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North Korea defector regains consciousness, dramatic video shows getaway under fire

North Korea defector regains consciousness, dramatic video shows getaway under fire

North Korean border guards were only steps behind a North Korean soldier when they opened fire and one briefly crossed the border pursuing the wounded defector as he dashed to the South Korean side

Nov 22, 2017, 10:11 AM IST

North Korea warns of tough response after U.S. blacklisted leader

Some analysts and diplomats have warned that the U.S. action could limit cooperation with China on further action.

Jul 08, 2016, 06:42 AM IST

U.S. asks other nations to curb use of North Korean workers

The administration of President Barack Obama is asking other nations to cut the employment of North Korean workers as a way to reduce Pyongyang’s access to foreign currency, a U.S. official said on

Jul 08, 2016, 06:03 AM IST
North Korea, a smokers' paradise, now urging people to quit

North Korea, a smokers' paradise, now urging people to quit

It's a battle Pyongyang has tried before and won't easily win since it doesn't appear to have a lot of funding.

Jul 06, 2016, 15:21 PM IST

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