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  1. Report: More than 800 North Korean agents active in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | UPI

    North Korean operatives are reportedly working in the hundreds in China's border region, and Chinese authorities are monitoring their moves. Multiple sources in the Chinese provinces of Liaoning, Jilin and Yanbian Autonomous Prefecture, a predominantly ethnic Korean district, said shortly after North Korean vice chairman Ri Su Yong met with Chinese President Xi Jinping , about 800 North Korean agents crossed the Yalu and Tumen rivers, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported.

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  2. Newcomers Hebei China Fortune FC and Yanbian Funde feeling at home in the Chinese Super LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    Hebei currently find themselves in second place in the top flight, with Yanbian seemingly safe from relegation after drawing with defending champions Guangzhou Evergrande this weekend We're almost at the halfway stage of this season's Chinese Super League and that's a large enough sample to predict what might lie ahead for this campaign's debutants. New boys Hebei China Fortune FC made a big splash at the start of the season with their star signings Ezequiel Lavezzi, Gael Kakuta and Gervinho and they have largely delivered on that spending spree.

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  3. Malaysia cited in Korean spatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Daily Express

    PYONGYANG: North Korea stepped up its calls Tuesday for South Korea to return 12 waitresses whom Pyongyang says Seoul abducted from a restaurant in China. North Korean authorities on Tuesday presented the colleagues and parents of the waitresses to North Korean and international media in Pyongyang.

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  4. North Korea says waitresses tricked into going to SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | The Cyprus Weekly

    North Korea stepped up its calls Tuesday for South Korea to return 12 waitresses whom Pyongyang says Seoul abducted from a restaurant in China. North Korean authorities on Tuesday presented the colleagues and parents of the waitresses to North Korean and international media in Pyongyang.

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  5. North Korea Sentences Another American to Hard LaborKim Dong Chul was ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | New York Magazine

    A month and a half after sentencing University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier to 15 years of hard labor for stealing a propaganda poster, North Korea has handed down another harsh punishment to an American. According to the dictatorship's official news agency, A native of South Korea and former resident of Fairfax, Virginia, Kim became an American citizen in 1987.

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  6. North Korea sentences Former Fairfax Resident to 10 years hard laborRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | WMAL-AM Washington

    North Korea sentenced a South Korean-born American citizen to 10 years of hard labor for subversion and espionage, a North Korean official told CNN. Kim Dong Chul, a former resident of Fairfax County, VA., is the second American that North Korea has given a hard labor sentence in the past two months.

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  7. North Korea sentences second American in two months for espionageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Big News Network.com

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  8. N. Korea gives American 10 years hard laborRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | WISN-TV

    North Korea sentenced a South Korean-born American citizen to 10 years of hard labor for subversion and espionage, a North Korean official told CNN. Kim Dong Chul is the second American that North Korea has given a hard labor sentence in the past two months.

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  9. N.Korean Defectors Worked for Pyongyang Hotel FollyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Chosun Ilbo

    Thirteen North Koreans who defected from a restaurant in Ningbo, China were working for the perpetually unfinished, 105-story Ryugyong Hotel in Pyongyang, the Daily NK said Tuesday. Quoting unnamed sources in Pyongyang, the website reported that hotel staff had been working overseas for years to raise hard currency for the regime and fund the completion of the hotel.

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  10. Seoul: Senior North Korea military officer defects to SouthRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2016 | The Daily Chappaqua

    "Yes, that is true", Moon Sang-gyun, the spokesman for the Defence Ministry, told reporters at a briefing when asked if an earlier report by Yonhap news agency on the defection was true. Business has reportedly slowed at overseas North Korean restaurants after the South Korean government urged its citizens not to patronise them following imposed new sanctions against Pyongyang in March, in step with harsher sanctions enforced by the UN Security Council.

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  11. The weird world of North Korea's overseas restaurantsRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | The Washington Post

    North Korean women perform and serve drinks in the Arirang restaurant in Yanji, northern China, in July 2015. The restaurant is run and staffed by North Koreans, with the vast bulk of the profits going back to Pyongyang.

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  12. North Korea ready to attack Seoul government buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | The Echo

    President Park Geun-hye ordered the military to strengthen security across South Korea, a government official said Thursday, as North Korea has ratcheted up its threats against its southern neighbor. South Korea accuses the North of having launched a torpedo to sink the ship which the North has always denied.

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  13. North Korean official: Korean-American confessed to espionage chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The detained man, Kim Dong Chul, told CNN's Will Ripley in January that he used to live in Fairfax, Virginia. Kim, a naturalized American, said he moved to Yanji, a city near the Chinese-North Korean border that acts as a trade hub between the two countries, in 2001.

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  14. Nordic racing in Asia: Low temps, huge snow sculptures and camel racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Over the past six years, I've been away almost more than I've been home. Chasing the World Cup and my Olympic dream often necessitated living out of a duffel bag.

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  15. Report: North Korea sending agents to China to hunt down defectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | UPI

    North Korean security officers are secretly crossing into China to arrest North Korean defectors who once worked as government officials in Pyongyang. A source who spoke to South Korean news outlet Daily NK on the condition of anonymity said the officers are part of a North Korea task force affiliated with Pyongyang's National Security Agency.

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  16. North Korea says it is holding a naturalized American on espionage chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    North Korea claims it is holding a naturalized U.S. citizen on suspicion of spying for South Korea, CNN reported Monday. If confirmed, the man would be one of several Americans detained in recent years by the reclusive communist state.

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  17. Man claiming to be American says he is detained in North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Boston.com

    A man claiming to be a naturalized US citizen told CNN he has been held in North Korea since October on charges of spying for the South, the network reported Monday. authorities took the man, identified as Kim Dong-chul, 62, to a hotel in Pyongyang, the North's capital, to be interviewed exclusively by a CNN reporter, the network said.

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  18. U.S. looking into reports American's detention in N. KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Korea Herald

    The U.S. State Department said Monday it's looking into reports that an American citizen has been arrested in North Korea on espionage charges. CNN has reported from Pyongyang that a purported Korean-American man, identified as Kim Dong-chul, has been detained in the North since October and is asking the U.S. or South Korea to help win his release.

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  19. North Korea says it is holding a naturalized American on espionage chargesRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    North Korea claims it is holding a naturalized U.S. citizen on suspicion of spying for South Korea, CNN reported Monday. If confirmed, the man would be one of several Americans detained in recent years by the reclusive communist state.

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  20. American prisoner in North Korea did a bizarre interview with CNNRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Mashable

    The notoriously secretive North Korea has allowed a CNN reporter to meet with a man who is being held prisoner by the North Korean government. The man claims to be a naturalized U.S. citizen.

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