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#DPRK

# dprk - Friday 10 August, 2018

Red Cross warn that North Korea is on the brink of a 'full-blown' food crisis as crops fail in heatwave

Recent UN sanctions have deepened the food crisis in the secretive state.

# dprk - Thursday 4 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 photos of life in North Korea, according to its swanky new tourism website Holliers

# dprk - Saturday 7 December, 2013

85-year-old American granddad released from North Korea

Merrill Newman had been visiting Pyongyang as a tourist when he was accused by the North Korean goverment of committing a number of crimes.

# dprk - Friday 5 April, 2013

North Korea tells European countries it cannot guarantee embassy safety

European countries have been told to consider withdrawing personnel from Pyongyang if the tension there escalates further.

North Korea moves missile to its coast, increasing tensions

“The North is apparently intent on firing missiles without prior warning,” a South Korean official said.

# dprk - Sunday 24 March, 2013

How South Korea is training ‘cyber warriors’ for battle against North Korea

North Korea is believed to have a cyber warfare unit staffed by around 3,000 people – so South Korea is defending itself against any possible attacks.

# dprk - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

UN Security Council vows action after North Korea nuclear test

Even North Korea’s sole international ally, China, was stern in its condemnation of the nuclear test and threats to the United States.

# dprk - Monday 7 January, 2013

Google boss Eric Schmidt arrives in North Korea

The Google chairman and the former governor of New Mexico say they are on a private humanitarian mission which is not connected to the US government.

# dprk - Friday 21 December, 2012

North Korea confirms arrest of US citizen

The man entered North Korea as a tourist and committed an unspecified crime, according to North Korean authorities.

# dprk - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Condemnation after North Korea launches rocket

America, China and Russia have all expressed concern about the successful launch of the rocket by North Korea – and asked all sides to avoid ‘stoking the flames’.

# dprk - Saturday 4 August, 2012

North Korean leader's wife 'charming', says sushi chef

The chef, who is believed to have worked for Kim Jong-Il before his death, is one of the few people to publicly speak out about meeting Kim Jong Un and his new wife.

# dprk - Saturday 21 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge 6 of the strangest videos on North Korea's YouTube channel Glorious Leader This post contains videos

6 of the strangest videos on North Korea's YouTube channel

Our favourite is the one with around sixty soldiers playing kazoos on a stage.

# dprk - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

North Korea show used Mickey without Disney approval

A show for Kim Jong-Un and his most powerful generals featured several trademarked Disney characters – despite America being North Korea’s major foe.

# dprk - Monday 28 May, 2012

North Korea reports serious drought

The communist country has had very little rain in the last month which threatens to damage crops as the country enters a critical planting season.

# dprk - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

North Korea criticises Obama’s 'confrontational stance' over launch

The US and South Korea are concerned the rocket launches are a cover to test long-range missiles capable of carrying nuclear weapons.

# dprk - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Obama warns North Korea against conducting rocket test

The US president said there will be consequences if North Korea goes ahead with its plans to test a long-range rocket next month.

# dprk - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

The 10 strangest photographs from Kim Jong-Il's funeral North Korea This post contains images

The 10 strangest photographs from Kim Jong-Il's funeral

The funeral of the North Korean dictator has been taking place in Pyongyang today. Here’s a round-up of the 10 most grabbing photographs from it.

# dprk - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

What's going to happen at Kim Jong-Il's funeral tomorrow?

The funeral of the former leader of North Korea, who has been lying in state since he died on 17 December, is expected to see mass grief from mourners.

# dprk - Monday 13 September, 2010

From The42 Middlesbrough Ladies to tour North Korea North Korea

Middlesbrough Ladies to tour North Korea

Possibly the most improbable football story since North Korea qualified for the World Cup last year.