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CORRECTION: Russia, North Korea prepare agreement on illegal immigration

CORRECTION: Russia, North Korea prepare agreement on illegal immigration

Agreement includes provision to reject repatriation if individuals deemed at risk upon return

CORRECTION: Russia, North Korea prepare agreement on illegal immigration
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald November 7, 2014
Paper: Japanese abductee died of overdose in 1994

Paper: Japanese abductee died of overdose in 1994

Paper, citing Japanese report, says Yokota was given excessive amount of medication at psychiatric hospital

Paper: Japanese abductee died of overdose in 1994
Rob York
Rob York November 7, 2014
North Korea calls for ‘campaign to secure water’

North Korea calls for ‘campaign to secure water’

Insufficient rainfall has led to continuing drought and poor harvest

North Korea calls for ‘campaign to secure water’
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler November 7, 2014
Murky Waters: North Korea’s ships in South Korean seas

Murky Waters: North Korea’s ships in South Korean seas

How DPRK vessels use different flags to circumvent the May 4 sanctions

Murky Waters: North Korea’s ships in South Korean seas
NK News
NK News November 6, 2014
Spokesman: U.S. using human rights to isolate North Korea

Spokesman: U.S. using human rights to isolate North Korea

Pyongyang speaking out against human rights push prior to UN vote at General Assembly

Spokesman: U.S. using human rights to isolate North Korea
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler November 6, 2014
Kim Jong Un pictured without cane

Kim Jong Un pictured without cane

Photos taken during rare Korean People's Army event in Pyongyang

Kim Jong Un pictured without cane
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler November 5, 2014
Scholte falls short in Congressional bid

Scholte falls short in Congressional bid

Veteran N. Korea rights activist unable to win blue district despite Republican successes

Scholte falls short in Congressional bid
Rob York
Rob York November 5, 2014
Very cheap mobile phone rates seen in N. Korea – RFA

Very cheap mobile phone rates seen in N. Korea – RFA

Rates as low as 15 cents may be designed to help businesses thrive

Very cheap mobile phone rates seen in N. Korea – RFA
Doyun Kim
Doyun Kim November 5, 2014
Balloon launches now to be done in secret – activists

Balloon launches now to be done in secret – activists

Move comes after cancellation of talks blamed on continuing leaflet launches

Balloon launches now to be done in secret – activists
Robert Lauler
Robert Lauler November 4, 2014
N. Korean media denies hacking South Korean smartphones

N. Korean media denies hacking South Korean smartphones

Uriminzokkiri says S. Korean spy agency continues using North as scapegoat

N. Korean media denies hacking South Korean smartphones
Doyun Kim
Doyun Kim November 3, 2014