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  1. British photographer captures life inside North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    Life inside the reclusive North Korean society has remained a mystery to the people outside. To many, the society poses a grim picture with horrific tales of labor camps and the totalitarian regime's surveillance of civilians, as told by defectors.

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  2. North Korea through Danziger's lensRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    Nick Danziger presents photos from his three-week stay in 2013 Life inside the reclusive North Korean society has remained a mystery to the people outside. To many, the society poses a grim picture with horrific tales of labor camps and the totalitarian regime's surveillance of civilians, as told by defectors.

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  3. N.Koreans Deface U.S. Flag in Air ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chosun Ilbo

    A marching band stomped across the Star-Spangled Banner during an air show in North Korea on Saturday marking the 62nd anniversary of the armistice that halted the Korean War. A North Korean soldier stands on the U.S. national flag at an air base in Wonsan to mark the 62nd anniversary of Korean War armistice on Saturday, in this screen grab from North Korean Central TV.

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  4. Kim Jong Un watches North Korean Air Force drillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | WPTV Local News

    North Korea's state-run television, KRT, broadcast video of leader Kim Jong Un watching a competition involving the country's air force on Saturday. KRT did not specify the date of the contest but said Kim arrived at Kalma airport in the port city of Wonsan to watch the event.

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  5. North Korea military aircraft may have crashed, says SeoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | UPI

    South Korea authorities confirmed a North Korea military aircraft crashed at an airfield in the port city of Wonsan around July 15 and the casualties may have included members of Kim Jong Un's entourage. The site of the accident is most likely the same place where Kim Jong Un attended an air force tournament held in commemoration of North Korea's July 27 "Victory Day," South Korean television network SBS reported.

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  6. North Korea: Canadian 'Confesses' State CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Sky News

    A Canadian pastor held in North Korea has been paraded in front of the country's media to "confess" to crimes of trying to overthrow the state. According to North Korea's official news agency, KCNA, Hyeon Soo Lim "honestly admitted to all crimes" he was accused of committing.

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  7. Kim Jong-un Watches Air Combat PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Chosun Ilbo

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un watched an air combat performance at Kalma Airbase in the city of Wonsan on the 62nd anniversary of the armistice, the official Rodong Sinmun reported Thursday.

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  8. Kim Jong Un tells North Korea pilots to 'improve' their skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | UPI

    Kim Jong Un attended a North Korea air force tournament and told pilots to improve their aviation skills on the Soviet-era fighter jets that comprise the bulk of Pyongyang's air force. The date the competition was held remains unconfirmed, South Korean outlet Newsis reported on Thursday, but was to commemorate North Korea's "Victory Day," or the Armistice Agreement that ended the 1950-53 Korean War.

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  9. North Korean leader inspects air force contest, part of "war preparations"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Reuters

    North Korea's state-run television KRT releases still photographs of leader Kim Jong Un making inspecting so-called ''war preparations''. Rough Cut .

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  10. N. Korean leader inspects 'war drills' against U.S., S. KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Korea Herald

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has inspected a high-profile Air Force combat contest, describing it as part of "war preparations" against the United States and South Korea, Pyongyang's state media said Thursday. Kim flew to the expanded Kalma air base in Wonsan along the country's east coast on his special plane, Chammae-1, to "guide" the Combat Aeronautics Contest, said the Korean Central News Agency.

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  11. North Korea: Foreign investors flocking to tourist zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | UPI

    North Korea said international investors are showing strong interest in the co-development of its Wonsan-Mount Kumgang International Tourist Zone, seven years after South Korea tours to the region were suspended. Oh Ung Kil, North Korea vice chairman of the tourist zone, said North Korea is working with several Asian and European companies on the region's development, Yonhap reported.

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  12. SEOUL: N. Korea strives to develop tourism zoneRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Asia News Network

    North Korea is striving to develop an international tourism zone linking its eastern coastal city of Wonsan and Mount Geumgang, pledging "various preferential treatments" for foreign investors. Oh Eung-gil, head of the committee to develop the zone, told the North's Korean Central News Agency that the North had already signed a number of contracts with many companies in Asia and Europe, after they expressed their intention to join the project.

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  13. N. Korea strives to develop tourism zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Korea Herald

    North Korea is striving to develop an international tourism zone linking its eastern coastal city of Wonsan and Mount Geumgang, pledging "various preferential treatments" for foreign investors. Oh Eung-gil, head of the committee to develop the zone, told the North's Korean Central News Agency that the North had already signed a number of contracts with many companies in Asia and Europe, after they expressed their intention to join the project.

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  14. New train tour promises to reveal unseen side of North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | CNN

    Koryo Tours says it took several years of repeated requests before the North Korean government would grant it permission to run train tours within the country. Previously, foreigners were only allowed to ride the international train service between China and Pyongyang.

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  15. Tour group launches new North Korean rail tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | CNN

    Koryo Tours says it took several years of repeated requests before the North Korean government would grant it permission to run train tours within the country. Previously, foreigners were only allowed to ride the international train service between China and Pyongyang.

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  16. New train tour promises to reveal unseen side of North KoreaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | GantDaily.com

    What's the worst reaction you could possibly get when you tell your friends you're going to North Korea? A Beijing-based tour company specializing in North Korea tours is giving travelers a chance to earn new bragging rights by offering a rare train journey that goes far beyond the country's "already exposed" capital. Koryo Tours' 11-day train tour, dubbed "Eastern Adventure by Rail," departs October 2 from Pyongyang and includes stops at Mt.

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  17. Chesterton man hails Marine Corps for instilling disciplineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Bob Bergren saw some horrific things during his tour in the Korean War, but the sight of a Chinese soldier aflame as Marines filed past on the road from the Chosin Reservoir siege haunts him most. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.

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  18. Park urges N.K. to dump nukesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Korea Herald

    President Park Geun-hye reiterated her two-track North Korea policy on Wednesday, vowing to revive inter-Korean economic projects only if the reclusive regime makes the move to abandon its nuclear weapons development program. At an inaugural ceremony of the 17th National Unification Advisory Council, Park said she would push ahead with a wide range of economic cooperation with the North if it deserts its nuclear ambition that poses security concerns on the peninsula and beyond, stressing that it is a way for the impoverished state to secure both social stability and economic progress.

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  19. Kim Jong-un stays up until 3am to watch missiles 'mercilessly hit their target'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Kim's having a big-un: Tyrant stays up until 3am to watch latest batch of missiles 'mercilessly hit their target'... and his henchmen are having a ball North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been pictured watching a night-time firing drill carried out by naval warships just days after the country fired several anti-ship missiles. The leader was reportedly 'pleased' to witness the navy warships and ground artillery units mercilessly hit their targets about 3am, according to the Korean Central News Agency.

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  20. Kim Jong Un oversees North Korean test of anti-ship missilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | English Dong-A

    Kim Jong Un oversees North Korean test of anti-ship missiles . JUNE 16, 2015 07:16.

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