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North Korea to return two South Korean nationals

North Korea to return two South Korean nationals

Notification comes on anniversary of June 15 declaration

North Korea to return two South Korean nationals
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald June 15, 2015
North Korea introduces new ‘tele-education’ mobile service

North Korea introduces new ‘tele-education’ mobile service

Service to overcome geographical barriers, lack of access to computer networks

North Korea introduces new ‘tele-education’ mobile service
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald June 15, 2015
Panama court sentences N.Korean sailors
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Panama court sentences N.Korean sailors

Ruling overturns earlier acquittal, sentences captain, first mate to 12 years

Panama court sentences N.Korean sailors
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne June 15, 2015
North Korean soldier defects to South

North Korean soldier defects to South

DPRK serviceman reportedly in his late teens, crossed the DMZ this morning

North Korean soldier defects to South
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne June 15, 2015
North Korea blasts South’s handling of MERS

North Korea blasts South’s handling of MERS

Recent hacking allegations by South Korean media to distract from 'crime' of causing outbreak, state organ says

North Korea blasts South’s handling of MERS
Rob York
Rob York June 15, 2015
N. Korea fires three short-range missiles from East coast

N. Korea fires three short-range missiles from East coast

Projectiles were KN-01 type rockets, Seoul says

N. Korea fires three short-range missiles from East coast
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll June 14, 2015
North Korea raises U.S. germ warfare claim at UN

North Korea raises U.S. germ warfare claim at UN

Previous NDC statement including in UN document by DPRK permanent representative

North Korea raises U.S. germ warfare claim at UN
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald June 12, 2015
North Korean crew of sanctioned vessel may be repatriated
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North Korean crew of sanctioned vessel may be repatriated

Delegation in Mexico to arrange repatriation, no humanitarian visas in sight

North Korean crew of sanctioned vessel may be repatriated
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald June 12, 2015
Chinese guards kill suspect who crossed North Korean border

Chinese guards kill suspect who crossed North Korean border

Nationality of border-crosser not confirmed as of yet; trend of border tensions continues

Chinese guards kill suspect who crossed North Korean border
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald June 12, 2015
Socialist-era rock band to perform in Pyongyang on Liberation Day anniversary

Socialist-era rock band to perform in Pyongyang on Liberation Day anniversary

Group banned by former Yugoslavian authorities to perform two August concerts in North Korea

Socialist-era rock band to perform in Pyongyang on Liberation Day anniversary
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll June 11, 2015