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4 hrs ago | Beaver Countian

North Korea unveils plans for underwater hotel in new 'tourist city'

This article titled "North Korea unveils plans for underwater hotel in new 'tourist city'" was written by Hamish Macdonald for NK News, part of the North Korea network, for theguardian.com on Wednesday 23rd July 2014 04.00 UTC North Korean authorities have announced an ambitious development project for the east coast city of Wonsan that will ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | Townhall

North Korea Looks to Joseph Stalin for Foreign Policy Guidance

North Korea: The Korean Central News Agency published a press statement by a spokesperson for the Policy Department of the DPRK National Defense Commission.

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4 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

N.Korean Defectors, Helpers Arrested in China

Twenty-nine North Korean defectors and five of their South Korean helpers were arrested in China on July 15-17.

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5 hrs ago | Canada.com

Seth Rogen, self-described "lazy man-child," has good advice for kids about giving back

Comedian Seth Rogen spoke at We Day California and told the 16,000 young volunteers in attendance, "you can be selfish and selfless at the same time."

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9 hrs ago | The China Post

Japan and Mongolia prepare to sign free trade deal on Tuesday: reports

Japan and Mongolia will sign a free-trade deal when their leaders hold talks in Tokyo later Tuesday, reports said, as Japan looks to tap the country's fast-growing economy and huge natural resources.

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13 hrs ago | Newsday

Video teasing North Korean leader goes viral

A mash-up video poking fun at the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been watched millions of times in China and around the world.

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15 hrs ago | Mashable

Australian Documents Life 'Inside the Strangest Nation on Earth'

North Korea is perhaps the most sealed-off country in the world. The regime of Kim Jong-un has tight control over what information Koreans consume - there's virtually no access to the Internet or foreign media - and its propaganda machine broadcasts a distorted version of reality.

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16 hrs ago | MilitaryCity.com

Alcohol ban in South Korea reflects 'fight tonight' readiness

Airmen new to Korea cannot buy or drink alcohol within 30 days of arrival - a requirement under a new orientation policy.

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16 hrs ago | MacLeans

Photo essay: A rare peek inside North Korea

David Guttenfelder helped found the Associated Press's North Korea bureau, and has turned his access into surreal, reflective photos David Guttenfelder fell in love with images of the everyday when, after years documenting conflicts around the world for the Associated Press, he went to North Korea to capture family reunions between North and South ... (more)

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17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Did Russian personnel help take down MH17?

What exactly was Russia's role in last week's tragic crash of a Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine? What lessons about Russian covert involvement in Ukraine more broadly can be gleaned from past instances of war-time covert aid? My own research on covert foreign meddling during war provides some useful historical context about the ... (more)

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20 hrs ago | Fausta's blog

Cuba-North Korea: Another weapons cargo?

A North Korean freighter has run aground in the Gulf of Mexico just days after a stop in Havana that sparked comparisons with another Pyongyang vessel captured last summer with an illegal shipment of Cuban weapons.

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23 hrs ago | Free Republic

Hamas Terrorists Wearing IDF Uniforms Attack Israelis

A Hamas force wearing Israeli army uniforms emerged from a tunnel inside Israel this morning and inflicted losses on Israeli troops before being wiped out.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Korean News

Korean Book, Photo and Handicraft Exhibition Opens in China

A Korean book, photo and handicraft exhibition opened in Tianjin, China on July 17 on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of demise of President Kim Il Sung.

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Pam's House Blend

FDL Movie Night: Propaganda

Tonight's film, Propaganda , is one of the most meta-mind fucks of a film ever made, right up there with F for Fake , even more so because it unfolds a global epic of propaganda.

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Knoxville News Sentinel

Ceremony honors Korean War veterans, showcases Korean culture

Korean War veteran Rex Davis, left, holds back tears while reflecting on fallen comrades as Tom Kim of Free Medical Clinic of America, right, looks on during a Korean Cultural Show dedicated to Korean War veterans at UT's Cox Auditorium in Knoxville on Saturday.

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Switched

Kim Jong Un Really Hates This Video And Wants It Off The Internet

Dictators never seem to have much of a sense of humor, and North Korea's Kim Jong Un is no exception.

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Beaver Countian

Silicon Valley to host North Korea 'hackathon'

This article titled "Silicon Valley to host North Korea 'hackathon'" was written by Martyn Williams for North Korea Tech, part of the North Korea network, for theguardian.com on Monday 21st July 2014 10.50 UTC A two-day "hackathon" plans to harness the technical prowess of Silicon Valley to come up with new ways to get information safely into North ... (more)

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Mirror.co.uk

See Kim Jong-un breakdancing with Barack Obama viral video that has North Korea fuming

Country are desperate to stop spread of the clip which features their leader pulling of some smooth moves and even skipping through a field with Osama bin Laden This is the hilarious video which sees Kim Jong-un breakdancing with Barack Obama and running hand-in-hand through a field with Osama bin Laden - upsetting the North Koreans.

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Wired

A North Korean Architect's Crazy Visions of the Future

These "Mountain Conicals" pile living quarters high to reduce their footprint in the surrounding river beds.

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Xinhuanet

S. Korea, DPRK resume joint excavation of ancient palace: S. Korean official

A group of South Korean historians will visit the border town of Kaesong of Democratic People's Republic of Korea over the next few weeks to resume a joint excavation of an ancient royal palace site, South Korea's unification ministry said on Monday.

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