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The Mystery And Disparity That Is North Korea

AP | TIM SULLIVAN | Posted 12.07.2012 | World

KAESONG, North Korea — From here, Pyongyang can seem like a dream. At what passes for rush hour on a Wednesday morning, there are few sounds in...

North Korea's New Year's Resolutions

AP | Posted 03.02.2012 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea vowed Sunday to make an all-out drive for prosperity as it unites behind new leader Kim Jong Un, ushering i...

North Korea Race To Finish Celebration Preparations As Cold Sets In

AP | By JEAN H. LEE | Posted 01.03.2012 | World

MOUNT KUMGANG, North Korea -- Autumn has always been the most cherished season in Korea, a time to harvest and to hike, to store up food and enjoy the...

North Korea Media: Flood Leaves 30 Dead, Thousands Homeless

AP | Posted 10.05.2011 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (Associated Press) -- Heavy rains late last month in North Korea caused flooding that killed about 30 people and left almost 16,000...

European Union Sending $14.5 Million In Food Aid To North Korea

AP | By GABRIELE STEINHAUSER | Posted 09.03.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS -- The European Union said Monday it will restart food aid to North Korea after the country's repressive communist regime agreed to an unprec...

6 Million North Koreans Need Urgent Food Aid, UN Reports

AP | MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON — The United Nations reported Thursday that more than 6 million North Koreans, about a quarter of the communist state's population &n...

A Rare Glimpse Inside North Korea

New York Times | SHARON LaFRANIERE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PYONGYANG, North Korea -- Girls' soccer teams waged a fierce battle outside a huge gymnasium. Two young brides, one resplendent in a white gown and th...