N.Korea Asks Iran for Drought Relief
North Korea has asked the Iranian Red Crescent for emergency relief after the worst drought in a century, Iran's official Islamic Republic News Agency reported Thursday. North Korean Ambassador to Iran Kang Sam-hyon asked the head of the Iranian Red Crescent for humanitarian aid on Tuesday. >> Full Text

Sex Slavery Victim Stages Protest in Washington
Kim Bok-dong, a victim of imperial Japan's military sex slavery program, protested in front of the Japanese Embassy in Washington D.C. on Wednesday. Flanked by activists, the 89-year-old braved sultry temperatures to mirror the regular Wednesday protests in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul by fellow victims. >> Full Text

Korea Waives Visa Fees for Chinese Tourists
The government is coming up with various measures to lure back tourists who have been scared off by the outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome. The Justice Ministry said it is waiving visa fees for group travelers from China, extending their authorized stay and offering visa-free entry to more visitors. >> Full Text

Models pose with pandas made of recycled paper during an international environment campaign in Seoul on Thursday.

Attendants rehearse an award ceremony for the Summer Universiade in Gwangju on Thursday.

Emilia Clarke attends a press event for the Hollywood blockbuster "Terminator Genisys" in Seoul on Thursday.

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