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  1. North Korean team welcomed to Asian Games village at Incheon in the SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Members of North Korea's 273-strong delegation were greeted at a flag raising ceremony for the Asian Games in the South Korean city of Incheon one day before competition commences North Korean athletes attend the team welcoming ceremony of the 17th Incheon Asian Games at the athlete's village in Incheon, South Korea on Thursday. Photo: EPA The proper flag was raised, there were smiles for the South Korean break dancers on stage and gifts were warmly exchanged as North Korea's team was officially welcomed into the athlete's village at the Asian Games after a series of controversies that nearly prevented their trip.

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  2. Japan minister denies ties to hate speech group, government saysRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... peninsula. Yamatani's portfolio also includes responsibility for the issue of Japanese citizens kidnapped by North Korea decades ago to help train spies. We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. ...

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  3. Alice, steampunk and a false name: enigma of an American jailed in North KoreaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Matthew Miller, the U.S. citizen imprisoned in North Korea on espionage charges, spent months in South Korea pretending to be an Englishman named "Preston Somerset", acquaintances who met or worked with him said. The 25-year-old native of Bakersfield, California, did not seem to have close friends, a regular job or means of support during the months he spent in Seoul over a period of at least two years, they said.

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  4. Top Asian News at 6:00 a.m. GMTRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... an uptick of violent over the past 18 months that authorities blame on terrorist cells seeking a separate state. North Korea powerful temptation for some AmericansSEOUL, South Korea (AP) - One shouted about God's love as he crossed a frozen river, ...

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  5. 'Gangnam Style' welcome at Asiad met by 'Pyongyang Style' silenceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    North Korea were welcomed to the Asian Games on Thursday to the strains of "Gangnam Style", their athletes and officials gave a polite smile but put up a wall of stony silence in return. Their Singaporean, Chinese, Thai and Yemeni counterparts smiled and took pictures as dancers spun to the tune that has inspired more than two billion YouTube views.

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  6. North Korea rejects US envoy offerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    North Korea is not accepting American offers to send a high-level envoy to seek the release of three detained Americans. Robert King , the US special envoy for North Korean human rights issues, said freeing the detainees could help improve diplomatic ties, also snared by Pyongyang 's development of nuclear weapons.

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  7. NKorea rejects US offer to send high-level envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ynetnews

    North Korea is not accepting American offers to send a high-level envoy to seek the release of three detained Americans, Robert King, the US special envoy for North Korean human rights issues, told The Associated Press on Wednesday that freeing the detainees could provide a diplomatic opening in ties, also snared by Pyongyang's development of nuclear weapons. But he said that Washington would not give into attempts to "extort" political gain from the detentions.

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  8. Asian Games: Smiles and scrums as North Korea flag goes upRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    North Korea's flag was raised Thursday at the Asian Games athletes' village as competitors from the reclusive state batted off journalists' questions with polite smiles and stony silence. North Korean athletes watch a flag-hoisting ceremony of the 2014 Asian Games at the Athletes village in Incheon on Sep 18, 2014.

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  9. King: Pyongyang must free U.S. detainees to increase tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Arirang TV

    The U.S. envoy on North Korean human rights is urging Pyongyang to free three American detainees held in the country if it wants to spur international tourism. In a column published in the Washington Post on Wednesday, Robert King said releasing the U.S. citizens would be the start of reducing the risk of traveling to North Korea.

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  10. U.S. man detained by river near North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

    South Korean marines detained an American man on the bank of a river bordering North Korea late Tuesday, according to a South Korean Defense Ministry official and a senior U.S. State Department official. The marines were on a regular patrol mission west of Seoul when they caught the man by the Han River in an area where it divides North and South Korea.

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  11. Getting into N. Korea a powerful temptation for some AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    Americans have slipped illegally into poor, deeply suspicious, fervently anti-American North Korea -- even as it has become increasingly easy to enter legally as a tourist. It's incomprehensible to many, especially since tens of thousands of desperate North Koreans have crossed in the opposite direction, at great risk.

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  12. Pyongyang Int'l Film Festival kicks off in DPRKRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | People's Daily Online

    Photo taken on Sept. 17, 2014 shows a view of the opening ceremony of the Pyongyang International Film Festival in Pyongyang, capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea .

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  13. Sk Russel leave for Colombo todayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... their first match of Group B against Erchim FC of Mongolia on September 20 before taking on Rimyongsu Club of North Korea September 24, both at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo, where the qualifying matches were held too. The group champions will ...

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  14. N.Koreans to Enter 30th at Asian Games OpeningRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

    The North Korean team will enter 30th among 45 teams at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon on Friday. The participating countries will enter in Korean alphabetical order.

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  15. South Korean president is open to talks with the NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... in taking up South Korea's offers for engagement aimed at ending a deadlock after a decade of warming ties. North Korea will send its foreign minister, Ri Su Yong, to the UN General Assembly meeting, the highest ranking official from the reclusive ...

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  16. North Korea powerful temptation for some AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... War. Photo: Wong Maye-E, Associated Press In this Sept. 1, 2014 photo, Mathew Miller, an American detained in North Korea speaks to the Associated Press, in Pyongyang, North Korea. On Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, Miller was sentenced to six years of hard ...

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  17. S. Korea to hike N. Korea-related budget by 10.4 pct in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    South Korea announced a double-digit increase in next year's budget for its ministry handling North Korean affairs on Thursday, emboldened by President Park Geun-hye's reunification drive. The unification ministry's total budget will jump 10.4 percent on-year to 1.4 trillion won in 2015, according to the government's new budget plan approved by the Cabinet.

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  18. American arrested over alleged attempt to swim to North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Stars and Stripes

    A South Korean soldier stands watch at an observation post near the Han River north of Seoul on April 17, 2013. The northern approaches of the Han River are heavily fortified to prevent infiltration from North Korea.

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  19. American man arrested trying to swim to North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | UPI

    ... 20s or early 30s and of Arab descent. He told authorities he was headed for Pyongyang with the hopes of meeting North Korea's Supreme Leader, Kim Jong Un , Yonhap News Agency reported , quoting a government source. His capture prevented him from ...

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  20. New book helps raise healthy, happy athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KFMB-TV San Diego

    Ross Flowers was an elite athlete at UCLA. Now a sports psychologist, he has counseled athletes of all ages, from kids on travel teams to Olympic athletes.

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