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19 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

A North Korean in Iran

The death from natural causes of an old man in North Korea this month should have been the closing chapter of the tale of Pakistan's nuclear and missile cooperation with the Hermit Kingdom.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Pakistan

20 hrs ago | Korea Herald

North Korea to hold anti-money launderin...

North Korea will soon hold a meeting with an international organization to discuss measures against money laundering, a news report said Wednesday.

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Yesterday | Korea Herald

Hopes rise for improved inter-Korean ties

Cautious optimism is growing for enhanced inter-Korean ties as both sides hope for a breakthrough in the relations that have long been deadlocked due to Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions and relentless saber-rattling.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea, Park Geun-hye,

Yesterday | Korea Herald

After surviving reshuffle, Yun faces heavier diplomatic agenda

After weathering recent cabinet shake-ups, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se is coming under pressure to improve testy relations with South Korea's neighbors by untangling a matrix of diplomatic and geopolitical interests.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea, Park Geun-hye

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Fausta's blog

Cuba-North Korea: Another weapons cargo?

A North Korean freighter has run aground in the Gulf of Mexico just days after a stop in Havana that sparked comparisons with another Pyongyang vessel captured last summer with an illegal shipment of Cuban weapons.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Japan, Mongolia to sign free trade deal

Japan and Mongolia will sign a free-trade deal when their leaders hold talks in Tokyo later on Tuesday, reports said, as Japan looks to tap the country's fast-growing economy and huge natural resources.

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International Business Times

North Korea Demands That China Take Down Kim Jong Un's Viral Dance Video - Report [VIDEOS]

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches a match played by the North Korean men's national soccer team, which will take part in the 17th Asian Games, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency in Pyongyang July 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Kim Jong Un,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

US Turns Blind Eye on Burma's North Korea Connection

Burma's then foreign minister, Nyan Win, second from right, makes an official visit to Pyongyang on Oct. 29, 2008.

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Related Topix: Burma, Southeast Asia, World News, Prison, North Korea, Asia,

Scoop

Ban, Security Council condemn DPR Korea missile launch

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the members of the Security Council have deplored the continued missile launches conducted by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea .

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Switched

Kim Jong Un Really Hates This Video And Wants It Off The Internet

Dictators never seem to have much of a sense of humor, and North Korea's Kim Jong Un is no exception.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, North Korea Travel,

Wired

A North Korean Architect's Crazy Visions of the Future

These "Mountain Conicals" pile living quarters high to reduce their footprint in the surrounding river beds.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Asia Travel, North Korea Travel, South Korea,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Suria

N. Korea defends missile tests, warns...

North Korea's top military body Monday defended its recent missile tests as a legitimate exercise in self-defence, and said South Korean and US charges of provocation were malicious and hypocritical.

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Arirang TV

Engagement with China has kept North Korea 'quieter': Kerry

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Washington's diplomatic engagement with Beijing over the North Korean nuclear issue has kept Pyongyang "quieter" in recent months.

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Related Topix: Asia, North Korea, World News,

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Suria

North Korea blasts UN over missile...

North Korea hit back at the UN Security Council Saturday over its recent censure of Pyongyang for launching several rounds of short-range ballistic missiles.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Time

MH17 Ukraine Crash: Commercial Pilot Explains Why Airlines Fly Through Conflict Zones

A rescue worker uses sticks to mark the location where bodies of victims have been found at the site of the crash of a Malaysian airliner carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur in Grabove, in rebel-held east Ukraine, on July 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, North Korea, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Real Clear Politics

Korea Can't Follow German Unification Model

The long-delayed Unification Preparatory Committee has finally started work this week.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea,

The New Zealand Herald

James Griffin: Franco and Rogen spark war?

James Franco and Seth Rogan in 'The Interview' a comedy action film about a plot to assassinate Kim Jong Un of North Korea.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Kim Jong Un, Olympus Has Fallen

BBC News

Hague on humour and his worst moment

And how he learned the art of humour from former Labour leader John Smith. The new Leader of the House of Commons, has some advice for anyone who thinks the chamber is too boisterous.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Korea Herald

N. Korea braces for 'serious floods' this summer: aid group

North Korea has begun full-scale preparations for "serious floods" expected this summer, a global humanitarian group said Friday.

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Reuters

Japanese woman clings to hope that identical twin alive in North Korea

Misa Morimoto spoke to no one for 18 years about her identical twin sister who vanished when they were 20, not even to her own children.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Train Disaster,

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