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  • Times staff writer Barbara Demick answers questions about North Korea

    Times staff writer Barbara Demick answers questions about North Korea
    Barbara Demick, the Los Angeles Times bureau chief in Beijing and author of the book “Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea,” has reported extensively about North Korea. She answered questions Friday on Reddit about life inside...
  • North Korea's Kim reportedly has ex-girlfriend, 11 others executed

    A North Korean firing squad last week executed a former girlfriend of leader Kim Jong Un and 11 other entertainers for allegedly violating laws banning pornography, a South Korean newspaper reported Thursday. The report by Chosun Ilbo, an English-...
  • Syria: Where is the outrage?

    More than 1,400 people dead, 400 of them children, from rocket attacks spreading a chemical agent, most likely sarin, on civilians living outside Damascus. Those gruesome deaths ought to be the focus of U.S. and world attention — people suffering,...
  • Dennis Rodman's North Korea visit puts spotlight on jailed American

    Basketball Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to visit communist leader Kim Jong Un, spurring hopes that a jailed American tour operator might be freed as a gesture of friendship between the two eccentrics. Rodman, on his...
  • Senate panel backs U.S. strike on Syria

    WASHINGTON — The Senate took a crucial step Wednesday toward authorizing a punitive strike on Syria but deep reluctance was evident in the House, where lawmakers questioned whether the U.S. was in danger of being drawn into another Middle East war....
  • N. Korea's Kim hosts Dennis Rodman; no word on jailed evangelist

    Former NBA star Dennis Rodman was a dinner guest of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday, the reclusive nation's state-run news agency reported. But there was no immediate indication whether the flamboyant sportsman had made a plea for Pyongyang to...
  • Columnist Vladimir Putin vs. a grandmaster

     
    Russian president Vladimir Putin has an op-ed about Syria in today's New York Times A Plea for Caution From Russia This prompted former world chess champion and chairman of the Human Rights Foundation Garry Kasparov to tweet: I hope Putin......
  • Mother of Kenneth Bae visits imprisoned son in North Korea

    SEOUL -- The mother of imprisoned American Kenneth Bae said Friday that her son "did not look bad" after she was allowed into North Korea to visit him. Bae’s family had expressed concern about his failing health in recent months.  Over the summer,...
  • State Department warns of travel to Turkey, Lebanon

    On Sept. 6, the State Department issued a warning for southeastern Turkey, recommending that U.S. citizens "defer non-essential travel" to that area. The department allowed non-emergency personnel and families to leave its consulate in Adana. Adana is...
  • Mark Russell

    My sources overseas predict that in 2012, North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, will be overthrown by his smarter brother, Kim Jong Jeb. Queen Elizabeth will bestow a posthumous knighthood on the heroic veteran of World War I, Joey, the War Horse. In...
  • Joel Brinkley: North Korea is following a well-worn pattern

    Just a few months ago, on New Year's Day, North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, gave a televised speech to the nation calling for reconciliation with the South. "The past records of inter-Korean relations," he intoned, "show that confrontation between...