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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un 're-elected' as North Korea's leader

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 03:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... the cabinet, the supreme court and prosecution authorities, the North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said. Former ambassador to Switzerland Ri Su-yong became new foreign minister, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - NORTH KOREA

    'North Korea interrogated me every day', says Hong Kong-based missionary John Short

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 08:26pm by AP

    ... on February 18 as he prepared to leave his Pyongyang hotel for the airport. He said he “openly and honestly” admitted his crime as worded in the indictment: that he distributed Bible tracts ... Kong since 1964, did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Wednesday. Authorities in North Korea arrested Short for spreading Bible tracts near a Buddhist temple in Pyongyang ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - NORTH KOREA

    Book review: North Korean Nuclear Operationality, edited by Gregory Moore

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:52pm by Julian Ryall

    ... test as it hones its ability to miniaturise a warhead are correct. Assuming the North has achieved operationality, the book's authors ponder "what next?" scenarios. Beijing has ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea deports detained Australian missionary John Short

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:27am by AFP

    ... airport. Holding someone of Short’s age and nationality carries no real political upside, and could even become a burden Yang Moo-jin, University of North Korean Studies He had been arrested week ... and self-criticisms – scripted by the authorities – are normally a prerequisite for detained foreigners seeking release in North Korea. Observers said Pyongyang likely regarded Short as harmless and had ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    China rejects UN report accusing North Korea of crimes against humanity

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... to object to the report, which also criticised Beijing for its treatment of North Korean defectors. The report's chief author, retired Australian judge Michael Kirby, had opened the debate ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Chinese passenger jet carrying 220 people in near miss with North Korean missile

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 06:52pm by Bloomberg, AFP

    ... from Narita airport in Japan when North Korea fired the missile at 4.17pm on Tuesday, South Korean defence ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok said. The jet was flying over international waters ...

  7. News - China - NORTH KOREA

    Beijing urged to get tough with North Korea over missile near miss

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 04:06pm by Zhang Hong

    ... but still launched the rocket. Our authorities must not sit tight on this,” said Wang. A South Korean defence ministry spokesman said last week that a China Southern Airlines aircraft flying from ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Koreans vote in parliament 'election' that may offer clues to shifts in power

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 12:47pm by AFP

    ... For the North Korean authorities, the vote effectively doubles as a census, as election officials visit every home in the country to ensure all registered voters are present and correct. "At any ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    South Korean missionary arrested in North makes ‘confession’

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:38pm by AFP

    ... activists said he had crossed the Yalu border river in October to establish the whereabouts of some North Korean refugees who had been arrested in Dandong by Chinese authorities and repatriated. ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN report on North Korea a glimpse into a nightmare state

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 11:03pm

    ... Korean authorities- possibly on the orders of supreme leader Kim Jong-un himself- constitute crimes against humanity and should be referred to an international court or tribunal for prosecution, ... shocking section of the report is on the experiences of North Koreans who escape to China and are sent back, often with the assistance of Chinese authorities. The report describes forced, late-term ...




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