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  1. 40 Photos From An Epic Road Trip Through North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Switched

    When North Korea opens its doors, it does so for a reason. So it was when the authoritarian government granted permission for a road trip so extensive that few North Koreans - let alone a pair of American journalists - could imagine taking it.

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  2. World's strangest road-trip: Two reporters embark on unprecedented tour of North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Canada.com

    More than 20,000 young people filled Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Wednesday, Oct. 22 for We Day, a free event that students have to earn their way into, by providing local and global service. Students from 880 schools are attending, from all across B.C., in the largest celebration of service in Canada, and probably in the world.

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  3. Unseen North Korea captured by American photographersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Mail on Sunday

    Unseen North Korea: American photographers journey through rogue state capturing everything from picnics by the beach to children fixing roads They were allowed to travel to the country's spiritual summit, called Kaema Plateau, or 'The Roof of Korea' But they were not allowed to stray off-course and were accompanied at all times by a 'minder' who supervised them The Kaema Plateau, the 'Roof of Korea,' is a stunning, forest-covered highland nestled in such treacherous mountains that it was never taken by the Allies during the Korean War. It's now a truck stop.

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  4. AP Exclusive: A week on the road in North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this June 20, 2014 photo, North Korean residents walk on a road along a river in the town of Kimchaek, in North Korea's North Hamgyong province. The once-productive cities along its east coast, like the coal mining town of Kilju and the nearby city of Kimchaek - built around a sprawling but now eerily quiet ironworks complex - have become a rust belt, gritty and relentlessly gray.

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  5. AP Exclusive: Driving up revered N. Korea mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Albany Times Union

    In this June 21, 2014 photo, a woman walks along an open road southeast of Pyongyang in North Korea's North Hwanghae province. The Associated Press was granted to embark on a weeklong road trip across North Korea to the country's spiritual summit Mount Paektu.

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  6. Photos: Where's Kim?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | Wall Street Journal

    This image taken from North Korean TV on July 8 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, and North Korea's nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam, in black jacket and tie, during a mass memorial meeting in Pyongyang to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of Kim Il Sung, the nation's founder and Kim Jong Un's grandfather. Kim Jong Un hasn't been seen in public since Sept.

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  7. Sinphyong Kumgang RestaurantRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Korean News

    On the way from the capital city of Pyongyang to Wonsan City, Kangwon Province in the DPRK there is Sinphyong Kumgang Restaurant in Phyonghwa-ri, Sinphyong County, North Hwanghae Province. The restaurant is situated in a picturesque place surrounded by mountains and a man-made lake.

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  8. Analysts: North Korea Recent Economic Reforms Indicate Kim Jong Un's Growing PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Voice of America

    North Korea recently held a foreign investment conference in Dalian, China to recruit businessmen to help develop designated international tourist areas along the coast of Wonsan district and in Mount Kumgang. Participants at the event say they were impressed by the North's more open presentation, along with claims that economic reform is now the country's top priority.

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  9. Does Pyongyang want foreign investment while detaining foreign tourists?Read the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | English Dong-A

    Does Pyongyang want foreign investment while detaining foreign tourists? . SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 01:27.

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  10. N.K.: 'We never confiscated facilities from Hyundai Asan'Read the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | English Dong-A

    N.K.: 'We never confiscated facilities from Hyundai Asan' . SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 00:27.

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  11. N.Korea Woos Foreign Investments for 'Tourist Zone'Read the original story

    Sep 21, 2014 | Chosun Ilbo

    North Korea on Saturday held an investor blitz in Dalian, China that surprised participants by allowing potential investors to ask frank questions and receive answers on the spot. So far North Korean investment drives consisted of officials reading out scripted speeches and taking no questions.

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  12. Democratic People's Republic of Korea EstablishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | The Free Dictionary

    The History of North Korea began with occupation of the Korean Peninsula north of the 38th parallel by the Soviet Union at the end of World War II , a division of Korea with the United States occupying the south. When the joint trusteeship failed due to Soviet intransigence, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea was established in 1948.

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  13. Democratic People's Republic of Korea EstablishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | The Free Dictionary

    The History of North Korea began with occupation of the Korean Peninsula north of the 38th parallel by the Soviet Union at the end of World War II , a division of Korea with the United States occupying the south. When the joint trusteeship failed due to Soviet intransigence, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea was established in 1948.

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  14. North Korea vies with Castrogonia for top spot as deadbeat nationRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2014 | Babalu Blog

    North Korea and Castrogonia are very similar countries. It's not just the arms smuggling, political repression, endemic poverty, and dynastic rulerships that link the two rogue states: they also refuse to repay their creditors.

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  15. N.Korea fires 3 short-range projectilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | NHK World

    The South Korean military says North Korea launched 3 short-range projectiles toward the Sea of Japan on Saturday. Officials said the projectiles were fired near the city of Wonsan on the eastern coast between 7:00 AM and around 7:40 AM.

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  16. North Korea Reported to Test Short-Range MissilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Boston.com

    North Korea launched three short-range projectiles off its east coast Saturday in an apparent test of its newly developed tactical missile, South Korean military officials said. The projectiles flew about 130 miles from Wonsan, landing harmlessly in the sea between North Korea and Japan, said officials at the Joint Chiefs of Staff of South Korea.

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  17. North Korea fires short-range missiles into East SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Arirang TV

    North Korea launched three short-range missiles from a site in its eastern border town of Wonsan on Saturday at around 7AM, Korea time. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says it believes the missiles flew for around 200 kilometers before coming down in the East Sea.

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  18. DPRK fires 3 projectiles into watersRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2014 | China Daily

    The Democratic People's Republic of Korea fired three short-range projectiles, presumed to be new tactical missiles, just five days after launching a projectile of the similar range, Yonhap News Agency reported Saturday. The projectiles were fired off between 7 am and 7:40 am local time from the DPRK's eastern Wonsan area into a northeasterly direction, a Joint Chiefs of Staff official was quoted as saying.

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  19. North Korea fires missiles ahead of S....Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Suria

    North Korea on Saturday test-fired three short-range missiles off its east coast, putting the South's military on alert ahead of a traditional harvest holiday. North Korean ground-to-air missiles are displayed before a portrait of former leader Kim Il-Sung at a military parade in Pyongyang, April, 2012 - by Ed Jones The missiles, launched from a location near the southeastern port of Wonsan early Saturday, flew 210 kilometres before splashing down in the Sea of Japan , the South Korean military joint chiefs of staff said.

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  20. North Korea fires missiles ahead of South Korea holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | The Star Online

    SEOUL: North Korea on Saturday test-fired three short-range missiles off its east coast, putting the South's military on alert ahead of a traditional harvest holiday. The missiles, launched from a location near the southeastern port of Wonsan early Saturday, flew 210 kilometres before splashing down in the Sea of Japan , the South Korean military joint chiefs of staff said.

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