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  1. What does Kim Jong-un really want?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BBC News

    The recent high-profile spat with the US over the Hollywood film "The Interview" painted North Korea's enigmatic young leader Kim Jong-un as impetuous. The film told the story of a fictional plot to assassinate Kim Jong-un.

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  2. Kim Jong Un's media momentsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | CBS News

    North Korea's Korean Central News Agency is fond of showing the supreme leader's hands-on approach to governing the isolated nation. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un looks through a pair of binoculars during an inspection of the Hwa Islet Defense Detachment standing guard over a forward post off the east coast of the Korean peninsula, in this undated photo released on July 1, 2014.

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  3. North Korea appeals for English teachers to help train tour guidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Daily Mail

    Would YOU volunteer in North Korea? Secretive nation appeals for English teachers to help train tour guides... but they will have to pay A 765 for one-month stay A travel company in North Korea is looking to recruit English-speakers to provide training for the country's tour guides. The project is being launched by Juche Travel Services , and who are offering specialists the chance to spend four weeks teaching at Pyongyang Tourism College.

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  4. North Korea invites English-speakers to teach tourist guidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Russia Taday

    English speakers have a unique chance to peek behind the Iron Curtain of the world's most secretive country. North Korea has introduced a new program, which will see foreigners providing training for local tourist guides.

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  5. N. Korea plans IR session on eastern tour zone projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Korea Herald

    North Korea plans to hold an investor relations session in April as part of efforts to develop its scenic eastern coastal region into a world-class tourist zone, its state media said Tuesday. According to a report by the North's Korean Central News Agency, the North Korean company in charge of developing the eastern coastal areas of Wonsan and Mount Kumgang plans to invite potential investors in April for a presentation and tour of the region.

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  6. Good Stuff: Pleasanton offers musical triple threat on classical instruments FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Inside Bay Area

    "Sonic Escape - Daredevils with Instruments" -- 8 p.m. Jan. 16. A virtuoso trio of elite Juilliard graduates delivers riveting performances on violin, flute, cello, plus voice and story to reshape the concert experience! From classical masterpieces to bluegrass, from pop-fusion to folk. Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad Ave., Pleasanton.

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  7. Display for USO is important to show contributions of civiliansRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | Log Cabin Democrat

    The United Service Organizations Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides programs, services and live entertainment to United States troops and their families. It was formed at the request of President Franklin Roosevelt in 1941, in partnership with the Department of Defense.

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  8. Gov't Wants to Reconnect Cross-Border RailwayRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Chosun Ilbo

    The government want to push for a railway line from Wonsan in North Korea to Cheorwon and Seoul in the South to be reconnected. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport says it also wants to connect the railway, known as the Gyeongwon Line, with the eastern Donghae Line leading to North Korea's scenic Mt.

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  9. Kim Jong Un's Little Sister Reportedly MarriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | National Public Radio

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un accompanied by younger sister, Kim Yo Jong,in Wonsan, Kangwon Province, North Korea where they visited the Songdowon International Children's Camp earlier this year. Kim Yo Jong has reportedly married the son of a high-level party official.

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  10. Lee Jung-seop's silver foil drawings returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | Korea Herald

    During the Korean War , when art materials such as paper - not to mention canvas - were scarce, Korean painter Lee Jung-seop drew and painted on the foil linings of cigarette packs. His three small silver foil drawings, first purchased by Arthur McTaggart, director of the U.S. Culture Center in Korea in 1955, and donated to the Museum of Modern Art New York a year later, will be on view in Seoul for the first time since they left the country 60 years ago.

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  11. S.Korean Firms Invited to Invest in N.Korea-Russia RailwayRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Chosun Ilbo

    Russian Railways on Tuesday made it clear that South Korean businesses are welcome to invest in a North Korea-Russia railway project, according to the Voice of Russia. Vladimir Yakunin, the head of Russian Railways, told 24 TV that the company and the North Korean government have completed restoration of the Rajin-Khasan section of the railroad and built a terminal.

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

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Washington Post

    In this June 17, 2014 photo, a North Korean man takes shelter in the rain next to long propaganda billboards in the town of Samjiyon in North Korea's Ryanggang province. 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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  13. N.Korea's Young Entrepreneurs Embrace CapitalismRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2014 | Chosun Ilbo

    North Korea is seeing the emergence of a class of young entrepreneurs who make hundreds of thousands of U.S. dollars from private businesses and spend them on bling much like their counterparts elsewhere. A source says North Koreans who were born in the 1980s and 90s are becoming more active making money as they were able to embrace a wave of changes caused by a nascent market-based economy there.

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  14. N.Korea's Missile Tests AnalyzedRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | Chosun Ilbo

    The missiles North Korea test-fired into the East Sea this year ascended to an altitude of 130 to 150 km, and some were fired to a higher altitude to reduce their range, according to data. Saenuri Party lawmaker Yoo Seung-min revealed military data on the range, altitude, maximum speed and flight time of the 13 ballistic missiles the North test-fired from February to July.

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  15. 'North executes 10 officials for watching SKorean soaps'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Times of India

    North Korea has reportedly publicly executed up at least 50 people this year, including several party officials for watching soap operas. According to South Korea's National Intelligence Service , Pyongyang has purged about 10 officials from Kim Jong-un's Workers' Party for watching South Korean soaps.

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  16. North Korean officials 'publicly executed for watching South Korean soap operas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Independent.ie

    North Korea has reportedly publicly executed at least 50 people this year, including several party officials for watching soap operas. According to South Korea's National Intelligence Service , Pyongyang has purged about 10 officials from Kim Jong-un's Workers' Party for watching South Korean soaps.

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  17. A week on the road in North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | 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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  18. 40 Photos From An Epic Road Trip Through North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | 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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  19. World's strangest road-trip: Two reporters embark on unprecedented tour of North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | 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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  20. Unseen North Korea captured by American photographersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | 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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