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North Korea to build new water park in Nampo – NK News


North Korea to build new water park in Nampo
NK News
North Korean authorities are planning to build a new showcase water park in the west coast city of Nampo, tourism sources have told NK News. The new water park will likely be part of the existing Wuawudo Resort, and although recent images suggest …

North Korea responds to Leon Panetta’s memoirs by saying it will beef up … – Washington Post (blog)


Mother Jones

North Korea responds to Leon Panetta's memoirs by saying it will beef up
Washington Post (blog)
The spark for North Korea's ire is "Worthy Fights," a memoir by the former defense secretary and CIA director Leon Panetta. It's a book that has already caused some controversy in the United States due to its portrayal of President Obama's foreign policy.
Inside the Fascinating Lives of North Korean DefectorsMother Jones
North and South Korea exchange another round of gunfire across borderTelegraph.co.uk
Kim Jong-un meets North Korea's Asian Games medallistsDaily Mail
RTE.ie -The Diplomat
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North Korean dictator Kim Il-sung thought blood from youths would help him … – Daily Mail


TIME

North Korean dictator Kim Il-sung thought blood from youths would help him
Daily Mail
North Korean revolutionary leader Kim Il-sung would take blood transfusions from men and women in their 20s and spend hours watching children playing in a bid to live to 100, his former doctor said. The efforts by the Democratic People's Republic's
A Former Doctor to North Korea's Founder Thinks He Passed on Health TIME
North Korea: Personal physician divulges Kim Il Sung's quest to live to 100CNN
Farmers in North Korea Lose Faith in Crop-Distribution PolicyRadio Free Asia
The Times (subscription) -WYFF Greenville
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North Korea marathon open to Western tourists – Telegraph.co.uk


UPI.com

North Korea marathon open to Western tourists
Telegraph.co.uk
There have been indications in recent years that North Korea is gradually opening up to foreign tourists, but getting into the world's most reclusive state can still be a challenge. For adventurous marathoners, a British company that specialises in
Western athletes welcome to race in North Korea's Pyongyang MarathonUPI.com

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A head of strings is outed as a North Korea fan – Slipped Disc


A head of strings is outed as a North Korea fan
Slipped Disc
A British Sunday newspaper – one of the lower forms of life on earth – has reported that the head of strings at a minor public school is a member of a revolutionary communist party. The teacher in question has visited North Korea and claims to admire

North, South Korea exchange gunfire along heavily fortified border – CBC.ca


CBC.ca

North, South Korea exchange gunfire along heavily fortified border
CBC.ca
Troops from the rival Koreas exchanged gunfire Sunday along their heavily fortified border in the second such shooting in less than 10 days, South Korean officials said. There were no reports of injuries or property damage, but the 10 minutes of

Yeonmi Park opens up in harrowing speech about North Korea’s brutal regime – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Yeonmi Park opens up in harrowing speech about North Korea's brutal regime
Daily Mail
Yeonmi revealed that only one channel is aired on TV in the closed-off country which, like films, can only be used there as a tool for propaganda. 'North Koreans are being terrorised today. When I was growing up, I never saw anything about love stories …

In Pictures: The ‘good’ life in North Korea – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

In Pictures: The 'good' life in North Korea
Aljazeera.com
Some luxury items have been restricted by UN sanctions, but North Korea still manages to import them through underground channels. Chinese brokers act as middlemen between North Korean trading firms and China-based companies, ensuring a …
Japan to send team to North Korea for update on abductionsReuters
Educational diversity in North KoreaConservative Home

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How North Korea Became So Isolated – Huffington Post


Foreign Policy

How North Korea Became So Isolated
Huffington Post
Amid Cold War tensions and territorial disputes, North and South Korea went to war in 1950, backed by their respective allies. The Korean War was devastating — American bombing raids flattened much of North Korea, with just one building left standing
No, The U.S. Doesn't Have Plans to Nuke North KoreaForeign Policy
North Korea is scrambling to respond as human rights criticism grows, US envoy Nanaimo Daily News

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At the heart of China’s legal (and illegal) trade with North Korea – CNN


CNN

At the heart of China's legal (and illegal) trade with North Korea
CNN
Dandong, China (CNN) — The sun is rising over the Yalu River and North Korea. Revolutionary music pumped through loudspeakers wafts over to China. Back across the river, work groups can be seen stirring for a day's toil in the fields. Over here in

North korea – Yahoo News Search Results

North korea – Yahoo News Search Results

N.Korea warns of 'unpredictable' retaliation

North Korea warned Monday of an "unpredictable" retaliatory strike against South Korea following a series of minor border skirmishes that have raised military tensions ahead of planned high-level talks.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 4:45 pm

S.Korea warns North against 'reckless provocation'

Seoul– South Korea warned North Korea on Monday against further ''reckless'' provocations following a series of minor border skirmishes that have heightened military tensions ahead of planned high-level talks. Troops from both sides exchanged small arms fire on Sunday after South Korean troops fired warning shots at a North Korean patrol moving towards the military demarcation line that divides …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 3:37 pm

Is Kim Jong-un a Binge Eater? Slimmer Dictator Enjoys Lavish Banquet for North Korea Team

'Cheese-obsessed' Kim Jong-un has placed his weight loss triumph in jeopardy by attending a lavish banquet.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 12:25 pm

North Korea has new military submarine: US experts

Seoul, Oct 20 (ians/EFE) North Korea has a new submarine which could be seen as a step towards the moderniSation of the country's naval forces, according to satellite images published Monday by a US research institute.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 11:38 am

North Korea Vows to Strengthen its Nuclear Programme after Leon Panetta's Memoir

North Korea has vowed to press ahead with its nuclear programme and step up its military activity following the publishing of the memoirs of former CIA director and US defence secretary Leon Panetta, in which he takes a strong line against Pyongyang.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 9:24 am

Japan to send team to North Korea for update on abductions

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan will send officials to North Korea for an update on the reclusive country's investigation into the fate of Japanese citizens abducted decades ago to train spies, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Monday. Japan eased some sanctions on North Korea in July in return for the North reopening its probe into the status of the abduction victims and had …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 9:08 am

South Korea warns North against 'reckless provocation'

Seoul (AFP) – South Korea warned North Korea on Monday against further "reckless" provocations following a series of minor border skirmishes that have heightened military tensions ahead of planned high-level talks.

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 5:02 am

North Korea's Kim hosts banquet for Asiad gold medallists

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un hosted a banquet for athletes who won gold medals at the recent Asian Games in South Korea, state media said Sunday, marking his third public appearance in a week after an extended absence.

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 5:28 am

US: Human rights criticism needles NKorea

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea's government is engaging with other countries as it scrambles to combat growing international criticism against a human rights record that is challenging the authoritarian state's legitimacy, a senior U.S. official said Friday.

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 11:38 pm

North Korea accuses South of undermining peace efforts

North Korea has accused the South of deliberately undermining efforts to reduce military tensions and warned that prospects for the resumption of a high-level dialogue between the two rivals are "gloomy".

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 2:50 am