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  1. News - Asia - ESPIONAGE

    ‘Sex for secrets’ North Korean ex-spy finds herself ostracised and jobless in South

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 06:07pm by AP

    ... where she had been assigned to find and repatriate North Korean defectors before she was sent to South Korea. Won said the government assistance she gets was not enough for her to even buy ... as an ordinary North Korean defector, then used sex to extract secrets from South Korean military officers. The media began calling her “North Korea’s Mata Hari” in reference to an exotic dancer from ...

  2. News - Asia - North Korea missile tests

    North Korea fires more missiles into sea after Seoul rejects call to end hostilities

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 09:39am

    ... the launches. “We have lodged a strong protest against North Korea,” the Japanese government’s top spokesman said. The protest was made through diplomatic channels in Beijing. “These latest missile ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Fourth projectile test in two weeks after South Korea dismissed peace offers as “nonsensical” in the light of Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme North ...

  3. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea threatens to skip Asian Games after talks on inclusion falter

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 12:40pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Seoul Southern official says Seoul mystified by North's 'unilateral walkout' of talks on its participation North Korea may skip Asian Games hosted by South North Korea yesterday threatened to pull out of September's Asian Games in South Korea, blaming Seoul for the breakdown of talks to negotiate Pyongyang's participation. ...

  4. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Kim thumbs nose at Seoul as photos show him directing rocket fire near DMZ

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 10:32pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul North Korean leader is shown directing rocket launches near South Korean tourist observatory Kim makes it personal withact of defiance North Korea yesterday showed photos ... the initiative and announce it themselves," said Michael Madden, an expert on the North Korean leadership. North Korea routinely fires short-range missiles or rockets into waters off its east ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan denies report North Korea handed over list of abductees

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 12:59pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Japan denies truth of media report saying Pyongyang has supplied Tokyo with a list that includes the names of those abducted by North Korea in the past Japan’s top government spokesman on Thursday flatly denied a newspaper report that Pyongyang recently presented Tokyo with a list of about 30 Japanese, including those abducted by North Korea ...

  6. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea urges release of missionary sentenced to life in North Korea

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 03:46pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... city of Dandong South Korea urged North Korea on Sunday to release a Seoul missionary sentenced to hard labour for life for allegedly spying and operating an underground church, calling his ... evangelist, was sentenced last year to 15 years’ hard labour on charges of trying to topple the government. Kim’s sentence came at a time of high tension between the two Koreas, which have in recent ...

  7. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea slams US over aircraft carrier's visit to South

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul N Korea blasts US for warship visit to South North Korea yesterday condemned a port visit by a US aircraft carrier to South Korea as a "reckless" ... the further [North Korea] will bolster its cutting-edge nuclear force for self-defence," the spokesman was quoted as saying by the North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). He said ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Wife of Hong Kong missionary feared detained in North Korea appeals for government help

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 03:38pm by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Wife calls on government to help after Christian evangelist husband, 75, goes missing on visit to North Korea to distribute religious pamphlets Hong Kong missionary feared detained in North Korea; wife appeals to government for help The wife of a Christian evangelist from Hong Kong who is missing, feared detained, in North Korea is seeking help from ...

  9. News - Asia - EAST ASIA

    Japan and North Korea move closer to reopening government-level talks

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 10:27pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan and N Korea move closer to reopening talks Japan and North Korea are moving to restart formal government-level talks, a foreign ministry official said ... benefits to the impoverished state. North Korea outraged Japan when it admitted more than a decade ago that it had kidnapped 13 Japanese in the 1970s and 1980s to train its spies in Japanese ...

  10. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea to join Asian games in South Korea despite tensions over ship firefight

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 05:18pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North athletes' participation will be the first foray into a major sport event in nearly 10 years North Korea said on Friday it will send athletes ... of the DPRK [North Korea]... decided to dispatch DPRK players’ group” to the Asian Games to be hosted by South Korea’s western port city of Incheon, Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency ...




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