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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    US rules out apologising to Pyongyang to secure release of prisoners

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 11:04pm by AP

    ... Kerry's announcement came as least one North Korean legal expert suggested Washington formally apologise to Pyongyang. The suggestion by Sok Chol-won, a professor of international law, may appear ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea to shut borders to all foreign tourists amid Ebola fears

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 05:34pm by KRISTINE SERVANDO

    ... from Beijing-based North Korea travel specialists Koryo Tours, said they received “panicked” phone calls at around 3.30pm on Thursday from their partners in the state-run Korean International ... it is all foreigners, not just tourists,” he said. He said they had also confirmed the news from KITC and the Rason International Travel Agency. Chinese travellers, a significant and lucrative ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un's return to spotlight shows slightly more open North Korea

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 06:27am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... did. The latest reports showing Kim with a cane could be useful for both domestic and international purposes, analysts say. "For common people, it gives him a human touch; people might have sympathy for him," said Daniel Pinkston, Korea analyst at the International Crisis Group. North Korean propagandists would be able to use Kim's return as proof that even ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    'I dig fields for 8 hours a day’: US man jailed in North Korea describes hard labour

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 04:58pm

    ... Associated Press in Pyongyang Matthew Miller admitted to having ‘wild ambition’ of experiencing prison life so that he could secretly investigate human rights situation An American man ... close guard and with only enough time to respond to one question, 24-year-old Matthew Miller spoke briefly to a journalist at a Pyongyang hotel, where he had been brought to make a phone call ...

  5. 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

    ... to organised crime groups and the other to a company in Mongolia that is believed to have been a front for the North Korean government, were blocked. So Chung-on, director of the International Affairs ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    EU, Japan pressure UN for sanctions on North Korea

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

    ... rights and refer the country's situation to the International Criminal Court. Their draft resolution for the UN General Assembly's human rights committee, obtained Thursday, also ... 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 ...

  7. 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

    ... uncertainty about him, and the status of his regime, will grow,” said Curtis Melvin, a researcher at the US-Korea Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington. ... “rubbish”. “It would have to be a very subtle coup indeed not to disrupt international travel plans,” said Andray Abrahamian of the Choson Exchange, a Singapore-based group running a programme ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North, South Korea exchange fire at land border: Seoul

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

    ... last month described him as dealing with "discomfort", which led to international speculation that he may be ill. This week a source said Kim was suffering an ankle and knee problem ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    China to host Japan-North Korea abduction talks

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

    ... agreed in July to reopen an investigation into the fate of Japanese citizens it kidnapped in the 1970s and 1980s to help train spies, prompting Japan to ease some sanctions on the North. ... would meet on Monday in Shenyang, China, to discuss the issue, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said. "As it is supposed to be the case that the investigation is being carried out ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear facility may be idle again

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

    ... towards denuclearisation and refrain from provocative acts. Early last month, the International Atomic Energy Agency said in an annual report on North Korea that it had seen via satellite imagery releases of steam and water indicating that the Yongbyon reactor might be operating. In line with this view, the Washington-based Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) said ...




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