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  1. News - Asia

    American detained in North Korea pleads for help from US government

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 03:24am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul One of three Americans detained in North Korea has made a fresh plea for his government's help ahead of a trial that is likely to end with a lengthy ... Bae, 42, and Matthew Miller, 24, who were sentenced to 15 years' hard labour and six years' hard labour respectively. Fowle, 56, entered North Korea in April and was detained after ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North, South Korea exchange fire at land border: Seoul

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 06:08pm by AGENCIES

    ... Koreas exchange fire across the border North and South Korea exchanged heavy gun fire across their border last night just hours after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un failed to appear ... before statues of his father and grandfather, both of whom also ruled North Korea. State media had said earlier that the might of the party was "growing stronger under the seasoned guidance ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Pyongyang seeks access to secret Japanese bank account of Kim's half-brother

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 04:42am by Julian Ryall

    ... Ho did, however, meet a senior member of the North Korean government and was handed a personal letter from Kim. Sources with links to Japan's security services have said the letter ... inherited by Kim Jong-un, are the profits from North Korea selling its nuclear and missile technology, dealing in narcotics, insurance fraud, the use of forced labour in its vast gulag system ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear facility may be idle again

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 09:07pm by Reuters

    ... and the government itself.   'Lamentable' response reported by UN to its appeal for North Korea aid More money is needed to tackle issues in North Korea from stunting in children to chronic ... Reuters in Vienna Yongbyon facility that can yield plutonium was only recently restarted Nuclear reactor may be idle again North Korea may have shut down a recently restarted reactor ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    EU, Japan pressure UN for sanctions on North Korea

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 10:23pm by AP

    ... international pressure on North Korea's authoritarian government over its human rights situation, and a North Korean briefing this week at the United Nations on human rights was seen as an effort ... Associated Press in New York The European Union and Japan are encouraging the UN Security Council to follow the recommendations of a groundbreaking inquiry into North Korea's human ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    China to host Japan-North Korea abduction talks

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 11:34am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Japanese and North Korean officials will meet in China next week for an update on the North's probe into the fate of Japanese citizens it kidnapped decades ago. North Korea ... . But Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to win the release of more Japanese suffered a blow last week when North Korea said it could give only a preliminary report on the probe. The two sides ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea tests Beijing with hijack of another Chinese fishing boat

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 03:28am by Reuters

    ... to the North Korean government, the newspaper said. A spokeswoman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday she had not yet seen the report and would make checks. North Korea in May detained ... Reuters in Beijing Hijack and ransom of another fishing vessel to test Beijing's patience North Korea detained a Chinese fishing boat and demanded a fine for its release, ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea leader Kim is still in charge, has leg injury: source

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 09:52am by Reuters in Beijing and Seoul

    ... Reuters in Beijing and Seoul Source close to North Korea's leadership says leader Kim Jong-un remains in control of the secretive nuclear state but remains out of the public eye while recuperating from a leg injury North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is in firm control of his government but hurt his leg taking part in a military drill, a source with access to the secretive North ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea says US citizen given six years' hard labour wanted to expose prison life

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 11:20am by Reuters

    ... North Korea as a "country of evil", state media said. State media said Miller had deliberately sought his arrest so he could investigate North Korean prison and human-rights ... Reuters in Seoul American craved arrest, Pyongyang media say An American recently sentenced to six years of hard labour by a North Korean court pretended to have secret US information ...

  10. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    North Korea’s Kim Jong-un may visit Beijing, says Chinese envoy

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 12:37pm

    ... an unidentified government source, reported that the man was in his late 20s or early 30s and told investigators that he tried to go to North Korea to meet leader Kim. He was caught by South Korean ... died suddenly in 2011. China is North Korea’s closest ally and main benefactor. “I think that a visit from Kim Jong-un might materialise sometime in the future,” Chinese Ambassador Qiu Guohong ...




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