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  1. N. Korea: US has crossed red line, relations on war footingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    North Korea's top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press Thursday that Washington "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals, and said a vicious showdown could erupt if the U.S. and South Korea hold annual war games as planned next month. Han Song Ryol, director-general of the U.S. affairs department at the North's Foreign Ministry, said in an interview that recent U.S. actions have put the situation on the Korean Peninsula on a war footing.

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  2. America's Feel-Good Sanctions Policy toward North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Switched

    Dealing with North Korea brings to mind Sisyphus, the mythological Greek king condemned for eternity to roll a stone up a hill, only to watch it roll back down. Whatever the U.S. does, Kim Jong-un again will fire missiles, test nukes, and threaten to lay waste to his enemies.

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  3. North Korea: US has crossed red line, relations on war footingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | New York Post

    North Korea's top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press Thursday that Washington "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals, and said a vicious showdown could erupt if the U.S. and South Korea hold annual war games as planned next month. Han Song Ryol, director-general of the U.S. affairs department at the North's Foreign Ministry, said in an interview that recent U.S. actions have put the situation on the Korean Peninsula on a war footing.

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  4. Kim Jong Un sanctions a declaration of war by US, says North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | Independent.ie

    A senior North Korean diplomat has accused the US of "crossing the red line" and effectively declaring war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals. North Korean soldiers at a ceremony marking the 63rd anniversary of the signing of the Korean War ceasefire agreement A senior North Korean diplomat has accused the US of "crossing the red line" and effectively declaring war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals.

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  5. Seoul police puzzled: How did 200 lapel pins bearing image of North...Read the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | South China Morning Post

    South Korean police found about 200 lapel pins bearing the image of late North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il strewn near the country's main international airport on Thursday, police officers said. Police were analysing security cameras to find how the 196 lapel pins ended up in a flower bed of a hotel close to Incheon International Hotel, just west of Seoul, according to a local police officer who requested anonymity saying he wasn't authorised to speak to media on the matter.

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  6. N. Korea behind latest online mall hacki...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Korea Herald

    South Korean police said Thursday that North Korea was behind the latest hacking of a leading online shopping mall, which led to the leak of personal information of some 10 million customers. The remark came after police conducted a detailed probe into the server of Interpark Corp., after an unidentified entity broke into it and stole customer-related information in May. Police said the Internet Protocol addresses used by the hackers were identical to those used by North Korean hackers in previous cases.

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  7. N. Korean official tells Ap Us 'crossed red line' by putting Kim Jong UnaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - N. Korean official tells AP US 'crossed red line' by putting Kim Jong Un on sanctions list.

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  8. KDI report says fallout of sanctions gradually visible in N. KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    North Korea's economy could face stronger shocks if international sanctions on the communist country persist, a report said Thursday. North Korea is under the toughest U.N. sanctions ever over its fourth nuclear test and its long-range rocket launch earlier this year.

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  9. N. Korea constructs new military facility near Pyongyang: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    North Korea has built a large-scale military facility near its capital city for training purposes, the U.S.-based Radio Free Asia reported Thursday. Citing Curtis Melvin, a researcher at the U.S.-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University, RFA said the military facility situated south of Pyongyang is made up of a training ground with an obstacle course, vehicle driving training ground and firing range.

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  10. Lapel pins with images of ex-N. Korean ruler found in SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    SEOUL, South Korea - South Korean police have found about 200 lapel pins bearing the image of late North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il strewn near the country's main international airport. The possession of such lapel pins would be illegal in South Korea, where praising North Korea is punishable by up to seven years in prison.

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  11. A sign warning of the danger of snakes in Icheon, South Korea. Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty ImagesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    North Korea accuses south's National Intelligence Service of using snakes as part of a 'cunning scheme' to challenge the nation's unity The dispute between the two Korean nations took a really odd turn when North Korea accused their southern counterpart of releasing deadly snakes along the border. The Guardian reports that Pyongyang has told its military personnel to be wary of the serpents, as they were allegedly released by the South's spy agency to cause chaos.

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  12. N. Korea's 'guerrilla' campaign for Games goldRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    For isolated North Korea, the Olympic Games offer a rare opportunity to take to the global stage and compete for applause and prestige rather than censure and condemnation. Members of North Korea's delegation for the 2016 Games arrive for their departure from Pyongyang International Airport to Brazil on July 26, 2016.

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  13. Malta denies visas for North Korea workers, sending them home: YonhapRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Reuters

    Malta has denied visa extensions for North Korean workers, effectively expelling them, due to a diplomatic campaign by South Korea and human rights groups, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Thursday. South Korea has been pressing the few countries that have ties with North Korea to push for changes in the isolated state, which has been criticized for its human rights record and for channeling wages earned by its workers abroad back to the North.

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  14. Security stepped up after North Korean defector seeks refuge at Hong Kong's South Korean consulateRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Government sources revealed a defector, who is thought to have been a member of a North Korean delegation that attended an academic competition at a Hong Kong university, has sought refuge at the consulate Security around the South Korean consulate in Hong Kong has been stepped up after a North Korean defector sought refuge there, the Post has learned. It is understood the defector was a member of a North Korean delegation that attended an A academic competition at a local university about two weeks ago.

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  15. Malta effectively deports N. Korean workersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    The government of Malta has effectively deported some 20 North Korean workers amid international concern the regime in Pyongyang is abusing such workers to earn hard currency, government sources said Thursday. Malta is the first European Union nation to take such a measure.

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  16. U.S., China achieve 'certain amount of clarity' on THAAD during Rice's visit: senior officialRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice clearly explained to Chinese officials that the THAAD missile defense system the U.S. plans to deploy in South Korea won't hurt China's security interests, and both sides achieved "a certain amount of clarity on that," a senior official said. The official, speaking during a background briefing in Beijing, said that Chinese officials did raise their concerns about the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system during Rice's trip to Beijing that included meetings with President Xi Jinping, State Councilor Yang Jiechi and Central Military Commission Vice Chairman Fan Changlong.

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  17. S. Korea, U.S. agree to make intensive e...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    South Korea and the United States agreed Wednesday to make intensive efforts in the coming months to cut off cash flows into North Korea so as to limit Pyongyang's ability to develop nuclear weapons, a top South Korean official said. The agreement was reached when South Korea's deputy national security advisor, Cho Tae-yong, and U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken held the third round of high-level strategic consultations on North Korea policy in Washington.

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  18. Pyongyang floats propaganda, threat leaflets downriver to SeoulRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    The South Korean military said Wednesday that dozens of plastic bags containing North Korea's propaganda leaflets were discovered in a river near Seoul. An official of the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said there have been previous cases in which North Korea sent such flyers to the South by air using balloons, but it is the first time they arrived via the Han River.

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  19. North Korean defects at Hong Kong's South Korean consulateRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Government sources revealed a defector, who is thought to have been a member of a North Korean delegation that attended an academic conference at a Hong Kong university, has sought refuge at the consulate Security around the South Korean consulate in Hong Kong has been stepped up after a North Korean defector sought refuge there, the Post has learned. It is understood the defector was a member of a North Korean delegation that attended an A academic competition at a local university about two weeks ago.

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  20. North Korea blames snake infestation on South Korean spy agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | UPI

    North Korea has ordered border guards to round up snakes , which it says are part of a campaign by South Korea's spy agency, sources in the North said. An unusually high number of snakes for the season were reported in North Korea's Ryanggang province, which abuts China.

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