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North’s National Defence Commission offers improved ties with South

North’s National Defence Commission offers improved ties with South

The North's National Defense Commission has proposal for the improvement of inter-Korean relations rebuffed by South Korea

North’s National Defence Commission offers improved ties with South
North Korea to try two U.S. tourists

North Korea to try two U.S. tourists

American citizens could face lengthy prison sentences

North Korea to try two U.S. tourists
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll June 30, 2014
Human rights advocate praises ‘bold’ COI

Human rights advocate praises ‘bold’ COI

Defector testimony holds China to account for forced repatriations, sets example for smaller Asian countries

Human rights advocate praises ‘bold’ COI
Rob York
Rob York June 30, 2014
Buddhists from both Koreas pray for unification

Buddhists from both Koreas pray for unification

Korean Buddhists gather annually; this meeting marks anniversary of Manhae nirvana

Buddhists from both Koreas pray for unification
North Korean helicopter explodes mid-air in training accident

North Korean helicopter explodes mid-air in training accident

Two confirmed dead in mid-air explosion along the Chinese-North Korean border

North Korean helicopter explodes mid-air in training accident
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald June 27, 2014
Family of deceased Japanese visit North Korea

Family of deceased Japanese visit North Korea

Trips may be timed to emphasize improving relations between two ahead of meeting next week

Family of deceased Japanese visit North Korea
Kim Jong Un attends test firing of “newly developed” guided missiles

Kim Jong Un attends test firing of “newly developed” guided missiles

Missiles could be significant advance for North Korean military capabilities

Kim Jong Un attends test firing of “newly developed” guided missiles
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll June 26, 2014
North Korea issues statement on South Korean military drills

North Korea issues statement on South Korean military drills

North Korea's army issues scathing statement on KCNA claiming South Korean provocations in the Yellow Sea

North Korea issues statement on South Korean military drills
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald June 26, 2014
ALERT: North Korea fires three projectiles into East Sea

ALERT: North Korea fires three projectiles into East Sea

Projectile launch comes one day after anniversary of Korean War outbreak

ALERT: North Korea fires three projectiles into East Sea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll June 26, 2014
Indoctrination intensifies to counter outside influence: source

Indoctrination intensifies to counter outside influence: source

Arrest, sentencing of South Korean missionary for espionage may have been pretext to stiffen ideological control

Indoctrination intensifies to counter outside influence: source