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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Please show our dad mercy, say children of American held in North Korea

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 11:16pm by AP

    ... for his church, that he was on vacation as part of a tour and "loves the adventure of experiencing different cultures and seeing new places". North Korea is preparing to bring Fowle ...

  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    N Korea issues new bank notes to flush out hoarded cash

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 10:44am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korean bank note switch seen by Seoul as method of 'compelling people to cough up their cash hoards' North Korea has started issuing new bank ... the new notes were issued from July 30, Yonhap news agency reported on Friday. Old bank notes can be exchanged or used for an unspecified grace period after which they will cease to become legal ...

  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea's foreign minister, once Kim Jong-un's guardian, makes Asia diplomacy debut

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 05:02pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Naypyidaw But no hoped-for talks with Japan or the United States likely on minister Ri Yu-song's visit North Korea’s new foreign minister arrived in Myanmar’s remote capital of Naypyidaw on Saturday to make his first appearance on the regional diplomatic stage. Ri Su-yong, who became the country’s top diplomat in April, will take part on Sunday ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea producing weapons grade plutonium and uranium: US think tank

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 11:04am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... that this year had seen the installation of centrifuge cascades inside the new section. Overall, the latest images, combined with procurement data obtained by the think tank, suggest that North Korea “is ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Two American tourists detained in N Korea seek help from Washington, says report

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 04:23pm by Reuters

    ... said at the time that the Bible had "fallen out of his pocket" when he was using the squat toilet, but that the book was too big to be pocket-sized, the source said. "They ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea’s ICBM tests fuel worries of ‘game changing’ threat

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:10pm by AFP

    ... the continental US into range and adding a whole new threat level to North Korea's regular nuclear-strike warnings. "The rocket engine test programme may wind down by the end of this year," ... completion. "These modifications could be completed by 2015," the 38 North website said. The images also showed evidence of new engine tests, including the presence of first-stage rocket ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea asks UN to help ban Seth Rogen comedy which 'sponsors terrorism'

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:15am

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Pyongyang says the United States should ban The Interview because plot that centres on assassination of Kim Jong-un ‘encourages terrorism’ North Korea has lodged a formal protest at the United Nations against a Hollywood comedy about an assassination bid on leader Kim Jong-un and asked Washington to block the film’s release. The Interview stars ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korean propaganda video shows New York under attack

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Video shows New York under attack North Korea, poised to conduct a nuclear test, posted a fanciful video on YouTube depicting a US city resembling New York engulfed in flames after an apparent missile attack. The footage was uploaded by the North's official website, Uriminzokkiri, which distributes news and propaganda from the state media. ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japanese politician to co-host wrestling bout in Pyongyang

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 09:57pm by AFP

    ... in Tokyo. "In my past visits I met with senior [North Korean] government officials, and I think it will be the case this time, too," he added. "But I can't announce the names ... taekwondo and Japanese aikido, organisers said. It will be the second time Inoki has been involved in wrestling in North Korea. In 1995, he organised a sports festival in Pyongyang featuring bouts ...




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