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Adam Johnson, the author of Pulitzer prize-winning novel "The Orphan Master's Son," called North Korea "the most voiceless society on Earth."
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North Koreans are going to the polls in a five-yearly election to approve members of the rubber-stamp parliament, the Supreme People's Assembly.
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Operations at the inter-Korean industrial complex in the North Korean border city of Kaesong have almost recovered to their level before the park came to a sudden halt early last year, data showed Sunday.
China has declared a "red line" on North Korea, saying it will not permit chaos or war on the Korean peninsula, and that denuclearisation is the only way to achieve peace.
Policemen check unclaimed luggage at a square outside the Kunming railway station after a knife attack, in Kunming, Yunnan province on March 2, 2014.
Maria Franziska von Trapp, 99, the last surviving sibling of seven brothers and sisters portrayed in the Broadway musical and film The Sound of Music , died Feb. 18. Portrayed as Louisa in the hit film, von Trapp with her family fled Nazi Austria and settled in Stowe, Vt., where she died.
Sporting a haircut rarely seen on comprehensive school boys beyond Year 9, he seems an unlikely candidate for so much female attention Kim Jong-Un can be described in many ways: powerful, ruthless, authoritarian - and several too rude for us to publish online.
North Korean voters will make a choice Sunday when they elect a new national legislature, but not for a candidate.
South Korea reoffered Friday to hold Red Cross talks with North Korea to discuss the topic of regularly holding family reunions, China's Xinhua news agency reported Seoul's Unification Ministry as saying.
An elderly Hong Kong missionary deported from North Korea has told of the tough interrogations he faced during his 13-day ordeal in the Stalinist state and the stress of being watched constantly.
The United States is still hopeful of securing the release of an American missionary being held in North Korea, the U.S. human rights envoy for the country said on Thursday, even though two trips he has had scheduled for the purpose have been canceled.
An Australian missionary detained in North Korea for trying to spread Christianity said Wednesday he was interrogated for four hours a day and kept under 24-hour guard during his grueling 13-day investigation.