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North Korea demands Panama to release its ship and crew

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PANAMA CITY, Panama - North Korean officials are urging Panamanian authorities to free the cargo ship and crew seized last Monday. North Korea has described the diplomatic incident as “abnormal” on its official website. “ This cargo is nothing but aging weapons which are to send back to Cuba after overhauling them according to a legitimate contract,” [...]

North Korean missile equipment found in vessel in Panama City (Photo)

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PANAMA CITY – A ship that left Cuba and was headed to North Korea with missile material was stopped on Monday July 15. A photo tweeted by Panama’s president Ricardo Martinelli shows the seized material. ”When we started to unload the shipment of sugar we located containers that we believe to be sophisticated missile equipment, and [...]

Kim Jong Un has Life saved by Female Traffic Officer (Video)

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A shy humble female North Korean traffic officer was awarded a medal of honor allegedly for foiling a terrorist attack and saving Kim Jong Un’s life.  Reports on the reason why the young woman named Ri-Ryong Sim was honored at a military ceremony are quite vague. According to the Atlantic Wire, a traffic officer doesn’t [...]

NKorea: US Citizen Sentenced to 15 Years of Compulsory Labour

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A US citizen has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labour in North Korea.  Kenneth Bae, also known as Pae Jun-Ho, was arrested in North Korea in November 2012 presumably because he was taking photos of malnourished children. The US citizen of Korean descent, believed to be a tour operator, was arrested shortly after entering North [...]

North Korea threatens to strike South Korea without warning

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North Korea announed Monday it intends to strike South Korea without warning. In a statement issued yesterday by news agency KCNA, North Korea warned that its action against the neighbouring country and their “puppet authorities” would start “without any notice from now.” The statement also said South Koreans had taken to the streets of Seoul to protest [...]

Dennis Rodman Going Back to North Korea This August

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Dennis Rodman will be going back to North Korea August 1. The former NBA star will be heading to the Korean peninsula “to have some fun” despite the world’s most secretive country “state of war.” Rodman announced his intention to go back during a charity gala at the Fountainebleu Hotel in Miami Beach: “I’m going back [...]

North Korea puts Missile Launcher Into Firing Position

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North Korea might soon launch a ballistic missile after it emerged that a missile launcher was put into firing position facing Japan, reports Russia Times. Itsunori Onodera, Japan’s Defense Minister, said that a “variety of information” hints at the fact that Pyongyang might soon fire its Musudan missiles. A number of Patriots Advance Capability-3 missile [...]

North Korea Missile Launch Imminent, US Official admits (Video)

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North Korea is ready to launch at least one long-range missile. According to a US official, Pyongyang has finished the launch preparations but it isn’t known when the rocket may be fired. “We hope they issue a notification, but at this point we don’t expect it,” the official was quoted as saying. A member of [...]

Kim Jong Un starred in School Production of “Grease”

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North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un once played in a school production of “Grease” during his days at the International School of Berne in Switzerland. As The Sun reports, the 30-year-old dictator played the role of a member of the T-Birds gang. The ruler of the world’s most secretive country spent three years at the [...]

North Korea Preparing For Nuclear Test

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North Korea is preparing for a fourth nucear test, South Korean officials have warned. Speaking before a parliamentary committee on Monday, South Korea’s unification minister Ryoo Kihl-jae said officials in Pyongyang are preparing for a nuclear test that is likely to be carried out in the country’s north-east. Mr Ryoo admitted Pyongyang could soon be conducting a [...]

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