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North Korea Drought 'Worst in a Century'

North Korea is suffering through its most severe drought in a century, according to a state media outlet, worsening an already serious food shortage in the impoverished country. "The worst drought in 100 years continues in the DPRK, causing great damage," said the Korean Central News Agency on Tuesday, using an abbreviation for the country's official name. KCNA said paddies have dried up in several key rice-growing provinces, including Hwanghae and Pyongan, because of...

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