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Recently, the Director-General of the World Health Organization seemed to see the good side of Communist oppression:
GENEVA (Reuters) – North Korea’s health system would be the envy of many developing countries because of the abundance of medical staff that it has available, the head of the World Health Organization said on Friday.
WHO Director-General Margaret Chan, [...]
It looks like North Korea is already grooming one of Kim Jong Il’s sons to take over when his father dies:
SUNGNAM, South Korea — The black-and-white photographs that were published last month in a North Korean newspaper appear no different from other propaganda coming from North Korea: they show the supreme leader, Kim Jong-il, touring [...]
Nearly a month ago, a South Korean warship sunk in disputed waters and suspicion immediately turned to the ROK’s neighbors. to the north.
Now, the South Korean military is specifically alleging that the North Koreans were behind the incident:
SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s military believes a torpedo fired from a North Korean submarine sank its navy [...]
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates appeared together yesterday to defend the revised nuclear strategy that the President announced last week:
(CBS) The Obama administration’s nuclear posture review may have removed some of the intentional ambiguity from U.S. nuclear policy, but it does not leave the country any less safe, [...]
Well, this just what we need right now:
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s military scrambled naval vessels to the western waters near the disputed maritime border with North Korea late Friday after an explosion ripped a hole in the bottom of a military ship, officials and news reports said.
The ship – reported to have 104 [...]
The Obama Administration is hailing the results of yesterday’s meeting in Geneva with representatives of the Islamic Republic:
GENEVA, Oct. 1 — The United States and Iran tentatively stepped back from looming confrontation on Thursday, as the Islamic republic reached an agreement with major powers that would greatly reduce Iran’s stockpile of low-enriched uranium and reset [...]
By the United Arab Emirates:
Aug. 28 (Bloomberg) — The United Arab Emirates has seized a ship carrying North Korean-manufactured munitions, detonators, explosives and rocket-propelled grenades bound for Iran in violation of United Nations sanctions, diplomats said.
The UAE two weeks ago notified the UN Security Council of the seizure, according to the diplomats, who spoke on [...]
In a move apparently related to Bill Clinton’s arrival there today, North Korea has released the two American journalists convicted of spying earlier this year
SEOUL, South Korea — The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-il, pardoned two jailed American journalists, the official KCNA news agency has reported, according to Reuters. The report came after former President [...]
It must be nuclear Monday, because, in addition to a new report about Iran, we’ve got reports of a secret nuclear program in one of the world’s most reclusive nations:
Two of Asia’s most oppressive regimes may have joined forces to develop a nuclear arsenal, according to strategic experts who have analysed information supplied by a [...]
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