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Oct 23, 2014

U.N. urged to refer North Korea to war crimes court

A judge who led a ground-breaking inquiry of North Korea’s dismal rights record urged the United Nations Wednesday to seek war crimes prosecutions of the regime despite Pyongyang’s “charm offensive.” Australian Judge Michael Kirby said the U.N. Security Council should refer North Korea to ...

Oct 22, 2014

South Korea scraps 'Christmas tree' tower hated by North

South Korea said Wednesday it had dismantled a Christmas tree-shaped tower near the border with North Korea which had previously been used for a seasonal light show that drew angry protests from the atheist regime in Pyongyang. North Korea has repeatedly demanded the destruction ...

Oct 21, 2014

Aerial collision kills Taiwanese air force pilot

A Taiwanese air force pilot was killed in an aerial collision between two training jets Tuesday. One jet was not badly damaged, and the pilot flew it back to base safely. The other pilot bailed out after the midmorning collision in the southern county ...