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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    N Korea leader’s aunt ill, possibly hospitalised: reports

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 02:34pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... in Pyongyang. Kim Kyong-hui has been at the centre of power for almost 40 years and currently serves as secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea central committee. She temporarily disappeared from ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Top N Korean official heads to Europe in apparent diplomatic gesture

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:18am by KYODO, AP

    ... adopting a more active diplomatic approach. Kang Sok-ju, a secretary of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, who for a long time has played a pivotal role in dealing ... on Friday, North Korea said it would send back a South Korean man who entered the North illegally, in an apparent conciliatory gesture. The North's official Korean Central News Agency said Kim ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Powerful aunt of Kim Jong-un seriously ill, say reports

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... 40 years and serves as secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea central committee. She temporarily disappeared from the scene in 2003 when her husband was apparently purged, but came ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    American tourist Matthew Miller to go on trial in North Korea after demanding asylum

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:04pm by AFP

    ... of the central committee of the ruling Workers’ Party, arrived on Saturday for a European tour including Germany and Italy. Foreign Minister Ri Su-yong reportedly plans to visit New York to attend the UN ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea's execution of Kim's uncle Jang will test ties with China

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 11:53pm by KRISTINE KWOK, AGENCIES

    ... reserved in state propaganda for South Korean leaders. Jang let in "undesirable and alien elements" to a department of the party's crucial Central Committee in a bid to "rally ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea extends rocket launch window

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 03:38pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea on Monday extended the window for its planned rocket launch by one week, in order to deal with a “technical deficiency” with the first stage of the carrier. The original December 10-22 window was extended to December 29, the Korean Committee of Space Technology said in a statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency. ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Pyongyang about to enter the rough and tumble world of pro-wrestling

    Posted May 19th 2014, 04:13pm by AP

    ... and other countries will take part, the North’s official Korean Central News Agency said. It provided few other details. It said a former professional wrestler turned Japanese lawmaker, Kanji Inoki, would head the organising committee, along with the chairman of North Korea’s International Martial Arts Games Committee. Inoki, perhaps best known in the United States for his exhibition bout ...

  8. 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

    ... decision-making body. Kim Yong-nam retained his status as de facto head of state when he was re-elected chairman of parliament's standing committee. The country does not have a president because ... 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, ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korean No 2 Choe Ryong-hae replaced by Kim’s protector

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 10:42pm by AFP

    ... of other top positions as a Politburo Standing Committee member and a vice-chairman of both the Central Military Commission and the National Defence Commission. There were multiple reports earlier ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea holds live-fire drill on maritime border as Seoul vows ‘strong’ response

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 10:17am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... and threatened Park would pay a “dear price”.  “Park Geun-hye’s recent behaviour with Obama was like a mean, immature girl begging gangsters to beat up someone she does not like,” the Committee for Peaceful Reunification of Korea (CPRK) said. “Or a crafty prostitute eagerly trying to frame someone by giving her body to a powerful pimp,” it added, according to the Korean Central News Agency ...




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