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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Why some Americans are strangely drawn to enter North Korea

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

    ... to negotiate a release. In the cold war, a handful of US soldiers, some of whom knew little about life in the North, fled across the demilitarised zone and later appeared in North Korean propaganda ... 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 ...

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

    Top N Korean official heads to Europe in apparent diplomatic gesture

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

    ... to the South since the end of the 1950-53 Korean war, but South Korean defections to the North are uncommon. Kim's repatriation suggests that impoverished North Korea is still interested ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1586737/top-n-korean-official-heads-europe-apparent-diplomatic-gesture
  3. 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

    ... release. Last year, an 85-year-old US Korean War veteran Merrill Newman was held for more than a month in the North after enquiring about North Korean veterans. Although religious freedom ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1587185/american-tourist-matthew-miller-go-trial-north-korea-hostile-acts
  4. 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

    ... in Japan's diplomacy made headlines in 1990, when he helped secure the release of 41 Japanese hostages in Iraq during the Gulf war after meeting Saddam Hussein's son and staging a wrestling show ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1582031/japanese-wrestler-politician-ready-rumble-north-korea-will-kim-attend
  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japanese mayor makes rare visit to North Korea to scout new trading post

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 10:24pm by AP

    ... their respects at the graves of relatives who died there around the end of the second world war, the group said on Friday. The Association for Families to Retrieve Japanese Remains in the DPRK ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580162/japanese-mayor-makes-rare-visit-north-korea-scout-new-trading-post
  6. 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

    ... State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said earlier this week during a regular press briefing. Before his arrival in Myanmar, Ri visited Laos and Vietnam. He is scheduled to travel to Indonesia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1570011/north-koreas-foreign-minister-once-guardian-kim-jong-il-makes-political
  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Japan officials head to North Korea for cold war abductee investigation

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 02:11pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan will send officials to North Korea while Pyongyang reinvestigates the fate of Japanese nationals it abducted in the cold war years, a senior politician said on Sunday. Dispatch of the mission is part of an accord made last week by the two countries, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said. Japan and North Korea have no diplomatic ties ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1523206/japan-officials-head-north-korea-cold-war-abductee-investigation
  8. 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

    ... as preparation for war. Its deputy UN ambassador Ri Tong-il said Pyongyang wrote to the 15-member council, of which the US and South Korea are members, on July 21 to request the body take up the issue. He said the council had not responded. Ri warned that the military exercises could lead to war and that "the full responsibility of that will lie upon the United States and the UN ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1564967/two-american-tourists-detained-n-korea-seek-help-washington-says-report
  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

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

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:15am

    ... constitutes “the most undisguised sponsoring of terrorism as well as a war action.” “The US authorities should take immediate and appropriate action to ban the production and distribution of the film, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1550912/north-korea-takes-case-against-seth-rogen-film-un
  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea fires two short-range missiles ahead of Xi Jinping's visit to Korean peninsula

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 10:10am

    ... resumption of harsh rhetoric earlier this year. The two Koreas also earlier exchanged artillery fire along a disputed western sea boundary. The Korean Peninsula officially remains in a state of war because the 1950-53 Korean war ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1544734/north-korea-fires-two-short-range-projectiles-after-seoul-rejects-call

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