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N. Korean nuclear envoy, U.S. experts hold informal talks in Mongolia 0

BEIJING, May 26 (Yonhap) — North Korea’s chief nuclear envoy met with U.S. experts late last week for informal talks in Mongolia over the resumption of stalled multilateral discussions on

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N. Korean Missile Unit May Be Sanctioned Over Rodong Tests 0

A U.N. panel has reportedly advised sanctioning a North Korean military missile unit for its March test of a pair of Rodong ballistic missiles. Unidentified diplomatic sources on Wednesday told Kyodo

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“Track 1.5” US-N. Korea talks being held in Mongolia 0

Talks featuring government figures and private sector experts suggest a turn toward dialogue by the North By Park Hyun, Washington correspondent and Gil Yun-hyung, Tokyo correspondent A “Track 1.5” meeting

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World peace depends on dialogue: Rouhani 0

TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that the strengthening of economic ties and engaging in joint investments are the best strategies to promote the convergence of Asian countries in

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N. Korea’s nuclear envoy to meet ex-U.S. officials in Mongolia 0

BEIJING, May 21 (Yonhap) — North Korea’s chief nuclear envoy is scheduled to hold an informal meeting with former U.S. government officials on the sidelines of an academic conference in

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Surabaya chosen to host Asian Fashion Week 2014 0

Surabaya, capital of the province of East Java, has been chosen to host the Asian Fashion Week 2014 which is scheduled to take place from 15th to 18th August 2014 at the Ciputra World, Surabaya. Previously scheduled to

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Ukraine crisis could mean less lending for Russia, more to Eastern Europe: EBRD 0

(Reuters) – Lending to Russia by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development could drop as the economy slows, the bank’s head said on Thursday, while it may step up loans to

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Ukraine Crisis Weighs on East Europe as EBRD Meets 0

Russia, the biggest recipient of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development cash, may choke off eastern Europe’s recovery should sanctions meant to end the bloody standoff in Ukraine send it

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Nexus Human-Powered World Circumnavigation Approaches Afghanistan 0

(By Kyle Henning) Dimitri Kieffer is on a mission to circumnavigate the entire planet using only his own body for power. Traveling in stages, and often accompanied by his wife

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China-led Asia Bank Project Shuns Japan, India 0

Japan and India have been left out in the discussions about China-led project Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), which was held on the first night of the Asian Development Bank’s

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