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2 hrs ago | 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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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Suria

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.

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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.

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CNN

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.

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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.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Xinhuanet

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 .

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Post-gazette.com

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.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Korea Herald

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.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Yahoo!

Abbott visits Korean DMZ

Prime Minister Tony Abbott visits the Korean demilitarised zone as part of his north Asia tour.

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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.

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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.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Bloomberg

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.

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The Independent

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)

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Standard

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.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Examiner.com

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.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

News Max

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.

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Korea Herald

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.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Sky News

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.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Korean News

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.

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The Peninsula

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.

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