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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea publicly executes 80 people 'for watching smuggled South Korea TV shows'

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 11:35am by AFP

    ... defectors who had been repatriated from China were publicly executed. Additional reporting by Audrey Yoo ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    China rejects UN report accusing North Korea of crimes against humanity

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... humanity in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea." Kirby said the team's findings, based on testimony from hundreds of victims, defectors and witnesses, were unequivocal, ... Reuters in Geneva China backs N Korea over UN report China has dismissed a UN report alleging North Korea has committed crimes against humanity, effectively confirming the fears of human ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un 're-elected' as North Korea's leader

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 03:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... the current leader's grandfather Kim Il-sung, who died in 1994, has been declared its "eternal president". The parliament known as the Supreme People's Assembly also reshuffled ... replacing Pak Ui-chun, while Prime Minister Pak Pong-ju retained his post. Kim's uncle Jang Song-thaek, once the North's unofficial number two and Kim's political mentor, ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea hits out at UN meeting over its human rights abuses

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 05:35pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... was also snubbed by China – North Korea’s sole major ally – and Russia. On Saturday, the North’s official news agency KCNA released typically robust quotes attributed to a spokesman for Pyongyang’s ... business,” the statement added. “The more vociferous the US and its allied forces become in their human rights racket intended to hurt the prestige of our dignified Republic and its social system, ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un replaces North Korea's commerce minister in latest purge to cement grip on power

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:16am by AFP

    ... in 2012, failed to get re-elected to the Supreme People's Assembly. It remains unclear why Ri was replaced but his ousting comes as Pyongyang has reportedly been purging officials linked to Jang Song-thaek, once the North's unofficial number two and Kim's political mentor. Jang was executed in December on an array of charges including treason and corruption, marking ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN human rights inquiry chief wants North Korea hauled before international court

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 09:33am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... [Democratic People Republic of Korea] exceeds all others in duration, intensity and horror,” Michael Kirby told an informal meeting of the 15-member council. A year-long UN inquiry, led by Kirby, ... and killings comparable to Nazi-era atrocities. China and Russia, however, snubbed the meeting, which was organised by the United States, France and Australia. “Their absence was unfortunate,” Kirby ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Rare photographs from North Korea leader Kim's childhood broadcast during Pyongyang concert

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 03:42pm by Staff Reporter

    ... in Switzerland and France, and was described by classmates as a shy child who was indifferent to politics but liked to play basketball. He was said to attend Kim Il-sung University, an officer-training ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    China's patience wearing thin with erstwhile ally North Korea

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... after Mao Zedong and the Communist Party finally won China's cataclysmic civil war and established the People's Republic in 1949. Mao Anying - Mao's eldest son - died fighting ... Adam Cathcart, an expert on China-North Korea relations at Queen's University Belfast. At the Military Museum of the Chinese People's Revolution in Beijing last week, visiting truck ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea accuses US of being ‘hell-bent on regime change’

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 02:27pm by Associated Press in New York

    ... the US went ahead with opening the joint military drills.” Ri Tong-il Using the initials of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, the country’s official name, Ri said, “The DPRK has been ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Koreans vote in parliament 'election' that may offer clues to shifts in power

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 12:47pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Election of representatives to the Supreme People's Assembly doubles as national head count with the turnout above 90 per cent Vote for parliament goes ... shifts in Pyongyang. The vote to elect representatives for the Supreme People's Assembly (SPA) was taking place as scheduled, the state-run KCNA news agency said, adding that voter turnout ...




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