Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 11:18
In an isolated stretch of Jordanian desert, a heavily guarded, secret compound houses 1,200 senior police and Army officers who defected from Syria.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 05, 2012, 20:18
The defector was arrested for
trying to kill another who regularly sent anti-Pyongyang
leaflets across the border.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 04, 2012, 16:45
Cho Myung-Chul is set to win office as the
country`s first defector lawmaker.
Last Updated: Monday, September 05, 2011, 23:39
2,200 people have been killed since March as protesters take to the streets every week.
Last Updated: Monday, August 29, 2011, 00:16
The Arab League decided to send its Secretary-General to Damascus to push for reforms.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 10:16
Cho Myung-Chul fled North Korea in 1994 to show the world its regime was headed in wrong direction.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 06, 2011, 09:45
The Libyan diplomat Mussa Kussa, who defected to the West, has been replaced.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 05, 2010, 16:18
North Korea Wednesday denied that it
had sent spies to kill a high-profile defector and vocal
critic of its leader Kim Jong-il, accusing South Korea of
fabricating the case to stoke hostilities against Pyongyang.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 21, 2010, 22:45
South Korean police said on Wednesday it has
tightened security for a high-ranking North Korean defector
after authorities arrested two spies from the North for
plotting to assassinate him.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 04, 2010, 09:42
Several North Korean soldiers crossed the border with South Korea this week in pursuit of a defecting colleague but retreated after warning shots were fired, Seoul`s military said on Thursday.
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