agreed on Thursday to hold a rare high-level dialogue next month, in line with an accord struck in August aimed at easing... ...
Remember hidden Catholics in North Korean parishes

Pictures of North Korean parishes are seen inside the Myeongdong Cathedral in Seoul. Ahead of the Jubilee of Mercy, the Archdiocese of Seoul... ...

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