Tension intensifies on the Korean peninsula

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VOV News English 9 month(s) ago

Tension intensifies on the Korean peninsula

(VOV) - The relationship between the two Koreas is tense, following the Republic of Korea (RoK) used loudspeakers to blare anti-Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) rhetoric across the border in retaliation for DPRK planting land mines in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that wounded two RoK's soldiers last week.

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South Korea condemns North over land mine blast, vows retaliation

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

South Korea condemns North over land mine blast, vows retaliation

South Korea's military on Monday threatened retaliation against North Korea after accusing the North of planting land mines inside the Demilitarised Zone border that wounded two soldiers last week, in what it called a cowardly act of provocation.

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Russia destroys tonnes of foreign food imports

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

Russia has bulldozed a pile of Western-produced cheese and tonnes of other foodstuffs imported in violation of sanctions.

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Russia destroys seven tons of banned 'Western' cheese

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

Russia starts a campaign to destroy illegally imported Western food banned under restrictions imposed in retaliation for Western sanctions -- but not all Muscovites agree with the move.

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China returns artist Ai Weiwei's passport after four years

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 10 month(s) ago

China returns artist Ai Weiwei's passport after four years

BEIJING - Chinese artist and free speech advocate Ai Weiwei said that authorities in Beijing returned his passport on Wednesday, more than four years after it was confiscated following his 81-day secret detention.

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Russia to extend ban on Western food imports until early 2016

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 11 month(s) ago 1 related news

Russia to extend ban on Western food imports until early 2016

Russia plans to extend a ban on Western food imports for six months starting from early August and may add new products to the list, in retaliation to extended European sanctions against Moscow, officials said on Monday.

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Russia to extend ban on Western food imports until early 2016

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Russia to extend ban on Western food imports until early 2016

Russia plans to extend a ban on Western food imports for six months starting from early August and may add new products to the list, in retaliation to extended European sanctions against Moscow, officials said on Monday.

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Greek PM blasts Russia sanctions at Putin meet

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Báo Dân Trí English 13 month(s) ago 1 related news

Greek PM blasts Russia sanctions at Putin meet

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday lashed out at EU sanctions against Russia during talks with Kremlin strongman Vladimir Putin in Moscow that have unnerved Brussels.

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Australians could boycott Indonesia over executions: FM

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Báo Đầu Tư English 15 month(s) ago 1 related news

Australians could boycott Indonesia over executions: FM

"Executing these two young men will not solve the drug scourge in Indonesia," said Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, who did not rule out withdrawing diplomats in retaliation if Jakarta went ahead with the execution of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.

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Jordan military jets pound IS as king comforts pilot's family

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Jordan military jets pound IS as king comforts pilot's family

Jordanian fighter jets pounded Islamic State targets in Syria on Thursday, before roaring over the hometown of the pilot killed by the militants while King Abdullah consoled the victim's family.

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Da Nang’s Spanish striker suspended for ‘brutal’ attack on Hai Phong defender

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Da Nang’s Spanish striker suspended for ‘brutal’ attack on Hai Phong defender

The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) banned Candelario Gomez from the next three matches for a deliberate takedown left Hai Phong Defender Van Nhien with a fractured collarbone.

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South Korea and Japan to sign intel-sharing deal on North Korea

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Báo Thanh Niên English 17 month(s) ago

South Korea and Japan to sign intel-sharing deal on North Korea

South Korea and Japan will sign an agreement to allow the quarreling neighbors to share intelligence on North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs via the U.S.

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Internet outage seen in N. Korea amid U.S. hacking dispute

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 17 month(s) ago 1 related news

Internet outage seen in N. Korea amid U.S. hacking dispute

North Korea, at the center of a confrontation with the United States over the hacking of Sony pictures, itself experienced Internet outages on Monday, a U.S. company that monitors Internet infrastructure said.

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Obama says Sony hack not an act of war

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 17 month(s) ago 3 related news

Obama says Sony hack not an act of war

U.S. President Barack Obama moved to prevent U.S. anger at North Korea from spiraling out of control on Sunday by saying the massive hacking of Sony Pictures was not an act of war but instead was cyber-vandalism.

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Obama warns N Korea over Sony hack: 'We will respond'

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Báo Đầu Tư English 17 month(s) ago 3 related news

Obama warns N Korea over Sony hack: 'We will respond'

US President Barack Obama warned North Korea it would face retaliation over a cyber attack on Sony Pictures and pledged not to bow to dictators.

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