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Kim Jong-un signs order of battle


August 27th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has signed an order of battle to counter possible attacks by South Korea and the US, state-run news agency KCNA reported.During ... Read more...

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Connor Cruise lands his major film role


August 13th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Connor Cruise has decided to take the footsteps of his father when he first appeared in a film namely Red Dawn. It’s the high time you ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar a win away from bronze (Fourth Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt is just a win away from an Olympic medal as he beat Franklin Gomez Matos of Puerto Rico in Repechage 2 to qualify for ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar in second repechage (Third Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt moved closer to an Olympic bronze medal as he defeated Franklin Gomez Matos of Puerto Rico to move into the second repechage round of ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: India’s Yogeshwar in repechage (Second Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt's Olympic medal hopes were rekindled as he qualified for the repechage round of the men's 60kg wrestling event after Russian Besik Kudukhov, who had ... Read more...

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169 killed in North Korea floods


August 6th, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Severe floods have killed up to 169 people and injured 144 in North Korea since July, state KCNA news agency reported.Another 400 people have gone ... 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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Cuban wins Olympic silver in judo


July 30th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/EFE) Cuban judo athlete Yanet Bermoy had to settle for the silver medal in the 52-kg class after losing to North Korea's Kum Ae An Sunday at ... Read more...

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North Korean robbed of $100,000 in Moscow


July 18th, 2012 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A North Korean man was injured and allegedly robbed of $100,000 Tuesday in what seems to be a planned assault by criminals in Moscow.According to ... Read more...

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North Korea girl dies saving Kim portraits


June 28th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, June 28 (IANS) North Korean officials have posthumously honoured a 14-year-old girl who drowned in a flood while trying to save portraits of leaders Kim Il-Sung and Kim Jong-Il, ... Read more...

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Russia admits Iranian, North Korean n-threat


April 25th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 24 (IANS) Russia's military leadership has for the first time acknowledged a nuclear threat from Iran and North Korea."The threat is always there, so we closely monitor the ... Read more...

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Table tennis: Sharath misses out on fifth qualifying spot for Olympics


April 21st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Achanta Sharath Kamal failed to seal the fifth qualifying spot at the ongoing Asian Olympic Qualification Table Tennis Tournament in Hong Kong, when he lost ... Read more...

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China urges dialogue after North Korean satellite launch


April 17th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) China has called for more dialogue and consultations after the UN Security Council (UNSC) Monday strongly condemned North Korea over its failed satellite launch, Xinhua reported."It ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-un elected chairman of National Defence Commission


April 13th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 13 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was Friday elected the first chairman of the National Defence Commission, on the same day a satellite launched by the country ... 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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Satellite launch not to harm region: North Korean official


April 10th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 10 (IANS) The launch of a satellite by North Korea will not harm the region and neighbouring countries, an official from the Korean Committee for Space Technology said ... Read more...

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North Korea puts rocket on pad for satellite launch


April 9th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 8 (IANS) The rocket for the planned satellite launch later this month by North Korea has been installed on the launch pad, Xinhua reported Sunday.Last month, North Korea ... Read more...

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Pentagon monitoring North Korean satellite launch


April 6th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) The US Defense Department was closely monitoring the prospect of a satellite launch this month by North Korea, a top Pentagon official said.George Little, acting assistant ... 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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North Korean rocket launch plan is destablising: US


March 17th, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) The US Defence Department has said the April launch of a long-range rocket announced by North Korea would violate UN resolutions and represents a destabilising influence ... Read more...

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North Korea to launch satellite


March 16th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, March 16 (IANS) North Korea has announced it will launch an indigenously-built satellite to mark the birth centenary of late president Kim Il Sung.North Korea is to launch the ... Read more...

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No evidence North Korean leader dead: US official


February 11th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) The US intelligence has found no evidence to suggest that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was dead, an official said following web posts in China ... Read more...

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North Korean envoy caught illegally fishing in Germany


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The North Korean ambassador to Germany has been caught by police for fishing without a licence in a Berlin river, Svoboda radio station reported Friday.North ... Read more...

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North Korean succession is stable: South Korea, US


December 30th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 30 (IANS) The defense chiefs of South Korea and the US said the power succession in North Korea following the death of its leader Kim Jong-il has been ... Read more...

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US to hold N-talks with Pyongyang


October 20th, 2011 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) The US will hold talks with North Korea in Geneva next week over its nuclear programme, Xinhua reported Wednesday."This is a continuation of the exploratory meetings ... Read more...

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US relief supplies arrive in North Korea


September 4th, 2011 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) A cargo plane carrying emergency relief supplies from the US has arrived in North Korean capital Pyongyang to help people in flood-hit areas of the country, ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-Il had nightmares about people stoning him


March 27th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27 (ANI): North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Il, who has ruled the country with iron fist since its founding in 1948, told a visiting businessman he had nightmares of being ... Read more...

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North Korea develops new liver cancer injection


March 4th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, March 4 (IANS) North Korea has developed a new injection for liver cancer, the efficiency of which is as high as 90 percent, a media report said Friday.The official ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-Il’s son prefers Eric Clapton gig to dad’s b’day celebration!


February 17th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): It seems that Kim-Jong Chol, one of the sons of Kim Jong II, would rather attend an Eric Clapton concert than celebrate his father's birthday.Chol was apparently caught ... Read more...

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Skinny jeans are a hot contraband North Korea


January 13th, 2011 - 1:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pyongyang, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) North Korean authorities have lifted the age-long ban on women who wear skinny jeans.Until the release of the ban, any woman caught wearing tight jeans were fined ... Read more...

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North Korea soldiers chase defectors into China to kill


January 12th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) In a rare cross-border pursuit, North Korean troops chased their seven defectors into China and shot five of them dead, the Daily Mail reported here.According to South Korean ... Read more...

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Hacked N. Korean Twitter account shows Kim Jong-il and ‘heir’ are ’sworn enemies’


January 10th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Pyongyang, Jan 10 (ANI): North Korea's Twitter account has reportedly been attacked by hackers, who posted tweets on the page against leader Kim Jong-il and heir apparent Kim Jong-un describing the duo ... Read more...

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Analysts doubtful about North Korea’s “unconditional and early talks” proposal


January 9th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Jan 9 (ANI): North Korea's call for "unconditional and early talks" is creating confusion among many observers. While some analysts see it as Pyongyang's attempt at reconciliation, others believe it is ... Read more...

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North Korea proposes unconditional dialogue with South Korea


January 6th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Pyongyang (North Korea), Jan 6(ANI): North Korea has reportedly proposed unconditional dialogue with South Korea as soon as possible.According to Xinhua news agency, the North Korean government issued a statement on ... Read more...

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David Beckham Unites North Korea And England!


December 31st, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, a film made on a teenage girl’s idol David Beckham, has become an instrumental part of television and diplomatic histories. The movie was broadcast on North Korean television screens four ... Read more...

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