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The Washington Post
North Koreaa s 53,558-word report on its human rights abuses
This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on Aug. 31, 2014, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un visiting the renewed October 8 factory. AFP PHOTO / KCNA When a bombshell United Nations report on North Korean human rights abuses came out in February and concluded that the country was committing human rights violations "without any parallel in the contemporary world," Pyongyang's initial reaction was anger.
Tue Sep 16, 2014
South Korea detains American trying to swim to the North
South Korean soldiers have detained a US citizen who was trying to swim across the river border into rival North Korea, the South's defence ministry said on Wednesday. "A male American citizen was arrested last night while attempting to swim across the river to North Korea," a ministry spokesman told AFP, adding that he had been handed over to the relevant authorities.
S. Korea Detain US Man in Waters Near Border
An official says South Korean border guards have arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across the border into rival North Korea. He says investigators are questioning the man over the purpose of his apparent attempt to enter North Korea but gave no further details.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Cheers & Jeers
So, just imagine if Vladimir Putin gave a speech where he said, quite clearly and unequivocally, that it was his country's policy to "use force against anyone who threatens Russia's core interests." Imagine that North Korea boss Kim Jong-Un threatened to use force against anyone who threatened his country's core interests.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Kim Jong Un Sends Birthday Spread to Centenarian
Supreme leader Kim Jong Un sent a birthday spread to grandmother Kwon Nang Ho living in Kachon-ri, Pongsan County, North Hwanghae Province on her 100th birthday. She was born as a daughter of a poor farmer a century ago and lived as tenant farmer, subject to all maltreatment and humiliation with the grief of statelessness.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Greetings to Kim Jong Un from Mexican Political Party Leader
Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, received a message of greeting from Alberto Anaya Gutierrez, national leader of the Workers' Party of Mexico, on September 2. I am honored to extend warmest congratulations and fraternal greetings to you on behalf of all the members of the Workers' Party of Mexico and on my own behalf on the occasion of September 9, the 66th founding anniversary of the DPRK.
Greetings to Kim Jong Un from Russian Political Party Leader
Kim Jong Un, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, received a message of greeting from S. M. Mironov, chairman of the A Just Russia, on Sept. 2. I extend congratulations to you and all the Korean people on behalf of the A Just Russia and on my own behalf on the occasion of the 66th anniversary of the founding of the DPRK.
Greetings to Kim Jong Un from Algerian President
Kim Jong Un, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, received a message of greeting from Abdelaziz Bouteflika, president of Algeria, on Sept. 5. The message said that he was pleased to extend the warmest congratulations to Kim Jong Un on behalf of the Algerian people and government and on his own behalf on the occasion of the 66th birthday of the DPRK.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Gift to Kim Jong Un from First Vice-Chairman of Russian Federation Council
Supreme leader Kim Jong Un received a gift from Alexandr Torshyn, first vice-chairman of the Federation Council of Russia, on a visit to the DPRK.
North Korea backs Scottish independence 'because Kim Jong-Un wants to import more whisky'
The tyrant is said to be partial to a wee dram - and is in favour of increased trade with an independent Scotland Whisky-loving tyrant Kim Jong-un is in favour of a Yes vote and keen to develop trade links so he can import more of the hard stuff. Choe Kwan-il, managing editor of the North Korea-backed newspaper Choson Sinbo, said: "Independence would be a very positive thing for Scotland."
ISIL Takes Aim at "Moderate" Muslims in Syria
North Korea: Today is Founder's Day in North Korea. The celebration was muted. There was no military parade.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Greetings to Kim Jong Un from Russian President
Kim Jong Un, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, received a message of greeting from V. Putin, president of the Russian Federation, on Tuesday.
Kim Jong Un Receives Greetings from Raul Castro Ruz
Kim Jong Un, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, received a message of greeting from Raul Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, president of the Council of State and president of the Council of Ministers of Cuba, on Tuesday.
Floral Basket to Kim Jong Un from Japanese Delegation
Supreme leader Kim Jong Un received a floral basket from the visiting Yamanashi Prefectural delegation for Japan-DPRK friendship on the occasion of the 66th founding anniversary of the DPRK.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Life in North Korea
Life in North Korea People enjoy a ride at the Kaeson Youth Amusement Park on Sept.
Humanitarian of the year? Kim Jong-Un! Mocked-up GQ winners list...
Humanitarian of the year? Kim Jong-Un! Mocked-up GQ winners list circulated on Twitter as disbelief of Tony Blair's 'jaw-dropping' philanthropist of the year title escalates From Vladimir Putin as International Man of the Year to Kim Jong-Un as Humanitarian of the Year, a tongue-in-cheek list of GQ Awards' winners has been unveiled.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
The Japan Times
Senior member of N. Korea secret police met Japan diplomat over abduction issue
A senior official of North Korea's secret police organ directly linked to leader Kim Jong Un met Japan's top diplomat for Asian affairs in a closed-door meeting last month to discuss the abduction issue, diplomatic sources close to Tokyo and Pyongyang said Tuesday.
North Korea Military Body Outraged at a British TV Show
North Korea isn't anyone's favorite nation right now, and certain forms of popular entertainment are really going out of their way to remind you of that.
Pras Michel From The Fugees Takes Ice Bucket Challenge In North Korea
Founding member of the hip-hop group The Fugees, Pras Michel, decided to join in on the fun and partake in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Kim Jong Un Gives Field Guidance to October 8 Factory
Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, provided field guidance to the October 8 Factory built as an icon and standard of the DPRK's industrial establishments.