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Miamisburg man detained in North Korea gets job back – Cincinnati.com


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Miamisburg man detained in North Korea gets job back
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"Fowle's decision to travel to North Korea (and the resulting unauthorized absence) seriously called into question Fowle's judgment, leadership skills, and priorities, and have raised serious questions about his ability to carry out his job," according
US man held captive by North Korea gets job back on promise he avoid The Guardian
American Detained In North Korea Gets Job Back With Ohio CityBusiness Insider

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The Odd Friendship Between North Korea And Its First American Surfers – Huffington Post


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The Odd Friendship Between North Korea And Its First American Surfers
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The 27-year-old American citizen was one of the first people to ever surf in North Korean waters. She led North Korea's first-ever surf camp, which entailed showing North Koreans what a surfboard looks like and what surf wax is used for, and even

North Korea to quarantine all foreigners because of Ebola fears – The Guardian


The Guardian

North Korea to quarantine all foreigners because of Ebola fears
The Guardian
North Korean officials have announced they will quarantine foreigners for 21 days over fears of the spread of the Ebola virus, even though no cases of the disease have been reported in the reclusive country, or anywhere in Asia, and few foreigners are …
N. Korea to quarantine foreigners over Ebola fearsUSA TODAY
Reporter Takes Rare North Korea Road TripWBUR
Ebola outbreak: North Korea says visitors must remain in quarantine for 21 The Independent
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A Tourist in North Korea – The Atlantic


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A Tourist in North Korea
The Atlantic
It was early summer, a time for rice planting and balmy weather, yet North Korea's first ski resort was open. Masikryong is a complex of nine slopes, imported ski lifts, and grand ambitions to host international tournaments. The nine-floor chalet had a
North Korea executes officials for watching soap operasNew York Post
UN Rights Investigator Says North Korea May Allow a VisitNew York Times
Luxury cars and cognac for…North Korea?CNN
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Russia eyes railway-for-resources project with North Korea – Yahoo News


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Russia eyes railway-for-resources project with North Korea
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Moscow (AFP) – Russia is eyeing a project worth about $25 billion to overhaul North Korea's railway network in return for access to mineral resources in the hermit state, Moscow's government daily reported on Thursday. The mammoth project would involve …
Russia To Revamp North Korea's Rail System, Eyes Mineral ResourcesInternational Business Times

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North Korea: Defectors and Their Skeptics – The Diplomat


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North Korea: Defectors and Their Skeptics
The Diplomat
In between sobs, Park Yeonmi gave her account of life in North Korea. Public executions, arbitrary arrests, torture and suffocating censorship were just some of the harsh realities faced by people in “the darkest place in the world,” the 21-year-old
Yeonmi Park on her escape from brutal North KoreaBBC News

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North Korean officials ‘publicly executed for watching South Korean soap operas’ – The Independent


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North Korean officials 'publicly executed for watching South Korean soap operas'
The Independent
A tearful announcer dressed in black announces the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong- A state television presenter crying while announcing the death of Kim Jong-il in 2011. A North Korean defector calling himself “Mr Chung” revealed North Korea's …

Japan, North Korea in 2nd Day of Abduction Talks – ABC News


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Japan, North Korea in 2nd Day of Abduction Talks
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North Korean and Japanese officials ended two days of talks Wednesday with Japan repeating its request to focus and speed up the investigation over the fates of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and '80s. The abduction issue has …
Japan and North Korea meet over abductionsThe Guardian
The dramas North Koreans won't see anymoreAljazeera.com
Coalition Seeks to Send North Korea to International Court Over Rights AbusesNew York Times
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UN human rights report says it’s time to hold North Korea to account — in court – Washington Post


UN human rights report says it's time to hold North Korea to account — in court
Washington Post
TOKYO — The United Nations' point man on North Korea's human rights violations called Tuesday for Pyongyang to be referred to the International Criminal Court on charges of crimes against humanity, saying it is time to take actions against the regime

Prison camp escapee: North Korea won’t change its repressive ways – CNN


Prison camp escapee: North Korea won't change its repressive ways
CNN
(CNN) — In North Korea's utopian society, the very words "human rights" do not need to exist — because it's so perfect, the regime maintains. The North Korean regime controls and monitors the usage of the very words. The concept is not even taught.

North korea – Yahoo News Search Results

North korea – Yahoo News Search Results

American detained in North Korea gets job back with Ohio city

By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) – An Ohio man detained in North Korea for nearly half a year got his job back with a city agency, but on condition he not travel again to a country where he could be easily detained, his attorney said on Thursday. Jeffrey Fowle, 56, was released from his position at the city of Moraine's streets department last month because of his prolonged detention. He …

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 8:08 pm

Ohio man detained in North Korea gets job back

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio city agreed to rehire an American arrested and detained in North Korea while criticizing his decision to travel there.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 6:56 pm

N. Korea orders Ebola quarantine on all foreigners

North Korea has announced it intends to quarantine all foreigners entering the country for 21 days, no matter what their country of origin, as a measure against the spread of the Ebola virus. Britain, which has an embassy in Pyongyang, issued a travel advisory on its government website Thursday, detailing the quarantine order which was apparently issued to all foreign missions in the North …

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 6:12 pm

N.Korea threatens to halt cooperation on human rights

North Korea warned Thursday it would stop engaging with the international community on human rights issues if a resolution is presented to the United Nations requesting Pyongyang be referred to the International Criminal Court for possible prosecution. A draft resolution is to be presented by the EU and Japan to the UN General Assembly later this week that is expected to harshly condemn rights …

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 3:42 pm

N. Korea cracking down on a distant threat: Ebola

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea announced Thursday it will quarantine foreigners for 21 days over fears of the spread of the Ebola virus, even though no cases of the disease have been reported in the reclusive country, or anywhere in Asia, and very few foreigners are allowed to enter.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 3:15 pm

North Korea to deepen probe into Japanese abductees: Japan's Abe

TOKYO (Reuters) – North Korea had told Japan it intends to deepen its probe into the fate of Japanese citizens kidnapped by Pyongyang decades ago, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday, but there was no indication of any imminent breakthrough. Abe's administration is under fire for fund-related scandals in his cabinet that have forced two ministers to resign and put others under …

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 2:32 pm

North Korea begins Ebola quarantine

North Korean officials have announced they will quarantine all foreigners for 21 days over fears of the spread of the Ebola virus.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 2:11 pm

North Korea announces it will quarantine foreigners for 21 days over Ebola fears

PYONGYANG, North Korea – North Korean officials have announced they will quarantine foreigners for 21 days over fears of the spread of the Ebola virus.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 1:49 pm

N. Korea to quarantine foreigners over Ebola fears

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean officials have announced they will quarantine foreigners for 21 days over fears of the spread of the Ebola virus.

Posted on 30 October 2014 | 1:48 pm

UN investigator, North Korea meet again on visit

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. human rights investigator met for a second time Wednesday with a North Korean official on a possible groundbreaking visit and the North's demand that a U.N. effort to refer the country's situation to the International Criminal Court be dropped.

Posted on 29 October 2014 | 8:09 pm