A South Korean doctor and two drivers are headed just across the line bearing antimalaria drugs next week, a move that may signal a slight shift in policy toward North Korea.
08/13/2010 01:11 pm
Online privacy has become a key civil liberty battleground. Companies such as Facebook and Google are amassing data about users' choices and activities, which businesses – and governments – would like access to. Across Europe, a backlash against the storage of online users data is growing. In Germany almost 35,000 people, including Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger, sued their own government over the issue. Here are five countries where Google faces privacy, censorship, or other fights.
08/10/2010 06:04 pm
Google today said its Street View program for Germany would launch in November. Ongoing privacy concerns have led South Korean police to raid the Street View offices in Seoul.
08/10/2010 04:31 pm
In South Korea, Japan's apology on colonial rule, which for the first time acknowledged the forced annexation of Korea, was well received. But those who suffered as sex slaves and laborers in World War II want compensation.
08/10/2010 11:17 am
South Korea on Tuesday threatened to 'deal sternly' with North Korea after Pyongyang launched an artillery barrage Monday near their disputed maritime border.
08/10/2010 10:49 am
Among today’s American 25- to 34-year olds, slightly more than 40 percent have associate’s degrees or higher. But that rate places the US only 12th of the 36 countries in a College Board study of countries with the highest graduation rates. Here are the top six countries.
08/09/2010 07:25 pm
North Korean refugee numbers in South Korea are expected to top 20,000 by this October amid reports of more food shortages and growing political instability.
08/05/2010 04:20 pm
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New North Korea sanctions will target the banking sector in order to curtail the purchase and sale of weapons. The US-imposed sanctions also aim to stop the import of luxury goods for the elite surrounding leader Kim Jong-il.
08/02/2010 11:39 am
China's cooperation with new US sanctions on North Korea is 'critical' to their efficacy, US special adviser for nonproliferation Robert Einhorn said Monday in Seoul.
08/02/2010 09:49 am