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Google hires 16-year-old Indian boy for over Rs23 million a year

Tech giant Google has hired a 16-year-old student from Chandigarh, India for an icon designing programme.<p>Harshit Sharma, who has completed Class 12 …

Pakistan

Priced out from home market, Chinese swoop in to buy Thai real estate

© Reuters. Priced out from home market, Chinese swoop in to buy Thai real estate<p>By Donna Airoldi and Clare Jim<p>BANGKOK/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Mainland …

Real Estate

When Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un Talk

Over the last couple of months, North Korea seemed to be the last thing on everyone’s mind. As the little Hermit Kingdom toiled away on its nuclear …

North Korea

Is North Korea Really Ready to Test an ICBM?

An intercontinental ballistic missile would be capable of hitting the United States.<p>In his annual New Years speech to the North Korean people, Kim Jong-un announced that his military was in final preparations to test an intercontinental ballistic missile. The missile is meant to reach the United …

N. Korean diplomats heavily rely on Yonhap News for information: N.K. defector

SEOUL, Jan. 8 (Yonhap) -- North Korean diplomats working overseas check global news about their regime through the South Korean key newswire service …

Tension between China, U.S. over N.K. nukes to affect Korean economy: report

SEOUL, Jan. 8 (Yonhap) -- An escalation in tension between China and the United States over North Korea's nuclear programs could have an impact on …

Can North Korea's nuclear expansion be stopped?

<b>When President Trump (as he will then be) enters the White House, he will have an item flashing as urgent in his email inbox: North Korea. In the election campaign, he offered to sit down with the country's leader Kim Jong-un over a burger, but that generosity seems less likely now.</b><p>Eight years ago, …

North Korea

Can Trump Enforce His Red Line on North Korea?

Presidents before him have tried and failed.<p>It was only eight years ago that the United States had just one president at a time. Yet those days have felt much more distant over the past two months as the president-elect, Donald Trump, has set about merrily reshaping U.S. policy 140 characters at a …

North Korea

Japan rescues 26 North Koreans from sinking ship

<b>Tokyo (CNN) —</b> Twenty-six North Koreans have been handed over to a North Korean tanker after being pulled from a sinking cargo ship off the coast of Japan late Wednesday.<p>The Japanese Coast Guard (JCG) went to the rescue after receiving a distress signal from the ship, which had run into difficulties …

Pentagon deploys high-tech radar in response to North Korea's ICBM threat, says official

Earlier this month, Kim Jong-un said his country was close to test-launching a long-range missile.<p>The Pentagon has deployed a high-tech military …

North Korea ICBM Threat Update: US Won’t Destroy Kim Jong Un’s Missile As Long As It Isn’t a Threat, Defense Secretary Ash Carter Says

The U.S. military wouldn’t destroy a North Korean missile as long as it wasn’t a threat to the country, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday. He …

N. Korea calls on U.S. to change 'hostile' policy

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Yonhap) -- North Korea on Saturday urged the United States to change its hostile policy toward Pyongyang, defending its development …

Kim Jong Un Now Has Enough Plutonium to Make 10 Nuclear Warheads, a New Report Says

North Korea now has enough material to make 10 nuclear warheads, according to the latest military analysis by its southern neighbor.<p>The conclusion is …

N. Korea not rebuilding flood-ravaged areas near border to stem defectors

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Yonhap) -- North Korea is intentionally not rebuilding flood-ravaged areas nears its border with China to stem the flow of defectors, …

North Korea

Who Is Kim Jong Un's Sister? Kim Yo Jong Among Names Blacklisted By US State Department For Human Rights Abuse Or Censorship

The U.S. Department of State’s latest blacklist of North Korean officials includes a name that could be closer to the country’s supreme leader Kim …

Human Rights

The Week in Review: When the Lights Turned Back On

Inside Flipboard / October 18, 2013<p>The government shutdown has ended, but it isn’t over. Arguably, it’s just begun.<p>The United States Congress voted …

Tea Party

British man jailed for killing soldier David Lee Collins in Cyprus

A Manchester man has been jailed for eight years for the manslaughter of a British soldier in Cyprus, the Ministry of Defence has said.<p>David Lee …

Coin toss decides Philippine election contest

A coin toss has decided the lucky winner of mayor for a small Philippine town, after rival candidates were tied at the end the vote count.<p>The dramatic conclusion to the contest for San Teodoro, a farming town of about 16,000 people in the central Philippines, took place in the local election …

Associated Press News

Sex assault scandal tests Pentagon

A burgeoning sex-abuse scandal in the military is emerging as a true test of whether the Pentagon can change its culture, stamp out a rampant ill and drag itself into the modern age.<p>In the past two weeks, the military disclosed its statistics on sexual assault are getting worse, an officer in …

Russia Has Arrested a U.S. Diplomat It Swears Is a CIA Spy, Disguises and All

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Russian security forces have arrested an employee at the American embassy in Moscow, accusing him of …

US 'spy' Ryan Fogle expelled after CIA refused to stop recruiting, say Russians

Russia's decision to expose and expel a suspected spy working undercover at the US embassy in Moscow came after the CIA failed to stop its …

Living On The Border, Driven — Literally — Underground

After living underground in the United States — figuratively speaking — some undocumented immigrants deported to the Mexican border city of Tijuana are living in holes. These migrants have dug bunkers along Tijuana's sewage canal to protect themselves from police who routinely burn down their …

Teaching The Rules Of War In Syria's Vicious Conflict

A new video from Syria is shocking even by the standards of a war that keeps setting new standards for brutality.<p>In the video, a rebel fighter identified as Khalid al-Hamad is shown cutting out and eating the organs of a dead government soldier.<p>This appeared shortly after a pro-regime militia …

Wal-Mart Has Its Own Plan To Help Bangladeshi Garment Workers

Wal-Mart says it has drafted its own plan for improving safety at garment factories in Bangladesh rather than join other Western retailers in a legally binding agreement to pay for improved conditions for workers in the South Asian country.<p>The announcement by the world's largest retailer comes …

Frederic Franklin obituary

Frederic Franklin, who has died aged 98, was one of the best loved figures in the dance world. Always genial, always helpful, he possessed a …