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Tilda Swinton Transforms For Vogue Korea July Issue

The pictures show the actress in unusual and futuristic images, demonstrating masterful reincarnation.

North Korea fires missile days after new South Korea leader pledges dialogue

The U.S. Pacific Command said it was assessing the type of missile but it was "not consistent with an intercontinental ballistic missile". Japanese Defence Minister Tomomi Inada said the missile could be of a new type, according to Reuters. The missile flew

South Korean election: liberal Moon Jae-in claims presidency win

Mr Moon favours greater dialogue with North Korea, in a change to current South Korean policy, according to the BBC. "I will be president for all South Koreans," he told cheering supporters in Gwanghwamun Square in the capital Seoul. The early election was

South Koreans head to polls to choose next president

Frontrunner Moon Jae-in, candidate for the Democratic Party, smiled for the cameras as he lodged his vote early, reports with reference to CNN. Moon, who is seen as a "clean" candidate, ran against Park in 2012 but narrowly lost. Now most

North Korea claims US ‘biochemical’ plot to kill Kim Jong Un

In an extraordinary 1,800-word report Friday, which offered no evidence other than account laced with fantastical language, North Korean state news agency KCNA said a "hideous terrorist group" conspired with the CIA and South Korea's Intelligence Service (IS) to mount the attack,

U.S. moves THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparking protests

The earlier-than-expected move prompted protests by hundreds of local residents and was denounced by the frontrunner in South Korea's presidential election on May 9, reports with reference to Reuters. A spokesman for Moon Jae-in said the decision "ignored public opinion and

US Navy guided-missile submarines arrive in South Korea

The US Navy sub arrived in the port city of Busan, South Korea, on the same day that North Korea celebrates the 85th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army, according to CNN. A statement from US Naval Forces Korea

North Korea New Missile Launch Fails

"A missile appears to have exploded within seconds of launch," U.S. Pacific Command spokesman Dave Benham said in a statement, according to NBC News. "We are working with our interagency partners on a more detailed assessment. We continue to monitor North

North Korea ‘conducts high-thrust engine test’

Leader Kim Jong-un declared the test "a new birth" for the North's rocket industry, state news agency KCNA said, according to the BBC. He said the engine would help North Korea achieve world-class satellite launch capability, it added. The development, not confirmed elsewhere,

China urged Rex Tillerson to be ‘cool-headed’ over North Korea

The situation was at a "crossroads", but must not be allowed to develop into a conflict, he said after hosting US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, reports with reference to the BBC. Mr Tillerson spoke of "dangerous levels" of tension, a