<!– google_ad_section_start –> South Korean activists vowed yesterday to push ahead with a political leaflet launch over the border with North Korea, despite threats of retaliation from Pyongyang, appeals for restraint from Seoul and the angry opposition of local residents. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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North Korean state media says it is stepping up quarantine efforts but did not confirm the tourist ban
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That angered North Korea.
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> Just like that, Kim Jong-un was back. For weeks, the portly North Korean leader’s sudden disappearance from public view was the source of wild theories. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has resurfaced after an unexplained and prolonged absence that fuelled rampant speculation about his health and even rumours of a coup in the nuclear-armed state. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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The House of Commons is to debate and vote on whether the UK government should recognise Palestine as a state.
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Tablets appear to be replacing televisions in children’s bedrooms, statistics from communications regulator Ofcom suggest.
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un is in firm control of his government but has injured his leg, a source with access to the secretive North’s leadership said, playing down widespread speculation over the 31-year-old’s health and grip on power. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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Out of sight for a month, young Kim is supposedly ill. But rumors are swirling he’s been deposed—and North Korea’s second most powerful man now feels confident enough to travel South.
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British teacher David Bolam has been released after being held hostage by militants in Libya, Foreign Office says
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North Korea’s presumptive No. 2 and other members of Pyongyang’s inner circle met with South Korean officials
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He had been seen walking with a limp since an event with key officials in July and in a pre-recorded documentary broadcast by state media on Thursday appeared to have difficulty walking
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Matthew Miller was recently sentenced to six years hard labuor by a North Korean court pretended to have secret U.S. information
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> A US citizen jailed this month in North Korea wanted to be imprisoned so he could reveal the human rights situation inside, the North’s state media said on Saturday. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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A U.S. special envoy for North Korean human rights issues said that freeing the detainees could provide a diplomatic opening in ties
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The man told investigators that he tried to go to North Korea to meet leader Kim Jong Un, according to news reports
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The AP reports Amy Winehouse was honored with a life-sized statue on Sunday, Sept. 14—what would have been her 31st birthday—in Camden Town, her neighborhood in north London.Read more…
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Two F-15 jets were scrambled by NORAD early this afternoon after a turboprop plane flying from Rochester, New York, to Naples, Fla. over the Atlantic Ocean failed to respond to communications. NORAD officials believe the passengers onboard are all unconscious from hypoxia, or lack of oxygen.Read more…
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> In a move to limit access to the internet, North Korea allows mobile phone SIM cards used by tourists to be active only for the duration of their visit, tourism sources say. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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