Anthony Kuhn

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Kim Jong Un Says He's Sorry That North Korean Troops Killed A South Korean Man

Friday, September 25, 2020

Pyongyang says an unidentified man was found in North Korean waters and that he murmured he was from South Korea but then stopped responding to soldiers' questions and appeared to try to flee.

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Kim Jong Un Apologizes For Shooting Death Of South Korean Official

Friday, September 25, 2020

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he is sorry for the shooting death of a South Korean official. The statement should cool tensions between the two Koreas, leaving room for future diplomacy.

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North Korean Troops Fatally Shoot South Korean Man Believed Attempting To Defect

Thursday, September 24, 2020

The 47-year-old fisheries official, whose name was not released, apparently jumped off a patrol boat near the maritime border between North and South and floated into North Korean waters.

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Yoshihide Suga Becomes Japan's Prime Minister, Pledging To Follow Abe's Course

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

The former chief Cabinet secretary and government spokesman was sworn in as the country's first new prime minister in almost eight years after Shinzo Abe stepped down citing health concerns.

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Japan's Parliament Picks Suga To Succeed Abe As Prime Minister

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Yoshihide Suga, 71, was voted in as the country's next leader. Suga was outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's right-hand man, and is generally seen as an uncharismatic technocrat.

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Before Resigning, Prime Minister Makes A Final Push To Strengthen Japan's Military

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

As Prime Minister Shinzo Abe steps down, Japan is poised to fulfill his vision of a more assertive military posture with a missile defense system, spurred by President Trump's disdain for allies.

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The Volatile Mix Of A South Korean Church, Politics And The Coronavirus

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

A clash over disease control between the government and a church is the latest flashpoint in a wider conflict between a right-wing coalition and President Moon Jae-in's liberal administration.

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Fundamentalist Christian Church In South Korea At Odds With Government Over COVID-19

Sunday, September 13, 2020

A fundamentalist Christian church at the heart of a right-wing movement is clashing with the South Korean government over COVID-19.

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How 3 Countries Are Educating Their Kids During The Pandemic

Wednesday, September 02, 2020

As parents, teachers and children across the globe struggle with how to return to school safely during the pandemic, we look at strategies in Mexico, South Korea and Greece.

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Japan's Shinzo Abe Is Stepping Down As Prime Minister

Friday, August 28, 2020

Abe announced he is leaving office before his term ends in 2021 because of poor health. His legacy is controversial and a successor is unclear.

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New Coronavirus Cases Are On The Rise In South Korea

Thursday, August 20, 2020

After months of keeping COVID-19 in check, and despite the public's cooperation with well-prepared health authorities, South Korea is battling a new upsurge in cases that could dwarf earlier ones.

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South Korea Faces New Spike In COVID-19 After Months Of Low Infection Rates

Monday, August 17, 2020

Officials believe church gatherings in the greater Seoul region are largely responsible for a sudden increase in COVID-19 infections. South Korea had been praised for its control of the virus.

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Japanese Residents Concerned About COVID-19 At Okinawa U.S. Military Base

Sunday, August 16, 2020

COVID-19 cases among U.S. military personnel on the Japanese island of Okinawa have caused tensions with local residents. A public outcry has caused the military to make some minor concessions.

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North Korea Makes A Push To Reach Foreign Audiences On YouTube And Twitter

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

With a view to reaching English-speaking and South Korean audiences, the videos show glimpses of Pyongyang, highlight consumerism and try to dispel notions that life is restricted and people are poor.

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North Korea Steps Up Efforts To Reach Out To Foreign Audiences On Social Media

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

North Korea is taking to YouTube and Twitter to spruce up its image overseas, showing off the burgeoning consumerism of Pyongyang's elites.

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Coronavirus Cases Across Asia Are Again On The Rise

Tuesday, August 04, 2020

Parts of Asia that seemed to have COVID-19 under control have witnessed fresh outbreaks. China, Japan and Vietnam, which had few or no cases in the past month or so, are seeing a resurgence.

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Kim Yo Jong, Sister Of North Korea's Ruler, Rises Through Ranks With Tough Rhetoric

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Her political star has risen since Kim Jong Un took power in 2011, leading to speculation that she could one day become the country's first female leader — if North Korea's patriarchy would allow it.

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Seoul Debates How To View Mayor's Death As Sexual Harassment Allegations Emerge

Friday, July 10, 2020

Seoul's mayor was found dead in a park Friday. A fierce debate has erupted in South Korean capital about how to view the mayor and his death after allegations of sexual harassment against him emerged.

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Seoul's Mayor Found Dead After Massive Search

Thursday, July 09, 2020

Mayor Park Won-soon's daughter told police he left a verbal message similar to a will, and later turned off his mobile phone. His body was found in a wooded park early Friday, police say.

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South Korea Holds Onto Patient Data From Prior Coronavirus, Worrying Privacy Groups

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Privacy advocates warn the government has kept the information from 2015 MERS patients beyond a justified emergency period.

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