Pyongyang

Type: City
Name: Pyongyang (Pyongyang Airport)
Country: North Korea
Latitude: 39.02
Longitude: 125.75
population: 2,787,902
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

U.S. sanctions North Korean companies on Cuba weapons case - Cuba

By Juan O. Tamayo el Nuevo Herald The U.S. Treasury Department on Wednesday sanctioned two North Korean companies and 18 cargo ships for a shipment of Cuban weapons that violated a U.N. arms embargo on Pyongyang, and barely mentioned Cuba’s role in the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

U.S. to tighten screws on North Korea amid provocations

Washington's point man on North Korea, Glyn Davies, says the U.S. won't sit back and simply wait on Pyongyang to denuclearize.".we are going to continue to do everything we can, not to sit down and have a coffee clutch with them, but to use pressure in ... [Published Arirang - 4 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

China-N. Korea relations face bumpy road

The Korea HeraldPublication Date : 31-07-2014Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions continue to chip away at their decades-long allianceRelations between North Korea and China face a bumpy road as Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions continue to chip away at their decades-long ... [Published Asia News Network - 5 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 14 reports

NKorea fires four missiles, two fall short

The latest launches began at a site near Mount Myohyang, northeast of Pyongyang, with two fired in the morning and another two in the afternoon, all toward the Sea of Japan."The type of the projectiles is not known," a ministry spokesman said. "The test ... [Published Hong Kong Standard - 7 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

South Korea sends chocolate snacks into North Korea via balloon

Around 200 anti-Pyongyang activists released 50 large helium balloons carrying 770 pounds of snacks, including 10,000 Choco Pies from a park in the border city of Paju, organisers of the event said. According to domestic media reports in Seoul, the emergence ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 3 reports

North Korea Threat To Nuke U.S. Over Israeli Support Falls On 'Numb' World

The world is becoming "numb" to North Korea's frequent missile tests , according to officials, after the nation's top-ranking military official on Sunday threatened to nuclear strike the White House . The official cited United States human rights abuses, ... [Published Examiner.com - 19 hours ago]
Entities: North Korea, missile, Threat
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

North Korea returns body of South Korean man via Panmunjom

North Korea on Wednesday returned the body of a South Korean man found floating near their western sea border, a move Seoul considers a pure humanitarian measure.The North handed over the body, along with the man's belongings, through the truce village ... [Published Korea Times - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 4 reports

North Korea asks to send journalists to Asian Games

North Korea has already announced it's sending athletes and cheerleaders to this fall's Asian Games in South Korea--now they want to send members of their media.Citing an official from the Asian Broadcasting Union, Radio Free Asia reports that Pyongyang ... [Published Arirang - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Ed Royce: new North Korea sanctions will sting

A new financial sanctions bill for North Korea, which has just passed the U.S. House of Representatives, will be as painful to Pyongyang as the banking restrictions that hit the communist regime hard in 2005, the House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman ... [Published Korea Times - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 15 reports

Cuba escapes UN sanctions in North Korean weapons transport scheme

The United Nations has sanctioned a North Korean shipping company but spared Cuban entities in connection with a Cuban weapons shipment seized aboard a Pyongyang-bound freighter in violation of a U.N. arms embargo.Ocean Maritime Management Company, Ltd., ... [Published Miami Herald - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Washington Ignores Pyongyang's Verbal Threat of Nuke Attack

Anchor: The United States is refraining on commenting on Pyongyang's latest threat to launch nuclear attacks on the White House and the Pentagon. The White House and its National Security Council made it clear that Sunday's verbal threat is not worth ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 3 reports

South Korea says no plan to offer fresh Asiad talks with North Korea

South Korea has no intention of offering another round of talks with North Korea on its planned Asian Games participation as Pyongyang is responsible for the breakdown of the previous meeting, a government official said Tuesday."For now, we have no plan ... [Published Korea Times - Jul 29 2014]

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...A finance ministry official said the decision was not a "gesture of peace" towards the North. "You usually need more than $1,000 to pay for a stay in North Korea and this has led to visitors unwillingly breaking the law (and taking more than allowed)" said Lim Gang-taek, a senior researcher at the Korean Institute for National Unification...
"We are looking at sanctions. One of the issues that we need to do is try to do whatever we do in concern with other countries. Sanctions by the United States alone are very limited effectiveness."
"Our Korean partners have confirmed that there will be no Arirang Mass Games in 2014" Koryo Tours, headquartered in Beijing, said on its website viewed on Thursday...
"Can China do more to exercise its unique levers of influence over Pyongyang? Of course. And we remain in close touch with Beijing about ways we can work together to bring the DPRK to the realization that it has no other viable choice but to denuclearize" he said. (Yonhap)

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U.S. sanctions North Korean companies on Cuba w... [Published Miami Herald - 4 hours ago]
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China-N. Korea relations face bumpy road [Published Asia News Network - 5 hours ago]
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N. Korea Test-fires More Projectiles [Published VOA News - 11 hours ago]
Russian Nuclear Violations, What To Do? [Published Huffington Post - 12 hours ago]
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Overuse made North’s planes crash, officials say [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 14 hours ago]
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Looking for a fun summer camp for your kids? Tr... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 29 2014]
WONSAN, North Korea — Summer camp in North Korea? It’s got one — and it’s got everything from giant water slides and a private beach to video games and volleyball courts. Oh, and, of course, a big bronze statue of the late leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim ...
N. Korea threatens nuclear strike on White House [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 29 2014]
N. Korea threatens nuclear strike on White House Seoul (AFP) July 28, 2014 - A top-ranking North Korean military official has threatened a nuclear strike on the White House and Pentagon after accusing Washington of raising military tensions on the ...
U.N. Blacklists Operator of North Korean Ship S... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 29 2014]
North Korean container ship ”Chong Chon Gang” is seen at the Manzanillo International container terminal dock in Colon City July 16, 2013. (c) REUTERS/Carlos Jasso By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, July 28 (Reuters) – A U.N. Security Council ...
North Korea Denies Selling Missiles to Hamas [Published TIME.com - Jul 29 2014]
On Dec. 12, 2009, a Georgia-registered cargo plane made an emergency landing in Bangkok. The manifest said it was carrying drilling equipment, but working on a tip from U.S. intelligence, Thai authorities decided to check. Inside the hold, they found ...
North Korea Denies Selling Missiles to Hamas [Published The China Blog - Jul 29 2014]
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Asia Day Ahead: China's Xi visits one Korea, sn... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 02 2014]
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