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Russia denies rumors of high-level visit from Pyongyang

Russia denies rumors of high-level visit from Pyongyang

Russian Foreign Ministry source denies South Korean press rumors of incoming 'special envoy'

Russia denies rumors of high-level visit from Pyongyang
James Pearson
James Pearson June 4, 2013
Kim Jong Un inspects frontline DMZ unit, metres from South

Kim Jong Un inspects frontline DMZ unit, metres from South

Kim visits observation post overlooking South Korea in first border visit since tensions relaxed

Kim Jong Un inspects frontline DMZ unit, metres from South
James Pearson
James Pearson June 3, 2013
Hagel: No room for ‘business as usual’ with North Korea

Hagel: No room for ‘business as usual’ with North Korea

U.S. Defense head meets with S. Korean, Japanese and Australian counterparts at Singapore security summit

Hagel: No room for ‘business as usual’ with North Korea
Martyn Williams
Martyn Williams June 2, 2013
Russia speaks out against foreign military presence in Korea

Russia speaks out against foreign military presence in Korea

"Pumping the region with new weapons obviously goes beyond neutralizing the threat North Korean can pose"

Russia speaks out against foreign military presence in Korea
James Pearson
James Pearson May 30, 2013
Repatriated defectors follow high-level state visit from Laos

Repatriated defectors follow high-level state visit from Laos

North Korean defectors caught in Laos, sent back to North Korea via China

Repatriated defectors follow high-level state visit from Laos
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 29, 2013
Diplomat: South Korean reunification efforts poor compared to West Germany

Diplomat: South Korean reunification efforts poor compared to West Germany

Former UK Chargé d'affaires thinks Park may try gradual change in policy toward the North

Diplomat: South Korean reunification efforts poor compared to West Germany
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 28, 2013
Koryolink hits 2 million subscribers

Koryolink hits 2 million subscribers

Koryolink's second million subscribers took just over a year to sign up versus three years for the first million.

Koryolink hits 2 million subscribers
Martyn Williams
Martyn Williams May 28, 2013
North Korea criticizes U.S. missile test, drones, exercises

North Korea criticizes U.S. missile test, drones, exercises

Roundup of recent North Korean media coverage of U.S. military moves in East Asia

North Korea criticizes U.S. missile test, drones, exercises
James Pearson
James Pearson May 27, 2013
Sino-NK relations enter ‘new era’ as Choe offers talks

Sino-NK relations enter ‘new era’ as Choe offers talks

Hints towards dialogue already welcomed by Japanese cabinet secretary

Sino-NK relations enter ‘new era’ as Choe offers talks
James Pearson
James Pearson May 24, 2013
U.S. launches nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile

U.S. launches nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile

"This launch is perfect for North Korean regime survival"

U.S. launches nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll May 23, 2013