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NKorea rocket launch shows young leader as gambler

(AP)—A triumphant North Korea staged a mass rally of soldiers and civilians Friday to glorify the country's young ruler, who took a big gamble this week in sending a satellite into orbit in defiance of ...

Dec 14, 2012
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North Korean rocket launch window opens (Update)

(AP)—A near two-week launch window for a North Korean long-range rocket began Monday, a day after Pyongyang said it may delay liftoff. North Korea has faced mounting international pressure to abandon what ...

Dec 09, 2012
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Global rice production 'to outpace consumption'

Global rice production for 2012 is forecast to outpace consumption this year and next because of a better-than-expected 2012 crop season, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said Monday.

Nov 19, 2012
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South Korean paper hit by major cyber attack

A conservative South Korean newspaper said Monday it had been the victim of a major cyber attack, less than a week after North Korea threatened the paper and other Seoul media over their reports.

Jun 11, 2012
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