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Hope, risk surround Japan-North Korea abduction deal

Japan and North Korea appear to be on the verge of a breakthrough on a bizarre legacy of the Cold War, a secret, government-ordered program that led to the abduction... Read more »

June 5, 2014


Mandatory Kim Jong Un haircuts a baldfaced lie?

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's distinctive hairstyle is the 'do of the day on the Internet, thanks to a viral report that every male university student in the... Read more »

March 27, 2014


North Korea replaces hard-line military chief

North Korea has replaced its hard line military chief just a few months after his appointment, the latest in an ongoing reshuffle of top personnel that analysts say is... Read more »

Oct. 10, 2013

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NK official says security needed to expand economy

The head of North Korea's parliament said Friday that his country wants to focus on improving its struggling economy and raising its standard of living, but can only... Read more »

Oct. 4, 2013


US worried about NKorea's cyber, missile threats

South Korea's military needs to improve its missile defense and cyber capabilities to better defend against persistent threats from Pyongyang, the commander of U.S.... Read more »

Oct. 1, 2013


North Korea military parades through Pyongyang

Goose-stepping soldiers, columns of tanks and a broad array of ominous-looking missiles poised on mobile launchers paraded through Pyongyang's main square on Saturday... Read more »

July 26, 2013


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