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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Limping North Korea leader Kim Jong-un leads memorial for his grandfather

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 02:23pm

    ... installations on the maritime border with South Korea. The leadership podium was set against a backdrop of a red flag surrounding the giant portrait of a smiling Kim Il-sung. The eulogy was read ... under the respected leadership” of Kim Jong-un to build a prosperous future. Kim Il-sung led North Korea from its establishment in 1948 until his death on July 8, 1994. He was succeeded by his ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Arrested in North Korea, two American tourists to be put on trial

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:37am

    ... state testing such weapons. North Korea periodically accuses the United States of military hostility and conspiracy to overthrow its leadership. The two states have been locked in a tense ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea slams Kim Jong-un assassination comedy as ‘act of terror’

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:59pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... spokesman said the film was the work of “gangster moviemakers” and should never be shown. “The act of making and screening such a movie that portrays an attack on our top leadership... is a most ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea detains US tourist; three now in custody

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:49am by Reuters

    ... and conspiracy to overthrow its leadership. The two states have been locked in a tense diplomatic conflict over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes. The latest American to be held was being ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea sentences South Korean 'spy' to hard labour for life

    Posted May 31st 2014, 08:53am by AFP

    ... repented". "The accused admitted to all his crimes," KCNA said. "He committed anti-DPRK religious acts, malignantly hurting the dignity of the supreme leadership of the DPRK [North ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    'Executed' singer said to be ex-girlfriend of Kim Jong-un alive, North Korean TV shows

    Posted May 17th 2014, 12:15pm by AFP

    ... workers' rally in Pyongyang on Friday. Hyon expressed her gratitude for Kim's leadership and pledged to work harder to "stoke up the flame for art and creative work". Her appearance ... of the supreme leadership," a KCNA commentary said in September. In an apparent attempt to prove the rumours untrue, North Korean radio in October aired a performance by the orchestra. ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korean No 2 Choe Ryong-hae replaced by Kim’s protector

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 10:42pm by AFP

    ... protector his No. 2 North Korea signalled a key leadership change with the announcement yesterday that the man seen as supreme leader Kim Jong-un's No 2 had been replaced as political chief ... with a portfolio that included the physical and political protection of Kim. The leadership change comes amid growing concerns that North Korea is preparing to conduct a fourth nuclear test. "To all ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korean No 2 reappears, quashing purge rumours

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 03:07pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Speculation about leadership changes in Pyongyang have intensified following execution of Kim Jong-un’s uncle Jang Song-thaek in December North Korea’s state ... appearance since February 16 – an unusually long absence for such a senior figure and one which triggered numerous reports that he had been purged. Speculation about changes in the top leadership ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN Security Council members condemn North Korea missile launch

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:48pm by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... on Pyongyang target the country’s missile and nuclear programmes and attempt to punish North Korea’s reclusive leadership through a ban on the export of luxury goods to the country.   ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - NORTH KOREA

    Book review: North Korean Nuclear Operationality, edited by Gregory Moore

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 03:52pm by Julian Ryall

    ... long been Pyongyang's closest ally, but clearly the Chinese leadership has no desire to see this unpredictable and arguably unstable nation deploying nuclear weapons. South Korea ...




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