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North Korea is biggest threat in Pacific, says U.S. Navy commander – UPI.com


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North Korea is biggest threat in Pacific, says U.S. Navy commander
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Without mentioning North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by name, Harris said, "He is on a quest for nuclear weapons and the means to deliver them intercontinentally. He kills people around him who disagree with him, and that's something we should always …
Incoming US Pacific commander calls N. Korea 'greatest threat we face'Yonhap News
N. Korea is greatest threat facing US: Head of the US Pacific CommandArirang News

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Kim Jong-un claims ‘photoshopped’ North Korea missile launch was ‘eye … – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Kim Jong-un claims 'photoshopped' North Korea missile launch was 'eye
Telegraph.co.uk
North Korea, heavily sanctioned by the United States and United Nations for its missile and nuclear tests, said on May 8 it had successfully conducted an underwater test-fire which, if true, would indicate progress in its pursuit of building missile
North Korea leader hails 'miracle' missile testYahoo News
North Korea leader hails missile test; analysts question authenticityStars and Stripes
Kim Jong Un Extols North Korean Submarine Ballistic Missile Test, South Korea International Business Times

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Hula hoop diplomacy: My time in the North Korean limelight – CNN


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Hula hoop diplomacy: My time in the North Korean limelight
CNN
A big westerner with a big TV camera is a rare sight in North Korea and I felt as many eyes were on me as were on the show. I tried to play it cool and not do anything conspicuous. I was surprised there was a dolphinarium in Pyongyang, but the crowd

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North Korea seen building military camps for shore batteries on western border … – The Japan Times


The Korea Herald

North Korea seen building military camps for shore batteries on western border
The Japan Times
SEOUL – North Korea is building military camps for shore batteries on a western border island, Yonhap News Agency reported on Tuesday. “Five bunker-shaped camps have been built on the island of Gal,” an unidentified South Korean military officer was …
North Korea building artillery positions near sea borderBusiness Standard
N. Korea building military camps on border island: SeoulKorea Times

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Gloria Steinem visits North Korea to push feminism and peace – Hot Air


Boing Boing

Gloria Steinem visits North Korea to push feminism and peace
Hot Air
What happens when the feminists in America become focused completely on their own First World problems? Gloria Steinem goes to North Korea, and crosses the DMZ, with an obviously named group of activists called “WomenCrossDMZ.” As promised …
Women activists cross DMZ between North and South KoreaCNN
These Women Have Crossed the Line: 30 activists cross North Korea DMZ for Boing Boing
Defectors condemn North Korea peace marchTelegraph.co.uk
NPR -TIME
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North Korea’s Real Life Hunger Games – Foreign Policy (blog)


Foreign Policy (blog)

North Korea's Real Life Hunger Games
Foreign Policy (blog)
When a famine struck our region of North Korea in 1995, I was five years old and living with my father, mother, and older sister Bong Sook in the province of North Hamgyong. In the difficult years that followed, my father died of starvation and illness

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Defector: DMZ activists don’t understand plight of women in North Korea – CNN


CNN

Defector: DMZ activists don't understand plight of women in North Korea
CNN
Jihyun Park is the North Korean Outreach and Project Officer for the European Alliance for Human Rights in North Korea. Park escaped from North Korea twice and was imprisoned in a North Korean gulag. Park has testified before a UN Commission on …
Gloria Steinem's North Korea Peace Walk Draws Ire Despite Lack of Any Better TIME
Hundreds of North Korean spies are in the U.S. at any given time, defector saysWashington Times
North Korea gives Chinese ambassador Li Jinjun the cold shoulderSydney Morning Herald
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -U.S. News & World Report -Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Senator Inhofe: Patriot Act Critics Forget That North Korea, Iraq on Path to … – The Intercept – First Look Media


The Intercept – First Look Media

Senator Inhofe: Patriot Act Critics Forget That North Korea, Iraq on Path to
The Intercept – First Look Media
Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., says his office is getting deluged with phone calls in support of his colleague Sen. Rand Paul's, R-Ky., campaign to end dragnet surveillance enabled by the Patriot Act. But in an interview on Friday with radio station KTOK in …

It now costs $8000 per person to defect from North Korea – Business Insider


Business Insider

It now costs $8000 per person to defect from North Korea
Business Insider
SEOUL (Reuters) – It's much more dangerous, and twice as expensive, to defect from North Korea since Kim Jong Un took power in Pyongyang three and a half years ago, refugees and experts say, and far fewer people are escaping from the repressive and …
The sad story of Kim Jong Chul, the North Korean leader's brother and Eric Washington Post (blog)
N Korea Escapes Slashed Under Kim Jong-UnSky News
Kim Jong-Un Purges More North Korean Military Leadership As Soldiers' Food International Business Times
MarketWatch -Daily Mail -Reuters
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What lies behind North Korea’s nuclear claims – BBC News


BBC News

What lies behind North Korea's nuclear claims
BBC News
Official claims by North Korea that it has successfully developed the technology to "miniaturise" a nuclear device and, by implication, deploy it on a ballistic missile, have raised international concerns about the growing security threat posed by
Why China's OK With North Korea's Nuclear NuttinessBloomberg View
North Korea says it can miniaturize nuclear weaponsUSA TODAY
U.S. officials say that North Korea missile photo was — wait for it — fakeMashable
The Guardian -Reuters
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North korea – Yahoo News Search Results

North korea – Yahoo News Search Results

North Korea's Kim Il-Sung remembered as hero, brutal dictator

North Korea celebrated the birth anniversary Wednesday of founder Kim Il-Sung, with current leader Kim Jong-Un paying respects at his grandfather's mausoleum, as rights groups highlighted his "horrific" human rights legacy. At the stroke of midnight, Kim Jong-Un, accompanied by top military leaders, visited the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun in Pyongyang — the mausoleum holding the embalmed body of …

Posted on 15 April 2015 | 1:19 am

US: Japan-SKorea tensions distract from NKorea threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions between American allies Japan and South Korea are a distraction in dealing with common threats like North Korea's nuclear weapons, a top U.S. diplomat said Tuesday.

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 5:53 pm

N.Korea first lady appears in public for first time this year

North Korea's first lady has appeared in public for the first time this year as part of celebrations marking the birthday of the country's founding leader Kim Il-Sung, state media said Tuesday. A grinning Ri Sol-Ju, wearing what appeared to be a wedding ring on her left hand, was pictured clapping next to her smiling husband Kim Jong-Un during a men's football match at Kim Il Sung Stadium on …

Posted on 14 April 2015 | 3:40 am

North Korea Ebola scare: International runners take part in Pyongyang marathon after ban lifted

North Korea's state media reported hundreds of foreign runners took part in an international marathon in Pyongyang on 12 April. North Korea reopened an international marathon to overseas athletes after ending a ban on most foreigners entering the country because of fears over the deadly Ebola virus. The country closed its borders to foreign tourists in October 2014 for fear the virus might …

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 10:26 am

North Korea seen intent on provocation but no sign of nuclear test

North Korea is intent on using missile launches to increase regional tension but it does not appear to be preparing for a fourth nuclear test or long-range missile launch, the U.S. and South Korean defense ministers said on Friday. North Korea fired two surface-to-air missiles off its west coast just before U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter arrived in the region on Tuesday to visit staunch U …

Posted on 10 April 2015 | 9:38 am

North Korea parliament meet watched for policy, personnel change

North Korea on Thursday vowed to continue its push to develop nuclear weapons as well as ease chronic food and energy shortages during a rare parliamentary session that was closely watched by observers. The announcement made following the meeting — one of the few opportunities to gauge the mood inside the reclusive nation — stuck closely to a New Year's speech by leader Kim Jong-Un which …

Posted on 9 April 2015 | 1:54 pm

North Korea shadows US defense secretary visit to Seoul

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter arrived in South Korea on Thursday for a visit dominated by the issue of North Korea, which fired off two missiles as the Pentagon chief flew to the region. As the Pentagon chief flew to Japan on Tuesday, North Korea fired two surface-to-air missiles into the sea off its west coast — a common, attention-grabbing tactic during high profile visits to the region …

Posted on 9 April 2015 | 7:59 am

North Korea fires missiles into sea as U.S. defense chief visits region

By David Brunnstrom OSAN, South Korea (Reuters) – North Korea has fired two surface-to-air missiles off its west coast, South Korea said on Thursday, with the latest in a string of short-range firings by the North coming shortly before the U.S. defense secretary arrived in the region. The two short-range missiles were fired on Tuesday, South Korea's defense ministry said, and followed the launch …

Posted on 9 April 2015 | 7:06 am

North Korea says Mexico holding ship; kept under sanctions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea said Wednesday that Mexico has "forcibly detained" one of its ships months after it ran aground off Mexico's Gulf coast last year, and Pyongyang blames the United States for preventing the ship's release.

Posted on 9 April 2015 | 12:25 am

North Korea warns will act to get back ship held by Mexico

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – North Korea accused Mexico on Wednesday of illegally detaining one of its ships with some 50 crew and warned it would take "necessary measures" to release the vessel, which United Nations sanctions monitors say belongs to a blacklisted shipping firm. The 6,700-tonne freighter Mu Du Bong, which had come from Cuba, ran aground in July on a reef 8 …

Posted on 8 April 2015 | 8:48 pm