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China launches tourist train to North Korea


April 29th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 29 (IANS) China has launched a tourist train connecting the country's northeastern Tumen county and the picturesque Chilbo mountain in neighbouring North Korea.The train, carrying 65 Chinese tourists ... Read more...

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China launches train tour to North Korea


October 9th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 9 (IANS) China's Jilin province Saturday launched a group tour that will allow tourists to travel around North Korea by train, authorities said Sunday.A group of 103 Chinese ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake hits China-Russia-North Korea, no damage expected


February 18th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by BNO News
PYONGYANG (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck the Chinese, Russian and North Korean border region on Thursday, seismologists said. No damage is expected.The earthquake, which struck around 70 miles northeast of ... Read more...

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Magnitude 6.5 earthquake jolts China, Russia border (Lead)


February 18th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) A magnitude 6.5 earthquake jolted the border region between China and Russia Thursday morning, according to China Earthquake Networks Centre (CNEC). The CNEC said that the quake struck ... Read more...

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Strong quake rocks China, Russia, North Korea


February 18th, 2010 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) A magnitude 6.7 earthquake Thursday struck the border region of China, Russia and North Korea, Xinhua reported. The quake struck at around 0113 GMT. The epicentre was located 110 ... Read more...

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North Korea releases seized Russian cargo ship


February 27th, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Vladivostok (Russia), Feb 27 (RIA Novosti) North Korean authorities Wednesday released a Russian cargo ship seized Saturday in the Sea of Japan, a regional rescue service official said Wednesday. He said ... Read more...

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North Korea agrees to release detained Russian vessel


February 26th, 2008 - 12:32 am ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, Feb 25 (RIA Novosti) Russia Monday reached an agreement with North Korea for the release of its ship seized by the latter's coastguards for violating the international border, a diplomatic ... Read more...

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North Korea disallows Russian diplomat to meet ship crew


February 24th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) RIA Novosti Moscow, Feb 24 (RIA Novosti) North Korean authorities Sunday refused permission to a Russian diplomat to meet the crew of a Russian ship detained in the Sea of Japan for allegedly ... Read more...

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