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Korean peace meeting was a summit by proxy

Aug 26, 2015

Korean peace meeting was a summit by proxy

The leaders of North and South Korea have not met for the last eight years, but the marathon 44-hour talks that brought the bitter rivals back from the brink of conflict was effectively a summit by proxy. They were not in the room, but ...

Drought-hit North Korea seen as staving off food crisis

May 31, 2015

Drought-hit North Korea seen as staving off food crisis

North Korea has updated farming methods and switched crops that could help soften the blow of drought and avert a disastrous food shortage, an aid worker and an analyst said Sunday, after a U.N. official warned of another “huge food deficit.” Impoverished North Korea, ...