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Japanese pro-wrestler plans Pyongyang extravaganza

By Tue, Jul 08, 2014 4:13PM UTC Comments Off

TOKYO (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may have found a new friend for life. Hot on the heels of former NBA star Dennis Rodman’s basketball antics in Pyongyang on the young leader’s birthday, a Japanese pro wrestling legend turned politician is planning to entertain the North Korean capital with a martial arts...

N. Korea to send cheering squad to Asian Games

By Mon, Jul 07, 2014 4:23PM UTC Comments Off

North Korea says it will send a cheering squad to the coming Asian Games in South Korea that its athletes plan to attend....

New N. Korea probe seen as abductees’ last chance

By Sat, Jul 05, 2014 1:11PM UTC Comments Off

Relatives of the Japanese abductees to North Korea say a renewed probe is most likely their last chance to see their loved ones, and they are getting desperate, as they feel time is running out....

UK sends Sherlock Holmes to woo North Korea

By Fri, Jul 04, 2014 12:58PM UTC Comments Off Louise Brealey, left, as Molly Hooper and Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes. Pic: AP

Can Sherlock Holmes help unlock the mystery of the insular enigma that is North Korea? The British government considers it elementary....

Japanese Cabinet OKs easing North Korea sanctions

By Fri, Jul 04, 2014 12:52PM UTC Comments Off

Japan's Cabinet has given formal approval to easing sanctions on North Korea....

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