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As Korean Peninsula Gets Weirder And Less Stable U.S. Should Head For The Exits

North Korea is small, backward, and poor. It is uncommonly isolated, largely living up to the “Hermit Kingdom” label applied to the ancient Korean monarchy. Such a country normally would matter little internationally. That its government is a system of monarchical communism would be viewed as an …

North Korea

If Kim Jong-un was behind his brother's death, it won't make him very popular at home

Grabbing the attention of the world is North Korea’s strong suit. Its leader, the 33-year-old Kim Jong-un, rivals Donald Trump in his appetite for …

North Korea

This Book Has Everything You Need To Know About Kim Jong Un’s Assassinated Brother

My Father, Kim Jong Il, and Me, published by a Japanese journalist in 2012, draws on extensive interviews and emails to cast light on his criticism of his family and the North Korean regime.<p>TOKYO — A 2012 book drawing on extensive emails and interviews with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's …

North Korea

The US military is sending the big guns to South Korea after Kim Jong-un's latest stunts

Days after North Korea tested a new, dangerous missile type and allegedly engaged agents to assassinate Kim Jong Un's half-brother in Malaysia, the US plans to send the big guns to the Pacific in a massive show of force.<p>The USS Carl Vinson has been making its way to the Pacific, and it will be …

3 Science-Backed Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything in Life

Overthinking is both a blessing and a curse. While some see it as a sign of a curious, analytical brain primed for problem-solving, others believe it …

Psychology

Damian Lewis: Boarding school is a 'very violent' experience that 'defines you emotionally for life'

Damian Lewis, the Old Etonian actor, has told how he found being sent to boarding school a "very violent experience".<p>The star said children who are sent away from home to be educated are left with an experience that "defines you emotionally for the rest of your life".<p>The son of a City broker, he …

Boris Johnson

'I let witch doctors steam my wife alive': Chinese villagers defy government attempts to stamp out black magic

After other black magic rituals failed to cure his wife's ailments, Yan Yingmao relented to the Chinese witch doctors’ wishes: she would be steamed alive until the "ghosts" were dispelled from her body.<p>The two men who had been "treating" the woman proceeded to place her inside a wooden barrel …