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North Korea Says 4 South Koreans Entered Country Illegally

North Korea said Friday four South Koreans are under investigation for illegally entering the country.

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North Korea Vows to Boost Nuclear Force

North Korea has vowed to bolster its nuclear force unless the United States drops its “hostile policy” toward the reclusive communist nation, adding that its atomic program could not be traded for economic aid.

North Korea Vows to Boost Nuclear Force

Newcrest Has Approaches From Asia, North America, Europe On O’Callaghans

Newcrest Has Approaches From Asia, North America, Europe On O’Callaghans

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Newcrest Has Approaches From Asia, North America, Europe On O’Callaghans

North Korea Calls for Peace Treaty Talks With U.S.

North Korea proposed peace talks to formally end the Korean War, saying Monday that improved ties with the United States and an end to sanctions are conditions for resuming international negotiations aimed at ridding it of nuclear weapons.

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South Korea’s President Set to Meet North’s Kim Jong Il

South Korea’s president announced Friday he is willing to meet North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Il in order to resolve the nuclear stand off on the divided peninsula and tackle other thorny issues.

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South Korea’s President Set to Meet North’s Kim Jong Il

Iraq’s PM Warns of Insurgent Threat in Run-Up to Elections

Iraq’s prime minister warned on Wednesday that insurgents will try to undermine the country’s fledgling democracy in the run-up to January’s national elections.

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Yemeni Rebels Say Saudis Setting Up Buffer Zone

Saudi Arabia is trying to set up a military buffer zone inside Yemen after its week-long offensive against the Yemeni Shiite insurgents along the border, a rebel spokesman said Wednesday.

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Helicopter Gunships Shell Pakistan Militant Hide-Outs, Kill

Helicopter gunships shelled militant hide-outs in northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing 10 suspected fighters after the Taliban murdered two paramilitary soldiers at an outpost in the area.

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S. Korea Troops on Alert After Naval Clash With North

South Korea’s troops went on high alert Wednesday for possible retaliation by North Korea after one of its navy ships was nearly destroyed and an officer reportedly killed in a skirmish with the South, ahead of a visit by President Barack Obama.

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S. Korea Troops on Alert After Naval Clash With North

Outrage Over Flu Vaccine for Afghan Detainees

Canadian military officials in Afghanistan said detainees are being offered swine flu vaccinations — a decision the federal health minister on Tuesday denounced as “outrageous” at a time there is a shortage of the vaccine in Canada.

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Vatican Seeks Signs of Alien Life

Four hundred years after it locked up Galileo for challenging the view that the Earth was the center of the universe, the Vatican has called in experts to study the possibility of extraterrestrial alien life and its implication for the Catholic Church.

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Blackwater Reportedly Authorized Secret Payments

Top executives at Blackwater authorized secret payments of $1 million to Iraqi officials to keep quiet after the company’s security guards killed 17 Iraqi civilians in September 2007, according to The New York Times.

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Detained American’s Mom: Iran’s Espionage Claim Is False

Three American hikers who have been detained in Iran after crossing into the country from Iraq have been charged with espionage, according to Iran’s State News Agency.

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Massive Blackout Hits Brazil’s 2 Largest Cities

A massive power failure blacked out Brazil’s two largest cities and other parts of Latin America’s biggest nation for more than two hours late Tuesday, leaving millions of people in the dark after a huge hydroelectric dam suddenly went offline.

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