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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea to pay Panama fine for release of weapons-smuggling seamen

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 02:11pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Panama City Socialist state to pay reduced fine for crew of ship stopped by Panama customs for carrying concealed weapons from Cuba North Korean authorities will pay a fine next week to ensure the return of a ship stopped near the ...

  2. 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

    ... Agence France-Presse Newspaper says most were charged with watching smuggled South Korean TV shows North Korea publicly executed around 80 people earlier this month, many for watching smuggled South Korean TV shows, a South Korean newspaper reported on Monday. The conservative JoongAng Ilbo cited a single, unidentified source, but at least one North Korean defector group said ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea tightens grip on phone SIM cards used by tourists

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 09:50pm by Reuters

    ... of LiNK, an NGO that works with North Korean defectors, said Pyongyang had stepped-up control of information flows, resulting in a crackdown on illegal foreign media and smuggled Chinese cell ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN accuses North Korea of using embassies, front companies to circumvent its sanctions

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 11:02pm by Reuters

    ... in Panama last July. Panama seized the Chong Chon Gang ship for smuggling Soviet-era arms, including two MiG-21 jet fighters, under thousands of tonnes of sugar. After the discovery, Cuba ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    US activist Jesse Jackson 'wrote letter' to Kim Jong-un urging talks for Bae's release

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 10:00am by AP and AFP

    ... leading a tour group into a North Korean economic zone. The North accused Bae of smuggling in inflammatory litreature and trying to establish a base for anti-government activities at a border city ...

  6. News - World - NORTH KOREA

    Detained US retiree’s wife appeals to North Korea

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 12:03pm by Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles

    ... described Bae, also known by his Korean name Pae Jun-Ho, as a militant Christian evangelist who smuggled inflammatory material into the country and sought to establish a subversive base in Rason. ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    'I was upset and drinking': Rodman apologises for comments about North Korea detainee

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 10:47am by AP

    ... operator, was arrested in November 2012 as he entered the northeastern port city of Rason. The North described him as a Christian evangelist who smuggled inflammatory material into the country ...

  8. News - World - NORTH KOREA

    US sanctions Taiwanese firm over North Korea shipments

    Posted May 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... The action came days after US prosecutors unveiled charges against two other Taiwanese men, Alex Tsai Hsien-tai and his son, Tsai Yueh-hsun, for attempting to smuggle machinery that could be used ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea's new smartphone that's likely made in China

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:01pm by AFP

    ... years, begun to lose some of its prophylactic power. Smuggled Chinese mobile phones allow people near the border to connect with Chinese servers and make international calls, while re-wired TVs ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Desperate Cuba voyage latest drama of rusting North Korean fleet

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Food shortages may have driven merchant vessel's risky bid to smuggle arms via Panama Desperate Cuba voyage the latest drama of rusting fleet Even by the standards of North Korea's dilapidated shipping fleet, which often carries contraband and sails vessels until they sink, the failed attempt to transport Cuban arms through the Panama Canal, hidden under bags of raw ...




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