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North Korean exiles scoff at talk of war

Asked if there might be war, the 40ish woman with the spangly purple shirt laughed out loud. She waved her hands back and forth, as if whisking away a pesky insect. Read more »

April 17, 2013


North Korea lashes out anew over protest in Seoul

North Korea lashed out anew Tuesday at South Korea over a small public protest in Seoul in which demonstrators burned effigies of the North's leaders, saying it would... Read more »

April 16, 2013


Pivotal North Korea question: What is Kim thinking?

Don't worry, one popular argument goes, we've seen this before. Just ignore Pyongyang's unlikely threats of nuclear holocaust as you would, say, a child throwing a... Read more »

April 16, 2013


After weeks of North Korean fury, calm on key holiday

Oblivious to international tensions over a possible North Korean missile launch, Pyongyang residents spilled into the streets Monday to celebrate a major national... Read more »

April 15, 2013


As US talks up diplomacy, North Korea takes hard line

The United States and Japan opened the door Sunday to new nuclear talks if North Korea lowered tensions and honored past agreements, even as the saber-rattling... Read more »

April 14, 2013


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