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  1. 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

    ... response' Members of the UN Security Council on Thursday condemned North Korea’s recent ballistic missile launch as a violation of UN resolutions and will continue discussions on an “appropriate response”, the council president said. The remarks were made by Luxembourg’s UN Ambassador Sylvie Lucas, president of the 15-nation Security Council for the month of March, after a closed-door ...

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

    Kim Jong-un's uncle, Jang Song-thaek, executed for treason in North Korea

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 06:27am by Staff Reporter and Agencies

    ... news agency said Jang Song-thaek had been executed after a special military tribunal found him guilty of treason, only days after he was stripped of all posts and expelled from the ruling ... South Korea expressed deep concerns about a series of occurrences in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), including the execution of Jang Song-Thaek, uncle-in- law of DPRK leader ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1379536/kim-jong-uns-uncle-jang-song-thaek-executed-treason-north-korea
  3. 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

    ... Reuters at the United Nations Michael Kirby tells informal meeting of UN Security Council North Korea's leaders should be prosecuted at the International Criminal Court over human rights abuses The chief United Nations investigator into human rights abuses in North Korea appealed to the UN Security Council on Thursday to refer the situation in the reclusive Asian state ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1486681/un-human-rights-inquiry-chief-wants-n-korea-hauled-international-court
  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

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

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

    ... Associated Press in Washington US hopeful of high-level UN debate on N Korea The United States supports UN Security Council discussion of North Korea's alleged crimes against humanity, a senior official said. But Robert King, US special envoy for North Korean human rights issues, expressed concern over whether the council had time to take up the issue. Details ...

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

    North Korea hits out at UN meeting over its human rights abuses

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 05:35pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Korea hit out early on Saturday at an informal meeting of the United Nations Security Council in which the body was urged to slap sanctions on Pyongyang officials responsible for human rights ... of inquiry therefore recommends to the Security Council the adoption of targeted sanctions against those individuals most responsible for crimes against humanity,” he told the informal meeting. North ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1489302/north-korea-hits-out-un-meeting-over-its-human-rights-abuses
  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea denounces US ‘double-standards’ over South’s missile tests

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:49pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... ballistic missiles. UN Security Council resolutions prohibit any ballistic missile tests by North Korea. “If the ballistic missile launched by the South Korean puppet forces is not problematic, ... was designed for purely scientific missions. The international community said it was a disguised ballistic missile test and the UN Security Council tightened existing sanctions as a result.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1476188/north-korea-denounces-us-double-standards-over-souths-missile-tests
  7. 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

    ... "re-elected" as North Korea's leader, state media said, as parliament met in a session closely watched for power shifts in the regime following the execution of his once-powerful uncle. The new ... was a vice-chairman of the NDC before he was executed last December on charges including treason and corruption. Kim was reaffirmed as first chairman of the NDC by the new parliament. Upon Kim's ...

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

    North Korea accuses US of being ‘hell-bent on regime change’

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 02:27pm by Associated Press in New York

    ... on the Korean Peninsula by continuing “very dangerous” military drills with South Korea, by pursuing action in the UN Security Council against his country’s recent ballistic missile launches ... with opening the joint military drills, very aggressive nature, and they’re now expanding in a crazy manner the scale of this exercise.” He also rejected as “illegal” a Security Council statement last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465505/north-korea-accuses-us-being-hell-bent-regime-change
  9. 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

    ... Kim Jong-un apparently seeks to sideline supporters of his once-powerful uncle who was executed last year. North Korea's radio broadcaster Pyongyang Broadcasting Station said that new ... 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 ...

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

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

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

    ... Council, "to take the appropriate measures in response" to Pyongyang's latest "violation of UN Security Council resolutions", the State Department said. "We urge North ...

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

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