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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was an unknown quantity when he succeeded his father in 2011, and he remains an elusive figure.

India’s critical wet monsoon season has started

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has officially declared the onset of the monsoon over the state of Kerala. The monsoon, which usually starts on June 1, is a few days late. But while the onset date is important, the overall forecast is much more crucial.

The rapid rise of 'red tourism' in China

Growing up in Guang’an, Zhang Yiwen always felt a closeness to late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping, who spent the first 15 years of his life in her home city in the country’s western province of Sichuan.