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All posts tagged "North Korea"

  • North Korea’s Kim Orders More Rocket Launches

    SEOUL, South Korea – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has praised scientists involved in the country’s recent rocket launch that he said struck a “telling blow” to enemies and ordered them to press ahead with more...

    • Posted February 14, 2016
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  • Seoul: N. Korea Used Money from Joint Factories for Weapons

    SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea channeled about 70 percent of the money it received for workers at the now-shuttered Kaesong industrial park into its weapons programs and to buy luxury goods for the impoverished nation’s tiny...

    • Posted February 14, 2016
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  • How Impoverished but Nuclear-armed North Korea Earns Money

    SEOUL, South Korea – The closure of a factory park in North Korea jointly run by both Koreas has cost the impoverished North a rare source of legitimate hard currency. Seoul says it shut the Kaesong complex...

    • Posted February 12, 2016
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  • Seoul, US to Open Talks on Missile Defense Aimed at N. Korea

    SEOUL, South Korea – Looking to take a harder line after North Korea’s recent nuclear test and rocket launch, Seoul and Washington will begin talks as early as next week on deploying a sophisticated U.S. missile defense...

    • Posted February 12, 2016
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  • Seoul Cuts off Power Supplies to Factory Park in North Korea

    PAJU, South Korea – South Korea has cut off power and water supplies to a factory park in North Korea, officials said Friday, a day after the North deported all South Korean workers there and ordered a...

    • Posted February 11, 2016
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  • Seoul: N. Korean Leader Kim had his Military Chief Executed

    SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had his military chief executed for corruption. If true, the execution of Ri Yong Gil would be the latest in a series of killings,...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Intelligence Chief: North Korea Restarts Plutonium Reactor 

    WASHINGTON – North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering material for nuclear weapons in weeks or months, the U.S. intelligence chief said Tuesday in delivering the annual...

    • Posted February 9, 2016
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  • S. Korea: North Blew Up Rocket Stage to Confound Analysts

    TOKYO — Minutes after North Korea launched its rocket, South Korea’s navy detected a rain of fragments falling into the sea and then a sooner-than-expected disappearance of the rocket from their radar, suggesting a possible failure. News...

    • Posted February 9, 2016
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  • North Korea’s new Satellite Flew Over Super Bowl Site

    TOKYO – Here’s a bit of Super Bowl trivia: North Korea’s newest satellite passed almost right over the stadium just an hour after it ended. Whatever motives Pyongyang may have about using its rocket launches to develop...

    • Posted February 8, 2016
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  • UN Condemns NKorea Launch, Pledges Significant new Sanctions

    SEOUL, South Korea – The U.N. Security Council condemned North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket that world leaders called a banned test of ballistic missile technology and another “intolerable provocation.” The U.N.’s most powerful body pledged...

    • Posted February 7, 2016
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