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  • The US ambassador to South Korea is defending his mustache from allegations it signals US disrespect or Japanese colonial rule

    The US ambassador to South Korea has defended having a mustache amid allegations that his facial hair signals US disrespect and is reminiscent of Japanese colonization. Ambassador Harry Harris' mustache has become a lightning rod for tensions between the US and South Korea as they debate the cost of hosting US troops on the Korean Peninsula. The Korean newspaper The Korea Times described some of the criticism toward Harris as a racist reaction to the Japanese ancestry of his mother, given the...

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  • Why South Koreans are flipping out over a US ambassador's mustache

    It might just be the most bizarre criticism of a US ambassador in recent memory.

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  • US ambassador's moustache gets up South Korea's nose

    Harry Harris has been criticised for his facial hair, which reminds many South Koreans of the days of Japanese colonial rule Tensions may be running high on the Korean peninsula, but Harry Harris’s facial hair is vying with denuclearisation as the defining theme of his tenure as US ambassador to South Korea. Harris, a former navy admiral who was born in Japan to a Japanese mother and an American navy officer, has been accused of insulting his hosts by growing a moustache that reminds many South...

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  • US sanctions South Sudan's vice president over abuses

    The United States has imposed sanctions on South Sudan's vice president citing his involvement in serious human rights abuses

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  • US sanctions South Sudan's vice president over abuses

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) " The United States has imposed sanctions on South Sudan's Vice President Taban Deng Gai, citing his involvement in serious human rights abuses.The statement Wednesday is one of the sharpest actions taken by the U.S. against the South Sudan government amid Washington's frustration over the country's failure to achieve a stable peace after its civil war.The Treasury Department statement asserts that Deng has been involved in the disappearance and deaths of [

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  • Iraqi MPs back call to expel US troops

    The resolution calls for foreign troops to leave the country after an Iranian general's assassination.

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  • US sanctions South Sudan’s vice president over abuses

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The United States has imposed sanctions on South Sudan’s Vice President Taban Deng Gai, citing his involvement in serious human rights abuses. The statement Wednesday is one of the

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