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  • Fearing Ebola, North Korea bars foreigners from popular marathon

    Fearing Ebola, North Korea bars foreigners from popular marathon
    Further restricting travel to the already isolated country, North Korea barred foreigners from one of its most popular tourist events — the annual Pyongyang marathon — because of concerns over the Ebola virus, travel agencies said Monday....
  • Fearing Ebola, N. Korea bars tourists from capital marathon

    Further restricting travel to the already isolated country, North Korea barred foreigners from one of its most popular tourist events — the annual Pyongyang marathon — because of concerns over the Ebola virus, travel agencies said Monday....
  • Review: 'A Kim Jong-Il Production' by Paul Fischer

    "A Kim Jong-Il Production" by Paul Fischer; Flatiron Books (353 pages, $27.99) Students, diplomats, journalists and others who delve into study of North Korea very quickly encounter the story of the kidnapping of a South Korean actress and her director...
  • AP Interview: UN official says North Korea must abolish cult of Kim, not just prison camps

    A campaign within the United Nations to haul North Korean leader Kim Jong Un before an international court for crimes against humanity has touched off a defensive fury in Pyongyang, where it's being treated like a diplomatic declaration of war —...
  • North Korea marks third anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death

    North Korea marks third anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death
    North Korea on Wednesday marked the third anniversary of the death of former leader Kim Jong Il, ending a traditional period of mourning and setting the stage for his son Kim Jong Un to further entrench himself as the country’s unchallenged leader....
  • In Miami, artists take on North Korea

    In Miami, artists take on North Korea
    Books Bischof wants you to Google the name of the Primary Projects new exhibit, "International Friendship Exhibition." Search results will direct people not to his gallery's website, but to a North Korea museum, home to an enormous and bizarre trove of...
  • Rich Klein: 'The Interview' really does subvert North Korea's regime

    Rich Klein: 'The Interview' really does subvert North Korea's regime
    For starters, "The Interview" is very funny, in the Seth Rogen foul-mouthed, silly way. And while the propriety of showing a real world head of state being assassinated can be debated — the latest in a long list of political and social...
  • The World Should See 'The Interview'

    The World Should See 'The Interview'
    For starters, "The Interview" is very funny, in the Seth Rogen foul-mouthed, silly way. And while the propriety of showing a real head of state being assassinated can be debated, the movie also has moments that are surprisingly smart and politically...
  • Review: 'Without You, There Is No Us' by Suki Kim

    Review: 'Without You, There Is No Us' by Suki Kim
    During six months in 2011, journalist Suki Kim taught English at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) to the sons of North Korea's most elite families while secretly taking copious notes about what she saw and learned. Kim hid her...
  • North Korea's Kim had ankle surgery, South Korean officials say

    North Korea's Kim had ankle surgery, South Korean officials say
    South Korea’s main spy agency believes that a mysterious long absence by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can be explained by surgery he had in September to remove a cyst from his right ankle, South Korean lawmakers said Tuesday.   The...
  • What's really going on in North Korea

    It was a news story that read like the plot of a Peter Sellers or Mike Myers picture: Vertically challenged dictator of a starving populace, overweight and addicted to imported Swiss cheese, falls off his high heels and breaks both ankles. He is sent...