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Tensions mount as N. Korean military on “high alert”

Tensions mount as N. Korean military on “high alert”

General Staff of the Korean People's Army is warning the United States of "disastrous consequences"

Tensions mount as N. Korean military on “high alert”
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham October 8, 2013
Inter-Korean meeting at Energy Congress falls through

Inter-Korean meeting at Energy Congress falls through

After accepting invite, North Korea pulls delegation from Daegu conference for vague reasons

Inter-Korean meeting at Energy Congress falls through
Rob York
Rob York October 7, 2013
Source: Bae, other Christians in North Korea used caution

Source: Bae, other Christians in North Korea used caution

Missionaries typically avoid direct references to their religion, government

Source: Bae, other Christians in North Korea used caution
Rob York
Rob York October 7, 2013
N. Korea claims S. Koreans are “committing suicide everyday”

N. Korea claims S. Koreans are “committing suicide everyday”

"Despite of all rhetoric the DPRK remains a feudal satrapy based on slave-ownership"

N. Korea claims S. Koreans are “committing suicide everyday”
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham October 3, 2013
Will change in Iran’s tune affect North Korea?

Will change in Iran’s tune affect North Korea?

Experts say differences in political systems, nuclear programs make NK breakthrough less likely

Will change in Iran’s tune affect North Korea?
Rob York
Rob York October 3, 2013
North Korea condemns South Korean military drills

North Korea condemns South Korean military drills

Criticism played down in domestic media, but comes as S. Korea, U.S. sign contingency plan against DPRK

North Korea condemns South Korean military drills
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll October 2, 2013
At General Assembly North Korea slams Syria interference, UN Command

At General Assembly North Korea slams Syria interference, UN Command

At UN, DPRK's Pak Kil Yon slams Syria regime change and UN Command, leaving spying on the table

At General Assembly North Korea slams Syria interference, UN Command
NK News
NK News October 2, 2013
South Korea stages largest military parade in a decade

South Korea stages largest military parade in a decade

Parade coincides with visit by U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and other senior US officials

South Korea stages largest military parade in a decade
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham October 1, 2013
Re-defectors blame poor living conditions for their return

Re-defectors blame poor living conditions for their return

After short stay in the South, former refugees claim warm welcome in N. Korea

Re-defectors blame poor living conditions for their return
Rob York
Rob York October 1, 2013