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Libya threatens to fire on North Korean tanker
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan ordered the arrest of a North Korean tanker crew and threatened to bomb the tanker if it exports any oil from a rebel-controlled port, reports BBC.
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N.K. leader's younger sister debuts on political stage
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's younger sister appears to have made her debut on the political stage in what may be an attempt by the Kim family to cement its power.
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Prosecution raids spy agency over fake evidence scandal
Prosecutors on Monday raided the headquarters of the state spy agency as part of their ongoing investigation into allegations that it was involved in fabricating evidence to charge a high-profile North Korean defector with espionage.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
North Korean election held - expected to reveal power shifts
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Kim Il Sung University of Politics to take part in the election of a deputy to the Supreme People's Assembly at sub-constituency No.
Ian Burrell: News the North Koreans can trust
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Observing - voiceless society' via frag...
Adam Johnson, the author of Pulitzer prize-winning novel "The Orphan Master's Son," called North Korea "the most voiceless society on Earth."
Kin of Indians on missing Malaysian plane clutch on to hopes
Relatives of five Indian passengers, travelling by the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, are anxiously waiting for any information about the fate of the aircraft and their loved ones.
North Koreans vote for new national council
Kim is one of the candidates running in the the elections in which voters mostly approve a candidate per district Polling stations have opened in North Korea as voters started to approve their first national council in five years amid a holiday atmosphere.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
North Koreans vote in elections
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.
NKorean voters cast ballots in nationwide elections, but outcome is pre-determined
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Inter-Korean factory park recovers to pre-halt level
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 Draws 'Red Line' On North Korea
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.
Libya rebels load N Korea oil tanker
This Libyan navy ship, the Ibn Auf on Monday fired warning shots to prevent another, Maltese-flagged, oil tanker from docking and loading crude at Sidra Rebels who seized oil ports in eastern Libya say they have loaded oil on to a North Korean-flagged tanker.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of March 7, 2014
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.
Plane 'Crossed North Korean Missile Path'
The China Southern Airlines flight was flying from Narita airport in Tokyo to the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang on Tuesday, according to South Korea's defence ministry.
'Sexiest man alive' Kim Jong-Un pictured surrounded by ladies during Air Force inspection
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.
NKorea Elections: 0 Pct Drama, 100 Pct Mandatory
North Korean voters will make a choice Sunday when they elect a new national legislature, but not for a candidate.
N Korean No. 2 reappears, quashing purge rumours
North Korea's state media published photos Friday of Vice Marshall Choe Ryong-Hae, quashing intense speculation that the man seen as the number two to paramount leader Kim Jong-Un had been purged.