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  1. N. Korea to hold tour fair at stalled mountain resort in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Korea Herald

    North Korea plans to hold an international tour fair in May at the Kumgang mountain resort on its east coast, where trips by South Korean people to the area have been stalled for nearly seven years, a Chinese newspaper reported Saturday, citing a North Korean official. Mount Kumgang resort in North Korea, developed by the South Korean company Hyundai Asan, opened in 1998 as a symbol of reconciliation, but South Korea halted tours to the area after a South Korean tourist who strayed into a restricted military zone was shot dead in 2008.

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  2. North Korea's Latest Missile LaunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | CSIS

    This morning between 6:31 a.m. to 6:41 a.m. North Korea fired two missiles into the East Sea from the western port city of Nampo. According to the South Korean ministry of national defense, the missiles are presumed to be Scud-C because of their range, which was estimated to be 490 kilometers .

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  3. N.Korea Fires Missiles During S.Korea-U.S. DrillsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Chosun Ilbo

    North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea on Monday morning just as South Korea and the U.S. started massive annual joint exercises. "The North fired two short-range ballistic missiles from Nampo into the East Sea between 6:32 a.m. and 6:41 a.m. Monday," a Defense Ministry official here said.

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  4. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's latest hairdo and eyebrows raise eyebrowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Straits Times

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaking during a meeting of the Central Military Commission of the Workers' Party of Korea in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency in Pyongyang on Feb 23, 2015. -- PHOTO: REUTERS Mr Kim's most recent gravity-defying hair raised eyebrows, while his eyebrows themselves appeared straight and chiselled, and too short to be raised, in this February picture.

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  5. N. Korea fires 2 short-range missiles into East SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Korea Herald

    North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the East Sea on Monday in an apparent saber-rattling against annual military drills between South Korea and the United States, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said. Seoul and Washington kicked off their joint annual Key Resolve and Foal Eagle military exercises earlier in the day as part of efforts to improve the combined forces' operation and combat capabilities to deter threats from the communist country.

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  6. Is Kim Jong Un the Last Bad Bond Guy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Daily Beast

    The morning of July 1 last summer began like any other for Peter Hahn, a 74-year-old who had come to do extraordinary things in a place that he would never call godforsaken but which, nonetheless, is. Tumen, China, sits on the border with North Korea; it's a gritty city of 140,000, more than half of which is ethnically Korean.

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  7. UN: North Korean company renames ships to evade sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    In this June 21, 2014 photo, a group of young North Koreans enjoys a picnic on the beach in Wonsan, North Korea. The Associated Press was granted permission to embark on a weeklong road trip across North Korea to the country's spiritual summit Mount Paektu.

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  8. DPRK Citizens' Yearning for Kim Jong Il Grows DeeperRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Korean News

    The Korean people's yearning for leader Kim Jong Il is growing deeper on the occasion of the Day of the Shining Star, his birthday . Citizens from all walks of life in the DPRK, including schoolchildren, visit the statues of the great Generalissimos Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il and the mosaics picturing their smiling images in different parts of the country.

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  9. 'Let us turn ours into a country of mushrooms!': North Korea...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Daily Mail

    The official KCNA news agency published the list, drafted by the ruling Worker's Party of Korea, on Thursday to mark the 70th anniversaries of its founding and the liberation of the Korean peninsula from Japanese rule. Political slogans are an intrinsic part of the relentless, daily propaganda formula that North Koreans are weaned on almost from birth.

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  10. Improve everything! N. Korea unveils new slogansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | New Vision

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un inspecting the construction sites of baby home, orphanage and orphans primary and secondary schools in Wonsan City, North Korea. North Korea unveiled Thursday an exclamation mark peppered list of 310 new political slogans covering every conceivable topic, from the glories of the ruling Kim dynasty and mushroom cultivation to the importance of dependable wives and "offensive" sports.

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  11. Kim Jong Un Visits Construction Sites in Wonsan CityRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Korean News

    Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, provided field guidance to the construction sites of baby Home, orphanage and orphans' primary and secondary schools in Wonsan City. Noting that the baby home, orphanage and orphans' primary and secondary schools are being built along one line and construction of nursing and educational establishments for orphans this way will help them finish the whole course from nursery to secondary school without any inconvenience.

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  12. DPRK top leader inspects construction sites of orphanage, schoolsRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Photo provided by Korean Central News Agency on Feb. 11, 2015 shows top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Kim Jong Un inspecting the construction sites of baby home, orphanage and orphans' primary and secondary schools in Wonsan recently. Kim Jong Un underscored the need to pay deep attention to ensuring the quality of structure and arrange well the environment of the nursing and educational establishments for orphans.

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  13. DPRK warns S.Korea not to submit to U.S. policyRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    The Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Wednesday warned South Korea not to "toe U.S. policy," urging Seoul to work with Pyongyang for independent reunification. The South Korean authorities "will not be able to escape the most miserable end if they persistently join the U.S. moves for a war of aggression aimed to disturb peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula," the official KCNA news agency quoted a spokesman for the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea as saying.

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  14. Pyongyang warns Seoul not to submit to US policyRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    North Korea Wednesday warned South Korea not to "toe US policy", urging Seoul to work with Pyongyang for independent reunification. The South Korean authorities "will not be able to escape the most miserable end if they persistently join the US moves for a war of aggression aimed to disturb peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula", the official KCNA news agency quoted a spokesman for the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea as saying.

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  15. N. Korea warns South of 'most miserable end'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | The Daily Star

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un provides field guidance to the construction sites of baby Home, orphanage and orphans' primary and secondary schools in Wonsan City, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency on February 11, 2015. REUTERS/KCNA SEOUL: North Korea stepped up its rhetoric against the South Wednesday, warning that its neighbor would face a "most miserable end" if it joined the U.S. in "a war of aggression" against Pyongyang.

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  16. U.S. Germ Warfare Can Never Be Justified: KCNA CommentaryRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Korean News

    The south Korean authorities, not content with confrontation with fellow countrymen in the north, went the lengths of shielding the germ warfare committed by the U.S. in the Korean war. On February 5 they let the Channel A Broadcasting Service air that the DPRK spread a "false fiction" on the U.S. use of germ weapons and chemical weapons during the June 25 Korean war in a bid to "foster hatred for the U.S. through brainwashing education".

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  17. South Korea, US conduct naval drillsRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    South Korean and US military units carried out a joint maritime infiltration drill Tuesday close to the North Korean border, an exercise that could further aggravate tensions which are already high after Pyongyang recently tested missiles. Around 200 South Korean naval troops and 20 US Marines participated in the drill in the islands in northwestern South Korea, in the Yellow Sea, the Seoul headquarters of the US Marines announced.

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  18. United Arab Emirates And Jordan Declare War on ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Townhall

    North Korea: North Korea fired five short-range missiles into the East Sea on Sunday, 8 February, according to South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff . The projectiles were "presumed to be fired from Wonsan."

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  19. U.S. calls for DPRK moves on denuclearization for fresh talksRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    The United States on Monday once again urged the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to take steps toward denuclearization with a view to resuming " credible" negotiations. State Department spokeswoman Jennifer Psaki repeated the U.S. position as the DPRK reportedly fired a day earlier five short- range projectiles, presumed to be tactical missiles.

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  20. North Korea test-fires 5 short range missilesRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    According to reports, the missiles were fired between 4.20 p.m. and 5.10 p.m. The projectiles were "presumed to be fired from its eastern border town of Wonsan in a northeastern direction for about 50 minutes from 4:20 p.m. in succession," South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff spokesman Jeon Ha-kyu was quoted as saying by South Korea's Yonhap news agency, adding that they flew some 200 kilometers before landing in the sea.

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