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  1. Spotlight: DPRK launches satellite amid fears of escalating tensions on Korean PeninsulaRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Xinhuanet

    A video grab taken on Feb. 7, 2016 from South Korea n TV shows the news report on the launch of a long-range rocket by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea , in Seoul, South Korea. The DPRK on Sunday launched a long-range rocket as planned, Yonhap news agency reported citing South Korea's defense authorities.

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  2. Kim Jong Un's media momentsRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | CBS News

    Kim Jong Un, in the world spotlight once again -- this time -- for claiming North Korea tested a hydrogen bomb Jan. 6, 2016, reportedly turned 33 two days later on Jan. 8. The supreme leader of North Korea is fond of media moments showcasing his hands-on approach to governing the isolated nation. These are some of our favorite images released by the North Korea's Korean Central News Agency , the state news agency, showing him inside a submarine, adored by legions of women, guiding the test fire of a tactical rocket and advising on a wide variety of topics from mushroom farming to flying a fighter jet among a wide variety of activities.

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  3. [Foreigners Who Loved Korea] Stanley H. Martin, benefactor of the independence movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Korea Herald

    In Korea's turbulent path toward independence and nation building, there were foreign nationals who stood steadfastly by the Korean people, although their contributions have been largely overshadowed by those of Korean patriots. The Korea Herald, in partnership with the Independence Hall of Korea, is publishing a series of articles shedding light on these foreigners, their life and legacies here.

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  4. Remember the PuebloRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Power Line

    Questions abound in the case of the two ships and ten sailors captured by the IRGC in the Persian Gulf earlier this week. We can be grateful that the sailors have been released by Iran, but the groveling exhibited by the Obama administration is a matter of profound national embarrassment, which seems to be exactly what the Iranians intended.

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  5. North Korea regime deeply divided, source saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | UPI

    North Korea 's political hierarchy is deeply divided between officials who work in domestic and foreign policy, according to a source on the country. The source, speaking to Radio Free Asia on the condition of anonymity, said diehard Kim Jong Un loyalists in the Organization Department of the Korean Workers' Party, as well as State Security Agency officers, place North Korean officials working in foreign affairs under surveillance and are in charge of their punishment.

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  6. North Korea releases video of 'new' submarine-launched missile testRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | DefenceTalk News

    North Korea has released video footage of a purportedly new submarine-launched ballistic missile test, three days after it claimed it had successfully tested its first hydrogen bomb. But South Korean media suggested the footage broadcast by state Korean Central TV late Friday was an edited compilation of the North's third SLBM test, conducted last month in the Sea of Japan, and a different ballistic missile test from 2014.

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  7. North Korea cites Kadhafi's 'destruction' in nuke test defenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | The Peninsula

    North Korea says its fourth nuclear test was a "great event" with a deterrent powerful enough to secure its borders against all hostile forces. AFP Seoul: North Korea has defended its latest nuclear test, citing the fate of two toppled Middle East leaders, while flexing its military muscle by showing TV footage of a submarine-launched missile test.

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  8. North Korea releases video of 'new' submarine-...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | The Peninsula

    Seoul: North Korea has released video footage of a purportedly new submarine-launched ballistic missile test, three days after it claimed it had successfully tested its first hydrogen bomb. But South Korean media suggested the footage broadcast by state Korean Central TV late Friday was an edited compilation of the North's third SLBM test, conducted last month in the Sea of Japan, and a different ballistic missile test from 2014.

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  9. Three North Korea fishermen repatriated after rescue at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | UPI

    Three North Korean fishermen were repatriated after being rescued by South Korea Coast Guard on the east coast of the peninsula. "[South Korea] Coast Guard found a North Korean boat drifting in the East Sea and rescued three crew members there," the Unification Ministry said in its statement.

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  10. S. Korea returns 3 rescued N. Korean fishermenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Korea Herald

    The South Korean government said Tuesday it repatriated three North Korean fishermen who were rescued in the East Sea this week. "Our Coast Guard found a North Korean boat drifting in the East Sea and rescued three crew members there," the unification ministry said in a release.

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  11. South Korea Repatriates 3 North Korean FishermenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Voice of America

    South Korea said Tuesday it repatriated three North Korean fishermen who had been rescued from their hobbled boat in the East Sea. A South Korean unification ministry statement said the fishermen "expressed their wish to return home" and were handed back to North Korea Tuesday evening in the border village of Panmunjeom.

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  12. Why is N.K. obsessed with Mount Geumgang...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Korea Herald

    North Korea is keen on resuming the long-stalled tours to Mount Geumgangsan as they would offer a stable source of hard currency, spur efforts to develop tourism on its east coast and eventually enhance the regime's political legitimacy, analysts said Monday. Restarting the tour program was one of the thorniest issues at the rare cross-border talks that broke down Saturday as Pyongyang insisted it should be addressed first before finding solutions to other issues -- including Seoul's priority of families divided by the border.

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  13. Remains of Korean War veteran identified, heading homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | New Jersey Herald

    "I am so elated. The thought of my brother coming home - it's awesome," says his brother, Clarence Stuck of Manheim.

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  14. North Korea's Pyeonghwa cars crowd the streets of PyongyangRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | UPI

    A North Korean car manufacturer created jointly by North and South is still in business as North Korea's elite is reportedly enjoying an increasingly richer lifestyle than previous generations. North Korean carmaker Pyeonghwa Motors was formed in 2000 through a joint venture with South Korea's Unification Church, South Korean outlet Oh My News reported on Thursday.

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  15. S.Korean Priests to Hold Mass in PyongyangRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2015 | Chosun Ilbo

    South Korean priests are to hold mass in Pyongyang at Easter and other major feast days. Hyginus Kim Hee-joong, the archbishop of Gwangju and president of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Korea, made the announcement on Monday after visiting Pyongyang last week.

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  16. North Korea wants to wow you with its wonders, but only if you toe the lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | The London Free Press

    A North Korean man cycles over the Taedong river with the Juche Tower seen in the background on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, in Pyongyang, North Korea. PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of -- So you're thinking of taking an exotic vacation, having a little adventure and coming back with lots of stories for your envious friends and colleagues.

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  17. Security heightened even as N. Korea tries to woo touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Newsday

    In this June 27, 2015, file photo, passengers board an Air Koryo plane at the Pyongyang International Airport, in Pyongyang, North Korea. While North Korea is making a strong push to increase the number of tourists who visit the country each year, currently a few thousand come from western countries and more from neighboring China, it is stepping up its enforcement of a broad set of strict but sometimes ambiguously implemented regulations about what foreign visitors can bring with them or what they can do while in the country.

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  18. Official: China Looks to Improved Ties with North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Voice of America

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un gives field guidance at the Wonsan Shoe Factory in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency in Pyongyang, Nov. 27, 2015. China's improved ties with North Korea would help resolve a diplomatic deadlock over Pyongyang's pursuit of nuclear weapons, Hua Chunying, spokeswoman for China's Foreign Ministry, was quoted as saying by South Korea's Yonhap News Agency.

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  19. North Korea's tourism push comes with a security catchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | The Japan Times

    While North Korea is making a push to increase the number of tourists who visit each year - currently a few thousand from Western countries and more from China - it is stepping up its enforcement of strict but ambiguously implemented regulations about what foreign visitors can bring with them or what they can do while in the country. North Korea's push for tourists began in 2013 and visitors can now enjoy a surprisingly broad array of options, from helicopter rides over the capital to surfing on the country's scenic eastern coast.

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  20. North Korea wants to learn from China's Hainan on tourism: envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Korea Herald

    North Korea wants to learn tourism know-how from China's southern resort island of Hainan as it seeks to set up an international tourism zone at its scenic Mount Kumgang, according to the North's ambassador to China on Wednesday. Ji Jae-ryong, North Korea's ambassador to China, made the remarks during a meeting with Luo Baoming, Hainan's Communist Party chief and provincial governor, on Monday, the Chinese Communist Party said in an article posted on its website.

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