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Kim Jong-un inspects artillery unit before South Korea-US drill


August 18th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un Saturday inspected a frontline artillery unit ahead of a planned South Korea-US annual joint military exercise, state media reported.During his visit ... Read more...

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Olympics: North Korean weight-lifter breaks world record


July 31st, 2012 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) North Korea's Kim Un Guk broke the world record in men's 62 kg category weight-lifting on the way to win gold at the London Olympics Monday.Kim ... Read more...

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North Korea holds military parade


April 15th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 15 (IANS) North Korea Sunday held a military parade here to celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of the country's founder Kim Il-sung.North Korean leader Kim Jong-un lauded the ... Read more...

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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un gets new party post


April 12th, 2012 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 12 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been appointed chairman of the central military commission of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea (WPK).The appointment was made ... Read more...

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North Korea threatens to bury enemies at sea


April 5th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has threatened "to bury enemies at sea" if there are any attempts to hinder Pyongyang's long-range rocket launch, which is ... Read more...

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200,000 people living in ‘horrific’ North Korean prison camps: Amnesty


May 4th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4(ANI): North Korea's political prison camps have grown in size over the past decade and now hold an estimated 200,000 people in "horrific" conditions, a report from the London-based rights ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Indian shooters continue to disappoint


November 17th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gunagzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) Indian shooters continued to disappoint on the fifth day of the shooting competition of the Asian Games here Wednesday.In the men's 25 metres standard pistol event, Samresh Jung ... Read more...

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North Korea To Appoint Kim Jong Un As Its New Leader


October 9th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) North Korea is all set to witness the transfer of power and the preparations are under way. The Defense Minister of North Korea informed the South ... Read more...

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FIFA launches investigation into treatment of North Korean players


August 11th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 11 (DPA) FIFA president Joseph Blatter confirmed Wednesday that football's ruling body has began an investigation into the alleged mistreatment of North Korean players and coaches following the team's poor ... Read more...

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North Korean World Cup team home to uncertain future


June 27th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27(ANI): At least four North Korean footballers part of the World Cup team are facing a frighteningly uncertain future following their dismal performance during the tournament.According to reports, the ... Read more...

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Ivory Coast go out despite 3-0 win over North Korea (Lead)


June 26th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Nelspruit, June 25 (DPA) Ivory Coast beat North Korea 3-0 in the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit Friday but still go home after finishing third in Group G of the football World ... Read more...

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Portugal destroy North Korea with sparkling football (Second Lead)


June 21st, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 21 (DPA) Portugal exploded into life to demolish North Korea 7-0 Monday, taking a massive step toward qualifying from Group G and consigning the plucky communist nation to elimination ... Read more...

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Portugal run riot over North Korea for first win (Lead)


June 21st, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 21 (DPA) Portugal took command of their Group G football World Cup match with three goals in seven minutes to demolish North Korea 7-0 Monday and took a ... Read more...

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Frustrated Brazil work past North Korea 2-1


June 16th, 2010 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 16 (DPA) Five-times world champions Brazil struggled over long stretches against a stingy North Korea defence before collecting a 2-1 victory in their Group G opener Tuesday at Ellis Park ... Read more...

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North Korea out to shock world again (Group G team profile)


June 1st, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 1 (DPA) North Korea shocked the world at the 1966 World Cup football finals in England by knocking out Italy to reach the quarter-finals. At South Africa 2010, it would ... Read more...

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China, North Korea seek to boost military ties


November 19th, 2009 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) China and North Korea will enhance military cooperation to boost peace and stability in the region, officials of both the countries said. China and North Korea are friends ... Read more...

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Bulgaria’s Yordanova tests positive, out of Olympics


August 16th, 2008 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 16 (DPA) Bulgarian middle-distance runner Daniela Yordanova will miss the Beijing Olympics after testing positive for the steroid testosterone, it was announced on Saturday. Bulgarian team spokesman Todor Shabinsky said ... Read more...

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North Korean loses medals after failed dope test


August 15th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 15 (DPA) North Korea's Kim Jong Su became the first athlete to lose an Olympic medal for doping when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Friday that he had been ... Read more...

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