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South Korea suspends operations at joint Kaesong factory complex over North Korea missile launch

ABC Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
It currently hosts 124 South Korean companies that operate factories there and employ 53,000 North Korean workers. The complex generated $155 million in wages and fees for North Korea last year, Mr Hong said. South Korea's Government and companies ...
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North Korea campaigners seek USB sticks

BBC News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Two US human rights charities have launched an appeal for donations of old USB sticks, also known as flash drives. About 10,000 USB sticks are smuggled into North Korea each year by groups of people who have defected from the Communist state.

North Korea Rocket Launch Shows Few Gains in Capabilities, Seoul Says

Wall Street Journal - ‎11 hours ago‎
SEOUL—North Korea's latest rocket appears to have been slightly more powerful than a similar device fired in 2012, South Korean officials said, but didn't demonstrate major progress to suggest Pyongyang could seriously threaten the U.S.
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Why North Korea's satellite launch is troubling

CNN - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Joan Johnson-Freese is a professor of national security affairs at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, and the author of "Heavenly Ambitions: America's Quest to Dominate Space.

South Korea, Japan Move to Penalize North Korea

Wall Street Journal - ‎4 hours ago‎
SEOUL—Japan and South Korea took steps Wednesday to penalize North Korea for its latest nuclear test and rocket launch, with Tokyo imposing sanctions and Seoul shutting an inter-Korean industrial park that provides a key source of income to Pyongyang ...
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Trump's solution for North Korea's nuclear threat

New York Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
Donald Trump has a solution for North Korea's nuclear threat - he said he'd have China make the country's leader “disappear.

America's military is getting deadly serious about China, Russia, and North Korea

The Week Magazine - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Pentagon has a problem. After concentrating on guerrilla warfare for the last decade and a half, the U.S. military is entering a brave new world - one filled with new adversaries.

North Korea executes army chief of staff, South Korean media report

The Globe and Mail - ‎6 minutes ago‎
North Korea has executed its army chief of staff, Ri Yong Gil, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday, which, if true, would be the latest in a series of executions, purges and disappearances under its young leader.

Japan Announces New Sanctions on North Korea to Protest Rocket Launch Seen as Missile Test

ABC News - ‎8 hours ago‎
Japan Announces New Sanctions on North Korea to Protest Rocket Launch Seen as Missile Test. By The Associated Press. TOKYO - Feb 10, 2016, 4:18 AM ET.

Ocean County releases North Korea letter

Asbury Park Press - ‎21 hours ago‎
Ocean County Freeholder Joseph H. Vicari wants to bomb North Korea, but it still isn't clear whether the rogue nation has gotten that message - or any other from the New Jersey official.
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Beer and skin cream? North Korea touts consumer brands

CNNMoney - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Consumer brands aren't the first things most people associate with North Korea, which has recently seized global attention with a nuclear test followed by a long-range rocket launch.
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North Korea 'presents a threat to our region'

Sky News Australia - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
During an interview with Sky News' Laura Jayes, the Foreign Minister Julie Bishop discussed Philip Ruddock's new human rights role, the serious consequences the Australian government is considering for North Korea and the resettlement of refugees.

North Korea Rocket Launch Puts Relations With China On Edge

NPR - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Katy Oh, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and Asian specialist at the Institute for Defense Analyses, about the state of relations between China and North Korea, following the North Korea long-range rocket launch ...

S. Korea to shut down joint industrial park with N. Korea

KIRO Seattle - ‎6 hours ago‎
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea said Wednesday that it will shut down a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to the North's recent rocket launch, accusing the North of using hard currency from the park to develop its nuclear and ...
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Donald Trump on NH victory, North Korea threat

CBS News - ‎4 hours ago‎
February 10, 2016, 8:02 AM |New Hampshire voters gave Donald Trump a big push forward with 35 percent of the vote in Tuesday's Republican primary.

North Korea rocket: First images emerge of debris; satellite 'tumbling' in space

Q13 FOX - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
(CNN) - South Korea has released the first images of debris believed to be from a long-range rocket fired by North Korea on Sunday.

Allies Discuss How To Respond To North Korea's Rocket Launch

NPR - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Senior U.S., Japanese and South Korean defense officials met by teleconference on Tuesday to discuss the ramifications of North Korea's suspected missile test disguised as a satellite launch. RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: When North Korea ignored U.N. ...

S. Korea to halt work at joint industrial park with N. Korea

Bay Today - ‎8 hours ago‎
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - South Korea said Wednesday that it would suspend operations at a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to the North's recent rocket launch, the first time in the park's decade of operation that Seoul has halted ...

North Korea turns to 'old workhorse' rocket to repeat past success

Reuters - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The three-stage launch vehicle, named Kwangmyongsong, separated its boosters successfully and put an object, which the North says is an earth observation satellite, into orbit, South Korea said on Tuesday. A signal from the satellite had yet to be ...