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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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Thu Apr 17, 2014
N. Korea protests to UK over Kim Jong-Un...
North Korea has written an official letter of complaint to Britain over a London hair salon's advert implying leader Kim Jong-Un has a bad hairstyle, the Foreign Office confirmed Thursday.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Voice of America
Q&A with Michael Malice: The Unauthorized Biography of Kim Jong Il
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, attends an event to mark the second anniversary of the death of his father, former leader Kim Jong Il.
North Koreans confront London barbers over sign about Kim's 'bad hair'
A North Korean soldier uses binoculars on Thursday, February 6, to look at South Korea from the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War.
South China Morning Post
North Korea envoys, London barber in row over ad featuring Kim Jong-un
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is a country in East Asia, located in the northern half of the Korean Peninsula bordering South Korea and China.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Another Chinese city opens train travel to Pyongyang
A group of 32 Chinese tourists on Sunday took a train from Ji'an City in northeast China's Jilin Province for five-day trip to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea .
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Portfolio: Marathoners are in the running to visit N. Korea
For the first time ever, North Korea is opening up the streets of its capital to runner-tourists for the annual Pyongyang marathon, undoubtedly one of the most exotic feathers in any runner's cap.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Seoul affirms crashed drones came from N.K.
Kim Jong-sung, chief of UAV system development at the Agency for Defense Development, announces the interim results of its probe into three drones, presumably from North Korea, at the agency in Daejeon on Friday.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Abbott visits Korean DMZ
Prime Minister Tony Abbott visits the Korean demilitarised zone as part of his north Asia tour.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Flying Soviet Style in North Korea
Interested in old planes and prepared to roll the dice on safety ? Then North Korea may be your must-visit destination.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Asia News Network
TOKYO: US reassures Japan over growing security concerns
The United States yesterday offered Japan strong reassurances over its growing security concerns, saying it will deploy two more Aegis-equipped destroyers to Japan by 2017 to counter missile threats from North Korea.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
U.S. to Boost Missile Defenses in Japan Against N.Korean Threat
The U.S. will assign two more Aegis-class destroyers to Japan by 2017, expanding its regional deployment of the missile-defense warships to seven, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said at a news conference in Tokyo today.
North Korea wants our television: Under Kim Jong-un, TV is pretty...
The decision follows a BBC initiative last year, supported by the Foreign Office, to draw up a list of programmes that the country might consider obtaining It is the world's most isolated country, a place where the weekly television highlight is It's So Funny, a long-running comedy show in which two uniformed soldiers perform slapstick sketches in ... (more)
Sun Mar 30, 2014
North Asians ready to melt
Japan and North Korea held their first formal government-level talks in more than a year yesterday following a shift in Pyongyang's handling of abductions of Japanese citizens years ago.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
North Korea tourism: A rare glimpse history of restrictions, current promotions
Tourism in North Korea is organized by the government-owned New Korea Tours. All visitors while in North Korea, are escorted in all of their activities at all times, by one or two tour guides who usually speak the tourist's native language.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Kim Jong Un Haircut Hoax Latest N Korea Fiction From News Media
Kim Jong Un's haircut edict is a hoax, according to several North Korean observers, who on Thursday pushed back against thinly sourced media reports that the 31-year-old dictator was ordering all male university students in the socialist nation to get haircuts that resembled his.
Prosecution to withdraw allegedly forged evidence in espionage trial
South Korean prosecutors in the espionage trial of a North Korea defector said Thursday they have withdrawn evidence allegedly forged by Seoul's intelligence agency.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
North Korea 'Fires Two Missiles Into Sea'
North Korea has test-fired two mid-range ballistic missiles toward the Sea of Japan, according to a South Korean news agency.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Russian Political Party Delegation Feted
The Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea gave a reception in honor of the visiting delegation of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation at Pyongyang Koryo Hotel on Monday.
Tokyo court approves sale of de facto N.Korean embassy
TOKYO: A court ruled Monday that a Japanese estate agency could buy the Tokyo property that serves as North Korea's de facto embassy, after an earlier bid fell through.