Dustin Berry

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Moscow's drawdown in Syria sends a strong message to Assad

BEIRUT (AP) — Russia's plan to withdraw forces from Syria is sending a strong message to President Bashar Assad, whose hard-line stance is diverging …

Middle East

N. Korea, on defense after sanctions, makes nuclear threat

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered his military on standby for nuclear strikes at any time, state media reported …

North Korea

North Korea: Men required to get Kim Jong-un haircuts

<b>Male university students in North Korea are now required to get the same haircut as their leader Kim Jong-un, it is reported.</b><p>The state-sanctioned guideline was introduced in the capital Pyongyang about two weeks ago, Radio Free Asia reports. It is now being rolled out across the country - although …

North Korea

Why Red M&M's Disappeared for a Decade

When the first M&M’s rolled off Mars’ production line in 1941, they originally came in five colors: brown, yellow, green, violet, and red. And by the …

Ronald Reagan

No, that 200-year-mummified monk isn’t dead, he’s just resting in a deep meditative trance

Scientists in Mongolia are examining a 200-year-mummified monk who some Buddhists believe is still alive because he is in a deep meditative …

Meditation

Zoo Security Drills: When Animals Escape

In some zoos in Japan and China, staff members perform regular security drills to practice their response to a large animal escape by using costumed zookeepers as the fugitive animals. Individuals in furry costumes or pairs in full-size mockups of larger animals run through zoo property, sometimes …

US delays missile test to avoid exacerbating North Korea tensions

Chuck Hagel reportedly decides to delay Minuteman 3 test because of concerns the launch could be misinterpreted<p>The US defence department has delayed an intercontinental ballistic missile test that had been planned for next week at an air force base in California amid mounting tensions with North …

North Korea vows to restart nuke plant after U.S. sends destroyer to region

North Korea vowed Tuesday to restart a nuclear reactor that can make one bomb's worth of plutonium a year, escalating tensions already raised by near daily warlike threats against the U.S. and South Korea.<p>The plutonium reactor was shut down in 2007 as part of international nuclear disarmament talks …

North Korean officer’s terse warning to US, as DMZ tensions rise

Tensions have increased significantly along the Demilitarised Zone since North Korea’s recent nuclear test and rocket launch, a North Korean military …

Navy moves ship off coast of Korean Peninsula, White House looks to 'reassure' allies

The U.S. military has moved a Navy ship capable of intercepting missiles to waters off the coast of the Korean Peninsula, as threats from North Korea's Kim Jong Un escalate and the White House signals it wants to head off any potential conflict by flexing America's military might.<p>A U.S. defense …

North Korea Says It's Shutting Down the Kaesong Factories

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Amid confusion over a South Korean statement about a possible nuclear test, North Korea has dropped …

Will North Korea Claim Victory And Stand Down?

As the world waits for what's expected to be another ballistic missile test by North Korea sometime in the next few days, NPR's Frank Langfitt reports there's reason to think that tensions on the Korean Peninsula might soon ease.<p>On <i>Morning Edition</i>, Frank passed along analysis from Daniel Pinkston, …