Nov 24, 2015

North Korea wins back its pride in 'kimchi war' with South

North Korea scored a major victory in the kimchi wars Monday when the U.N. all but elevated its pickled vegetables to the same lofty status as its southern capitalist neighbor’s spicy cabbage. Pyongyang suffered a blow to its prestige two years ago when South ...

Nov 9, 2015

U.S. to retain leadership role at UNESCO

The United States has succeeded in its bid to remain on UNESCO’s executive board, the only way to wield American power at the world’s cultural and scientific agency now that the U.S. government is no longer funding it. The victory follows a U.S. diplomatic ...