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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Il Sung 105th Birth Anniversary Celebrated

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Il Sung 105th Birth Anniversary Celebrated

Kim Jong Un, looking relaxed in a dark suit and laughing with aides, oversaw the festivities on the “Day of the Sun” at Pyongyang’s main Kim Il Sung Square.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Beslan School Siege

RUSSIA POLITICS: Beslan School Siege

September 1, 2004: The most horrifying terrorist attacks in Russia, the Beslan school siege. Over 300 people, 186 of them children, killed. Read more.

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AFGHANISTAN POLITICS: Taliban: The History

AFGHANISTAN POLITICS: Taliban: The History

Taliban was formed in the early 1990s by an Afghan faction of Mujahideen, Islamic fighters who had resisted the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. Read more.

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CHINA POLITICS: 5 Top Things Beijing Military Parade Accomplished Commemorating 70th Anniversary Of Japanese Surrender In World War II

CHINA POLITICS: 5 Top Things Beijing Military Parade Accomplished Commemorating 70th Anniversary Of Japanese Surrender In World War II

China’s military parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of Japanese surrender in World War II was successfully held on September 3 in Beijing. Read more.

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JAPAN POLITICS: ‘Comfort Women’ In World War II Demand Apology From Shinzo Abe

JAPAN POLITICS: ‘Comfort Women’ In World War II Demand Apology From Shinzo Abe

Kim Bok-dong 90, is one of South Korea’s 47 surviving comfort women held at brothels, from among the 238 who came forward and shared their stories of abuse.

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JAPAN POLITICS: World War II: Japan Must Face History To Move Forward

JAPAN POLITICS: World War II: Japan Must Face History To Move Forward

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is scheduled to make a statement commemorating the end of World War II on 14 August 2015. Read more.

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