North Korea Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. North Korea's Latest Export: LaborRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Forbes.com

    ... implications of North Korean instability. I also serve on the advisory council of the National Committee on North Korea and Global Resource Services. Prior to joining CFR, I was a senior associate in the international relations program of The Asia ...

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  2. Female peace activists say Korean DMZ walk is still onRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A group of female activists, including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace Prize laureates, said Friday they will go ahead with their plan to walk across the Demilitarized Zone separating the two Koreas despite reluctance by officials to guarantee their safety and criticism they are being used as propaganda tools by North Korea's government. The group of 30 women from 15 countries will not go through the symbolic truce village of Panmunjom, where the Korean War armistice was signed in 1953, because officials in South Korea and the United Nations Command responsible for security in the area said they could not guarantee the group's safety.

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  3. Hundreds of North Korean spies are in the U.S. at any given time, defector saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Washington Times

    ... those of Korean descent. "There are three different tactics they use. First is to give them free visas to North Korea, second, to give them access to do business and make money there and third, they use women to entice them. This tactic has been ...

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  4. While other nations offer help, aspiring Asia leader China takes no role in Rohingya crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Star Tribune

    Malaysia has begun searching for thousands of boat people believed stranded in the Andaman Sea. From a hemisphere away in Washington, the U.S. said it will send navy planes.

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  5. North Korean Dictator's Brother Spotted At Eric Clapton ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | TIME.com

    Footage has emerged that appears to show the older brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un attending two Eric Clapton concerts in London. According to the BBC , Kim Jong-chul has been seen attending Clapton concerts abroad in the past, in Germany and in Singapore.

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  6. Photos North Korea didn't want you to seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | CNN

    ... "Dear Leader" Kim Jong-Il by a countryside road, not far from the border to China, was deleted by authorities. North Korea required images of leaders be full body shots. By the border checkpoint next to the Tumen River, North Korean customs ...

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  7. Former North Korean operative reveals spycraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | CNN

    ... on a mission in Seoul so was unable to commit suicide, he said. He claims his entire family was executed back in North Korea as punishment for him not fulfilling his destiny. CNN is unable to independently verify Kim's claims as North Korea is one ...

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  8. Kim Jong-Un: North Korean tyrant's 'brother spotted at Eric Clapton gig in London'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Mirror.co.uk

    A man said to be Kim Jong-Chol - who is a huge fan of old Slowhand - was spotted at the Royal Albert Hall North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un 's older brother has reportedly been spotted at an Eric Clapton gig at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Kim Jong-Chol, who was reportedly overlooked as the next leader of North Korea by his tyrant father Kim Jong-il because he was "too girly", can't get enough of old Slowhand and has travelled the world to see him perform.

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  9. Female peace activists say walk across Korean DMZ will go on despite criticism, safety concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Fox News

    A South Korean university student, center left, wearing a mask of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un performs with his fellow student symbolizing the women activists of WCD, Women Cross DMZ, perform during a gathering to oppose the group's plans to march from North Korea to South Korea across the demilitarized zone, in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 22, 2015. Women activists including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel peace laureates said Wednesday they may have to change plans to cross Korea's Demilitarized Zone because authorities can't guarantee their safety if they walk from the North to the South at Panmunjom, the symbolic but tense site where the Korean War armistice agreement was signed.

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  10. South Korea says North drops demand for wage hike at joint factory parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Channelnewsasia.com

    North Korea has dropped a demand for a wage hike for its workers at the Kaesong factory park run jointly with Seoul, South Korea said on Friday, paving the way for talks to resolve the latest dispute over the zone. File photo of the inter-Korean Kaesong Industrial Complex is seen across the demilitarised zone separating North Korea from South Korea in this picture taken from Dora observatory in Paju, 55 km north of Seoul, September 25, 2013.

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  11. Korea, U.S., Japan nuke envoys to meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Korea Herald

    The chief nuclear negotiators of South Korea, the U.S. and Japan plan to gather next week in Seoul to discuss ways to jointly cope with the escalating tension amid North Korea's growing military threats, Seoul's Foreign Ministry said Friday. Hwang Joon-kook, special representative for Korean peninsular peace and security affairs and chief delegate to the six-party talks aimed at denuclearizing the North, will host the meeting on May 26-27.

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  12. Former North Korean spy reveals tacticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | CNN

    ... on a mission in Seoul so was unable to commit suicide, he said. He claims his entire family was executed back in North Korea as punishment for him not fulfilling his destiny. CNN is unable to independently verify Kim's claims as North Korea is one ...

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  13. Kim Jong-Un's Brother Seen At Eric Clapton GigRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | LBC 97.3

    ... Hall. According to Japanese broadcaster TBS, he ignored questions about his relationship with his brother and North Korea's political stability. Minders shoved their hands in the lenses of at least one camera, while Mr Kim's female companion walked ...

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  14. S. Korea, U.S., Japan to hold trilateral nuke talks in Seoul next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Arirang TV

    The chief nuclear envoys from South Korea, the United States and Japan will meet in Seoul for talks on the recent situation in North Korea and its nuclear threats. Seoul's foreign affairs ministry said Friday the two-day meeting, which starts Tuesday, will involve its chief nuclear envoy, Hwang Joon-kook, and his U.S. and Japanese counterparts Sung Kim and Junichi Ihara.

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  15. May 24 punitive sanctions may not be lifted without North's apologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Arirang TV

    The ruling Saenuri Party and unification ministry officials made the agreement during a policy coordination meeting on Friday, ahead of the fifth anniversary of the May 24 measures imposed by Seoul on Pyongyang. At the meeting, Unification Minister Hong Yong-pyo said the May 24th sanctions "cannot be lifted under the current circumstances, in which North Korea isn't taking any steps to take responsibility ."

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  16. Two Koreas agree to current rates for N. Korean Kaesong worker backpayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Arirang TV

    Finally, a small breakthrough in the months-long wage row at the inter-Korean Kaesong Industrial Park. Seoul's unification ministry said Friday, that committees from the two Koreas finally agreed on the payment of overdue wagesfor some 53-thousand North Korean workers hired by South Korean firms at the complex.

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  17. North Korean leader's elder brother at London pop concertRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Newkerala.com

    ... first public appearance since his brother Kim Jong-un took power in December 2011. Kim Jong-chol will return to North Korea on Friday, sources at the concert told South Korean agency Yonhap. Kim is a long-time fan of the British guitarist-singer and ...

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  18. [Herald Interview] - N.K. may not put nukes on sub missile'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Korea Herald

    North Korea may not place a nuclear warhead on a submarine-launched ballistic missile, as the underwater launch goes against the principle that only its supreme leader has "central control" of its nuclear arsenal, a U.S. scholar claimed Friday. Peter Hayes, executive director of the U.S.-based Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainability, noted that the North's underwater platform does not have stable means for communication, making it difficult for its ruler Kim Jong-un to give his direct order for the missile launch.

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  19. [Noah Feldman] Why China's OK with N.K. nukeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Korea Herald

    Asia has gone nuts for nukes this week. On the heels of a Pentagon report that China is loading multiple warheads onto its intercontinental missiles, North Korea announced Wednesday that it has developed warheads of its own, making the transition from a nuclear-capable power to a nuclear-loaded one.

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  20. Kim Jong-un brother 'seen in London'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | BBC News

    Footage has emerged purporting to show North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un's elder brother in London - attending two Eric Clapton concerts. One North Korea observer said the man in the footage did appear to be Mr Kim, who was taken out of the leadership succession several years ago.

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