Anthony Kuhn

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Trade Is Likely To Come Up During Trump's Visit To Japan

Friday, May 24, 2019

On a visit to Japan, President Trump hopes to open markets to U.S. farm products, close the trade deficit with Japan and get a limit on the number of cars exports. It's unlikely he'll get all three.

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With New Style And Graphics, North Korea Gives Propaganda A Makeover

Monday, May 20, 2019

The nation's broadcaster revamped its style and format — but not its message — after authorities ordered propagandists to "disregard the established customs" in the face of an influx of foreign info.

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Historic First For Asia: Taiwan Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

Friday, May 17, 2019

Hundreds of supporters who gathered outside parliament cheered and embraced at the news. The landmark decision makes the self-ruled island the first place in Asia to pass gay marriage legislation.

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South Korean Women 'Escape The Corset' And Reject Their Country's Beauty Ideals

Monday, May 06, 2019

Amid intense social pressure to conform, a photographer in Seoul aims "to destroy the socially defined idea of a woman." Women in her photos wear short hair and no makeup.

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Emperor Akihito, Japan's 'Surprising Pacifist,' Steps Down After 30 Years

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Japan's defeat in World War II "produced in him strong feelings against war and its chaos," says a childhood friend. Akihito has expressed deep remorse at home and abroad for Japan's wartime actions.

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Japan's Emperor Akihito Abdicates The Chrysanthemum Throne

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Akihito, citing failing health, becomes the first Japanese monarch in some two centuries to step down. His reign ends at midnight Tuesday, and then his son, Crown Prince Naruhito, ascends the throne.

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Japan's Emperor To Abdicate Throne For 1st Time In 2 Centuries

Monday, April 29, 2019

Japan's Emperor Akihito will abdicate the throne on Tuesday at 85. Even as the populace celebrates Akihito's pacifist legacy, the world's oldest continuous monarchy struggles to enter the modern age.

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Japan's Emperor Prepares To Abdicate The Throne

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Emperor Akihito of Japan will abdicate Tuesday. He is 85 and will be the first Japanese monarch to retire in over 200 years.

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North Korean Leader Arrives In Russia For Summit With Putin

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

The summit in Vladivostok marks Kim Jong Un's first trip to Russia and first meeting with the Russian leader. The Kremlin said they would discuss denuclearization.

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Kim Jong Un, Vladimir Putin To Meet Face-To-Face In Vladivostok

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in person at a bilateral summit in Russia on Thursday, as U.S.-North Korea nuclear talks remain at a stalemate.

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North Korea Announces Testing Of New 'Tactical Guided Weapon'

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The country's official newspaper reported leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test. North Korea also has demanded Secretary of State Mike Pompeo not participate in nuclear talks.

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K-Pop Industry Faces Lurid Scandal Involving Sexual Violence And Official Corruption

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

One of South Korea's most successful cultural exports, K-pop music, is facing its worst crisis to date: a lurid scandal involving misogynistic celebrities and corrupt police.

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South Korea Tries To Broker Another U.S.-North Korea Nuclear Summit

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

The U.S., North and South Koreas have said they're willing to hold more talks to try to resolve the nuclear crisis. At the same time, the prospects for a diplomatic breakthrough are looking slim.

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Kim Tightens Leadership Over North Korea In Major Government Reshuffle

Friday, April 12, 2019

The North Korean leader shunted aside a pair of long-serving senior officials and seated a newly elected parliament. The move is thought to be aimed at helping Kim ride out U.S. sanctions.

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Pieces Of Missing Japanese F-35 Fighter Jet Found; Pilot Still Missing After Crash

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Japan's military reported on Tuesday that it lost an F-35 stealth jet off the coast of Japan, in the Pacific. Pieces of the plane have been located and a search for the pilot is ongoing.

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After Madrid Embassy Raid, North Korean Defector Group Vows More Action

Tuesday, April 02, 2019

The group's leader is "less like the leader of a civic group, and more like a soldier on a battlefield, bold and combative," says a defector who has worked with him. "He's a very charismatic leader."

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North Korea Threatens To Suspend Nuclear Talks With U.S.

Monday, April 01, 2019

A North Korean official says the U.S. missed a golden opportunity at the recent summit in Vietnam, and that Kim Jong Un will soon decide whether to pull out of nuclear negotiations with the U.S.

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Satellite Images Show North Korea Is Reassembling Rocket Test Site

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Just days after the U.S.-North Korea summit ended in a stalemate, satellite images show workers have been active at a partially disassembled missile test facility.

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Why The Second U.S.-North Korea Summit Dealt A Setback To South Korea's Plans

Monday, March 04, 2019

Last week's summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ended without a deal. This was a big setback to South Korean leader Moon Jae-in.

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Why Talks Between The U.S. And North Korea Abruptly Ended

Thursday, February 28, 2019

The second summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un abruptly collapsed Thursday when both sides failed to reach a deal in denuclearization talks.

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