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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    American tourist Matthew Miller to go on trial in North Korea after demanding asylum

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:04pm by AFP

    ... missionaries as seditious elements intent on fomenting unrest and posing threats to its leadership. The Kim family, including the current leader Kim Jong-un, has been ruling the impoverished, isolated ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    ‘A wolf with a hideous lantern jaw’: North Korea launches personal attack on John Kerry

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:29pm

    ... in a Korean-language dispatch, suggesting it was meant to rally anti-US sentiment and burnish the leadership’s image domestically at a time when Washington and Seoul are conducting annual military drills ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Detention of Kim Jong-un's uncle Jang Song-thaek raises several questions

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 04:39am by GDN

    ... of Yonsei University, Seoul. "This tells us there have been major power struggles during what looked like a very smooth transition. We can see from North Korea's own acknowledgement it has ... in Beijing. Lankov expects to see a new generation moving into power, but from very similar backgrounds, producing "a new leadership composed overwhelmingly of the grandchildren of people ...




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