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  1. 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. ... in a sincere fashion, there is a need for Japan to specifically determine how their investigation is structured, what they are investigating and what the current situation is," Suga said. Tokyo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1600089/china-host-japan-north-korea-abduction-talks
  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japanese wrestler-politician ready to rumble in North Korea- but will Kim Jong-un attend?

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... of Japan's upper house with a penchant for red scarves, has travelled to the reclusive state with a host of international fighters in an attempt to use sport to thaw relations between Tokyo ... continuous efforts to promote mutual understanding between the two countries and create an environment toward improvement in Korea-Japan relations," Kim, 86, told Inoki at the Mansudae Assembly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1582031/japanese-wrestler-politician-ready-rumble-north-korea-will-kim-attend
  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japan and North Korea to hold talks on kidnappings after surprise breakthrough

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 02:45pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan and North Korea are preparing to hold fresh talks after Pyongyang’s surprise pledge to probe the cold war kidnappings of Japanese nationals, a report said on Sunday. Japan’s Kyodo news agency said the two sides may meet again late this month, after Japan said on May 29 that it would ease sanctions against North Korea if the secretive state ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1533289/japan-and-north-korea-hold-talks-kidnappings-after-surprise-breakthrough
  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Why some Americans are strangely drawn to enter North Korea

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:02am by AP

    ... films. Charles Jenkins, of North Carolina, deserted his army post in South Korea in 1965. He was allowed to leave North Korea for Japan in 2004. Other defector soldiers had problems ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1596862/why-some-americans-are-strangely-drawn-enter-north-korea
  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japanese mayor makes rare visit to North Korea to scout new trading post

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 10:24pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sakaiminato, Japan The mayor of the Japanese port city of Sakaiminato said his brief visit to North Korea was aimed at exploring the potential of a North Korean port ... to reporters at city hall after returning to Japan, Nakamura said the purpose of the trip “was for an inspection to explore the possibility [for the port] to become a trading base for China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580162/japanese-mayor-makes-rare-visit-north-korea-scout-new-trading-post
  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japan officials head to North Korea for cold war abductee investigation

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 02:11pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan will send officials to North Korea while Pyongyang reinvestigates the fate of Japanese nationals it abducted in the cold war years, a senior politician said on Sunday. Dispatch of the mission is part of an accord made last week by the two countries, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said. Japan and North Korea have no diplomatic ties ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1523206/japan-officials-head-north-korea-cold-war-abductee-investigation
  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Top N Korean official heads to Europe in apparent diplomatic gesture

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:18am by KYODO, AP

    ... with Japan, North Korea is planning to send Foreign Minister Ri Su-yong to New York this month for this year's United Nations General Assembly meeting. If realised, this would be the first time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1586737/top-n-korean-official-heads-europe-apparent-diplomatic-gesture
  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Uncovering the secrets of Mount Paektu on the China, North Korea border

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 09:58pm by AP

    ... raised in South Korea and Japan that nuclear tests in the North- conducted at a site less than 100km away- might trigger an eruption. "That activity sparked a lot of interest both in China and the DPRK, but also in Japan and South Korea and internationally," said Oppenheimer's colleague James Hammond, a seismologist at Imperial College in London. He added that fears of another ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1584579/uncovering-secrets-mount-paektu-china-north-korea-border
  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea's foreign minister, once Kim Jong-un's guardian, makes Asia diplomacy debut

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 05:02pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Naypyidaw But no hoped-for talks with Japan or the United States likely on minister Ri Yu-song's visit North Korea’s new foreign minister arrived in Myanmar’s ... in the Asean Regional Forum, Asia’s biggest annual security gathering, joined by his counterparts from nearly 30 countries including China, Japan, South Korea and the United States. Ri was known ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1570011/north-koreas-foreign-minister-once-guardian-kim-jong-il-makes-political
  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

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

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

    ... a hiatus of more than a year, Japan and North Korea are set to resume high-level talks over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes and the issue of Japanese citizens abducted decades ago, ... Japan has still to confirm the resumption of talks, but Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared his government’s commitment to find closure for families who were the victims of kidnapping. "The ...

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

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