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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korean bank official 'linked to state slush funds seeks asylum and flees with US$5 million'

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 12:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Yun Tae-Hyong, of Korea Daesong Bank, who vanished last week, was raising and managing illicit funds for North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Russia, reports South Korean newspaper. Banker for Kim defects to Russia with US$5m A ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581662/north-korean-bank-official-linked-state-slush-funds-seeks-asylum-and-flees
  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea’s Kim urges soldiers to be ready for ‘impending conflict’ as Obama calls country weak ‘pariah state’

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 10:53am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has chided his soldiers, telling them to be ready for “impending conflict with the United States,” Pyongyang media reported ... said nothing is more important than preparing for combat now, in the face of an impending conflict with the United States”, KCNA reported. North Korean state media regularly carries ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1497556/north-koreas-kim-urges-soldiers-be-ready-impending-conflict-obama-calls
  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Why some Americans are strangely drawn to enter North Korea

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 06:02am by AP

    ... in their military units or issues with family at home. One was reportedly lured north by a female North Korean agent. In the decades after the Korean war, some Americans harboured "glamorous notions ... and legal problems. He was later found dead in Washington state in what was ruled a suicide. Religion has provided a powerful impulse for some to cross. North Korea officially guarantees freedom ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1596862/why-some-americans-are-strangely-drawn-enter-north-korea
  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea says US citizen given six years' hard labour wanted to expose prison life

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 11:20am by Reuters

    ... and deliberately got himself arrested to become famous and meet imprisoned US missionary Kenneth Bae, Pyongyang's state media said yesterday. Matthew Miller, 25, of Bakersfield, California, had prepared his story in advance and written in a notebook that he was seeking refuge after failing to collect information about the US government, state media said. "He perpetrated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1596708/north-korea-says-us-citizen-wanted-expose-prison-life
  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Top N Korean official heads to Europe in apparent diplomatic gesture

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:18am by KYODO, AP

    ... with Japan, North Korea is planning to send Foreign Minister Ri Su-yong to New York this month for this year's United Nations General Assembly meeting. If realised, this would be the first time in 15 years that a North Korean foreign minister has visited the United States. At the same time it reached out to the world, North Korea yesterday continued its string of rocket and missile ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1586737/top-n-korean-official-heads-europe-apparent-diplomatic-gesture
  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japanese wrestler-politician ready to rumble in North Korea- but will Kim Jong-un attend?

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... Hall, Kyodo news agency reported. Inoki- who stands 190cm tall- has organised the festival with North Korea's authorities, taking along 21 grapplers from Japan, the United States, France ... of Japan's upper house with a penchant for red scarves, has travelled to the reclusive state with a host of international fighters in an attempt to use sport to thaw relations between Tokyo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1582031/japanese-wrestler-politician-ready-rumble-north-korea-will-kim-attend
  7. 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

    ... state media said on Sunday, less than a week after Matthew Miller made a highly unusual televised plea for help from Washington. Miller, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, ... Washington to send an envoy to the isolated authoritarian state to negotiate their release. “My situation is very urgent,” Miller said during the interview. WATCH: Matthew Miller pleads ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1587185/american-tourist-matthew-miller-go-trial-north-korea-hostile-acts
  8. 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 ... in the Asean Regional Forum, Asia’s biggest annual security gathering, joined by his counterparts from nearly 30 countries including China, Japan, South Korea and the United States. Ri was known ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1570011/north-koreas-foreign-minister-once-guardian-kim-jong-il-makes-political
  9. 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

    ... of sheep.” The spokesman criticised Kerry for recently saying Washington wants to see peace on the Korean Peninsula although the United States and South Korea then went ahead with their summertime ... Associated Press in Seoul US Secretary of State targeted as Washington and Seoul conduct annual military drills that Pyongyang calls an invasion rehearsal In its latest personal attack ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1577721/wolf-hideous-lantern-jaw-north-korea-insults-john-kerry-over-his-looks
  10. 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

    ... Associated Press in Cincinnati, United States US family asks Pyongyang for mercy The wife and three children of an American man charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea ... conference in the state of Ohio on Tuesday with a lawyer and family friend acting as their spokesman. The lawyer, Tim Tepe, said the family was struggling to get by financially without Fowle, who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1573072/please-show-our-dad-mercy-say-children-american-held-north-korea

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