North Korea

Type: Country
Name: North Korea
population: 25,259,840
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 7 mins ago - 2 reports

KORAIL Chief Departs for Beijing to Attend Meeting in N. Korea

The head of the Korea Railroad Corporation has departed for Beijing to attend a meeting of the Organization for Cooperation between Railways that will open in Pyongyang on Thursday.Choi Yeon-hye left for Beijing aboard an 8:10 a.m. flight on Monday at ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - 1 hour ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

North shows no sympathy

SEOUL: South Korea’s devastating ferry disaster has elicited messages of sympathy, condolence and support from around the world, with one glaring, though not wholly unexpected, exception. North Korea has barely commented on the tragedy that has dominated ... [Published Himalayan Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

KORAIL chief to visit N. Korea

The government decided to allow the chief of its state rail operator to visit North Korea this week for an international rail conference, the unification ministry said Sunday.The ministry said it approved an April 24-28 trip to Pyongyang by Choi Yeon-hye, ... [Published Korea Times - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

No need to worry for Pyongyang

By Andrei LankovSo, North Korea has been warned: it will pay an “unimaginable price” if it dares to conduct a fourth nuclear test, as Yun Byung-se, South Korea’s foreign minister said recently.Minister Yun seems to be in good company while making such ... [Published Korea Times - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Still on a mission after North Korea

MISSIONARY: John Short and his wife Karen are visiting SA after he was detained for distributing religious materials in North Korea earlier this year. Photo Tait schmaal. Source: News Corp AustraliaThe Advertiser’s coverage of Mr Short’s ordeal in North ... [Published Adelaide Now - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 11 reports

GAZPROM : RUSSIA North Korea debt write-off raises gas pipeline hopes

Russia's parliament has agreed to write off almost $10bn (pounds 6bn) of North Korea's Soviet-era debt in a deal expected to facilitate the building of a gas pipeline to South Korea across the reclusive state. State-owned natural gas producer Gazprom ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 19 2014]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

AFP - NKorea-SKorea-diplomacy-rail-transport

NKorea-SKorea-diplomacy-rail-transportContributed by NAMPA / AFP.S. Korea state railway chief to visit NorthSEOUL, April 20, 2014 (AFP) - South Korea said Sunday it had approved a trip by the head of its state-run railway corporation to North Korea to ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Korail, South Korea, Seoul
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 2 reports

N. Korean leader slams S. Korea-U.S. air drill

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has blasted South Korea and the United States for their largest-ever air exercise, calling it a threat against peace on the Korean Peninsula, Pyongyang's official media said Sunday.On April 11, Seoul and Washington launched ... [Published Korea Times - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

What It's Like to Run a Marathon —in North Korea

(Newser)–This year marked the first time the Pyongyang Marathon has been open to foreign amateur runners, and at Slate , Will Philipps has the firsthand story. For Philipps, the race offered "a unique way to experience a unique place, and hopefully connect ... [Published Newser - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Dictator's cut: Aunt of North Korea's Kim 'disappears' from propaganda film

Concerns widow may have suffered same fate as her husband who was executed last year Scenes featuring Kim Kyong-hui have been replaced just a few months after show first airedByRichard ShearsPublished: 06:14 GMT, 19 April 2014 | Updated: 06:14 GMT, 19 ... [Published Capital Bay - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Obama to bolster US "rebalance" to Asia

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama will use an Asian tour beginning next week to bolster US alliances in the region at a time of increased geopolitical tension.Obama is scheduled to visit Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines, and will be under ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

North Korea rejects informal UNSC conclusions on human rights situation

North Korea's Foreign Ministry has made public a statement to point out that the discussion of the human rights situation in the republic, prompted by the United States, seeks to dent the reputation of the country on the international scene and overthrow ... [Published Voice of Russia - Apr 19 2014]


North Korea's Foreign Ministry claimed the two-day trip that will begin on Friday has been planned to "escalate confrontation and bring dark clouds of a nuclear arms race" to the region
...A ministry official said, "Given the importance of the meeting in strengthening ties among OSJD member countries, we approved the travel application."
"North Korean diplomats have asked the BritishBritish government to step in after a London hairdresser used an image of the secretive regime's leader in a promotion for cheaper hair cuts. The poster..."
"The financial crisis damaged our plans a little bit," he says, "but we were still working on that and we started to behave like a public company. Then we recognised that was making the company more bureaucratic, slower and not flexible. So I said we would not go public." Will he revisit these plans, given the current boom in flotations? Kaspersky shakes his head

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