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Human Rights Watch is an international nongovernmental organization that investigates and reports on human rights abuses in over 90 countries, including China, North Korea, South Korea and the United States among others. We work on a wide range of ...
(Seoul) - China should immediately release five North Korean refugees held in Chinese detention and agree not to return them to North Korea, where they ...
One source from Qingdao, who spoke with RFA on condition of anonymity, said all North Korean restaurants in the city's Chengyang district had recently closed, despite the area being home to a thriving Korea Town with a large ethnic Korean population.
1. "I cannot support a piece of legislation that takes insurance away from tens of millions of Americans." With those words, Senator Dean Heller of Nevada became the fifth Republican to say he could not support the Senate health care overhaul in its ...
Miniso, the Japanese lifestyle store, like a cheaper Uniqlo, opened in Pyongyang on June 14 and has quickly become the destination for functional hats to stylish scarves.
(CNN) - It's been a tense six months on the Korean Peninsula and many North Korea watchers believe the situation is dangerous.
The London suburb of New Malden has become an improbable home to hundreds of North Korean defectors - earning it the nickname "Little Pyongyang.
OPINION: As the possibility of a war against North Korea increases, New Zealand should try to understand that country's psychology of survival.
Seoul, South Korea -- While "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell and her team were in South Korea, the U.S. Army took CBS News on an aerial tour ...
Founded in 2008 by Briton Gareth Johnson in the central Chinese city of Xi'an, Young Pioneer's fun and casual style was seen precisely as its calling card, a counterpoint to North Korea's reputation as an inaccessible, draconian hermit kingdom. "Budget ...
An American diplomat who has handled past negotiations with North Korea spoke to our opinion editors about how the U.S. could respond to the case of Otto Warmbier, the student who died this week after returning from 17 months in North Korean custody.
bicycle carriers are experiencing an increasing rise in demand in North Korea, offering to transport goods and people at affordable prices.
The South Korean sports minister, Do Jong-hwan, has also suggested forming an inter-Korean women's ice hockey team to compete at the Games, which open in February in the South Korean town of Pyeongchang. Do cited North Korea's "top-class" ...
Wyoming, Ohio -- The life of a 22-year-old college student who died this week after being detained for nearly a year and a half in North Korea will be celebrated in an Ohio hometown still stunned by his loss. Wyoming officials say the service for Otto ...
About 50 volunteers tied blue and white ribbons along a road leading from a high school to a cemetery in the hometown of a college student who was detained for nearly a year and a half in North Korea and was returned home in a coma last week and died ...
FILE- In this June 15, 2017, file photo, Fred Warmbier, father of Otto Warmbier, a University of Virginia undergraduate student who was imprisoned in North Korea in March 2016, speaks during a news conference at Wyoming... (AP Photo/John Minchillo ...
But Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in May that a war with North Korea would be "catastrophic." "The North Korean regime has hundreds of artillery cannons and rocket launchers within range of one of the most densely populated cities on earth, which ...
The city of West Palm Beach wants to help people like Revell become homebuyers. The city has just approved $450,000 for the Housing Authority to build single family homes in the Merry Place neighborhood in Pleasant City, north of downtown. The new 3 ...
For more than a year, American diplomats have held secret talks in Pyongyang and European cities with North Korea's top nuclear negotiator, hoping to free U.S. prisoners and even establish a diplomatic channel to constrain North Korea's nuclear and ...
VLADIVOSTOK, June 19. /TASS/. The Katalexa yacht from Russia's Primorye region, which was intercepted by North Korea, has returned to the Russian Far ...
All Aboard Air Koryo, North Korea's Fleet of Ancient Soviet Planes .... North Korea possesses the technological wherewithal to develop a nuclear bomb, launch devastating cyberattacks, and even hurl rockets toward its enemies.
Tim Ryan of the House Appropriations Committee to explain why the US doesn't just go to war to stop North Korea from developing the capability to hit the US, Secretary of Defense James Mattis painted a grim scenario.
"This mugging act of the US serves as a graphic account telling the world how reckless and despicable the US hostile policy towards the DPRK [Democratic People's Republic of Korea] has become," according to a statement released through North Korea's ...
North Korea claimed Sunday that a delegation of diplomats got "literally mugged" by American authorities at JFK Airport - and demanded an official apology while also questioning whether the Big Apple was still worthy of hosting the United Nations.
In the more than four decades since Richard Nixon held office, the U.S. has tried to control North Korea by issuing threats, conducting military exercises, ratcheting up diplomatic sanctions, leaning on China, and most recently, it seems likely ...
North Korea claimed Sunday that U.S. officials forcibly seized a diplomatic package from one of their delegations at John F. Kennedy Airport, calling it an "illegal and heinous act of provocation.
A foreign ministry spokesman said a delegation from North Korea returning from a UN conference on the rights of persons with disabilities "was literally mugged" at JFK in "an illegal and heinous act of provocation".
Tokyo - United States prosecutors accused a Chinese company on Thursday of laundering money for North Korea and said they would seek $1.9 million in civil penalties, as American efforts to put pressure on the isolated country continue to affect ...
The yacht, named 'the Katalexa', was seized by North Korea's Coast Guard on Thursday evening after "overcautious" local fishermen tipped off the authorities about the Russian vessel, which they said had entered the territorial waters of the country ...
In the past, North Korea has only been willing to interrupt its programme in exchange for meaningful conversations involving the US.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis didn't mince words before the House Armed Services Committee on Monday night, saying North Korea - not Russia or terrorism - represented the top threat to the US in 2017. "North Korea's continued pursuit of nuclear ...
The U.S. remains in a standoff with North Korea over its nuclear program. The U.S. has issued sanctions, but Pyongyang has not made any move to give up weapons that it says are a deterrent to any invasion.
The last time Dennis Rodman visited North Korea, he delighted the country's young ruler with a rendition of "Happy Birthday," suffered an angry meltdown on CNN while defending his trip and spent time at a rehab facility after returning to the United ...
Jeffrey Lewis, an American expert on Kim's Jong-un's military, believes the only hurdle left is to develop a warhead capable of handling the extreme heat encountered during re-entry into our atmosphere.
It could be another intriguing day of testimony on Capitol Hill when U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions goes before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday afternoon, as Sessions is expected to face questions about his role in the firing of FBI ...
Sakata, a sleepy city of 100,000 on Japan's northwestern coast, sits just 665 miles across the sea from North Korea, and many of the missiles that Kim Jong Un's regime has been launching have landed not far from this coast, within Japan's exclusive ...
On Friday, about 550 people in the Sea of Japan coastal city of Sakata, Yamagata Prefecture, participated in an evacuation drill conducted under a scenario that the city received central government reports that a missile was headed its way. ... As ...
North Korea fired four anti-ship cruise missiles into the waters between Korea and Japan on Thursday morning, just a day after the new president of South Korea put the brakes on an upcoming deployment of four American missile defense systems to his ...
In April, sources told RFA that soldiers along North Korea's border with China were encouraging residents to use illegal cellphones operating on Chinese satellite networks or defect in return for "protection" fees to make up for bribes that have dried ...
North Korea's Foreign Minister Pak Ui-Chun (L) prepares to hand over to Singapore counterpart George Yeo, the signed document of Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia (TAC) with 10-member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian ...
Moon has sought to expand cross-border civilian exchanges as a way to improve ties, but North Korea on Monday rejected a Seoul civic group's offer to provide anti-malaria supplies to protest South Korea's support of fresh U.N.
The South Korean military said today the North had launched the "surface-to-ship" missiles which were test-fired near the eastern port city of Wonsan in the Kangwon Peninsula. The missiles flew around 200km, with an apogee of around 2km. It was the ...
Less than two months after opening in April, Paradise City Incheon announced it will be hosting an Asian Poker Tour event. It marks a big step for the newest integrated casino resort in South Korea, which is seeking to become a major regional player in ...
For America, China and other Asia-Pacific powers, few potential events are as grim to contemplate as a war involving North Korea, or that country's violent collapse. There are reasons why the world does not seek to topple ... Seoul's vulnerability as a ...
One week, North Korea fires off a ballistic missile, then US B-1 bombers stretch their wings over South Korea. The next, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversees another missile test, and two US Navy aircraft carriers show their might in waters off the ...
The Philippines on Thursday expressed "grave concern" following North Korea's missile launches near the eastern port city of Wonsan on May 21 and May 29. "The Philippines expresses grave concern on the DPRK's [Democratic People's Republic of Korea] ...
North Korea fired multiple cruise missiles into the waters between Korea and Japan on Thursday morning, a day after Seoul said it would suspend any further deployment of a controversial missile-defense system to conduct an environmental review.
North Korea fired several suspected short-range anti-ship missiles off its east coast Thursday, South Korea's military said, in a continuation of defiant launches as it seeks to build a nuclear missile capable of reaching the continental United States ...
In North Hamgyong Province's Chongjin City, for example, the price increased from 4,900 KPW to 5,400 KPW, while the price of corn rose 300 KPW to 2,000 KPW.


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