North Korea has up to $10 trillion of wealth in minerals trapped underground

North Korea has up to $10 trillion of wealth in minerals trapped underground

Up to $10 trillion worth of mineral resources could be buried in North Korean soil.

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Protests are jeopardizing India’s most prized Darjeeling tea leaves

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