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1 in 10 North Koreans may have cell phones, says study

By Thu, Sep 11, 2014 6:34PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

In what is considered the most isolated country in the world, over two million people were reported to have registered mobile phones in North Korea, according to a new research report by John Hopkins University....

North Korean defector troupe wows Seoul’s elderly… for a price

By Fri, Sep 05, 2014 1:53PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

Over a hundred senior citizens were in attendance to watch the North Korean Performing Arts Group at the Songpa Women’s Culture Center in Seoul this week. ...

North Korea calls US a ‘graveyard of human rights’

By Thu, Aug 28, 2014 9:39AM UTC Comments Off

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is saying the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is evidence that the United States is a “graveyard of human rights.” The comments by a Foreign Ministry spokesman fit a North Korean pattern of seizing any opportunity to turn the table on Washington’s longstanding...

NKorea protests UN refusal of meeting on exercises

By Tue, Aug 26, 2014 1:04PM UTC Comments Off South Korean marine LVT-7 landing craft sail to shore during joint US-South Korean military exercises in March 2014. Pic: AP.

North Korea is criticizing the U.N. Security Council for not accepting its latest request for an emergency session on U.S.-South Korean military exercises this month....

UN warns its food aid program in NKorea at risk

By Sat, Aug 23, 2014 10:16AM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Food Program says it may have to shut down its operations in North Korea by early next year unless it gets more funding from international donors by this autumn....

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