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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    EU, Japan pressure UN for sanctions on North Korea

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

    ... 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 ... it will submit its own draft resolution on human rights. The letter says the EU-Japan resolution "immediately means confrontation," and it says Pyongyang's own draft will include a mention ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1613907/eu-japan-pressure-un-sanctions-north-korea
  2. 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
  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

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Pyongyang targets secret account of Kim's half-brother The head of the group that represents North Korean residents of Japan has returned from Pyongyang ... of Korean Residents in Japan, or Chongryon, arrived back in early October from his first trip to Pyongyang for eight years. Ho had reportedly expected to meet Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1616431/pyongyang-seeks-access-secret-japanese-bank-account-kims-half-brother
  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea upgrades rocket launch site so it can fire bigger ones

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 11:35pm by Reuters

    ... sworn enemies, Japan and the United States whom it regularly threatens with nuclear strikes. Commercial satellite pictures showed North Korea had finished work under a major programme to upgrade ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1608163/north-korea-upgrades-rocket-launch-site-so-it-can-fire-bigger-ones
  5. 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
  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear facility may be idle again

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

    ... destroyed its cooling tower in 2008 as a confidence-building step in negotiations with South Korea, China, the United States, Japan and Russia, the other five nations in the six-party talks. When ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1609720/north-korea-may-have-shut-down-reactor-says-us-think-tank
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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