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Here’s an Inside Look at North Korea’s Dystopian Architecture – Curbed National


Here's an Inside Look at North Korea's Dystopian Architecture
Curbed National
Ballsy German photojournalist Julia Leeb has just dropped a stunning collection of photographic work exploring one of the most restricted places on earth. The book, North Korea: Anonymous Country, documents Leeb's travels, peeling back the shroud that …

Local man held in North Korea loses job – WHIO


Local man held in North Korea loses job
WHIO
Jeffrey E. Fowle, 56, is being detained by the North Korea government. Japan's Kyodo News Agency reported that Fowle was part of a tour group and that he was detained in mid-May as he was about to depart North Korea and that he had left a bible in his …
American detained in North Korea loses his jobThe Globe and Mail
Ohioan detained in Korea loses job with cityWVAH

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North Korea gets big cheers at Asian Games opening – Rappler


Times of India

North Korea gets big cheers at Asian Games opening
Rappler
INCHEON, South Korea – North Korea's athletes got an unexpectedly rousing welcome at the opening ceremony of the Asian Games in Incheon on Friday as South Korean fans put aside their bitter rivalry and cheered them warmly. The two countries are …
Big cheers for North Korea at opening ceremonyThe Rakyat Post
Cheers for North Korea from home crowd as Incheon 2014 declared openInsidethegames.biz
Cheerlessly, Asian Games BeginDeadspin
Yahoo Canada Sports -Mid-Day
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Tensions between North and South Korea at Incheon’s Asian Games 2014 – The Guardian


The Guardian

Tensions between North and South Korea at Incheon's Asian Games 2014
The Guardian
First, North Korean officials stormed out of a planning meeting with their South Korean counterparts in July after the two sides clashed over the size of Pyongyang's delegation for the Games, and over questions of who would foot the bill for their
American man arrested while trying to swim to North KoreaWashington Post
Texas Man Held For Alleged Attempt To Swim To North KoreaCBS Local
US man caught trying to swim to North KoreaUSA TODAY
NEWS.com.au -NDTVSports.com
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North Korea probe on Japan abductees in early stage: Japan government – Reuters


Reuters

North Korea probe on Japan abductees in early stage: Japan government
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) – North Korea has told Japan it can only give a preliminary report on the status of its investigation into the fate of Japanese citizens abducted by Pyongyang decades ago and of other missing Japanese, the government spokesman in Tokyo …
North Korea says abduction probe will take another yearThe Japan Times
Japan-North Korea Abduction Talks Hit SnagWall Street Journal

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North Korea Is All About Scottish Democracy – The Wire


The Wire

North Korea Is All About Scottish Democracy
The Wire
As for respecting the boundaries of regions that have seceded, North Korea doesn't recognize its own border with South Korea, known as the Northern Limit Line. Ships from North Korea continually cross the line and the two countries have exchanged fire …
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un may be seriously ill from eating too much New York Daily News
Kim Jong-un in poor health as his weight has ballooned thanks to cheese Daily Mail
Scottish Independence: North Korean Annihilation of England Pending?Roll Call (blog)
International Business Times UK -World Tribune
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North Korea wrote a 53558-word report on its human rights record. The … – Washington Post (blog)


Guardian Liberty Voice

North Korea wrote a 53558-word report on its human rights record. The
Washington Post (blog)
When a bombshell United Nations report on North Korean human rights abuses came out in February and concluded that the country was committing human rights violations “without any parallel in the contemporary world," Pyongyang's initial reaction was …
North Korea Sentences American to Six Years of Hard LaborGuardian Liberty Voice
What's next for Bakersfield man sentenced in North Korea?Bakersfield Now
North Korea ratchets up 'hostage diplomacy' with USYahoo News
The MIT Tech -Detroit Free Press -The New American
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North Korea rebuffs US envoy offer to free detained Americans – CBS News


CBS News

North Korea rebuffs US envoy offer to free detained Americans
CBS News
Robert King, the U.S. special envoy for North Korean human rights issues, told The Associated Press that freeing the detainees could provide a diplomatic opening between the nations, also snared by Pyongyang's development of nuclear weapons. But he …
North Korea Struts in Style on World Sports StageABC News
North Korea refusing US offers to send envoy to seek detainees' releaseThe Guardian
North Korea take on South Korea in youth finalReuters

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North Korea Leads the World in Human Rights, Says Report by North Korea – VICE News


VICE News

North Korea Leads the World in Human Rights, Says Report by North Korea
VICE News
North Koreans enjoy the best human rights regime of any country, according to a 53,000-word report issued this month by authorities in the Hermit Kingdom. The roughly translated document, posted on Saturday on a government-controlled website — under a …
Rogue North Korea Sings its Paeans of 'Human Rights' RecordsThe Indian Republic
North Korea has investigated itself, found things are pretty much OKThe Independent
QUITE A BOAST! North Korea has 'the world's most advantageous human rights Catholic Online

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North Korean Court Sentences American Matthew Miller to 6 Years Hard Labor – Newsweek


Newsweek

North Korean Court Sentences American Matthew Miller to 6 Years Hard Labor
Newsweek
On Sunday, 24-year-old American Matthew Miller was sentenced to six years of hard labor by North Korea's Supreme Court. The crime? That the California-bred Miller entered the country illegally to commit acts of espionage, according to a report by The …
North Korea: American Matthew Miller sentenced to 6 years hard laborCNN
What American Mathew Miller, sentenced to 6 years of hard labor in North Korea Washington Post
US Man in North Korea Given 6 Years of Hard LaborTIME
Los Angeles Times -BBC News -CBS Local
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North korea – Yahoo News Search Results

North korea – Yahoo News Search Results

Football – North Korea take on South Korea in youth final

Organisers will be hoping peace is maintained when South Korea take on North Korea in the politically charged final of the AFC's Under-16 championships in the

Posted on 19 September 2014 | 11:50 am

Soccer-North Korea take on South Korea in youth final

BANGKOK, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Organisers will be hoping peace is maintained when South Korea take on North Korea in the politically charged final of the AFC's Under-16 championships in the Thai capital on Saturday. The two nations endure a tense relationship and are technically still at war after the 1950-53 Korean War ended in a truce, not a peace treaty, with meetings in sporting arenas …

Posted on 19 September 2014 | 11:50 am

North Korea Founder Fuels Kim Jong-un's Bizarre Obsession with Cheese

Leader of North Korea Kim Jong-Un has piled on the pounds by reportedly gorging on Swiss cheese in a bid to look like his dead grandfather, the country's Eternal President.

Posted on 19 September 2014 | 10:05 am

North Korea struts in style on world sports stage

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is making a statement on the international sports stage — a fashion statement.

Posted on 19 September 2014 | 9:04 am

N.Korea probe on Japan abductees in early stage – Japan govt

TOKYO (Reuters) – North Korea has told Japan it can only give a preliminary report on the status of its investigation into the fate of Japanese citizens abducted by Pyongyang decades ago and of other missing Japanese, the government spokesman in Tokyo said on Friday. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said resolving the emotive dispute over the abductees is a top priority for his administration. In …

Posted on 19 September 2014 | 3:51 am

North Korea probe on Japan abductees in early stage: Japan government

TOKYO (Reuters) – North Korea has told Japan it can only give a preliminary report on the status of its investigation into the fate of Japanese citizens abducted by Pyongyang decades ago and of other missing Japanese, the government spokesman in Tokyo said on Friday. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said resolving the emotive dispute over the abductees is a top priority for his administration. In …

Posted on 19 September 2014 | 3:50 am

As Asian Games kick off, will North Korea flip its way into S. Korean hearts?

There is little to distinguish the North Korean delegation’s living quarters from among the two-dozen apartment blocks that make up the athletes’ village of the Asian Games opening this week in South Korea.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 9:00 pm

North Korea Is All About Scottish Democracy

While America's leaders are pushing a "no" vote in Scotland on Thursday, North Korea is quite excited about Scotland's democratic elections.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 4:20 pm

North Korean team welcomed to Asian Games village

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — First hurdle cleared — the Asian Games organizers raised the right flag for North Korea on Thursday. The South Korean break dancers, however, found themselves working a tough audience.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 2:59 pm

Alice, steampunk and a false name: enigma of an American jailed in North Korea

By James Pearson and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) – Matthew Miller, the U.S. citizen imprisoned in North Korea on espionage charges, spent months in South Korea pretending to be an Englishman named "Preston Somerset", acquaintances who met or worked with him said. The 25-year-old native of Bakersfield, California, did not seem to have close friends, a regular job or means of support during the …

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 5:55 am