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Google executive chairman arrives in North Korea

Google's chairman wants a first-hand look at North Korea's economy and social media during his private visit Monday to the communist nation, his delegation said,... Read more »

Jan. 7, 2013


North Korea's caste system faces power of wealth

For more than a half-century, a mysterious caste system has shadowed the life of every North Korean. It can decide whether they will live in the gated compounds of the... Read more »

Dec. 29, 2012

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NKorea says it has detained U.S. citizen

North Korea said Friday that an American citizen has been detained after confessing to unspecified crimes, confirming news reports about his arrest at a time when... Read more »

Dec. 21, 2012


N. Korea displays Kim Jong Il a year after death

North Korea unveiled the embalmed body of Kim Jong Il, still in his trademark khaki jumpsuit, on the anniversary of his death Monday as mourning mixed with pride over... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2012


Everything you need to know about North Korea's missile launch

The significance of North Korea successfully launching a space satellite Wednesday is so open to interpretation that seemingly no two major media outlets settled on... Read more »

Dec. 14, 2012


North Korea still years away from reliable missiles

After 14 years of painstaking labor, North Korea finally has a rocket that can put a satellite in orbit. But that doesn't mean Pyongyang is close to having an... Read more »

Dec. 13, 2012


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