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A general view of the new terminal of Pyongyang International Airport is pictured in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). 30 more words

World

Need a miracle cure? Visit North Korea: Impoverished nation claims it has antidote for MERS, Ebola and AIDS

SEOUL — North Korea says it has succeeded where the greatest minds in science have failed.

The authoritarian, impoverished nation better known for pursuing a nuclear program despite global criticism announced Friday it has a drug that can prevent and cure MERS, Ebola, SARS and AIDS. 200 more words

News

North Korea says it tested submarine ballistic missile

Saturday North Korea bragged it had test-fired a secret new ballistic missile from a submarine and declared the firing a success. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un personally directed the test launching, the Wall Street Journal said, citing the official Korean Central News Agency. 331 more words

Current Events

FALLEN HEROES - Army Master Sgt. Francis H. Stamer

Soldier Missing From Korean War Accounted For

The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing from the Korean War, have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors. 252 more words

Department Of Defense

Mubong Special Zone for International Tour to Be Established

From the Korean Central News Agency:

Pyongyang, April 23 (KCNA) — The Mubong Special Zone for International Tour will be established in the DPRK.

A relevant decree was promulgated by the Presidium of the Supreme People’s Assembly of the DPRK on Wednesday. 55 more words

North Korea

BLOSSOM FIGHT! ‘Cherry Blossom is Chinese, Not Japanese,’ Claim Growers in China

Old literary references prove flower synonymous with Japan originated on Chinese soil, argues association, after South Korea has also laid claim to the species

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China

Kim Jong Un reportedly tells North Korean army to 'prepare for war' with US

The cocky little North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly told the army to prepare for war with the United States and its allies, state media reported Saturday, according to AFP. 124 more words

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