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Koreas begin second round of tearful family reunions

Aug 24, 2018

Elderly North and South Koreans are weeping and embracing each other as a second round of temporary reunions begins of family members separated for decades by the Korean War

Officials dismiss Indonesian principal behind jihad parade

Aug 23, 2018

Education officials have dismissed the principal of an Indonesian kindergarten after a video of veiled children carrying replica weapons in a street parade sparked an outcry in the world's most populous Muslim nation

Tears, farewell hugs end 1st round of Korean reunions

Aug 22, 2018

Hundreds of elderly Koreans are tearfully saying their final goodbyes at the end of rare reunions between relatives separated by the 1950-53 Korean War

At emotional Korean reunions, genuine talk often impossible

Aug 22, 2018

Reunions between Korean families separated by the 1950-53 war produce heart-wrenching images of elderly relatives likely seeing each other for the last time, but they're also highly political events

At emotional Korean reunions, genuine talk often impossible

Aug 21, 2018

The reunions taking place this week between Korean families separated by the 1950-53 war produce heart-wrenching images of elderly relatives likely seeing each other for the last time before they die, but they're also highly political events

Brief Korean reunions bring tears for separated families

Aug 20, 2018

Mother and son among those reunited as rival Koreas begin emotional family reunions

A group of South Koreans has traveled to border ahead of reunions with relatives in North after being separated by war

Aug 20, 2018

A group of South Koreans has traveled to border ahead of reunions with relatives in North after being separated by war

'Dream or reality?' Koreans to meet after decades apart

Aug 19, 2018

Hundreds of Koreans will participate, starting Monday, in a week of temporary reunions with relatives most haven't seen since the 1950-53 Korean War cemented the division of the Korean Peninsula into the North and South

Australian woman detained in Bali over Papua link

Aug 4, 2018

An Australian graduate student whose honeymoon plans in Indonesia included a cultural festival in the violent and insecure Papua region says she's being deported after officials accused her of being a journalist

China: Tibetan students banned from religious activities

Jul 24, 2018

An official Chinese Communist Party newspaper says Tibetan children have been banned from taking part in religious activities over the summer holidays