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U.S. and South Korea Agree to Delay Shift in Wartime Command by CHOE SANG-HUN


By CHOE SANG-HUN

The deal reached at the Pentagon means the Americans will retain control of forces in the event of war until the South Korean military is better prepared. 12 more words

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2 Arrested After Explosives Found in Denmark by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Danish officials say they have arrested two men in Copenhagen in possession of one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of explosive material.

Published: October 24, 2014 at 01:28AM… 7 more words

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Swedish Search for Submarine, With Echoes of a Thriller, Is Called Off by DAN BILEFSKY


By DAN BILEFSKY

A military team was called off after a weeklong search in the Stockholm archipelago for an enigmatic vessel that never materialized, The Associated Press reported. 12 more words

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Myanmar’s Opening Up Hasn’t Loosened Graft in Courts by THOMAS FULLER


By THOMAS FULLER

The state of the legal system — with lawyers paying bribes to clerks and judges — leaves many pessimistic about the country’s vaunted reforms. 11 more words

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Foreign Policy Question Mark Over Indonesia Leader by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

The remarkable rise of Indonesia’s new president has captured popular imagination at home and won praise internationally, but Joko “Jokowi” Widodo still needs to prove his foreign policy prowess. 25 more words

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Marine Murder Case Reveals US-Philippine Sore Spot by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

American forces are guarding Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, yet a ring of Filipino troops surrounds them. The seemingly redundant security effort around the suspect in a Philippine murder case reflects Manila’s uneasy ties with Washington, its… 11 more words

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China Launches Experimental Moon Orbiter by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

China launched an experimental spacecraft Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country’s first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface. 12 more words

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