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  1. North Korea test-fires two short-range missilesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    North Korea on Monday fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea and warned of "merciless strikes" against its enemies as allies Seoul and Washington launched annual military drills Pyongyang claims are preparation for a northward invasion. North Korea regularly conducts such test-firings of missiles, rockets and artillery, and they are often timed to express dissatisfaction with actions by the United States and South Korea.

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  2. North Korea lifts Ebola travel restrictionsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WTOV9

    North Korea is lifting severe restrictions on foreign travel it imposed last year to keep the Ebola virus from crossing its borders. The already isolated country virtually closed its borders to foreigners last October, halting all non-essential visas and requiring those few foreigners allowed in to undergo three weeks of quarantine.

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  3. Lack of diplomatic ties snarls search for Toronto pastor missing in North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim was expected to call home on Feb. 4. When he did not, the church initially did not panic: North Korea has in recent months quarantined visitors for up to 21 days to ensure they do not have the Ebola virus. But more than a month has passed with no word, and his church is worried Mr. Lim has been detained in a country that has jailed several foreign Christians in recent years.

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  4. Canadian 'missing in North Korea'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Newsday

    A pastor from a Canadian church has failed to return from a humanitarian visit to North Korea, an official from his church says. Reverend Hyeon Soo Lim, 60, travelled to North Korea on 31 January and was due to leave on 4 February.

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  5. Korean-Canadian pastor missing after aid trip to N. KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Arirang TV

    It wasn't his first visit to North Korea. Korean-Canadian pastor Reverend Lim Hyeon-soo had made numerous trips to oversee a nursing home, a nursery and an orphanage in North Korea's northeastern city of Rajin.

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  6. U.S. spy chief says he got a mixed reception in North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Star Online

    U.S. spy chief James Clapper said that when he made a secret visit to North Korea in November to bring home two jailed Americans he was first given a 12-course banquet and then later told by his hosts that his security could not be guaranteed. Clapper gave details of his trip, made at the behest of President Barack Obama, for the first time during a forum on Monday at the Council on Foreign relations.

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  7. UN watchdog 'seriously' worried by NKorea nuclear programmeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Star Online

    ... either plutonium or weapons-grade uranium. The arms programme has prompted a raft of US and UN sanctions against North Korea, which has carried out nuclear tests in 2006, 2009 and 2013. It also regularly launches missile tests, triggering ...

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  8. UN rights council criticizes N. KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NHK World

    US Secretary of State John Kerry and other delegates at the UN Human Rights Council have criticized North Korea for its human rights conditions. In a speech to the council in Geneva on Monday, Kerry said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un executes those who disagree with him, purging his country of anyone he knows to be disloyal, or just imagines to be so.

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  9. N. Korea lost 14 airmen in 2009 rocket launch: Pyongyang mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    North Korea was found Tuesday to have lost 14 airmen while launching a long-range rocket in 2009, as the country's leader, Kim Jong-un, inspected a related military unit a day earlier. Kim looked around a monument to honor the "stalwart fighters, who displayed the suicidal-attack spirit" at Unit 447 of the Air and Anti-Air Force, reported the North's official Korean Central News Agency.

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  10. Tension mounts in East Sea over military drillsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea in an apparent protest against the annual South Korea-US military drills that began Monday. South Korea issued a stern warning against the "foolhardy and provocative" act, stressing that the launches violated the UN Security Council resolutions against the North's use of ballistic missile technology, and that Seoul and Washington were ready to counter additional provocations.

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

    8 hrs ago | 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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  12. N.Korea to Lift Ebola QuarantineRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

    North Korea will reportedly soon lift a 21-day Ebola quarantine against all inbound visitors which it imposed in October last year. A trader in Beijing on Monday said, "Pyongyang authorities told me this morning that I can do business again now because they're going to lift the Ebola quarantine."

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  13. Money-Laundering Watchdog Calls On N.Korea to Fulfill PledgeRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

    The Financial Action Task Force, an inter-governmental money laundering watchdog body, has called on North Korea to fulfill its pledge to combat money laundering and terrorist financing. In a recent statement released on its website, the Paris-based group said it "remains concerned by the DPRK's failure to address the significant deficiencies in its anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism regime, and the serious threat this poses to the integrity of the international financial system."

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  14. Korea, Kuwait sign deals to diversify economic cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Arirang TV

    Kuwait, sitting on the northern edge of the Arabian Peninsula, is Korea's number two supplier of both crude oil and liquefied petroleum gas. But like other Middle Eastern countries, Kuwait is seeking ways to reduce its dependence on petroleum by diversifying its industries.

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  15. DPRK fires short-range missiles as South Korea-US war games kick offRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Times

    SEOUL: The Democratic People's Republic of Korea fired two short-range missiles into its eastern waters on Monday when South Korea and the United States kicked off their joint annual war games. South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman Kim Min-seok told a press briefing that the DPRK launched two missiles, estimated to be Scud-C ballistic missiles considering altitude, flying velocity and trajectory, from 6:32 a.m. to 6:41 a.m. local time from Nampo areas, South Pyongan Province.

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  16. N. Korea fires missiles in anger at U.S.-South Korea military drillsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | CNews

    South Korean army soldiers disguise their armoured vehicle during a military exercise in Paju, near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas March 2, 2015. North Korea fired two short-range missiles off its east coast on Monday, South Korean officials said, a defiant response to annual military exercises between South Korea and the United States but one which drew a swift protest from Japan.

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  17. Fame for North Korean defectors brings money, suspicionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    Kang Myung-do, then son-in-law of North Korea's premier, made a spectacular claim about Pyongyang's nuclear capability when he defected to the South over two decades ago, asserting the secretive country had built five atomic bombs. His testimony at a news conference in 1994 came 12 years before North Korea conducted its first nuclear test and, like many allegations about the country, was never proven.

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  18. N. Korea Warns of 'Merciless Strikes' as It Launches Two Missiles into the SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    The communist country test-fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea from Nampo, located 37 miles southwest of Pyongyang, North Korea, early Monday. Both flew about 310 miles, according to South Korea's Defense Ministry.

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  19. a Feast of Signals in Asia Show Big Changes AheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | American Reporter

    ... in multilateral foreign relations. That was clearly signalled by the unexpected release of two Americans by North Korea. Clearly, with Kim Jung Un out of touch for so long and absent for this meeting, the gesture had a quietly submissive aspect. it ...

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  20. Canadian pastor missing after aid trip to North KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Star Online

    A head pastor of large Canadian church has failed to return from a humanitarian mission to North Korea, and the Canadian government has reached out to try to locate him, his Toronto-based church said on Monday. Reverend Hyeon Soo Lim, 60, has made hundreds of trips to North Korea, where he helps oversee a nursing home, a nursery and an orphanage in the Rajin region, said Lisa Pak, a spokeswoman for the Light Korean Presbyterian Church in suburban Toronto.

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