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56 min ago | Daily Mail

Dictator's cut: Aunt of North Korea's Kim 'disappears' from propaganda film

The aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has mysteriously disappeared from a re-run of a propaganda film, leading to speculation that she has been purged - or even executed.

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5 hrs ago | Korean News

Vietnamese Art Troupe Proves Successful at Art Festival in DPRK

Among the foreign art troupes participated in the 29th April Spring Friendship Art Festival held here was the art troupe of the National Song and Dance Theatre of Vietnam.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Independent

Inside North Korea with the man who won the marathon

The chance to run in the secretive state, policed by minders performing clothes inspections, was too good an opportunity to miss for William Marks, who tells of his unexpected triumph Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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English Dong-A

Obama's Asian tour

Obama's Asian tour . APRIL 19, 2014 02:59. . U.S. President Barack Obama will take a tour to Japan, South Korea and Malaysia next week.

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The York Daily Record

N. Korea criticizes 'human rights racket' of US

A North Korean spokesman is blaming the United States and its allies for a "human rights racket" a day after the U.N. Security Council met to discuss a new report that accuses the reclusive communist regime of crimes against humanity.

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CFR.org

Our Anxiety as the President Heads to Asia

U.S. President Barack Obama walks among cherry blossoms in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington March 20, 2012.

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Korea Herald

Novel set in a country stranger than fiction

The most reclusive state on earth is paradoxically a country that draws great attention from the rest of the world when it is in the news - usually for its nuclear threat, horrific human rights abuses and its unpredictable behavior.

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Korean News

29th April Spring Friendship Art Festival Closes

The 29th April Spring Friendship Art Festival which opened with splendor on April 11 closed with due ceremony in the East Pyongyang Grand Theatre on Thursday.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Chosun Ilbo

Kim Jong-un's Aunt Edited Out of Propaganda Films

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's aunt Kim Kyong-hui, the widow of executed eminence grise Jang Song-taek, has disappeared from documentary footage shown on North Korean TV since February.

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Korean News

Overseas Koreans' Art Troupes Acclaimed at Art Festival

A performance by art troupes of China-resident Koreans and the International United Confederation of Koreans is going on at the Ponghwa Art Theatre here as part of the 29th April Spring Friendship Art Festival.

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Jerusalem Post

Column one: The disappearance of US will

In Europe, in Asia, in the Middle East and beyond, the America's most dangerous foes are engaging in aggression and brinkmanship unseen in decades.

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Korean News

Joint Performances of ASFAF Given

Joint performances of the 29th April Spring Friendship Art Festival were given at the Pyongyang Grand Theatre, the Ponghwa Art Theatre and the East Pyongyang Grand Theatre on Tuesday.

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National Review Online

Marco Rubio: New Spotlight on North Korea's Horrors

Given Russia's recent actions in Ukraine and other global challenges, the report of this U.N. commission has not received the attention it deserves.

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Channelnewsasia.com

US-Japan-S Korea talks to focus on N Korea

South Korea, Japan and the US will hold a trilateral defence meeting in Washington over the next two days, as part of their latest efforts to boost security cooperation.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Korean News

Popular China-resident Korean Singer

Choe Kyong Ho, a singer of the art troupe of China-resident Koreans, is one of popular singers well-known among the Korean people.

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Korean News

Reception Given for Overseas Koreans

A reception for overseas Koreans was given at Pyongyang Koryo Hotel on Tuesday, the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung.

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Daily Mail

Murder most fowl! North Korean firing range invites customers to...

North Korea has opened a firing range where families can shoot live pheasants and chickens and take home the carcasses to cook for dinner.

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Korean News

Cuban Guitarist Wins Popularity at April Art Festival

Yalit Gonzalez Gonzalez, a Cuban female guitarist, showed herself at the 29th April Spring Friendship Art Festival going on here to arouse great admiration from the audience.

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Korea Herald

Park's unification drive dwarfs ministr...

As President Park Geun-hye continues her pitch for unification as a potential "bonanza," one government organ that would conventionally be at the vanguard of the drive appears to be increasingly inconspicuous: the Unification Ministry.

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Korean News

Floral Tribute Paid to Statues of Kim Il Sung, Kim Jong Il

Service personnel, people from all walks of life and school youth and children visited the statues of President Kim Il Sung and leader Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill Tuesday on the occasion of the Day of the Sun, birth anniversary of the President.

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