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North Korea mass games a hit, get extended run in Pyongyang

Asia Pacific Oct 26, 2018

North Korea mass games a hit, get extended run in Pyongyang

North Korea has extended the run of its iconic mass games, which it revived last month to mark the country's 70th birthday. Despite a travel ban blocking American tourists and imposing high prices for tickets for visitors from other countries, the games — which involve ...

World Jul 10, 2018

South Korea approves rare screening of North Korean films

South Korea approved a rare screening of North Korean movies at a local film festival on Tuesday, as a diplomatic thaw gains pace following two landmark summits between their leaders. The two countries technically remain in conflict after the 1950-53 Korean War ended without a ...

Crocodiles guard secrets of Pakistan's lost African past

Asia Pacific Apr 5, 2018

Crocodiles guard secrets of Pakistan's lost African past

Dancing and chanting in Swahili at a crocodile shrine outside Karachi, hundreds of Pakistani Sheedis swayed barefoot to the rhythm of a language they no longer speak — the celebration offering a rare chance to connect with their African roots. For many Sheedis, the swampy ...