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North Korea Defections

Senior North Korean Diplomat In UK Defects To South

Reurers | Rebecca Falconer | Posted 08.17.2016 | World

North Korea’s deputy ambassador in London has defected with his family to South Korea, making him the highest-ranking Pyongyang diplomat ever to fle...

2 Senior North Korean Officials Defected Last Year, South Reveals

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 04.11.2016 | World

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - Two senior North Korean officials, including an army colonel specializing in espionage against the South, defected to South ...

13 North Koreans Working Abroad Seek Asylum In South In Unusual Defection

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 04.08.2016 | World

SEOUL (Reuters) - Thirteen North Koreans who worked at a restaurant run by the isolated state in a third country are seeking political asylum in South...

REPORT: Kim Jong Un's Banker Defects To Russia

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2014 | World

By Ju-min Park and James Pearson SEOUL, Aug 29 (Reuters) - A senior North Korean banking official who managed money for leader Kim Jon...