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  • North Korea threatens to pull out of Asian Games in the South

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea threatened on Friday to pull out of the Asian Games due to take place in rival South Korea later this year, accusing the South of plotting to block its athletes from taking part.
  • Asian Games talks between North, South Korea break down

    Asian Games talks between North, South Korea break down
    Talks over North Korea’s participation in the Asian Games in Incheon broke down Thursday over issues including who would foot the expenses of the athletes' and cheerleaders' visit to South Korea.   Thursday’s meeting took place in the...

    Japanese woman clings to hope that identical twin alive in North Korea

    OTSUKI Japan (Reuters) - Misa Morimoto spoke to no one for 18 years about her identical twin sister who vanished when they were 20, not even to her own children. On the rare occasions when asked, she lied and said her sister was studying overseas. But...

    North Korean freighter runs aground off Mexico after stop in Havana

    A North Korean freighter has run aground in the Gulf of Mexico just days after a stop in Havana that sparked comparisons with another Pyongyang vessel captured last summer with a large and illegal shipment of Cuban weapons. The 430-foot Mu Du Bong...

    Pyongyang abductee probe stirs speculation of early Japan poll

    TOKYO (Reuters) - As Japan presses North Korea for information on the fate of Japanese citizens abducted decades ago, speculation is simmering that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could use a possible breakthrough on the emotive issue to call a snap election....