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  1. 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

    ... Associated Press in Seoul North Korea on Wednesday fired two short-range projectiles into waters off its east coast, a day after South Korea rejected its proposals to reduce tensions, including the cancellation of annual drills between Seoul and Washington. The projectiles, with a range of 180km, were fired from the eastern coastal city of Wonsan and harmlessly landed in the sea ...

  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    American with 'ambition to experience North Korea prison' given six years of hard labour

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 05:34pm by AP

    ... at Pyongyang's airport upon arrival on April 10 and admitted to having the "wild ambition" of experiencing prison life so that he could secretly investigate North Korea's human rights ...

  3. 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

    ... and phone number, and inserted photos of himself and his family between its pages. He was arrested three days later at the airport where he was due to board a flight out of North Korea.   Fowle ...

  4. 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

    ... the executions were carried out in seven cities on November 3. In the eastern port of Wonsan, the authorities gathered 10,000 people in a sports stadium to watch the execution of eight people by firing squad, the source quoted one eyewitness as saying. Most were charged with watching illicit South Korean TV dramas, and some with prostitution. Several of the cities, including Wonsan ...

  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    UN envoy on sports diplomacy mission in North Korea

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... leader Kim Jong-un, who took power in late 2011. Among the sites Lemke is expected to visit is a new ski resort under construction near the eastern city of Wonsan. ...

  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea fires rockets from multiple launchers in show of force

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 08:14pm by AFP

    ... exercises South Korean defence ministry The projectiles were launched from the North’s eastern port of Wonsan and flew 55 kilometres into the Sea of Japan (East Sea), it said. The North fired four ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea admits that sailors die as warship sinks

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 04:56am by AFP

    ... Chosun Ilbo newspaper said yesterday that two North Korean warships sank last month during an exercise off the eastern port of Wonsan, killing scores of sailors. Quoting a military source, ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un skirts UN ban with luxury yacht

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... the sale of luxury goods to North Korea. In 2009, Italy intervened to halt the export of two Azimut yachts that were believed to be bound for the Kim family compound in Wonsan, on the east coast of the Korean peninsula. His son appears to have circumnavigated the ban. Satellite images obtained by NK News show a large, newly built boat shed at the Wonsan compound, which Kim reportedly used ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea rushes to complete lavish ski resort

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 03:28pm by Associated Press in Masik Pass

    ... Planners foresee droves of tourists making the drive after arriving by airplane at a converted military airbase in the nearest city, Wonsan. The resort also has its own heliport. “All of Wonsan ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Chinese passenger jet carrying 220 people in near miss with North Korean missile

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 06:52pm by Bloomberg, AFP

    ... from Narita airport in Japan when North Korea fired the missile at 4.17pm on Tuesday, South Korean defence ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok said. The jet was flying over international waters ...




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