Anthony Kuhn

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North Korea may conduct a missile or nuclear test timed with Biden's visit to Asia

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Pyongyang has conducted 16 missile test launches this year. Seoul and Washington are on alert for a possible new test launch, timed to coincide with President Biden's visit starting Friday.

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North Korea mobilizes the military to distribute medicine during COVID outbreak

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Before last Thursday, North Korea claimed to have not a single case of COVID-19. Now it's battling what it claims is its first outbreak.

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North Korea is being monitored for its first test of a nuclear weapon in 5 years

Monday, May 16, 2022

North Korea this year scrapped a five-year moratorium on testing ballistic missiles. So far, it has not resumed testing nuclear bombs. But it is believed to be about to do that very soon.

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North Korea has confirmed its 1st official COVID-19 outbreak

Thursday, May 12, 2022

The size of the outbreak wasn't immediately known. A lockdown has been imposed to try to control the spread of the virus.

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A new bill in Japan aims to protect the country against economic retaliation

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Alarmed by what it sees as China's economic coercion and the declining competitiveness of its own firms, Japan is enacting a raft of economic security policies.

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South Korea's immediate neighbors are impacting the military help its giving Ukraine

Thursday, April 28, 2022

South Korea is the world's sixth-largest arms exporter and Ukraine has turned to it for help in its war against Russia. But so far, Seoul has only agreed to provide non-lethal aid.

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Ukraine President Volodomyr Zelenskyy addressed South Korea's Parliament

Monday, April 11, 2022

South Korea was among the first Asian nations to sanction Russia, but it faces conflicting political and economic interests.

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North Korea tests a new ballistic missile capable of reaching the U.S.

Saturday, March 26, 2022

The missile that North Korea tested this week could potentially be equipped with nuclear warheads and reach the continental U.S., experts say.

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North Korea has test fired a suspected long-range missile

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Experts say the North is applying pressure on Washington over a deepening freeze in nuclear negotiations. The White House condemned North Korea for its latest test of a long-range ballistic missile.

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North Korea fires suspected long-range missile toward sea

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Experts say the North's fast pace in testing activity shows its dual goal of advancing its weaponry and applying pressure on Washington over a deepening freeze in nuclear negotiations.

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Ties between Russia and Japan get even worse because of the war in Ukraine

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Russia on Monday pulled out of stalled peace talks with Japan, in response to Japanese sanctions. Japan is following other countries' lead in sanctioning Russia and helping Ukraine.

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Cleanup begins after a powerful earthquake hits northern Japan

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Japan is assessing the damage from a powerful earthquake that struck the country's northeast Wednesday, killing at least four people. The magnitude 7.4 quake hit at 11:36 p.m. local time.

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North Korean missile test ends in failure, as South and U.S. watch for ICBM test

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

North Korea is reportedly working up to testing of a longer-range intercontinental ballistic missile that could reach the whole of the continental U.S.

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South Koreans vote political conservative as new president

Thursday, March 10, 2022

The politically inexperienced Yoon Suk Yeol's pledge to get tough on North Korea could mark a sharp break with the outgoing liberal administration's policies.

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With a new president, South Korea will shift to a more conservative administration

Thursday, March 10, 2022

South Korean voters chose a politically inexperienced conservative as president, in the nation's tightest race ever. He has promised a tougher line on North Korea, and a closer alliance with the U.S.

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As South Koreans go to the polls, a backlash against feminism has become political

Tuesday, March 08, 2022

Young voters are considered a key voting bloc as the ruling Democratic Party and the conservative opposition People Power Party vie to secure the presidency. But gender issues divide South Koreans.

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Gender equality has become a polarizing issue in South Korea's presidential election

Tuesday, March 08, 2022

Progress in gender equality in South Korea has been met by an anti-feminist backlash among young men. It's an issue in this week's presidential election, in which young swing voters are the key.

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Millennial and Gen Z views of South Korea's generation in power shape an election

Sunday, March 06, 2022

South Koreans in their 20s and 30s make up a third of voters, and candidates want to win them over. Many young voters are over the folks in power, a lot of whom are from an older activist generation.

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Japan's Oscar-nominated 'Drive My Car' is a journey through loss, grief and art

Friday, February 11, 2022

Directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi and adapted from a 2014 short story by Haruki Murakami, the film dramatizes some of the celebrated author's trademark themes: loss, guilt, the interplay of art and life.

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Japanese film 'Drive My Car' scores 4 Oscar nominations, including best picture

Thursday, February 10, 2022

Academy Award nominated Drive My Car builds on a story by celebrated Japanese author Haruki Murakami and his trademark themes of loss and guilt — and the interplay of art and life.

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