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Chinese troops deployed to counter North Korean border incursions: Report

Chinese troops deployed to counter North Korean border incursions: Report

Sources say buildup of regular forces looks to be a long-term development following recent killings

Chinese troops deployed to counter North Korean border incursions: Report
Rob York
Rob York June 18, 2015
North Korean crew found in ROK waters to be repatriated

North Korean crew found in ROK waters to be repatriated

Sailors request repatriation to after discovery in Southern waters following double dose of engine failure

North Korean crew found in ROK waters to be repatriated
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald June 17, 2015
Gazprom exec says N.Korean gas pipeline unlikely
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Gazprom exec says N.Korean gas pipeline unlikely

While economically interesting, political climate too unstable for serious consideration

Gazprom exec says N.Korean gas pipeline unlikely
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne June 17, 2015
Human rights organization to sue Kim Jong Un over POWs

Human rights organization to sue Kim Jong Un over POWs

Detentions, forced labor constitute violations of Geneva Conventions, lawyers' organization notes

Human rights organization to sue Kim Jong Un over POWs
Rob York
Rob York June 17, 2015
North Korea repatriates 2 South Koreans

North Korea repatriates 2 South Koreans

Two South Korean citizens went missing near the Chinese - N. Korean border last month

North Korea repatriates 2 South Koreans
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne June 17, 2015
Worst drought in 100 years: North Korea

Worst drought in 100 years: North Korea

KCNA report on worsening drought as concerns over food shortages increase

Worst drought in 100 years: North Korea
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald June 16, 2015
Photos show construction stalled at Pyongyang building prior to collapse
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Photos show construction stalled at Pyongyang building prior to collapse

Prior to collapse, photos show no sign of construction activity despite unfinished nature of building

Photos show construction stalled at Pyongyang building prior to collapse
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll June 16, 2015
N. Korean defector left army more than a week ago

N. Korean defector left army more than a week ago

The soldier in his late teens was able to spend the night in front of South Korean guard post

N. Korean defector left army more than a week ago
Ina Yoon
Ina Yoon June 16, 2015
DPRK government statement suggests dialogue

DPRK government statement suggests dialogue

Experts note North's pre-conditions, seemingly designed to provoke South's rejection

DPRK government statement suggests dialogue
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi June 16, 2015
N. Korea conducts joint navy-artillery night training drill

N. Korea conducts joint navy-artillery night training drill

Drill tests joint defensive operation capability, tests new technology

N. Korea conducts joint navy-artillery night training drill
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi June 16, 2015