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'Mystery Woman' And Disney Ripoffs: Latest News About North Korea's Leader

Video from Pyongyang shows Kim Jong Un enjoying the show as bogus cartoon characters danced. Next to him was a woman who has caused much speculation. Is she his wife or his sister?
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In Afghanistan: Bomb Kills Six Americans; Shocking Video Of Woman's Execution

It was a deadly weekend. And the video of a woman being executed recalled the days when the Taliban ruled the country.
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Disney Characters Frolick On North Korean Stage

Disney says nobody in North Korea asked permission to use Mickey and Minnie and some of the company's other characters. A concert for the country's new leader Jim Jong Un featured the Disney stars.
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A Bootstraps-Up Approach To Greece's Debt Crisis

Peter Nomikos, a young shipping heir whose family helped turn the Greek island of Santorini into a tourist hot spot, is trying to help Greece dig out of its massive debt with a new charity that asks average Greeks to chip in.
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South Sudan Struggles 1 Year After Independence

One year ago, South Sudan declared its independence from Sudan. Since then, there have been tribal clashes in several areas of the new nation, and in April, there was a brief border war with Sudan.

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