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Americans detained in N. Korea speak to CNN

Kenneth Bae, Matthew Todd Miller and Jeffrey Edward Fowle met with CNN's Will Ripley at a hotel in Pyongyang.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Brush News-Tribune

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge arrives in North Korea

Two-time Grammy award winning rapper and a founding member of the Fugees, Pras Michel, gets doused by his friends for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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KRAV-FM Tulsa

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge arrives in North Korea

Two-time Grammy award winning rapper and a founding member of the Fugees, Pras Michel, speaks to the Associated Press in his hotel room, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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Lowell Sun

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge arrives in North Korea

Two-time Grammy award winning rapper and a founding member of the Fugees, Pras Michel, gets doused by his friends for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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Korea Herald

NK leader satisfied with new factory: KCNA

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visited a newly built industrial factory and expressed great satisfaction, Pyongyang's state news agency reported Sunday.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Dog meat fades from favour in Korea

Daegyo, the famous dog meat restaurant in South Korea, will serve its last bowl of boshintang, or dog stew, on Friday.

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Korean News

10th National Folk Sports Contest of Agricultural Workers Closes

The 10th National Folk Sports Contest of Agricultural Workers took place at the Moranbong Youth Park in Pyongyang from Aug. 26 to 29 to mark the 54th anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il's start of the Songun revolutionary leadership.

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Korea Herald

Japan ex-wrestler wages 'sports diplomacy' in N. Korea

Flamboyant Japanese wrestler-turned-politician Kanji "Antonio" Inoki kicked off his brand of sports diplomacy in North Korea Saturday ahead of an unusual two-day event featuring martial artists from around the world.

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Russia Taday

Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China tensions

Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force armoured tanks fire during an annual training session near Mount Fuji at Higashifuji training field in Gotemba, west of Tokyo, August 19, 2014.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

UPI

Reporter captures descent into Pyongyang on video

Reporter Anna Fifield took video from the window of a plane as they descended into Pyongyang, giving a rare glimpse into the secretive country.

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Daily Times

DPRK urges Seoul not to repeat war manoeuvers

PYONGYANG: The Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Friday urged South Korea not to repeat annual war manoeuvers with the United States, which have driven north-south relations into the "worst phase," the official KCNA news agency reported.

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SFGate

Over 3 Decades, North Korea Paid Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars For ...

From 1969 to 1997, the North Korean leadership purchased expensive full-page ad space in the most prominent western newspapers, Benjamin R. Young reports for NK News .

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BroadwayWorld.com

Peter Blum Gallery Presents Chris Marker: Koreans, 9/4

Peter Blum is pleased to announce the exhibition Chris Marker: Koreans . Chris Marker was one of the last journalists who had the unique opportunity to travel and explore North Korea freely in 1957.

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Weekday Magazine

Newspaper Reports Senior North Korean Official Defects To Russia

A South Korean newspaper reports that a high-ranking North Korean official who managed leader Kim Jong Un's personal finances has defected to Russia.

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Korean News

Trade Union Officials Hold Seminar

Officials of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea held a seminar on the education in Kim Jong Il's patriotism, faith, working class viewpoint and morality at the Central Hall of Workers Thursday.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

CNN

Inside N. Korea: Me, an aging wrestler and some minders

Former Japanese wrestler turned politician Kanji "Antonio" Inoki strikes out at Muhammad Ali during an exhibition fight in Tokyo, July 5, 1976.

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Malaysian National News Agency

US, South Korea End Joint Military Exercise Earlier

South Korea and the US ended a joint military drill a day earlier on Thursday in what appeared to be a move to appease North Korea, Xinhua news agency reported.

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The Guardian

Pooches in a pot? Pet-mad young Koreans say no to elders' taste for dog, prefer to raise pups

For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean delicacy: dog meat.

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WTLV

A flavor out of favor: Dog meat fades in S. Korea

For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean A flavor out of favor: Dog meat fades in S. Korea SEOUL, South Korea - For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean Check out this story on ... (more)

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Houston Chronicle

A flavor out of favor: Dog meat fades in S. Korea

In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, a chef and owner Oh Keum-il of Daegyo, the dog meat restaurant, shows how to cook for dog meat at her restaurant in Seoul, South Korea.

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