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UN Extends Expert Panel Monitoring Sanctions on North Korea – ABC News


UN Extends Expert Panel Monitoring Sanctions on North Korea
ABC News
The U.N. Security Council is extending the work of the panel of experts monitoring sanctions against North Korea. The council is also urging all countries and "interested parties" to supply information about alleged violations and cooperate with the

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Canadian pastor goes missing on most recent aid trip to North Korea – Christian Science Monitor


Christian Science Monitor

Canadian pastor goes missing on most recent aid trip to North Korea
Christian Science Monitor
Hyeon has been to North Korea more than 100 times, but has not been heard from since Jan. 31, when he crossed the Chinese border to enter the country's far north region of Rajin. His plan was to visit orphanages and a nursing facility that the Toronto …
Hyeon Soo Lim, pastor missing in North Korea, knew travel riskCBC.ca
Canadian Pastor Goes Missing in North KoreaChristian Broadcasting Network
Canadian missing on N. Korea tripArkansas Online
Asian Correspondent -Daily Journal
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US says ‘seriously concerned’ about North Korea’s nuclear work – Reuters


US says 'seriously concerned' about North Korea's nuclear work
Reuters
(Reuters) – The United States remain seriously concerned about North Korea's nuclear work which it said breached international agreements, it said on Wednesday, a day after the isolated Asian country said it had the power to deter a U.S. "nuclear threat.".

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Are you special, basic or complex? Behind North Korea’s caste system – The Guardian


The Guardian

Are you special, basic or complex? Behind North Korea's caste system
The Guardian
It might not be obvious from the outside, but experts agree that North Korea is undergoing significant upheaval. Kim Jong-un's regime is said to be serious about reforms, with the so-called “30th May measures” promising to increase personal income and …
Bibi Is Right: North Korea Is More Dangerous Than EverBloomberg
North Korean women defectors risk abduction, sexual assault in China and UPI.com
Rare high-definition footage of North Korea's Kim Jong-il in 1980s releasedTelegraph.co.uk
WRAL.com -Stars and Stripes
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‘The Real Housewives’ will liberate N Korea – NEWS.com.au


NEWS.com.au

'The Real Housewives' will liberate N Korea
NEWS.com.au
The intended outcome of Kang's plan is nothing short of heroic: Revolution. To bring down the regimen from the inside. The organisation says that “human rights can only be achieved in North Korea when North Korean people become aware of their country's …

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Canadian pastor reported missing after trip to North Korea – CNN


National Post

Canadian pastor reported missing after trip to North Korea
CNN
Hong Kong (CNN) A Canadian pastor is missing after going on a trip to North Korea in late January, his family and church say. The Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim, 60, went to North Korea on a humanitarian trip as he had done over a hundred times before, said Lisa …
'It's hard to get lost in North Korea': Toronto-area pastor feared detained National Post
Mississauga pastor missing in North KoreaMacleans.ca
Canadian pastor missing after aid trip to North KoreaReuters
Toronto Star -TIME
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North Korea warns US about pre-emptive strike ‘if necessary’ – Reuters


Military Times

North Korea warns US about pre-emptive strike 'if necessary'
Reuters
North Korea fired two short-range missiles off its eastern coast on Monday, South Korean officials said, in a move seen as a defiant response to this year's U.S.-South Korean military exercises. Pyongyang regularly denounces the annual drills, which it
North Korea: U.S.-South Korea drills 'unprecedentedly provocative'Military Times
U.S., China, South Korea should prepare for North Korea's collapse, former top Washington Times
North Korea fires two missiles into sea, South Korea saysCNN
New York Times -Al Jazeera America
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North Korea reopens borders after Ebola fails to show up – The Guardian


The Guardian

North Korea reopens borders after Ebola fails to show up
The Guardian
North Korea is one of the world's most isolated countries and is thousands of miles from the epicentre of the Ebola outbreak in west Africa. It has reported no cases of the virus, which has killed more than 9,000 people. However its borders have been
North Korea Reopens to Foreign Tourists After Ebola Travel BanWall Street Journal
North Korea Lifts Ebola Travel RestrictionsABC News
North Korea lifts four-month travel ban to prevent EbolaBBC News
The Verge -Yahoo News
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Seoul: North Korea fires missiles into the sea as US-S. Korean military drills … – Christian Science Monitor


Christian Science Monitor

Seoul: North Korea fires missiles into the sea as US-S. Korean military drills
Christian Science Monitor
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Monday fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and warned of "merciless strikes" against its enemies as allies Seoul and Washington launched annual military drills Pyongyang claims are preparation for

US intelligence chief reveals details of secret mission to North Korea – The Guardian


The Guardian

US intelligence chief reveals details of secret mission to North Korea
The Guardian
Director of US National Intelligence James Clapper speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He revealed a secret trip to North Korea to bring back home two Americans who had been detained there. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters.
US Spy Chief's 12-Course Meal In North KoreaSky News

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North korea – Yahoo News Search Results

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Canadian pastor goes missing on most recent aid trip to North Korea

The Korean pastor from Toronto who has disappeared in North Korea is an “outdoorsy guy” who likes to ice fish and whose last trip abroad was to help villagers in the Amazon, according to clergy of his Light Korean Presbyterian Church. Rev. Hyeon Soo-lim, who grew up in South Korea but emigrated to Toronto in 1988, has become the latest in a series of religious figures to disappear or be detained …

Posted on 4 March 2015 | 2:17 pm

N. Korea shifts more responsibility to factories, farmers

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea is trying to invigorate its hidebound economy by offering more control and possibly more personal rewards to key sectors of its workforce in the country's biggest domestic policy experiment since leader Kim Jong Un assumed power.

Posted on 4 March 2015 | 7:34 am

N.Korea warns can conduct 'strike' on US, denies rights violations

North Korea's foreign minister warned Tuesday Pyongyang had the power to conduct a "pre-emptive strike" on the United States, following joint US-South Korea military drills earlier this week. Ri Su-yong also slammed a UN rights inquiry released last year that laid bare Pyongyang's brutality as a "misdeed" and called for a resolution on North Korea's rights record to be "revoked immediately …

Posted on 3 March 2015 | 6:45 pm

Church: Canadian pastor missing in North Korea

TORONTO (AP) — A senior pastor at a Canadian church has been missing in North Korea since late January, officials said Tuesday.

Posted on 3 March 2015 | 4:20 pm

North Korea warns U.S. about pre-emptive strike 'if necessary'

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) – North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong said on Tuesday that his country had the power to deter an "ever-increasing nuclear threat" by the United States with a pre-emptive strike if necessary. His rare speech at the U.N.-backed Conference on Disarmament drew a rebuke from U.S. Ambassador Robert Wood, who urged Pyongyang to stop making threats and rid …

Posted on 3 March 2015 | 3:50 pm

North Korea lifts Ebola travel restrictions

North Korea has lifted severe restrictions on foreign travel it imposed last year to keep the Ebola virus from crossing its borders. The already isolated country virtually closed its borders to foreigners …

Posted on 3 March 2015 | 12:09 pm

North Korea readying for medium-range missile test: report

North Korea may be readying to test fire a medium-range missile to underscore its anger over joint US-South Korea military drills that began this week, a report said on Tuesday. Mobile launchers used for Rodong missiles have been deployed at a North Korean missile base north of Pyongyang, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, citing military sources. "We've detected signs that North Korea …

Posted on 3 March 2015 | 8:13 am

North Korea reopens borders after Ebola travel ban

North Korea has reopened its borders to tourists and lifted strict quarantine measures four months after it banned most foreign travel to the country due to fears over the deadly Ebola virus. US-based Uri Tours said it had received a communication from the North's state carrier, Air Koryo, that North Korea’s borders were "now open" for travel. "According to Air Koryo, everything is back to …

Posted on 3 March 2015 | 6:03 am

Seoul: North Korea test fires 2 short-range missiles

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Monday fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and warned of "merciless strikes" against its enemies as allies Seoul and Washington launched annual military drills Pyongyang claims are preparation for a northward invasion.

Posted on 2 March 2015 | 10:21 pm

North Korea angered by U.S.-South Korea military drills, fires missiles off coast

By Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired two short-range missiles off its eastern coast on Monday, South Korean officials said, a defiant response to annual joint military exercises between South Korea and the United States, but one which drew a swift protest from Japan. The firing came hours before the U.S.-South Korean military exercises were scheduled to begin, drills which the …

Posted on 2 March 2015 | 5:48 pm