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Japanese and North Korean officials to hold rare talks on Monday

Japanese and North Korean officials to hold rare talks on Monday

Officials from the Red Cross to meet and discuss the returning the remains of Japanese personnel

Japanese and North Korean officials to hold rare talks on Monday
Kosuke Takahashi
Kosuke Takahashi February 28, 2014
North Korea launches four short-range missiles from East Coast

North Korea launches four short-range missiles from East Coast

Three days into joint U.S. - South Korea annual military drills, North Korea test fires four short range missiles

North Korea launches four short-range missiles from East Coast
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll February 27, 2014
Detained South Korean missionary admits to ‘spying’

Detained South Korean missionary admits to ‘spying’

North Koreans allow baptist missionary Kim Jung Wook to give a press conference in Pyongyang

Detained South Korean missionary admits to ‘spying’
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne February 27, 2014
N. Korea requests UN assistance on foot-and-mouth disease

N. Korea requests UN assistance on foot-and-mouth disease

But Pyongyang is yet to respond to South Korean offer of disinfectants, preventative medicines

N. Korea requests UN assistance on foot-and-mouth disease
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun February 26, 2014
N. Korean and Iranian ministers meet in Tehran to discuss improving ties

N. Korean and Iranian ministers meet in Tehran to discuss improving ties

Iran and DPRK meet in Tehran and step up dialogue on cooperation

N. Korean and Iranian ministers meet in Tehran to discuss improving ties
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne February 25, 2014
North’s low press freedom score corroborates UN COI report

North’s low press freedom score corroborates UN COI report

In face of Associated Press presence, why is North Korea's freedom-of-the-press ranking still dismal?

North’s low press freedom score corroborates UN COI report
Rob York
Rob York February 25, 2014
North Korean military vessel enters South Korean waters

North Korean military vessel enters South Korean waters

DPRK patrol boat makes incursion over Northern Limit Line, retreating after South Korean warnings

North Korean military vessel enters South Korean waters
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne February 25, 2014
S. Korea offers to help North over foot and mouth disease outbreak

S. Korea offers to help North over foot and mouth disease outbreak

South Korea offers disinfectants and preventative medicines to help contain outbreak of FMD

S. Korea offers to help North over foot and mouth disease outbreak
Kang Tae-jun
Kang Tae-jun February 24, 2014
Tensions in hereditary leadership can resolve nuclear issue – academic

Tensions in hereditary leadership can resolve nuclear issue – academic

Author says North appears ‘confused’ about which leader’s policies to embrace

Tensions in hereditary leadership can resolve nuclear issue – academic
Rob York
Rob York February 22, 2014
Family reunions continue into second day

Family reunions continue into second day

Family reunions continue into second day with gift giving on both sides

Family reunions continue into second day
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne February 21, 2014