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N Korea tests missiles as pope visits Seoul
Pope Francis arrives for first papal visit to S Korea in 25 years less than an hour after North launches projectiles.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2014 16:27 GMT
Japan presses North Korea on missing citizens
Countries hold talks in Beijing over fate of at least 12 people believed to have been abducted by Pyongyang.
Last updated: 02 Jul 2014 08:24 GMT
N Korea: Spies and saboteurs in 'socialist paradise'
N Korea's young, inexperienced and impulsive leader is more afraid of ideological contamination than his father was.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2014 12:21 GMT
S Korea activists launch anti-North balloons
Pyongyang condemns aerial activism, labelling it a "foolish act of puppet warmongers" and campaigners as "human scum".
Last updated: 15 Jan 2014 05:12 GMT
Monarch butterfly numbers continue to fall
For the third straight year, the number of butterflies that migrate from the US and Canada to Mexico have declined.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2013 12:04 GMT
Aurukun: Mining for a future
One determined aboriginal woman fights for her destitute community's share in Australia's mining profits.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2012 16:12 GMT
US president to visit fortified Korean border
Known as the DMZ, the world's last Cold War frontier separates the capitalist south from communist north.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2012 02:07 GMT
Battle for 'birthplace of the sun' in Mexico
A struggle for a UNESCO-recognised site unfolds between Canadian mining companies and the Wixarika people in Mexico.
Tracy L. Barnett
Last updated: 28 Oct 2011 09:17 GMT
Inter-Korean tension soars
Fresh artillery fire from North Korea heard, raising fears that the peninsula is on the brink of war.
Last updated: 26 Nov 2010 15:46 GMT
Clash of the Koreas
What are the risks of a new war erupting on the volatile Korean Peninsula?
Last updated: 25 Nov 2010 08:48 GMT
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