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  • North Korea sentences American Matthew Miller to six years with labor

    Californian Matthew Miller, who was detained in April in North Korea, was sentenced Sunday to six years with labor on charges of entering the country illegally and trying to commit an act of espionage, according to KCNA, the official North Korean news agency.
  • North Korea on major sports drive, says Pyongyang official

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea hopes to harness the power of sport to raise its image on the world stage through international competitions such as the Olympic Games, and to bolster labour output and national defence by improving its citizens' well-being,...

    North Korea: rocket firing not timed to coincide with papal visit to South

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday its firing of three short-range rockets shortly before Pope Francis arrived in the South Korean capital the previous day had nothing to do with the papal visit. The rockets were fired from multiple launchers...

    Japan imposes asset freeze on North Korean shipping firm

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan on Friday froze the assets of the operator of a North Korean ship seized for smuggling arms, the Foreign Ministry said, just as Tokyo is engaged in talks with Pyongyang to return Japanese citizens kidnapped by North Korean agents...

    Seth Rogen, James Franco's 'The Interview' moves to Christmas Day

    'Tis the season for … an assassination comedy? Seth Rogen and James Franco will unwrap their controversial North Korea-themed movie "The Interview" on Christmas Day, Sony announced Thursday. The action-comedy — recently condemned by...