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  1. Kim Jong Un executed the designer of his new airport because he didn't like itRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Metro UK News

    North Korean tyrant Kim Jong Un was all smiles as he posed next to a chocolate fountain in Pyongyang's airport - having just had its creator killed. The ruthless dictator is said to have executed the airport's designer weeks before its official opening due to 'defects' in its design.

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  2. Airbus wins W1.5tr deal to provide airborne tankersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    South Korea will purchase four units of Airbus' in-flight refueling tankers by 2019 to help boost the country's air defense, officials said Tuesday, marking the first introduction of European warplane here in more than 20 years. The National Defense Acquisition Program Committee picked the winner of the 1.49 trillion won project at a session presided over by Defense Minister Han Min-koo.

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  3. Park calls for airtight defense readinessRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday called for top military commanders to maintain a watertight readiness posture against North Korea's ongoing nuclear development and internal political uncertainties. In a lunch meeting with the military chiefs, she pointed to unabated cross-border tension on the back of Pyongyang's ejection test of a submarine-launched ballistic missile last month and continuing reign of terror.

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  4. Kim Jong-un cracks down on Breaking Bad-style crystal meth cooks in North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    The country's leader has ordered a blitz on the nation's Walter Whites - struggling scientists and teachers who produce the drug for big money North Korean junkies are travelling 360 miles on foot to get their hands on crystal meth after Kim Jong-un launched a crackdown on the drugs trade. The country's leader has ordered a blitz on the nation's Walter Whites - struggling scientists and teachers who supplement their meagre incomes by producing the drug, much like the US TV classic Breaking Bad.

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  5. North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Uh examines vegetables farm in PyongyangRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Kim Jong-onion! Chubby North Korean dictator examines fruit and vegetables at a farm in Pyongyang A grinning Kim Jong-Un has been photographed inspecting the produce at a vegetable farm, in what amounts to little more than the tyrant's latest bizarre public relations stunt. Proving he is not exempt from taking an interest in the basic needs of his citizens, the North Korean dictator smiles as he looks at food inside a storage room and greenhouse.

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  6. NGO seeks to seize N. Korean ship to pay off $330 m. US judgment for killing of priestRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Shurat Hadin on Tuesday requested that Mexico permit it to seize an impounded North Korean ship to satisfy a $330 million US judgment it won against Pyongyang in April in a civil damages trial for wrongful killing of a Christian priest. Mexico impounded the 6,700 ton North Korean ship, Mu Du Bong , for illegal weapons smuggling on its way from Cuba to North Korea following notification by UN sanctions monitors that the ship belonged to a blacklisted shipping firm.

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  7. Art Exhibition on Theme of Anti-Imperialist and Class Education Draws Lot of VisitorsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Korean News

    An art exhibition on the theme of the anti-imperialist and class education is now under way at the Pyongyang International House of Culture on the occasion of the June 25-July 27 month of anti-U.S. joint struggle. Displayed at its venue are art pieces dealing with the monstrous crimes committed by the U.S. and Japanese aggressors and class enemies.

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  8. N. Korea, Russia seen boosting cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Pyongyang and Moscow appear to be stepping up cooperation between each other amid their international isolation, as a Russian firm is reportedly poised to build wind farms over the next two years to supply electricity to impoverished North Korea. Wind Power Monthly, a British magazine, reported Monday that RAO Energy System of East, the largest supplier of electricity and heating in the Russia's Far East region, plans to build four wind farms, which total 40 megawatts, on both sides of the Russian-North Korean border.

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  9. Ex-first lady poised to restore reconciliation legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    For Lee Hee-ho, widow of former President Kim Dae-jung, cross-border tensions are a source of deep frustration as the deadlocked relationship has eclipsed the inter-Korean rapprochement Kim laboriously fostered under his signature "Sunshine Policy." Kim Sung-jae, director of the Kim Dae-jung Peace Center and former culture minister, speaks during a meeting with the press at the Customs, Immigration and Quarantine office in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, on Tuesday.

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  10. What North Korea won't tell youRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    HE HAS just gone to great lengths to show off a shiny new airport terminal. But there's something that Kim Jong-un didn't shout from the rooftops, and it's disturbing.

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  11. Watchdog Warns of N. Korea Money LaunderingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force last week reaffirmed its earlier decision to put the community country on its watch list because of North Korea's "failure to address the significant deficiencies in its anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism," the task force said in a public statement released on its website. It said that failure poses "serious threat hellip; to the integrity of the international financial system."

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  12. SEOUL: Ex-first lady goes NorthRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    The widow of late President Kim Dae-jung, Lee Hee-ho, may soon make a trip to North Korea pending talks today at the North Korean border town of Gaeseong. The trip was initially planned for last year, when the North Koreans invited Lee to make a return trip to Pyongyang; she had accompanied her husband during the historic visit to Pyongyang in 2000.

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  13. Two Koreas meet over ex-first lady's proposed N.K. visitRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Aides to late President Kim Dae-jung visited North Korea on Tuesday for discussion on a proposed trip there by Kim's widow, according to the center that commemorates the former president. Lee Hee-ho, who was the South's first lady during Kim's five-year tenure till 2003, is seeking to visit the communist nation as early as next month for humanitarian purposes, a move that may help ease tension on the divided peninsula.

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  14. SEOUL: Seoul warns of stern retaliation against any N. Korea provocationRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    South Korean Defence Minister Han Min-koo warned of stern retaliation against any provocation from North Korea as South Korea commemorated the 13rd anniversary of a deadly cross-border naval skirmish Monday. The Second Battle of Yeonpyeong, named after a frontline island in the West Sea, was initiated after two North Korean patrol vessels violated the Northern Limit Line, a de facto maritime frontier, on June 29, 2002.

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  15. Illustration on Iran's "North Korean strategy" for developing nuclear weapons by Linas GarsysRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Washington Times

    We've seen this before. President Obama's Iran nuclear deal looks increasingly like the disastrous deal the United States struck with the regime in North Korea .

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  16. Washington Post: The lessons of tyrannyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    In offhand comments on June 21, Pope Francis raised a difficult question about the Holocaust: Why didn't the Allies bomb the rail lines to Auschwitz? The context of the remark was his concern about refugees flooding across borders in North Africa and the Middle East, victims of war, repression and deprivation. The pope admonished the rest of the world for being insensitive to their plight and recalled examples from history: the Armenian genocide, Stalin's gulag and the Nazi concentration camps.

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  17. Kim Jong-un shows off airport designed by architect he likely had executedRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Independent

    Ma Won-chun had not been seen since Kim expressed his disappointment in the terminal's original design last year. Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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  18. Pop your phone in a sandwich bag, use yoghurt for sunburn and baby...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    'The most violent 15 seconds of my life': British surfer is nominated for 'global wipeout of the year' with spectacular plunge from crest of 30ft wave Forget actually going shopping: At the world's most eye-popping malls you can ride roller coasters, go skiing and watch sharks Tourists falling ill from youngsters deliberately pooing in hotel pools: Inbetweeners 2 waterslide scene blamed for 'abhorrent craze of 'logging' 'Perfect swarm' of midges wreaking havoc in Scotland with tourism industry expecting to lose A 286MILLION because the biting insects put visitors off The exodus begins: Holiday firms rush to airlift more than 2,500 British tourists from Tunisia today, as Thomson and First Choice cancel all bookings for next week Mauritius gets a 10 but it's just a 7 for my curry! Strictly star Bruno Tonioli spices up his cookery skills on Indian Ocean break The height of fashion: From ... (more)

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  19. Business Traveler: Virgin Hotels Expands to DallasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Skift

    A second Virgin hotel is under construction in Nashville, following the opening of the first in Chicago. And a Dallas property is slated to open in 2018.

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  20. North Korea on missile cruiser deployment to Japan: U.S. 'will burn'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UPI

    Pyongyang's state-controlled media outlet KCNA said the Aegis cruiser USS Chancellorsville was being deployed in Japan in response to North Korea's nuclear threat, Yonhap reported. The move was not welcomed by North Korea, and KCNA said in a statement the United States had "better heed past warnings."

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