North Korea Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. North Korean choir gives military-inspired concert in RussiaRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | KCTV5

    ... Concert Hall. As they sang, a giant screen behind the stage showed scenes of military parades, air shows and North Korea's authoritarian leader, Kim Jong Un. North Korea's ambassador to Russia said Monday evening's concert was part of a new cultural ...

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  2. Chris Brown, San Jose night club sued by man shot at January showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    One of the victims of gunfire that erupted at the tail end of a Chris Brown show in January has sued the R&B superstar and a local night club, alleging both were negligent in ensuring the safety of attendees. The lawsuit, filed last week in Santa Clara County Superior Court on behalf of 22-year-old San Francisco State University student Paul Briley, seeks unspecified damages in connection with the Jan. 10 concert at the Fiesta nightclub on Monterey Road north of Capitol Expressway across from the West Wind Capitol Drive-In.

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  3. Street stalls show changing N. Korean economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2012 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Pyongyang, North Korea a Street stalls that offer North Koreans a place to spend - or make - money on everything from snow cones to DVDs are flourishing in Pyongyang and other North Korean cities, modest but growing forms of private commerce in a country where capitalism is officially anathema. In sharp contrast to the common but semi-clandestine activities of old women hawking loose cigarettes on city backstreets or farmers selling their produce in makeshift fruit stands along highways, the kiosks appear to have the support of some important backers and are both conspicuous and spreading fast.

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  4. On Native GroundRECLAIMING Democracy Begins with Getting Money Out of PoliticsRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2012 | American Reporter

    When one reads the brutal story of the justly paranoid Winston Smith in the George Orwell classic 1984, one is confronted soon enough with a telescreen filled with the face of the Stalin-like image of Big Brother. Never ceasing its indelibility, the image fades to the background where it looms through three phrases that take its place - the three slogans of the Party: These absurd statements, penned in the 20th Century, and the totalitarian idea that led to Orwell to write about them, actively rule in only one place on earth today - North Korea.

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  5. SEOUL: The South Korean president and the Beijing paradeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Asia News Network

    ... she will be commemorating the same military that, only five years after Japan's surrender, fought on the side of North Korea during the Korean War and whose intervention was single-handedly responsible for the UN's inability to unify the peninsula ...

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  6. Street stalls show shifting face of North Korean economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... following a broader experiment with allowing the stalls to grow in 2012, the 100th anniversary of the birth of North Korea's founder, Kim Il Sung, they have mushroomed in number and variety. North Korea's nanny-state system was severely damaged by ...

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  7. Top nuclear envoys of S. Korea, China to hold talks ahead of Park-Xi summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    ... the end of World War II. Asked whether Park and Xi would send a "strong message" about the denuclearization of North Korea, Hwang replied, "There will be in-depth discussions with the Chinese side." South Korea has asked China to exercise more ...

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  8. S. Korea stresses importance of carrying out Aug. 25 agreement with DPRKRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday stressed the importance of carrying out the agreement, reached on Aug. 25 with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea after high-ranking talks, for peace and reunification between the two Koreas, the presidential office said. Park said during a cabinet meeting that if the inter-Korean agreement, which was reached with difficulty, is carried out smoothly, South Korea and the DPRK can go toward a path to cooperation for peace and reunification on the Korean Peninsula and cutting off the vicious circle of tensions that have lasted in the past 70 years.

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  9. S. Korea, U.S. reconfirm close partnershipRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    South Korea and the United States reconfirmed a close partnership as top diplomats of the two countries met on the sidelines of the Conference on Global Leadership in the Arctic held in Anchorage, Alaska, on Monday , Seoul's foreign ministry said Tuesday. During the meeting, South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry reviewed the close coordination in dealing with landmine blasts and exchange of fires by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea as well as the agreement on Aug. 25 reached at the inter-Korean meeting of high- ranking officials.

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  10. At China's big parade, North Korea's stay-at-home leader will be a no-showRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... Jinping's "true friends" will be there. That includes Xi's closest Korean friend. Not Kim Jong Un, the leader of North Korea, a country once described as being "as close as lips and teeth" with China. No, it's South Korean president Park Geun-hye ...

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  11. Kim Jong Un provides field guidance at factory for first time since crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UPI

    Kim Jong Un expressed "great satisfaction" after a tour of a corn processing plant that marks his first factory visit after a landmark agreement to defuse tensions between Seoul and Pyongyang was reached last week. North Korea's state-controlled media outlet KCNA reported Kim took a tour of Pyongyang Corn Processing Plant, where he provided field guidance and said that he was deeply satisfied with the on-site facilities, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported.

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  12. War worries don't move residents of Korean border villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    At the very end of South Korea sits Jung Myeon village, a tiny farm town on the edge of the world's most heavily militarized border. North Korea is only a few miles away.

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  13. Park says Koreas can move toward peace and unificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    President Park Geun-hye said Tuesday that South and North Korea can move toward peace and unification if they honor a recent deal that defused tensions. The deal reached last week between the two Koreas after days of marathon negotiations set the stage for inter-Korean dialogue and reunions of families separated since the 1950-53 Korean War.

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  14. China unveils high-speed rail line to North Korean borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    ... News Agency said in announcing the line's trial opening. Dandong is the key hub for trade and tourism between North Korea and China; more than 600 border trade enterprises are situated in Dandong and trade with North Korea accounts for 40% of the ...

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  15. China to Open High-speed Rail to N.Korea BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chosun Ilbo

    China will open a high-speed rail line to the North Korean border on Tuesday, state news agency Xinhua said, the latest effort to boost economic ties despite tension between the countries. The line, under construction since 2010, will run 207 km from Shenyang to the border city of Dandong, which faces North Korea across the Yalu River, and will shorten the train journey from 3A1 2 hours to just over one hour, Xinhua said.

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  16. North Korea Open to Taekwondo Exchange With SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    A North Korean participant in a national Taekwondo festival is judged in front of a sign in Korean that reads "National Taekwondo Festival for Celebrating Day of the Sun" at the Taekwondo Hall in Pyongyang, North Korea, April 7, 2012. Ri Yong Son, North Korea's newly elected head of the International Taekwon-Do Federation , a North Korea-led international body of Taekwondo based in Vienna, told VOA his organization is open to the idea of dispatching a demonstration team to the World Taekwondo Championships in the South Korean city of Muju in May 2017.

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  17. N. Korea likely to use provocations unless economic aid comes from S. Korea: U.S. expertRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    Provocations will continue to be a part of North Korea's strategy for dealing with South Korea despite the recent conciliatory mood created between the two sides after they defused a military standoff, a U.S. expert said Monday. Ken Gause, a senior analyst on Korea at CNA Corp., made the forecast in a just-released paper titled "North Korea's provocations and escalation calculus," saying the dynamics of Pyongyang's decision-making on provocations have not changed dramatically since Kim Jong-un took power.

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  18. Dmitry Medvedev Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CNN

    The office is headed by Vladimir Putin . December 10, 2007 - Putin endorses Medvedev's nomination as the United Russia Party's candidate for the 2008 presidential elections.

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  19. Garden protects 'repository of ecosystem' Suncheon BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | English Dong-A

    Garden protects 'repository of ecosystem' Suncheon Bay . SEPTEMBER 01, 2015 06:52.

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  20. Syria names park in capital after N Korea founderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Al Jazeera

    Syria's embattled government has inaugurated a park in Damascus, which was named after North Korea's founding father Kim Il-Sung. The 9,000-square-metre park lies in the southwestern Damascus district of Kafr Souseh, atop the ruins of recently bulldozed homes.

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