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Rival Koreas trade artillery fire at border

Aug 20, 2015

Rival Koreas trade artillery fire at border

South Korea fired dozens of shells Thursday at rival North Korea after the North lobbed a single rocket at a South Korean town near the world’s most heavily armed border, the South’s Defense Ministry said. The North was backing up an earlier threat to ...

Aug 20, 2015

11 dead, 13 missing in central China floods

Flooding in central China’s Sichuan province has left at least 11 people dead and 13 others missing, and disrupted the lives of more than half a million people. State media on Thursday said heavy rains and flooding struck the province beginning Sunday. Worst-hit was ...