North Korea Newswire (Page 7)

North Korea Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. US Taekwondo Athletes Plan Korean DMZ WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Voice of America

    ... with high-level taekwondo officials, including Chang Ung, the head of the International Taekwondo Federation, a North Korea-led international body. Chang also represents Pyongyang on the International Olympic Committee. "We had some serious ...

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  2. Drought-hit North Korea seeks Iran aidRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    North Korean Ambassador Kang Sam-hyon delivered a request to the Iranian Red Crescent for urgent humanitarian aid to combat what Pyongyang has termed its worst drought in 100 years, aggravating dire food shortages, state news agency IRNA said. North Korea has suffered regular chronic food shortages -- hundreds of thousands are believed to have died during a famine in the mid-to-late 1990s -- with the situation exacerbated by floods, droughts and mismanagement.

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  3. a Feast of Signals in Asia Show Big Changes AheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... in multilateral foreign relations. That was clearly signalled by the unexpected release of two Americans by North Korea. Clearly, with Kim Jung Un out of touch for so long and absent for this meeting, the gesture had a quietly submissive aspect. it ...

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  4. The WilliesREADY to LoveRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2013 | American Reporter

    On this holiest day of the Christian year - not to mention the 50th Anniversary of my brother Billy's wedding to Ruby Claudette Atha, the holy occasion that brings me to this lovely faux-Bavarian North Georgia mountain town tonight - it feels almost bizarre to be writing about the threat and bluster coming from North Korea, whose new young leader has ordered his rocket batteries to ready themselves for war against the United States and its treasured ally, South Korea. Yet if Our Lord Jesus Christ died for anything, it was to stop the terrible waste of human life that can arise through dented or false pride, misused political power and an indifference to human suffering.

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  5. On Native GroundVACLAV Havel and the Power of TruthRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2011 | 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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  6. Boeing loses $1.3B South Korean tanker deal to AirbusRead the original story

    Tuesday | Seattle Times

    ... tanker bid last year, Kim said. South Korea says the tankers will let its fighter jets cover larger areas within North Korea should war break out between the rival Koreas. Midair fueling will also allow South Korean jets to carry heavier ammunition ...

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  7. South Korea: Middle Power Ambitions and Geopolitical ConstraintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CFR.org

    ... ability to sustain its middle power ambitions over time. Probably the most salient question is in relation to North Korea. As Pyongyang's nuclear inventory expands, and as the country's leadership becomes confident of being able to deliver these ...

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  8. North Korea raises alarm over violent crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | UPI

    Highway robbery, crimes of passion and rampant drug use are so serious in North Korea , Pyongyang has issued a report, according to an activist group in Seoul. In materials obtained by North Korea Intellectuals Society, a group of North Korean defectors and other activists, North Korea was taking steps toward remedying the situation even as it pinned blame for the spurt in violent crime on the "U.S. imperialists and the South Korea puppet government," according to Yonhap.

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  9. What a Yemeni missile tells us about the Iran dealRead the original story

    Tuesday | WNYMedia.net

    ... this episode, along with numerous failed " Scud hunts" in Iraq, show that finding launchers isn't easy. And in North Korea, in 2006, intelligence assets focused on the peninsula were prepared for the conspicuous Taepo-Dong launch -but were surprised ...

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  10. S. Korea navy fires warning shots to chase off North boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bangkok Post

    ... a peace treaty, and small border incidents in the past have been known to escalate swiftly. In November 2010, North Korea shelled a front-line island, killing four South Koreans and briefly triggering concerns of a full-scale conflict. In March this ...

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  11. Tough Employer: Kim Jong-Un Executes ArchitectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un runs a strict regime where any minor slight may cost one's life, as illustrated graphically by the fate of senior designer Ma Won-Chun, the architect behind the new terminal of Pyongyang Airport. Ma was notably absent from the gaudy press pictures released by the state of a smiling Kim touring the new terminal with his wife, in a recent visit in which the dictator approved a July 1 opening for Terminal 2 which is to cater to flights from China to Russia - foreign tourists aren't expected to rush to visit the draconian regime though.

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  12. How is Kim Jong-un trying to make his mark?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Christian Science Monitor

    Mr. Kim has recently carried out a series of executions and purges of suspected enemies, and North Korea's nuclear program appears much farther along than observers would have imagined even a year ago. Those are the two main data points from outside the shadowy and isolated nation.

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  13. North Koreans turn to squid soup to ward against MERS virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Crofs Blogs

    ... epidemics in the country. "Squid was effective in treating paratyphoid [enteric fever], which wreaked havoc on North Korea a decade ago, and there are many who are seeking it out again," the source from South Hamkyung explained. "The citizens think ...

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  14. Airbus Wins $1.3B DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Manufacturing.net

    ... tanker bid last year, Kim said. South Korea says the tankers will let its fighter jets cover larger areas within North Korea should war break out between the rival Koreas. Midair fueling will also allow South Korean jets to carry heavier ammunition ...

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

    Tuesday | Metro UK News

    ... airport's designer weeks before its official opening due to 'defects' in its design. Executions are common in North Korea, with senior officials being killed for offences as minor as watching South Korean soap operas. Airport design chief Ma Won ...

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  16. Ireland shops don't carry Israeli products, but will help North Korean, IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Jerusalem Post

    Ami Horowitz, an American Jewish satirist, released a video on Tuesday of a report from Ireland, 'ground zero' of the BDS movement. What happens when Irish store owners are faced with a choice between engaging in commerce with Israel or doing business with regimes like North Korea, Iran, and Sudan? Ami Horowitz, an American Jewish satirist, released a video on Tuesday of a report from Ireland, "ground zero" of the BDS movement, in which the locals are adamant about not carrying Israeli products but are perfectly agreeable to help the economies of despotic regimes.

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

    Tuesday | Korea Herald

    ... claimed by Japan. With the deployment of the A330 MRTT, they may fly up to Pyongyang and nearby regions in North Korea, Kim said. "It will also enhance our combat effectiveness and facilitate our peacekeeping operations and emergency relief efforts ...

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

    Tuesday | 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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  19. Kim Jong-un cracks down on Breaking Bad-style crystal meth cooks in North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Mirror.co.uk

    ... it is being swamped by huge supplies meth - called 'ice' on the streets - smuggled over the border from North Korea. Even though the country claims there is no drug use in the secretive state, dictator Kim, 32, has rubber-stamped an onslaught ...

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

    Tuesday | 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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