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Two Norwegian artists are opening an art academy in North Korea – Quartz


Two Norwegian artists are opening an art academy in North Korea
Quartz
In early July, two Norwegian artists traveled to Pyongyang on an unusual mission: to lay the groundwork for an international art academy in the world's most secretive, repressive country. And they apparently won the support of the North Korean

North Korea won’t send ‘squad of beauties’ cheerleaders to Asian Games … – National Post


National Post

North Korea won't send 'squad of beauties' cheerleaders to Asian Games
National Post
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Friday it won't send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in rival South Korea, blaming what it called Seoul's hostility for reversing a decision to dispatch the women dubbed by South Korean media as a “squad …
North Korea retracts cheerleader offer for SouthBBC News
South Korean man acquitted after retweeting posts by North KoreaThe Guardian

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Over 3 Decades, North Korea Paid Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars For Full … – Business Insider


Business Insider

Over 3 Decades, North Korea Paid Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars For Full
Business Insider
[E]ven supporters of North Korea criticized their international propaganda campaign. Sean Garland of the Irish Republican Army visited North Korea in 1983 and told his Korean comrades that putting full-page ads expressing Kim Il Sung's ideas into the
Pyongyang: The jewel of North KoreaLive 5 News

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North Korea Calls American Society ‘Graveyard of Human Rights’ Over Ferguson … – Christian Post


Christian Post

North Korea Calls American Society 'Graveyard of Human Rights' Over Ferguson
Christian Post
North Korea, in particular, has been singled out as the worst human rights abuser by several organizations, and an extensive U.N. report released in February detailed some of the "unspeakable atrocities" being committed in North Korea, including mass …

UPDATE 1-North Korean leader’s money manager defects in Russia- S.Korea … – Reuters


UPDATE 1-North Korean leader's money manager defects in Russia- S.Korea
Reuters
Yun Tae Hyong, a senior representative of North Korea's Korea Daesong Bank, disappeared last week in Nakhodka, in the Russian Far East, with $5 million, the JoongAng Ilbo newspaper reported. The Daesong Bank is suspected by the U.S. government of …

North Korean leader’s money manager defects in Russia: South Korea newspaper – Reuters


Reuters

North Korean leader's money manager defects in Russia: South Korea newspaper
Reuters
The Daesong Bank is suspected by the U.S. government of being under the control of the North Korean government's Office 39, which is widely believed to finance illicit activities, including the procurement of luxury goods which are banned under U.N. …
Wrestling and Cheerleading for North Korea's Kim Jong UnBusinessweek
Kim Jong-un's Manchester United obsession: North Korea to broadcast all gamesNEWS.com.au
North Korea developing missile-capable submarine, report suggestsTelegraph.co.uk
Newsweek -Gatestone Institute
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North Korea says no cheerleaders for Asian Games – The State


North Korea says no cheerleaders for Asian Games
The State
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Friday it won't send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in rival South Korea, blaming what it called Seoul's hostility for reversing a decision to dispatch the women dubbed by South Korean media as a "squad …

Japanese Lawmaker, Ex-NFL Lineman in North Korea – ABC News


National Post

Japanese Lawmaker, Ex-NFL Lineman in North Korea
ABC News
Inoki is a savvy, charismatic showman and one of the only members of Japan's parliament who supports exchanges of any kind with North Korea. He has visited North Korea nearly 30 times, but was suspended by parliament for a month after making an …
Pro Wrestlers On Bizarre Sports Diplomacy Campaign In North KoreaHuffington Post
US rapper Pras Michel heads to North Korea for wrestling matchReuters

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North Korea: Ferguson was a ‘disgrace’ and the United States are now … – Washington Post (blog)


The Wire

North Korea: Ferguson was a 'disgrace' and the United States are now
Washington Post (blog)
In an article titled "DPRK Foreign Ministry Spokesman Terms U.S. Human Rights Abuser," North Korea state news agency KCNA has taken the U.S. to task for the problems that led to Ferguson and the police response to it. Here's how KCNA describes the …
North Korea Calls US 'Graveyard of Human Rights'ABC News
North Korea Jabs at U.S. Over Ferguson ViolenceThe Wire
North Korea Calls U.S. 'Graveyard Of Human Rights' Over FergusonHuffington Post
ThinkProgress -Daily Mail -Yahoo News
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United Nations’ Food Aid Program for North Korea Lacks Donors – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

United Nations' Food Aid Program for North Korea Lacks Donors
Wall Street Journal
The WFP, which is funded by voluntary contributions from private donors and U.N. member states, says North Korea continues to face regular food shortages. Its program for the country has only received about $5.7 million in aid this year, mostly from …

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North korea – Yahoo News Search Results

North korea – Yahoo News Search Results

Over 3 Decades, North Korea Paid Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars For Full-Page Propaganda Ads In Western Newspapers

From 1969 to 1997, the North Korean leadership…

Posted on 29 August 2014 | 4:12 pm

North Korea's £238m Bill for 1970's Volvos

North Korea owes auto giant Volvo an astronomical £238m for a fleet of old cars shipped from Sweden to the international pariah more than 40 years ago. The huge bill is owed by Kim Jung-un's regime for 1,000 of the Volvos which the podgy dictator's grandfather Kim Il-sung ordered back in 1974. Sweden's 40 year-long wait for payment for the Volvos looks certain to continue for several decades …

Posted on 29 August 2014 | 2:59 pm

North Korean leader's money manager defects in Russia: South Korea newspaper

By Ju-min Park and James Pearson SEOUL (Reuters) – A senior North Korean banking official who managed money for leader Kim Jong Un has defected in Russia and was seeking asylum in a third country, a South Korean newspaper reported on Friday, citing an unidentified source. Yun Tae Hyong, a senior representative of North Korea's Korea Daesong Bank, disappeared last week in Nakhodka, in the Russian …

Posted on 29 August 2014 | 10:21 am

North Korea yanks cheerleaders for Asian Games

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday it won't send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in rival South Korea, blaming what it called Seoul's hostility for reversing a decision to dispatch the women dubbed by South Korean media as a "squad of beauties."

Posted on 29 August 2014 | 6:00 am

S.Korea regrets North's cheerleaders withdrawal from Asian Games

South Korea expressed regret Friday over North Korea's "unilateral" withdrawal of its proposal to send cheerleaders to accompany its athletes at next month's Asian Games. "We feel very regretful over North Korea's unilateral announcement," Unification Ministry spokesman Lim Byeong-Cheol told reporters. He said Seoul would not send an official request again for the dispatch of North Korean …

Posted on 29 August 2014 | 5:41 am

North Korea scraps plan to send cheerleaders to Asian Games in South

North Korea has decided not to send a cheerleading squad to accompany its athletes at the Asian Games to be held in South Korea next month, a leading sports official said on Thursday. The reversal of an earlier pledge to send as many as 350 cheerleaders, who have been a popular attraction in their rare appearances in the South, follows weeks of tense negotiations between the rivals over the …

Posted on 28 August 2014 | 4:43 pm

Games-N.Korea scraps plan to send cheerleaders to Asian Games in South

North Korea has decided not to send a cheerleading squad to accompany its athletes at the Asian Games to be held in South Korea next month, a leading sports official said on Thursday. The reversal of an earlier pledge to send as many as 350 cheerleaders, who have been a popular attraction in their rare appearances in the South, follows weeks of tense negotiations between the rivals over the …

Posted on 28 August 2014 | 4:40 pm

Asian Games – N.Korea retracts decision to send cheerleaders

- North Korea said Thursday it would not send any cheerleaders to accompany its athletes at next month's Asian Games in South Korea. The decision was announced by Son Kwang-Ho, vice president of North Korea's National Olympic Committee, according to the South's Yonhap news agency. "We have decided not to send a cheerleading squad," Sohn said in a statement broadcast by Pyongyang's state TV …

Posted on 28 August 2014 | 3:38 pm

Japanese lawmaker, ex-NFL lineman in North Korea

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Led by a Japanese pro wrestler-turned-politician, about 20 mixed martial artists from around the world — including a former NFL lineman — arrived in North Korea on Thursday to put on a series of exhibition matches this weekend.

Posted on 28 August 2014 | 1:47 pm

North Korea Jabs at U.S. Over Ferguson Violence

North Korea is joining a chorus of countries with poor human rights records in criticizing the U.S. for hypocrisy over the situation in Ferguson, Missouri.  The US is indeed a country wantonly violating human rights where people are subject to discrimination and humiliation due to their race, and are in constant fear that they may get shot at any moment … It should not seek solutions to its …

Posted on 27 August 2014 | 5:31 pm