Cold War ghosts haunt Latvia amid renewed NATO-Russia tensions

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Cold War ghosts haunt Latvia amid renewed NATO-Russia tensions

Hidden in the forests of Aluksne, near Latvia's north-eastern border with Russia, the remains of a former Soviet nuclear missile base are a magnet for tourists now rather than a top-secret site manned by soldiers.

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Trump cherry-picks data, stretches truth in speech: fact check

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Trump cherry-picks data, stretches truth in speech: fact check

In his speech Thursday night accepting the Republican nomination, Donald Trump stretched the facts on numerous occasions, got them right in other cases and cherry-picked data to make his case for the presidency. The speech was accompanied by 282 footnotes, primarily from mainstream media outlets and government sources, to support his claims.

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North Korea says missile test simulated attack on South's airfields

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North Korea says missile test simulated attack on South's airfields

North Korea said on Wednesday it had conducted a ballistic missile test that simulated preemptive strikes against South Korean ports and airfields used by the U.S. military, a likely reference to the launches of three missiles on Tuesday.

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Seoul says North Korea has fired 3 missiles into sea

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North Korea on Tuesday fired three ballistic missiles into its eastern sea in an apparent protest of South Korea's decision to allow the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system in the country, Seoul officials said.

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North Korea fires three ballistic missiles, flew up to 600 km: South Korea

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North Korea fires three ballistic missiles, flew up to 600 km: South Korea

North Korea fired three ballistic missiles early on Tuesday which flew between 500 and 600 kms (300 and 360 miles) into the sea off its east coast, South Korea's military said, the latest in a series of provocative moves by the isolated country.

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Shovels and old planes: As North Korea pursues the bomb, its military wanes

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Shovels and old planes: As North Korea pursues the bomb, its military wanes

Like many in North Korea's army of 1.2 million, Eom Yeong-nam spent more time holding the wooden handle of a shovel than a Kalashnikov rifle during his years in the 501 Construction Brigade.

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Japan court upholds reactor shutdown in new blow to nuclear industry

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Japan court upholds reactor shutdown in new blow to nuclear industry

A Japanese court on Tuesday upheld an order to keep two reactors operated by Kansai Electric Power closed, the utility said, helping keep efforts to get the country's struggling nuclear industry up and running in limbo.

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North Korea says will treat U.S. detainees under 'wartime law'

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North Korea says will treat U.S. detainees under 'wartime law'

North Korea said on Monday it had told the United States it will cut the only channel of communication between them, at the United Nations in New York, after Washington blacklisted leader Kim Jong Un last week for human rights abuses.

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North Korea fires missile from submarine but it appears to have failed: South Korea

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North Korea fires missile from submarine but it appears to have failed: South Korea

North Korea fired a ballistic missile from a submarine on Saturday but it appears to have failed soon after launch, South Korea's military said.

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U.S. sanctions North Korean leader over rights abuses

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U.S. sanctions North Korean leader over rights abuses

The United States on Wednesday sanctioned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time, citing "notorious abuses of human rights," in a move diplomats say will infuriate the nuclear-armed country.

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IAEA helps Vietnam combat nuclear terrorism

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IAEA helps Vietnam combat nuclear terrorism

An inspection team from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has come to Danang in preparation to install a radiation detection system at Danang International Airport.

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Foreign investors acquire 36 percent stake in Vietnam's power firm

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Foreign investors acquire 36 percent stake in Vietnam's power firm

A file photo of a dam in the central province of Lam Dong. Photo credit: GEC

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South Korea's Dohwa plans $400 mln biomass power plant in Vietnam

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Dohwa Engineering Company Limited has acquired a permission to conduct a pre-feasibility study on a US$400 million project to develop a biomass energy plant in the central province of Quang Binh, local media reported Wednesday.

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China's Xi urges caution over U.S. missile deployment in South Korea

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China's Xi urges caution over U.S. missile deployment in South Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday urged South Korea to pay attention to China's concerns about the deployment of the U.S. THAAD missile defense system to the country and "cautiously" address the plan.

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US, S. Korea, Japan hold first anti-N. Korea missile drill

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US, S. Korea, Japan hold first anti-N. Korea missile drill

South Korea, Japan and the United States held an unprecedented trilateral missile defence exercise on Tuesday, aimed at countering the growing threat from nuclear-armed North Korea which denounced it as a "military provocation."

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