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Criticizing human rights before DMZ march ‘bananas’ – Steinem

Criticizing human rights before DMZ march ‘bananas’ – Steinem

Organizers say 'peace-building' mission should not begin with an attack

Criticizing human rights before DMZ march ‘bananas’ – Steinem
Matthew Russell Lee
Matthew Russell Lee April 25, 2015
Son of North Korea sanctions violator avoids prison sentence

Son of North Korea sanctions violator avoids prison sentence

Gary Tsai enters guilty plea, avoids maximum sentence of five years in prison

Son of North Korea sanctions violator avoids prison sentence
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald April 25, 2015
Eugenebell Foundation dispatch medical team to N.Korea

Eugenebell Foundation dispatch medical team to N.Korea

Team will attempt to tackle serious multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

Eugenebell Foundation dispatch medical team to N.Korea
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi April 24, 2015
China asks N. Korea to join ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative

China asks N. Korea to join ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative

China's $40 billion-initiative will help develop countries along the silk road trade route

China asks N. Korea to join ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 24, 2015
North Korea to develop new international tourism zone

North Korea to develop new international tourism zone

New zone to be developed near Sino-NK border, Mount Paektu

North Korea to develop new international tourism zone
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald April 24, 2015
No laws to protect N.Korean workers at Kaesong: HR Watch

No laws to protect N.Korean workers at Kaesong: HR Watch

No evidence of human rights violations, but legal frameworks to protect Kaesong workers not in place

No laws to protect N.Korean workers at Kaesong: HR Watch
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi April 23, 2015
N. Korea criticises THAAD in statement to Moscow

N. Korea criticises THAAD in statement to Moscow

North Korean embassy to Russia calls U.S. logic 'absurd,' says DPRK will bolster defenses: Interfax

N. Korea criticises THAAD in statement to Moscow
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 23, 2015
N. Korea building possible military site close to Yeonpyeong-do

N. Korea building possible military site close to Yeonpyeong-do

KPA artillery could be less than 5 km from South Korean island, increasing psychological effect

N. Korea building possible military site close to Yeonpyeong-do
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi April 23, 2015
Kremlin ready for bilateral talks with Kim Jong Un: Putin aide

Kremlin ready for bilateral talks with Kim Jong Un: Putin aide

Russia operating under assumption that Kim will be in attendance

Kremlin ready for bilateral talks with Kim Jong Un: Putin aide
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald April 22, 2015
MoU plans N. Korean soccer, wrestling matches

MoU plans N. Korean soccer, wrestling matches

Plans also include joint UNESCO World Heritage site, focus on family reunions

MoU plans N. Korean soccer, wrestling matches
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne April 22, 2015