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See Kim Jong Un Celebrate Ascent of North Korea’s Highest Peak – TIME


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See Kim Jong Un Celebrate Ascent of North Korea's Highest Peak
TIME
North Korean state media released a collection of celebratory images of leader Kim Jong Un at the summit of the country's highest peak. The state-run Rodong newspaper reported that Kim climbed Mt. Paektu on Saturday with a group of fighter pilots and …
Kim Jong-un 'climbs North Korea's highest mountain,' claims state mediaCBC.ca
North Korea's Kim Jong Un Climbed a Mountain, State Media SaysABC News
Kim Jong-un 'climbs North Korea's highest mountain'Telegraph.co.uk
Huffington Post -NBCNews.com
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Lindsey Graham Mocks Clinton: Listening Tour "About As Scripted As…North … – BuzzFeed News


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Lindsey Graham Mocks Clinton: Listening Tour "About As Scripted As…North
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Lindsey Graham of South Carolina mocked Hillary Clinton's recent visit to Iowa as “about as, you know, scripted as if it came out of North Korea.” Graham was speaking with Boston Herald Radio Friday when he made the comments. Likely Democratic …

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‘The Interview’ Sequel: Inside the Frightening Battle Raging on the North … – Hollywood Reporter


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'The Interview' Sequel: Inside the Frightening Battle Raging on the North
Hollywood Reporter
Four months after the Sony film sparked an international furor, dissidents and defectors in South Korea, joined by a THR reporter, send the movie mocking Kim Jong Un via balloons across the border as local government tries to avoid further escalation.
U.S. court orders North Korea to pay $330M for abduction victimUPI.com
North Korea tells US ambassador he could face a 'bigger mishap' than the knife The Independent
Respond Cautiously to North Korean Engagement OffersHeritage.org
Radio Free Asia -The Chosun Ilbo
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India and North Korea foreign ministers discuss food aid – UPI.com


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India and North Korea foreign ministers discuss food aid
UPI.com
The United Nations said on April 8 that North Korea is experiencing a food shortage and the reduction in food aid from the international community is posing risks to 18 million North Koreans who were once victims of a major famine two decades ago.

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North Korea Defector Says ‘The Interview’ Could Push Citizenry to Revolt – Hollywood Reporter


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North Korea Defector Says 'The Interview' Could Push Citizenry to Revolt
Hollywood Reporter
SEOUL, South Korea — While a debate rages on the Korean Peninsula between those who want to use balloons to drop The Interview on North Korea and those who'd rather not antagonize dictator Kim Jong Un, one defector has been quietly smuggling in …
North Korean Defectors Are Still Dropping Copies Of 'The Interview,' With UPROXX (press release) (blog)

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Times Insider | Seeing North Korea: A Reporter’s Notebook – New York Times


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Times Insider | Seeing North Korea: A Reporter's Notebook
New York Times
I signed up through Koryo Tours, a British-run company based in Beijing that has taken tourists to North Korea since the early 1990s. Previously, I had reported sports stories from a number of countries with complicated relationships with the United
Pair of Calgary runners invade North Korea for Pyongyang MarathonCalgary Sun

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Kim Jong Un Scaled North Korea’s Mt. Paektu, State-Run Media Report – NBCNews.com


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Kim Jong Un Scaled North Korea's Mt. Paektu, State-Run Media Report
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North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un scaled his country's highest mountain in time to watch the sun rise over his country, according to state-run media. Kim was accompanied to the 9,022-foot summit of Mt. Paektu by a group of fighter pilots, the Korean

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US ‘Reviewing Options’ on N. Korea Over Human Rights Violations – Voice of America


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US 'Reviewing Options' on N. Korea Over Human Rights Violations
Voice of America
“We're reviewing options related to accountability for North Korean officials responsible for serious human rights violations, which the Commission of Inquiry concluded in many instances may amount to crimes against humanity,” a State Department …

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North Korea warns US envoy of ‘bigger mishap’ than a knife attack – Reuters


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North Korea warns US envoy of 'bigger mishap' than a knife attack
Reuters
U.S. envoy Mark Lippert said in a speech on Wednesday that if North Korea improves its human rights record and takes steps to end its nuclear program, it will be rewarded with prosperity and better ties with the outside world, including the United States.
North Korea tells US diplomat stabbed in face that a 'bigger mishap' is possibleRT
North Korea's Master Plan to Crush South Korea in BattleThe National Interest Online

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At Marathon in North Korea, Curiosity Goes a Long Way – New York Times


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At Marathon in North Korea, Curiosity Goes a Long Way
New York Times
PYONGYANG, North Korea — By 8:30 a.m. Sunday, the 50,000 seats in Kim Il-sung Stadium were nearly filled with men in Mao suits and coats and ties, women in dresses and heels, and soldiers in olive-drab hats with crowns as wide as a discus. Students …
US runners defy travel warning on North KoreaUSA TODAY
Shared problems push North Korea into Russia's armsFinancial Times
North Korea aims to be more business friendly — with PutinWashington Times
Human Rights Watch -Mashable -Bloomberg
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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