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Uiseong, a picturesque South Korean farming county, was a backwater until homegrown heroes the Garlic Girls became breakout stars and curling silver medalists at last year's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
Tensions on the border between India and Pakistan last week pushed the two nuclear-powered South Asian adversaries closer to conflict than at any point in the past two decades.
Read CNN's Fast Facts about Pakistan and learn more about the country that borders Iran, Afghanistan and India.
Read CNN's Fast Facts about Kashmir, a region in the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges. India, Pakistan and China all claim partial or complete ownership.
Pakistan was due to hand a captured pilot over to India on Friday at the Wagah border post, which has taken on a symbolic role in the decades-long rivalry between the two nuclear-armed countries.
Hopes for the survival of about three dozen miners trapped in a collapsed illegal gold mine in Indonesia have severely diminished as oxygen levels at the site fall.
Maria Ressa, the Philippine journalist and outspoken critic of President Rodrigo Duterte, has had her court appearance postponed, after she filed a motion to quash her controversial libel case.
Two women who fled Saudi Arabia for Australia, only to become trapped in transit in Hong Kong, are seeking a last minute visa extension from the city's authorities as they try and secure a more permanent refuge.
Beijing is on the verge of being sucked into an India-Pakistan crisis, amid rising tensions in the Kashmir region that borders China.
Jinshiro Motoyama, 27, is not your average political instigator. In a country dominated by senior politicians, he's a masters student who is affiliated with no political parties.
North Korea asked for only a partial lifting of sanctions at summit with Trump, its foreign minister said
North Korea asked for only a partial lifting of sanctions during its meeting this week with US President Donald Trump, Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said during a rare news conference early Friday morning.
As tensions between India and Pakistan escalate yet again with Delhi launching airstrikes on what it says was a terrorist training camp across its de facto border with Islamabad, all eyes are on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
As tensions between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan simmer, some people -- mostly youths -- are trying to build bridges and dialogue between the two neighboring countries.
When two populists go to war, there is every chance their people will suffer more than they will.
During Pakistan's national election campaign last year, Imran Khan was dismissed by detractors as a political lightweight and foreign policy novice who relied on populism and deference to the country's influential military for support.
Pakistan airspace remained closed Thursday morning local time as the country's increasingly fraught tensions with India disrupted thousands of flights worldwide for the second straight day.
A landslide that engulfed an illegal gold mine in Indonesia has killed at least one person and left dozens feared trapped. Fourteen others have been rescued.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said his country will "spare no effort" to host a successful summit between North Korea and the United States because in the end, it would be less costly than a war.