North Korea Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Report: North Korea's Leader Missing for a Month Due to SurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Max

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been hospitalized after surgery on both ankles earlier this month, a South Korean newspaper reported. Kim cracked bones in his ankles after neglecting an injury sustained during field supervisions in June, the Chosun Ilbo said, citing a recent visitor to North Korea it didn't identify.

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  2. North Korea dictator Kim Jong-un undergoes surgery after breaking both ankles on military tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Mirror.co.uk

    The 20-stone leader of one of the world's most impoverished countries has soared on the scales due to his love of fine wine and dining. Kim, believed to be aged 31, is under armed guard by his personal protection team at a hospital in North Korea's capital, Pyongyang.

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  3. Asian Games: Jong puts N.Korea into final, sees redRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Celebrations for Jong Il-Gwan's fifth goal of the tournament were short-lived when he got a second yellow card. INCHEON, South Korea: Jong Il-Gwan scored an extra-time winner to put North Korea into the Asian Games football final Tuesday but was sent off minutes later, ruling him out of the gold medal match.

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  4. North Korea proposes Japan abduction talks in PyongyangRead the original story

    Tuesday | Reuters

    North Korea has told Japan it would not pass on findings from an investigation into the fate of Japanese people abducted by North Koran agents and proposed that Japan sends representatives for talks, Japan's prime minister said on Tuesday. The fate of Japanese people abducted and taken to North Korea decades ago to help train spies has soured relations between the two countries and Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, has made a resolution of the dispute a top priority.

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  5. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Star

    ... ". That is something the greedy and murderous Jong would struggle to do given that malnutrition is widespread in North Korea where famines are frequent and the country still relies on foreign food aid.

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  6. S. Korea picks nuke, human rights as top priority for DPRK policyRead the original story

    Tuesday | Xinhuanet

    ... "Improving and changing the lives of DPRK people is an important aim of reunification (between the two Koreas). North Korea (DPRK)'s human rights issue is a very important issue to build up foundation for peaceful unification," Park said during a ...

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  7. Kim Jong-Un 'in hospital with two fractured ankles' after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    Kim Jong-Un 'in hospital with two fractured ankles' after ballooning to around 20 stone and going on numerous 'meet the people' walkabout PR stunts North Korea's Kim Jong-un has piled on so much weight that he has fractured both his ankles and remains in hospital after an operation, it was reported today. The leader of the impoverished nation is estimated to have ballooned to 20 stone as a result of fine wining and dining - putting enormous pressure on his feet and legs.

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  8. Robert A. Donato, 89, pioneer in blood banking methodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Philly.com

    TRANSPORTING blood for transfusions in wartime was a critical activity. The lives of wounded men and women depended on its efficient availability.

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  9. Iran accused of assassinating its own nuclear scientistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Times of Israel

    Mahboobeh Hosseinpour, the sister of an Iranian nuclear scientist alleged to have been assassinated by Israel, has claimed that her brother was actually killed by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard because he would not cooperate with the regime's demand that he help create nuclear weapons. "Western countries have long held suspicions regarding [Iran's] nuclear weapon ambitions and Mrs. Mahboobeh Hosseinpour's claims could help support these suspicions," Dr. Iman Foroutan, chairman of Iranian opposition group The New Iran, said in a statement last week .

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  10. Iranian nuclear physicist killed by Revolutionary Guard, not Israel, relative claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Jerusalem Post

    A policeman walks past the car belonging to Iranian nuclear scientist Mostafa Ahmadi-Roshan at a blast site outside a university in northern Tehran January 11, 2012. . The sister of a leading Iranian nuclear physicist widely believed to have been assassinated by Israel as part of an effort to derail the Islamic Republic's drive to create nuclear weapons says her brother was murdered by Iran 's Revolutionary Guard because he wouldn't cooperate with the effort to divert nuclear activities from peaceful purposes.

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  11. Report claims North Korean leader had surgery to repair fractured anklesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Fox News

    ... a regular session of the Supreme People's Assembly last week. The rumors reached a fever pitch Thursday when North Korea's state-run television station showed the man it calls the "Great Successor" limping and admitted that he was feeling unwell, an ...

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  12. US envoy says no talks with NKorea in sightRead the original story

    Monday | Asian Correspondent

    A senior U.S. envoy says Washington believes that North Korea is increasingly unwilling to live up to its nuclear disarmament commitments, and is using three detained Americans as pawns. Glyn Davies, the U.S. special representative for North Korea policy, told reporters in Beijing on Monday that North Korea's unwillingness to release the three Americans is an impediment to resuming disarmament talks.

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  13. What's going on with North Korea's Kim? Maybe nothingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The Japan Times

    ... weeks, including skipping a high-profile event he usually attends. As a result, speculation has been rampant. North Korea's authoritarian leader makes no public appearances for three weeks, skipping a high-profile event he usually attends. An ...

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  14. Concert Marking Anniversary of Yun I Sang Music Institute ClosesRead the original story

    Monday | Korean News

    The concert marking the 30th anniversary of the Yun I Sang Music Institute came to a close Monday after starting on Sept. 27. Its closing performance by the Orchestra of the Yun I Sang Music Institute was given at the Yun I Sang Concert Hall here.

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  15. Pyongyang in Ecstasy of Joy at Asian Games NewsRead the original story

    Monday | Korean News

    Sportspersons of the DPRK are registering admirable successes at the ongoing 17th Asian Games. They won eight gold medals as of Sept.

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  16. Beninese Official Praises Kim Il Sung, Kim Jong Il's Party-Building ExploitsRead the original story

    Monday | Korean News

    Ali Houdou, president of the Socialist Party of Benin, issued a statement on Sept. 23 to mark the 69th anniversary of the foundation of the Workers' Party of Korea .

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  17. James Franco can't get a dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ContactMusic.com

    ... is considering removing a scene in which Kim Jong-Un's face melts off in the comedy The Interview, to appease North Korea. Producers of the... Originally scheduled to release in October, The Interview is co-directed by Evan Goldberg (who also ...

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  18. Afghanistan Taliban Starts Importing ISIS War TacticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Townhall

    North Korea: Update : North Korean media reported on 26 September that Kim Jong Un had a health problem that made him feel "uncomfortable" and so missed the session of the Supreme People's Assembly last week. The report did not elaborate on Kim's health, as is customary.

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  19. Park calls for efforts to improve lives of N. KoreansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Korea Herald

    President Park Geun-hye called on officials Tuesday to make aggressive efforts to help improve the lives of North Koreans as she made clear that North Korea's human rights issue is a top priority in dealing with the communist country. The issue of the North's human rights had long been placed on the back burner in South Korea where many people, mostly liberals, have shied away from the issue out of fear that it could strain inter-Korean relations.

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  20. N. Korea's political instability worsened in 2013: World BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Korea Herald

    North Korea's political instability took a turn for the worse in 2013 from a year earlier, the World Bank said Tuesday, apparently due to the execution of its leader's uncle. The bank's annual World Governance Indicators data showed the aggregate indicator of "political stability and absence of violence " for the communist nation dropped to minus 0.53 in 2013 from minus 0.11 a year earlier.

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