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Why is Catholicism important in South Korea?
A history of scientific pursuit and democratic activism has set a special place for Catholicism in Korean society.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2014 12:24 GMT
North Korea: Sanctions, luxury and aid
Pyongyang has been transformed with an influx of high-end goods, but most North Koreans still live in poverty.
Last updated: 13 May 2014 14:42 GMT
North Korea poll: Politics or propaganda?
Voters are obliged to tick "Yes" for the sole candidate on their ballot paper.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2014 19:17 GMT
North Korea admits failed rocket launch
State news agency says scientists investigating what went wrong after rocket disintegrated minutes after blast-off.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2012 14:33 GMT
Talks between rival Koreas collapse
Military team from North cross back over the demarcation line without informing South of their actions.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2011 10:41 GMT
Rival Koreas resume military talks
Meeting at heavily armed border is first since North Korea attacked a southern island in November.
Last updated: 08 Feb 2011 08:06 GMT
N Korea lowers military alert level
Move to relax status in the west coast prompts South Korea and US forces to downgrade similar alert against the North.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2011 11:10 GMT
N Korea prepared for 'holy war'
North Korea says it is ready for 'holy war' using its nuclear deterrent following major live fire drills by the South.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2010 05:30 GMT
N Korea ruler's son opposes dynasty
The eldest son of Kim Jong-il says he is opposed to hereditary transfer of power after youngest brother chosen as heir.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2010 13:33 GMT
Korean tensions thaw ahead of talks
Regional tensions between North and South Korea show signs of easing off for the first time in months.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2010 11:11 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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