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News North Korea Government: Number of North Korean defectors coming to South lowest in 18 years

Published on: Sunday 02 February 2020
Number of North Korean defectors coming to South lowest in 18 years
News source: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2020/02/103_282631.html

... of North Korean refugees who entered the South last year was the lowest in 18 years since the government started to document figures in 2001. According to data from the Ministry of Unification, ...

News North Korea Government: Russia dodging North Korea sanctions, report says

Published on: Tuesday 28 January 2020
Russia dodging North Korea sanctions, report says
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2020/01/28/Russia-dodging-North-Korea-sanctions-report-says/9971580226872/

Pyotr Ilichev, director of the foreign ministry's department for international organizations, had said in an interview with a Russian news agency the Russian government had dismissed almost all North ...

News North Korea Government: North Korea Rules Out Quick Resumption of ‘Sickening’ Talks with U.S.

Published on: Sunday 06 October 2019
North Korea Rules Out Quick Resumption of ‘Sickening’ Talks with U.S.
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/06/world/asia/north-korea-us-nuclear-talks.html

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Shortly after the talks broke down, Morgan Ortagus, a State Department spokeswoman, said the United States had accepted the invitation of the Swedish government ...

News North Korea Government: Trump is appeasing North Korea

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Trump is appeasing North Korea
News source: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/trump-is-appeasing-north-korea

Kim is also confident he can continue to rely upon a South Korean government that has few qualms about providing aid without conditions. It is also likely that Kim believes Trump is unlikely to ...

News North Korea Government: China Is to the NBA as North Korea Is to Sony Pictures

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
China Is to the NBA as North Korea Is to Sony Pictures
News source: https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/china-is-to-the-nba-as-north-korea-is-to-sony-pictures/

The FBI launched a full investigation, announced criminal charges; the Obama administration denounced the attack and announced new sanctions; and about a month later, the Internet went down for about ...

News North Korea Government: On North Korea, the Chickens Are Coming Home to Roost

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
On North Korea, the Chickens Are Coming Home to Roost
News source: https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2019/10/high-cost-trumps-north-korea-diplomacy/599659/

They noted that the United States and North Korea “will not overcome a legacy of 70 years ... impeachment inquiry into the president’s efforts to pressure the Ukrainian government into investigating ...

News North Korea Government: North Korea defector's death reveals plight of trafficked women

Published on: Wednesday 21 August 2019
North Korea defector's death reveals plight of trafficked women
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2019/08/21/North-Korea-defectors-death-reveals-plight-of-trafficked-women/6051566424372/

RELATED U.S. North Korea envoy dismisses Russia posting rumors ... But Scarlatoiu said it is easy to pin blame on the South Korean government and forget South Korea continues to improve upon support ...

News North Korea Government: South Korea axes pact to share military intelligence with Japan

Published on: Thursday 22 August 2019
South Korea axes pact to share military intelligence with Japan
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/south-korea-axes-pact-to-share-military-intelligence-with-japan/2019/08/22/fe57061c-c4be-11e9-8bf7-cde2d9e09055_story.html

The Moon government’s willingness to listen to American advice ... The world is now learning just how sharply polarized South Korea is over Japan and North Korea.” Either way, the biggest losers may ...

News North Korea Government: North Korea boosts Kim’s rising status as global statesman

Published on: Sunday 11 August 2019
North Korea boosts Kim’s rising status as global statesman
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/north-korea-boosts-kims-rising-status-as-global-statesman/2019/08/11/ec28041a-bc98-11e9-a8b0-7ed8a0d5dc5d_story.html

North Korea’s government has yet to weigh in on the change. “The constitutional revisions reinforce the shift Kim Jong Un has been trying to make away from the ‘military first’ politics of his ...

News North Korea Government: Japan uses trade restrictions as a weapon against South Korea

Published on: Saturday 20 July 2019
Japan uses trade restrictions as a weapon against South Korea
News source: https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2019-07-21/japan-trade-restrictions-hit-south-korea

Japan placed restrictions on exports to South Korea of materials essential to its semiconductor industry amid an impasse between the two governments over reparations dating from World War II. It's part of a trend among some of the world's most powerful nations.

News North Korea Government: Harry Kazianis: Increased US-North Korea tensions could return them to brink of nuclear war

Published on: Sunday 21 July 2019
Harry Kazianis: Increased US-North Korea tensions could return them to brink of nuclear war
News source: https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/harry-kazianis-north-korea-thinks-trump-broke-a-promise-to-them-heres-why-thats-a-problem

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un seems to believe that President Trump broke a promise. That's a big problem – and in the worse-case scenario, it could return the U.S. and the North to the brink of a catastrophic nuclear war.

News North Korea Government: U.S., South Korea exercise could drop 'alliance' from name, report says

Published on: Sunday 21 July 2019
U.S., South Korea exercise could drop 'alliance' from name, report says
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2019/07/21/US-South-Korea-exercise-could-drop-alliance-from-name-report-says/2681563717950/

The report comes about a week after North Korea warned U.S.-South Korea military exercises ... The training would take place for three weeks. A South Korean government source told local paper Seoul ...

News North Korea Government: Former U.S. Marine in North Korean embassy raid is released ahead of extradition trial

Published on: Tuesday 16 July 2019
Former U.S. Marine in North Korean embassy raid is released ahead of extradition trial
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-marine-in-north-korean-embassy-raid-is-released-ahead-of-extradition-trial/2019/07/17/668268b2-a840-11e9-8733-48c87235f396_story.html

“The FBI has confirmed that the North Korean government has threatened his life,” reads the order by Rosenbluth. “He reasonably argues that because Spain has diplomatic relations with North Korea, he ...

News North Korea Government: Sanctions on Russia and North Korea Put Tiny Latvia in U.S. Cross Hairs

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
Sanctions on Russia and North Korea Put Tiny Latvia in U.S. Cross Hairs
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/17/business/latvia-money-laundering.html

The government is an unstable alliance of five center-right ... who according to media reports is in Russia. The report also identified North Korea, which has a long history in Latvia, as an ABLV ...

News North Korea Government: Trump Is Running Out of Time to Denuclearize North Korea

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
Trump Is Running Out of Time to Denuclearize North Korea
News source: https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2019/07/trump-kim-north-korea-talks/594235/

One way the United States could partially ease sanctions is by granting exemptions for inter-Korean economic projects to reward North Korea for major concessions on its nuclear program—something the ...

News North Korea Government: Trump Has Been Unrealistic About His Talks With North Korea. Here's Why We Shouldn't Dismiss the Meetings Altogether

Published on: Monday 08 July 2019
Trump Has Been Unrealistic About His Talks With North Korea. Here's Why We Shouldn't Dismiss the Meetings Altogether
News source: https://time.com/5622347/ending-korean-war-dmz/

It isn’t a gift to North Korea or an endorsement of the government’s actions; peace is the means that allows us to achieve our goals. It is a necessary condition for normalization of relations ...

News North Korea Government: Why South Korea Is Sending $8 Million In Food Aid To North Korea

Published on: Sunday 09 June 2019
Why South Korea Is Sending $8 Million In Food Aid To North Korea
News source: https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2019/06/09/730441007/why-aid-wont-fix-north-koreas-recurring-food-shortages

... say are the worst harvests there in a decade and severe food shortages affecting 40% of the North's population. Despite the South Korean government's insistence on separating the aid from politics ...

News North Korea Government: North Korea: Hundreds of public execution sites identified, says report

Published on: Monday 10 June 2019
North Korea: Hundreds of public execution sites identified, says report
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-48590691

A South Korean NGO says it has identified 318 sites in North Korea that have been used by the government to carry out public executions. The Transitional Justice Working Group interviewed 610 North ...