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North Korea challenges U.S. to visit alleged biological weapons site

North Korea challenges U.S. to visit alleged biological weapons site

Defense Commission calls accusations 'slander,' invites American officials to visit a site that 'truly' upholds human rights

North Korea challenges U.S. to visit alleged biological weapons site
Rob York
Rob York July 14, 2015
North Korea adding to electricity grid

North Korea adding to electricity grid

New footage indicates 20 year power plant construction project could be nearing completion

North Korea adding to electricity grid
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne July 13, 2015
Ethnic Koreans rally for equal education in Japan

Ethnic Koreans rally for equal education in Japan

Exclusion of Choson schools from waiver applied to all other high schoolers discriminatory, unconstitutional: Protestors

Ethnic Koreans rally for equal education in Japan
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi July 13, 2015
Pyongyang confirms Pak is People’s Armed Forces Minister

Pyongyang confirms Pak is People’s Armed Forces Minister

Pak’s appointment likely meant to increase party control of military

Pyongyang confirms Pak is People’s Armed Forces Minister
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi July 13, 2015
Mu Du Bong crew members repatriation to N.Korea confirmed
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Mu Du Bong crew members repatriation to N.Korea confirmed

However exact number currently left in Mexico still unclear, 21 required in order to sail

Mu Du Bong crew members repatriation to N.Korea confirmed
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald July 10, 2015
Negotiation on KIC wage issue to begin next week: MOU

Negotiation on KIC wage issue to begin next week: MOU

N.Korea accepted negotiation proposal from South, S.Korean companies appear flexible on wage issue

Negotiation on KIC wage issue to begin next week: MOU
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi July 10, 2015
N.Korea levies sexist insults at South Korean newscaster

N.Korea levies sexist insults at South Korean newscaster

While verbal attacks on political figures are common, insults towards media members are much rarer

N.Korea levies sexist insults at South Korean newscaster
JH Ahn
JH Ahn July 10, 2015
Ex-N. Korean national team footballer heads back to Japan

Ex-N. Korean national team footballer heads back to Japan

Chong Te Se returns to birthplace to continue career after stints playing in both Koreas

Ex-N. Korean national team footballer heads back to Japan
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi July 9, 2015
Red Cross, UNICEF announce N.Korean drought aid

Red Cross, UNICEF announce N.Korean drought aid

Diseases from poor access to clean drinking water on the rise - N. Korean Ministry of Health

Red Cross, UNICEF announce N.Korean drought aid
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne July 9, 2015
S. Korea says it will not return North Korean fishermen

S. Korea says it will not return North Korean fishermen

Ministry of Unification says it will respect the wishes of three rescued fishermen who want to defect

S. Korea says it will not return North Korean fishermen
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne July 9, 2015