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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    China rejects UN report accusing North Korea of crimes against humanity

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

    ... Reuters in Geneva China backs N Korea over UN report China has dismissed a UN report alleging North Korea has committed crimes against humanity, effectively confirming the fears of human ... to Nazi-era atrocities and said officials, possibly even supreme leader Kim Jong-un himself, should face the International Criminal Court (ICC). Chen Chuandong, a counsellor at China's mission ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1451019/china-rejects-un-report-accusing-north-korea-crimes-against-humanity
  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN human rights inquiry chief wants North Korea hauled before international court

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 09:33am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... and killings comparable to Nazi-era atrocities. China and Russia, however, snubbed the meeting, which was organised by the United States, France and Australia. “Their absence was unfortunate,” Kirby ... abortions and forced infanticide, extermination and murder – paint a chilling picture of the regime’s systematic and remorseless repression of its citizens,” Power said. But China, a veto-wielding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1486681/un-human-rights-inquiry-chief-wants-n-korea-hauled-international-court
  3. 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

    ... replacing Pak Ui-chun, while Prime Minister Pak Pong-ju retained his post. Kim's uncle Jang Song-thaek, once the North's unofficial number two and Kim's political mentor, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1471404/kim-jong-un-re-elected-north-koreas-leader
  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un replaces North Korea's commerce minister in latest purge to cement grip on power

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:16am by AFP

    ... to Jang Song-thaek, once the North's unofficial number two and Kim's political mentor. Jang was executed in December on an array of charges including treason and corruption, marking the biggest political upheaval since the young ruler took power after the death of his father and the former leader, Kim Jong-il, in 2011. Ri is the latest North Korean cabinet member to be sacked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465871/kim-jong-un-replaces-north-koreas-commerce-minister-latest-purge-cement
  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN Security Council members condemn North Korea missile launch

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:48pm by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... said on condition of anonymity. “The first step will be some kind of more formal statement condemning the launch.” The ability of the council to take such steps will depend on China ... the two Koreas, China, Japan, Russia and the United States, a Western diplomat said. The diplomat, who was inside the closed-door meeting, said China’s delegation also made clear that any council ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1459180/un-security-council-members-condemn-north-korea-missile-launch
  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    US calls North Korean missile test a ‘provocative escalation’ of tensions

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 09:53pm by AFP

    ... and China," Kim said. North Korea last tested a Rodong missile in July 2009, following UN condemnation of its second nuclear test in May. Kim said the tests were clearly timed to coincide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1457944/us-calls-north-korean-missile-test-provocative-escalation-tensions
  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Satellite images show North Korea nuclear tests ‘on hold’

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 11:36pm by AFP

    ... the website said. North Korea staged its third- and most powerful- nuclear test in February last year after two tests in 2006 and 2009. The reclusive state and its main ally China want a resumption ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1454376/pyongyang-nuclear-tests-hold
  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un, uncle warred over seafood exports to China before purge: report

    Posted Dec 25th 2013, 02:48pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Jang Song-thaek fought over the nation’s lucrative shellfish exports, culminating in a firefight between their forces in recent months, a report said, providing a rare glimpse of deep political ... by the military, but the elder refused, according to a report by The New York Times on Tuesday. The crabs, clams and coal, among other goods, were in recent years exported mainly to China, a country ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1389736/kim-jong-un-uncle-warred-over-seafood-exports-china-purge-report
  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japan and North Korea set to restart talks on nuclear programme, kidnapppings

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 02:37pm by Reuters

    ... told reporters. The restart of formal talks between senior diplomats is expected to be agreed upon as soon as this week, when more junior officials from both sides meet in Shenyang, China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1450740/japan-and-north-korea-set-restart-talks-nuclear-programme-kidnapppings
  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    US hopeful of high-level UN debate on North Korean rights

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 05:13am by AP

    ... will consider its recommendations, including empowering the United Nations to keep gathering evidence- a much less contentious step. China, the North's only major ally, is almost certain to oppose ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1449609/us-hopeful-high-level-un-debate-north-korean-rights

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