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  1. Russia: North Korea ready to resume nuclear talksRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    North Korea says it's ready to resume international talks on its nuclear program, Russia's foreign minister said Thursday as Moscow sought to raise its profile in the international standoff over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke after meeting with Choe Ryong Hae, a special envoy for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who earlier this week gave Russian President Vladimir Putin a letter from Kim.

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  2. How UN's N. Korean resolution divides main playersRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 photo, a South Korean soldier stands as a North Korean flag flies atop a 160-meter tower in the village of Gijungdong, near the North side of the border village of Panmunjom, which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, north of Seoul, South Korea. North Korea threatened Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 to bolster its war capability and conduct a fourth nuclear test to cope with what it calls U.S. hostility that led to the approval of a landmark U.N. resolution on its human rights violations.

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  3. Cold War 2: Russia, China And North Korea's Blacklisted Company Fortify Alliance -- ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | International Business Times

    Furthermore, in building Russia's rocket engines and joining significant space missions. The news comes as different political analysts had been warning about the imminent Cold War 2. Russia's President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during celebrations for the 70th anniversary of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations , in Moscow, October 14, 2014.

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  4. North Korea Envoy Praises 'Landmark' Meeting With PutinRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

    ... Choe's weeklong Russia trip comes after a UN committee adopted a landmark resolution that recommended referring North Korea to the International Criminal Court for alleged crimes against humanity. Putin said on November 19 that "a further deepening ...

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  5. How UN's North Korean resolution divides main playersRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    North Korea is angrily reacting to a landmark U.N. resolution on its widely condemned human rights record with a threat to bolster its 1.2 million-member military and conduct a fourth nuclear test. This is not the first U.N. resolution to castigate North Korea over human rights, but it is the first to urge the Security Council to refer the issue to the International Criminal Court, and it includes the idea that its autocratic leader, Kim Jong Un, could be targeted by prosecutors.

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  6. UN resolution on N. Korea rights record 'counter-productive': RussiaRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Vallejo News

    Russia on Thursday slammed as "counter-productive" a landmark UN resolution on North Korea's rights record that lays the groundwork for putting the Stalinist regime in the dock for crimes against humanity.

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  7. North Korea Threatens Nuclear Test Over UN VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    North Korea on Thursday threatened to carry out a fresh nuclear test in response to a U.N. committee's condemnation of Pyongyang's alleged human rights abuses. In a statement Thursday, the North's foreign ministry said Pyongyang will be "unable to refrain any longer" from conducting a fourth nuclear test after the United Nations moved to bring the country before the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity earlier this week.

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  8. N.K. vows action against U.N. rights mov...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    North Korea continued its scathing verbal attacks Thursday against the adoption of a landmark U.N. resolution on its grave human rights record, again threatening a fresh round of nuclear tests. A U.N. committee on Tuesday approved the text condemning the "longstanding and ongoing systematic, widespread and gross" rights breaches in line with a Commission of Inquiry study released in February.

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  9. 4 years after island shelling, tensions still high on West SeaRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Four years after North Korea shelled Yeonpyeongdo Island, tensions remain high on the frontline island. Pyongyang has continued its menacing rhetoric and saber-rattling, keeping border troops in a constant state of alert.

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  10. No signs of imminent N.K. nuclear test: ...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    South Korea's defense chief said Thursday he does not expect North Korea to carry out a nuclear test "at an early date," with his ministry vowing to maintain a strong military posture against possible provocations by the North. In protest against a fresh United Nations resolution condemning its grave human rights situation, Pyongyang threatened to intensify its nuclear weapons deterrence.

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  11. Russia's top envoy to Pyongyang trans...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Russia's ambassador to North Korea has been named as the country's top envoy to South Korea, diplomatic sources said Thursday, raising hopes that the move would help promote cooperative projects among the three nations. Alexander Timonin, Russia's top envoy to Pyongyang, is likely to replace the incumbent ambassador Konstantin Vnukov starting as early as March next year.

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  12. Korea ranks 49th in Global Slavery IndexRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    ... by including the presence of human trafficking, debt bondage, sex slavery and forced migrant labor or marriage. North Korea, on the other hand, ranked 43rd, with some 108,200 people estimated to be enslaved. The country's high levels of poverty, ...

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  13. [Editorial] Milestone resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    North Korea's isolated and impoverished regime has sought to secure its survival by building a nuclear arsenal and placing its people under harsh control. Its adherence to nuclear and ballistic missile programs has led to international economic sanctions, deepening the predicament of the rogue state's 24 million people.

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  14. China urges for dialogue, cooperation on DPRK human rights disputeRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    China on Thursday called for constructive dialogue and cooperation to solve dispute over human right issue in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea , and reaffirmed its adherence to denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula. "China has always stood for dialogue and cooperation as a way to solve disputes on human rights," said Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei at a press briefing.

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  15. In The Interview, Playing the Heavy Gets DangerousRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Time

    Randall Park plays Kim Jong Un in the interview, out Dec. 25, in which the CIA tasks journalists James Franco and Seth Rogen with killing the North Korean dictator. North Korea issued a statement promising a "decisive and merciless countermeasure," so Time asked Park the obvious question.

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  16. North Korea threatens to conduct another nuclear testRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - North Korea has threatened to conduct a nuclear test in response to a United Nations move towards a probe into the country's human rights violations. According to BBC News, its Foreign Ministry on Thursday, Nov 20, accused the United States of orchestrating a recent UN resolution calling for the investigation.

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  17. N Korea 'preparing bomb material'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    New satellite imagery suggests North Korea may be firing up a facility for processing weapons-grade plutonium, as the authorities threatened a fresh nuclear test in response to UN condemnation of its rights record. The images show steam rising from a re-processing plant at the country's main Yongbyon nuclear complex - a sign consistent with maintenance and testing prior to commencing operations, the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University said on its closely followed 38 North website.

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  18. Channel 4 News correspondent Alex Thompson is barred from hosting...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Channel 4 News correspondent Alex Thompson is barred from hosting awards ceremony in London over fears he could have EBOLA after reporting in west Africa But the Channel 4 News reporter was told he had to step down because he had been reporting in Sierra Leone and there were fears he may have Ebola Channel 4 News chief correspondent Alex Thomson was barred from hosting the Rory Peck awards over fears he could have Ebola after working in Africa A news correspondent was barred from hosting an awards ceremony for aspiring journalists because of fears he could have Ebola after recently returning from reporting in west Africa.

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  19. Jonah Goldberg: Feminists freak out over a guy's clothesRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    THE EUROPEAN Space Agency's Rosetta project accomplished one of the most impressive scientific feats in our lifetime.

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  20. North Korea threatens to boost war capability and hold fourth nuclear test after UN rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... be targeted by prosecutors For the first time, a UN resolution over human rights has included the idea that North Korea's supreme leader, Kim Jong-un, could face prosecution. Photo: EPA North Korea threatened today to bolster its war capability and ...

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