North Korea

Type: Country
Name: North Korea
population: 25,259,840
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 19 mins ago - 12 reports

Obama pledges support to Japan in China dispute

13:45A group of disputed islands, Uotsuri island (top), Minamikojima (bottom) and Kitakojima, known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China is seen in the East China Sea (Reuters / Kyodo)US President Barack Obama is set to throw his support behind Japan ... [Published Russia Today - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Barack Obama, Japan, China
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 48 reports

Rubbing salt in the wound

Talk about insensitivity and bad timing. North Korea is reportedly accelerating its preparations for a nuclear test. Seoul and Washington intelligence sources detected increased activities at an underground nuclear test site in Punggye-ri, Kilju County ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 26 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

North Korea finally offers condolences over ferry tragedy

North Korea's state media had previously barely commented on the tragedy that has dominated global headlines for the past 7 daysFERRY TRAGEDY: An undated file picture made available on 16 April 2014 shows the Sewol vessel at sea, South Korea. Yonhap/ ... [Published Rappler - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

North Korean health system crumbling as shortages and sanctions bite | World news

Touring a new hospital in Pyongyang recently, North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, boasted that it would “let the people live in luxury and comfort under socialism in good health”.But North Koreans interviewed in China paint a grimmer picture of medical ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

North Korea by night: satellite images shed new light on the secretive state | World news

New images taken from the International Space Station show North Korea's changing landscape New images taken by an astronaut on the International Space Station this year captured a fresh view of the Korean peninsula at night. Though the theme is familiar ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 82 reports

\'More activity\' at North Korea nuclear test site

South Korea\'s foreign minister warned of the dangers of another."If North Korea goes ahead with another nuclear test as it has publicly warned, it will be a game changer," Yun Byung-se said. North Korea's most recent test was in February 2013 - an incident ... [Published Frontier Post - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 34 reports

The little dictator: Rare childhood pictures of Kim Jong-un emerge

Kim Jong Young: Previously unseen pictures have emerged showing the North Korean leader as a toddler - including this one of him saluting in military uniform Indoctrinated: Kim Jong-un smiles for the camera while wearing an air force uniform aged about ... [Published Whats On Xiamen - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 5 reports

North Korea slams U.N. human rights report because it was led by gay man

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un inspects a flight training center of the Korean People's Army Air and Anti-Air Force Unit 188 on April 21. (CNA/KNS Republic of Korea via AFP)A North Korean state news agency has lashed out at the  United Nation's recent ... [Published Washington Post - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 8 reports

North Korea sends delegates on 'cheese diplomacy' mission to France

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un is sending three food experts to France on a ‘cheese diplomacy’ mission. Their mission, should they choose to accept it, is to learn the fine art of cheese making from French cheese masters.And they have been asked to ... [Published The Independent - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 3 reports

South Korea Sends Rail Chief To North On Eve Of Obama Visit

President Obama, on his way to Japan and Korea this week, has been trying to pry President Park Geun-hye away from China and into a military bloc with the US and Japan, using the potential threats from North Korea as the lever. But the Park government ... [Published Lyndon LaRouche Public Action Committee - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 35 reports

S. Korea Says North May Close Nuclear Test

TEHRAN (FNA)- North Korea could well be preparing to carry out its fourth nuclear test, South Korea's Defense Ministry said Tuesday, citing a significant step up in activity at the North's main test site."Our military is currently detecting a lot of activity ... [Published Fars News Agency - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 18 reports

Obama's Opportunity in Asia: Forge An Alliance Network

President Obama took an important step before this week’s visit to Asia by bringing together Japanese and South Korean leaders for a  trilateral  summit at The Hague  a few weeks ago. That meeting sent a crucial message that the president should hammer ... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 22 2014]

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After moving to Seoul on Friday, Obama will discuss with Park their efforts "to stand upup to the provocative acts from the North Koreans" and the implementation of a bilateral free trade pact, according to Rhodes
"The U S and puppet warmongers should behave with discretion if they do not want to face merciless punishment by the powerful revolutionary Paektusan army" says the website
"(Having a spouse deploy) is definitely a transition," Halti said. "You never really get used to it, but you get pretty good at adjusting and getting used to a really busy schedule."
"With respect to the trip and whether it ought to be viewed as a containment of China, I would say this trip has a very positive, affirmative agenda" she told reporters

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Birthday events for North Korea's founder [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 15 2014]
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