In South Korea, it's not unusual to adjust one's natural beauty with a nose job here, an eye lift there. A survey suggests the country has one of the highest per capita rates of plastic surgery in the world. And women often go for the Barbie look.
Government phone hacking is in the news all around the world, and now in Indonesia. The government there recently learned its prime minister's cell phone was being tapped — but it wasn't by the Americans. Rather, it was by the Australians.
North Korea's young ruler has a singular mission, experts say, preserve the family dynasty. And in that context, Kim Jong Un's sabre-rattling and his invitation to have Dennis Rodman visit the isolated country all makes sense.
Pyongyang is warning that the two Koreas are inching closer to nuclear war. It's a threat that many South Koreans have been hearing over the years. But this time, residents of the south Korean island of Baengnyeong are taking these threats more seriously.
People who've arrived here from other countries are often able to see the United States in simpler terms, and in ways that reflect, and contrast with, their own backgrounds. The World's Alex Gallafent reports from Alphabet City, New York.
A cyber attack hit South Korean broadcasters and banks Wednesday, causing computers to crash, display an error message, or worse. Though the origin of the attack could take weeks, intelligence officials aren't ruling out North Korea as the culprit.