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North Korea 'test fires' ballistic missile

North Korea 'test fires' ballistic missile Fri, 28 Apr, 2017

North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile from an area north of Pyongyang Saturday, a news agency report said, but it failed seconds after it was launched.
North Korea stages large-scale artillery drill as U.S. submarine docks in South

North Korea stages large-scale artillery drill as U.S. submarine docks in South Tue, 25 Apr, 2017

Nuclear-armed North Korea on Tuesday marked a military anniversary with a massive conventional firing drill, Seoul said, as a US guided-missile submarine docked in South Korea amid tensions over Pyongyang's weapons ambitions.
Thai man broadcasts daughter's murder live on Facebook

Thai man broadcasts daughter's murder live on Facebook Tue, 25 Apr, 2017

A Thai man filmed himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in two video clips posted on Facebook before committing suicide, police said on Tuesday.
North Korean medium-range missile test fails, US says

North Korean medium-range missile test fails, US says Sun, 16 Apr, 2017

 A North Korean medium-range missile exploded seconds after it was launched on Sunday, U.S. officials said, a high-profile failure that came hours before the U.S. vice president arrived in South Korea, and as an American aircraft supercarrier approaches the Korean Peninsula in a show of force.
North Korea displays apparently new missiles as U.S. carrier group approaches

North Korea displays apparently new missiles as U.S. carrier group approaches Sat, 15 Apr, 2017

 North Korea displayed what appeared to be new long-range and submarine-based missiles on the 105th birth anniversary of its founding father, Kim Il Sung, on Saturday, as a nuclear-powered U.S. aircraft carrier group steamed towards the region.
Early reports of damage in wake of Australia's Cyclone Debbie

Early reports of damage in wake of Australia's Cyclone Debbie Tue, 28 Mar, 2017

The Australian army headed into areas hardest hit by Cyclone Debbie and tens of thousands of homes remained without power as dawn broke on Wednesday amid reports of substantial damage in some areas.
South Korean court throws president out of office, two die in protest

South Korean court throws president out of office, two die in protest Fri, 10 Mar, 2017

South Korea's Constitutional Court removed President Park Geun-hye from office on Friday over a graft scandal involving the country's conglomerates at a time of rising tensions with North Korea and China.
North Korea fires four ballistic missiles into sea, angering Japan and South

North Korea fires four ballistic missiles into sea, angering Japan and South Mon, 06 Mar, 2017

North Korea fired four ballistic missiles into the sea off Japan's northwest on Monday, angering South Korea and Japan, days after it promised retaliation over U.S.-South Korea military drills it sees as a preparation for war.
Women charged with North Korean's murder leave court in bullet-proof vests

Women charged with North Korean's murder leave court in bullet-proof vests Wed, 01 Mar, 2017

Malaysia on Wednesday charged two women, an Indonesian and a Vietnamese, with murdering the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader in a bizarre airport assassination using a super-toxic nerve agent that killed in minutes.
North Korean leader's half-brother murdered in Malaysia

North Korean leader's half-brother murdered in Malaysia Tue, 14 Feb, 2017

 The estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been murdered in Malaysia, a South Korean government source said on Tuesday.
Trump says US will deal with North Korea 'very strongly'

Trump says US will deal with North Korea 'very strongly' Mon, 13 Feb, 2017

President Donald Trump on Monday vowed to "deal with" North Korea, calling it "a big, big problem" without mentioning the ballistic missile it test-fired over the weekend or any planned American response.
North Korea test-fires missile, apparently challenging Trump

North Korea test-fires missile, apparently challenging Trump Sun, 12 Feb, 2017

North Korea appeared to fire a ballistic missile early Sunday in what would be its first such test of the year and an implicit challenge to President Donald Trump, who stood with the Japanese leader as Shinzo Abe called the move "intolerable."
Turkmenistan leader certain to win third term in vote

Turkmenistan leader certain to win third term in vote Sun, 12 Feb, 2017

Turkmen leader Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov is certain to secure a third term in office in Sunday's presidential election, maintaining his grip on power in the isolated gas-rich nation.
Powerful quake kills at least 6 in southern Philippines

Powerful quake kills at least 6 in southern Philippines Sat, 11 Feb, 2017

 A powerful nighttime earthquake in the southern Philippines killed at least six people and injured more than 120, with officials combing through cracked buildings and nearby towns Saturday to check on the damage and other possible casualties.
World celebrations ring in New Year 2017

World celebrations ring in New Year 2017 Sun, 01 Jan, 2017

Much of the globe celebrated the beginning of 2017 with fireworks, parties and other festivities, though many were somber in reflecting on the politics and popular culture of the past tumultuous year.

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