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  • Family of Canadian couple detained by China hires Beijing lawyers

    VANCOUVER (Reuters) - The son of a Canadian couple detained in China on charges of espionage said the family had hired a lawyer in Beijing because the Canadian government had not been able to help the family visit or communicate with his father, a...
  • Audiobook roundup: 'Dear Leader,' others

    Audiobook roundup: 'Dear Leader,' others
    Dear Leader by Jang Jin-sung, read by Daniel York, Simon & Schuster, 11:43, $23.99 Jang Jin-sung's "Dear Leader: Poet, Spy, Escapee — A Look Inside North Korea" provides a startling insider's view of the globe's most secretive and unpredictable...
  • North Korea: rocket firing not timed to coincide with papal visit to South

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday its firing of three short-range rockets shortly before Pope Francis arrived in the South Korean capital the previous day had nothing to do with the papal visit. The rockets were fired from multiple launchers...
  • Japan imposes asset freeze on North Korean shipping firm

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan on Friday froze the assets of the operator of a North Korean ship seized for smuggling arms, the Foreign Ministry said, just as Tokyo is engaged in talks with Pyongyang to return Japanese citizens kidnapped by North Korean agents...
  • Pope Francis travels to South Korea; first papal trip to Asia in 15 years

    Pope Francis travels to South Korea; first papal trip to Asia in 15 years
    Pope Francis sent an unprecedented message of good will to China on Thursday before touching down in Seoul, but the first papal trip to Asia in 15 years got off to a shaky start with the news some Chinese had been barred from joining a youth celebration....
  • North Korea says it will put 2 Americans on trial for 'hostile acts'

    North Korea says it will put 2 Americans on trial for 'hostile acts'
    North Korea will put two Americans on trial for “hostile acts,” the nation announced Monday through its official news agency. The Korean Central News Agency reported that Jeffrey Fowle and Matthew Miller would be tried for “...
  • Fallen Korean War hero was just 17 years old

    Fallen Korean War hero was just 17 years old
    Rudy Blomstrom of Lower Saucon Township responded to my recent stories about World War II heroes by sending me the remarkable account that he researched and wrote about his high school friend George Lawall. The compelling subject line on his email was...
  • Retired Gen. Garner: We should never have gone to war with Iraq

    Retired Gen. Garner: We should never have gone to war with Iraq
    The retired general who briefly led America's postwar Iraq reconstruction efforts said Tuesday that the war was a mistake, calling it one of many foreign-policy missteps that have emboldened U.S. enemies and contributed to unrest throughout the world....
  • US to ask China to restart cyber working group

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States wants to restart a cybersecurity working group that China shut down after the U.S. indicted five Chinese military officers on charges of hacking into American companies' computers to steal trade secrets....
  • 2 Americans in NKorea seek US help

    PYONGYANG, North Korea — Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison...
  • With 'The Interview' controversy brewing, North Korea tests missiles

    With 'The Interview' controversy brewing, North Korea tests missiles
    If his launching of projectiles is any indication, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is still displeased with James Franco and Seth Rogen. North Korea launched three short-range missiles into the sea Thursday, according to South Korea’s Joint Chiefs...
  • North Korea denounces James Franco and Seth Rogen's Kim Jong Un movie

    Perhaps it was only a matter of time before James Franco found himself in the middle of an international incident. The multi-hyphenate actor and provocateur's upcoming comedy, "The Interview," about the attempted assassination of North Korean dictator...