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Former North Korean spy, now 90 and living in the South, just wants to go home
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 09:04:09 +0200
Condemned to death twice for spying, Seo Ok-ryol spent three decades in prison, most of it in solitary confinement. Now age 90, the only thing ...
© Japan Times
In North Korea information is the seed of hope
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 08:51:00 +0200
Defector Professor Kim Heung-Kwang gives a rare glimpse of the information nomansland North Koreans find themselves in.
© Cape Times
North Korea foreign minister warns of ‘pre-emptive action’ as U.S. bombers fly off Korean Peninsula
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 04:59:54 +0200
In a fiery speech before world leaders at the U.N. on Saturday, North Korea’s foreign minister vowed the country will take “merciless pre-emptive action” if ...
© Japan Times
At U.N. and in the Air, North Korea and U.S. Trade Tough Messages
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 01:40:15 +0200
American warplanes flew close to North Korea’s coast on the same day the country’s foreign minister said President Trump was on a “suicide mission.”
© The New York Times
North Korea foreign minister says Trump's insults make rocket attack on U.S. 'inevitable all the more'
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:30:00 +0200
North Korean foreign minister Ri Yong Ho warned Saturday that it is “inevitable” that his country will launch a missile toward the mainland United States in revenge for the insults President Trump has directed at leader Kim Jong Un. “None other...
© LA Times
U.S. warplanes fly near North Korea in a rare ‘show of force’
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:15:41 +0200
American bomber and fighter jets flew along North Korea's eastern coastline Saturday.
© NY Daily News
North Korea says Trump's insults make attack on U.S. 'inevitable'
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 21:57:15 +0200
President Trump’s recent insults against North Korea have only made it likelier the U.S. will be attacked.
© NY Daily News
U.S. flies bomber, fighter mission off North Korean coast
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 21:18:27 +0200
The show of U.S. military might is the farthest point north of the Demilitarized Zone that any U.S. aircraft this century.
© The Star
North Korea threats to Guam have not boosted tourism
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:41:56 +0200
President Trump's prediction that North Korea's threats to Guam would boost tourism "tenfold" has so far proved to be a bust.
© NY Daily News
Earthquake detected in North Korea near nuclear testing site
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 19:12:11 +0200
North Korea's foreign minister suggested Friday it could conduct an H-bomb test.
© NY Daily News
South Korea says natural North Korea earthquake detected
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 17:05:00 +0200
South Korea's weather agency said a magnitude 3.0 earthquake was detected in North Korea around where the country recently conducted a nuclear test.
© Cape Times

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Prominent North Korean Defector Recants Parts of His Story
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 15:42:19 +0100
Shin Dong-hyuk became famous after speaking about his childhood in a prison camp. On Sunday, he said that elements of his harrowing tale were untrue.
© The New York Times
North Koreans Toil in Slavelike Conditions Abroad, Rights Groups Say
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 11:42:22 +0100
Tens of thousands of North Koreans are sent to work long hours overseas, with most of their pay going to the state, defectors and rights groups report.
© The New York Times
‘Even in North Korea This Doesn’t Happen,’ Prabowo Has Day in Court
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 10:13:25 +0200
Losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto testified before Indonesia's final electoral court of appeal on Wednesday, telling judges that North Korean-levels of fraud had robbed him of the presidency. The post ‘Even in North Korea This Doesn’t...
© The Jakarta Globe
‘Even in North Korea This Doesn’t Happen,’ Prabowo Has Day in Court
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 10:13:25 +0200
Losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto testified before Indonesia's final electoral court of appeal on Wednesday, telling judges that North Korean-levels of fraud had robbed him of the presidency. The post ‘Even in North Korea This Doesn’t...
© The Jakarta Globe
North Korea experiencing severe Internet outages; U.S. mum
Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:59:20 +0100
North Korea experienced sweeping and progressively worse Internet outages extending into Monday, with one computer expert saying the country’s online access is “totally down.” The White House and the State Department declined to say...
© Japan Times
China, Responding to Crime, Is Said to Organize Civilian Militias Along North Korean Border
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:30:53 +0100
The militias, as described by China Defense News, are part of a system to keep villagers safe from North Koreans in search of food and money.
© The New York Times
North Korea blasts U.S. over sanctions for Sony hack
Sun, 04 Jan 2015 08:21:34 +0100
North Korea issued a furious statement Sunday slamming the United States for imposing sanctions against government officials and the defense industry for a cyberattack on Sony. It again denied any role in the breach of tens of thousands of confidential...
© Japan Times
North Korea detains U.S. tourist for ‘rash behavior’
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 18:06:55 +0200
North Korea said Friday it had been holding a 24-year-old U.S. tourist in custody for more than two weeks after he apparently ripped up his visa at immigration and demanded asylum. The announcement, made in a brief dispatch carried by the North’s...
© Japan Times
New pictures confirm North Korea nuclear activity
Sat, 26 Apr 2014 08:32:59 +0200
A North Korean nuclear test within days "cannot be ruled out" analysts said Saturday, after new satellite imagery showed
© The Korea Herald
KORAIL chief in Beijing on way to North Korea
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:40:07 +0200
BEIJING (Yonhap) ― The chief of South Korea’s state-run railway company arrived in Beijing on Monday en route to North K
© The Korea Herald
Improve everything! North Korea unveils 310 new political slogans
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 06:40:49 +0100
North Korea unveiled Thursday an exclamation-mark peppered list of 310 new political slogans covering every conceivable topic from the glories of the ruling Kim dynasty and mushroom cultivation to the importance of dependable wives and “offensive”...
© Japan Times
Asia’s biggest security forum urges North Korea to disarm
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:58:39 +0200
North Korea was called upon Sunday by a large majority of foreign ministers who attended Asia’s largest security forum to immediately abandon its nuclear arms and missile programs. While the key topics at the forum, including regional maritime issues,...
© Japan Times
Asia’s biggest security forum urges North Korea to disarm
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 00:58:39 +0200
North Korea was called upon Sunday by a large majority of foreign ministers who attended Asia’s largest security forum to immediately abandon its nuclear arms and missile programs. While the key topics at the forum, including regional maritime issues,...
© Japan Times
North Korea’s Kim resurfaces after weeks out of public eye
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 02:18:07 +0200
North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in five weeks, state media reported Tuesday, ending an absence that drove a frenzy of global speculation that something was amiss with the country’s most powerful person. The resumption...
© Japan Times
13 North Korean workers at foreign restaurant defect to South Korea
Fri, 08 Apr 2016 12:30:46 +0200
Thirteen North Koreans working at the same restaurant in a foreign country have defected to South Korea, Seoul officials said Friday. People working in North Korean-operated restaurants overseas have previously defected, but this is the first time multiple...
© Japan Times
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