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N. Korea executes state officials for watching S. Korean soap operas

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North Korea has reportedly executed 10 government officials for a range of charges that included watching foreign soap operas, The Telegraph reported on Wednesday.

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

NKorea may be developing sea-based missiles

A man watches a TV news program showing a file picture of a missile launch conducted by North Korea, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, July 13, 2014.  North  Korea launched ballistic missiles into the sea on Sunday, South Korea said, the latest in a series of test-firings seen as expressions of anger over the North’s failure to win talks on receiving outside aid, and over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills. AP FILE PHOTO

A website that monitors North Korea says the isolated nation may be exploring how to launch ballistic missiles from submarines or ships.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Seoul officials say Kim Jong Un had ankle surgery

Activists who plan to send anti-North Korea leaflets, hold a defaced image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as police officers stand guard during a rally in Paju, north of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. North Korea opened fire on Oct. 10 after activists floated propaganda balloons across the border, following through on a previous threat to attack. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

South Korea’s spy agency says it has an explanation of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s mysterious 6-week-long public absence.

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

South Korea dismantles border ‘propaganda’ Christmas tree

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South Korea’s Defense Ministry says it has pulled down a 43-year-old frontline Christmas tower that North Korea viewed as propaganda warfare.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Koreas’ military talks end without agreement

South Korean civic group members wave their national flags as they support sending balloons to North Korea, with anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets in front of the government complex in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014. Military generals from North and South Korea met at a border village Wednesday for talks on how to ease animosities between the rival countries following two shooting incidents last week, South Korean media said. The two Koreas traded gunfire Friday after South Korean activists floated balloons carrying the leaflets across the border. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

The first military talks between North and South Korea in more than three years ended with no agreement Wednesday, with the rivals failing to narrow their differences on how to ease animosities following two shooting incidents last week, South Korean officials said.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »