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North Korea uses “multiple and tiered” techniques to evade sanctions

North Korea uses “multiple and tiered” techniques to evade sanctions

A report by a UN panel of experts has laid out some of the methods used by the DPRK to avoid sanctions

North Korea uses “multiple and tiered” techniques to evade sanctions
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 11, 2014
Kim elected with 100 percent of the vote – KCNA

Kim elected with 100 percent of the vote – KCNA

Results in other districts may be monitored to track Kim's consolidation of power

Kim elected with 100 percent of the vote – KCNA
Rob York
Rob York March 10, 2014
Kim Jong Un’s younger sister reappears on KCTV

Kim Jong Un’s younger sister reappears on KCTV

Her name, Kim Yo Jong, called for the first time by North Korean media

Kim Jong Un’s younger sister reappears on KCTV
Kosuke Takahashi
Kosuke Takahashi March 10, 2014
U.S. “shameless” for condemning N. Korean rocket launches – Editorial

U.S. “shameless” for condemning N. Korean rocket launches – Editorial

Rodong Sinmun says recent rocket launches are part of Pyongyang's right to self-defense

U.S. “shameless” for condemning N. Korean rocket launches – Editorial
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun March 10, 2014
‘North Korean’ oil tanker near Libya unlikely DPRK owned

‘North Korean’ oil tanker near Libya unlikely DPRK owned

The oil tanker that approached the Es-Sider terminal in Lybia was likely flying a North Korean 'Flag of Convenience'

‘North Korean’ oil tanker near Libya unlikely DPRK owned
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 9, 2014
Russian development minister to visit North Korea

Russian development minister to visit North Korea

Russian Ministry of Far East Development signals strengthening of ties

Russian development minister to visit North Korea
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne March 7, 2014
U.S. Defense report casts doubt on reliability of N. Korea missile tech.

U.S. Defense report casts doubt on reliability of N. Korea missile tech.

Missiles suspected as unreliable due to lack of flight testing

U.S. Defense report casts doubt on reliability of N. Korea missile tech.
Kosuke Takahashi
Kosuke Takahashi March 7, 2014
Released missionary tells of ‘grueling’ interrogations in NK

Released missionary tells of ‘grueling’ interrogations in NK

Short says he confessed to breaking law, but calls mission work 'God-directed duty'

Released missionary tells of ‘grueling’ interrogations in NK
Rob York
Rob York March 7, 2014
Choe Ryong Hae reappears after rumors of his arrest

Choe Ryong Hae reappears after rumors of his arrest

High-ranking official not purged, but still may be out of Kim’s true inner circle

Choe Ryong Hae reappears after rumors of his arrest
John G. Grisafi
John G. Grisafi March 7, 2014
New street for satellite scientists to be constructed in Pyongyang

New street for satellite scientists to be constructed in Pyongyang

New homes for satellite scientists comes months after similar reward for Unha rocket scientists

New street for satellite scientists to be constructed in Pyongyang
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 6, 2014