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Fewer Foreign Students Attending US Higher Ed Institutes
WASHINGTON - More international students come to the U.S. from around the world for higher education than any other country, but those metrics show stagnation -- and steep declines from some (...)
North Korea Times - 18 November 2019
US, South Korea postpone joint drills in 'act of goodwill'
The US and South Korea will postpone joint air drills in an act of goodwill toward the nuclear-armed North, US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, after months of deadlocked diplomacy (...)
North Korea Times - 18 November 2019
K-pop fans protest against treatment of Monsta X lead singer
You may have recently seen K-pop trending worldwide on Twitter, especially hashtags such as #FightForWonho. Wonho, whose real name is Lee Ho-Seok, was the lead singer for Monsta X, a Korean pop (...)
North Korea Times - 17 November 2019
Two Planes Crashed at Frankfurt Airport
A Namibian plane crashed a Korean Air plane after landing at Frankfurt am Main Airport Saturday night, officials said, adding that no one was injured.Both planes were damaged in what was called a (...)
North Korea Times - 17 November 2019
Increasing exercise level with age prevents stroke, heart disease
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 17 (ANI): While physical activity is linked to the overall well-being of an individual, it has been found to prevent heart disease and stroke in people who increase their (...)
North Korea Times - 17 November 2019
US, South Korea Delay Military Exercise Criticized by North Korea
BANGKOK - The United States and South Korea on Sunday said they were postponing a joint military air exercise that North Korea has criticized as provocative. U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper
North Korea Times - 17 November 2019
Australian man survives croc attack by gouging its eye
An Australian wildlife ranger has recounted his terrifying escape from the clutches of a particularly cunning crocodile, after wrestling with the reptile and sticking a finger in its eye. (...)
North Korea Times - 16 November 2019
Messi scores on Argentina return to sink Brazil
Riyadh - Lionel Messi struck on his return to international duty Friday following a three-month ban as Argentina defeated fierce rivals Brazil 1-0 in a friendly in Riyadh. Th
North Korea Times - 16 November 2019
Kiwi Lee boasts 1-stroke PGA Mexico lead
Mexico City - New Zealand's Danny Lee, seeking his first US PGA Tour title in more than four years, fired a nine-under-par 62 on Friday to grab the first-round lead at the Mayakoba
North Korea Times - 16 November 2019
Kim Jong Un attends flight contest by North Korea’s “invincible” air force: KCNA
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday attended a flight contest by the country’s Korean People’s Army Air and Anti-Air Force, the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Saturday, hailing the “invincible might” of the country’s flying corps. (...)
NK News - 16 November 2019
After DPRK insult, Biden campaign says “repugnant dictators” threatened by ex-VP
A spokesman for Joe Biden’s presidential campaign denounced “repugnant dictators” and their supporters on Friday, saying that they likely find the former U.S. Vice President “threatening,” according to a report in the Associated Press. The comment, (...)
NK News - 15 November 2019
North Korea calls Biden 'rabid dog' that 'must be beaten to death'
North Korea has launched a visceral diatribe against US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, calling the former vice-president a rabid dog - while also borrowing the terminology of (...)
North Korea Times - 15 November 2019
Author: Unity An Urgent Need for Muslim World
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A prominent author and peace activist said in an article to Tasnim that unity is the most urgent need of the Muslim world as foreign forces such as the US are to exploit (...)
North Korea Times - 15 November 2019
Chinese swimmer Sun, facing lengthy ban, rejects doping charge
Montreux - Chinese swimming star Sun Yang, facing a ban of up to eight years for missing an out-of-competition test, told the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday that testers
North Korea Times - 15 November 2019
South Korea, U.S. must “remain flexible” on joint military drills: Esper
South Korea and the U.S. need to “remain flexible” on joint military drills in order to not close off the possibility of making diplomatic progress in denuclearization negotiations with the North, the U.S. Secretary of Defense stressed on Friday. (...)
NK News - 15 November 2019
North Korea and Russia sign new protocol on cross-border rail transport
North Korean and Russian representatives signed a new protocol on cross-border rail, road, and sea transport during meetings in Pyongyang this week, the Facebook page of the Russian embassy reported late Thursday. It added that the protocol “sets (...)
NK News - 15 November 2019
33 North Koreans leave Nepal amid broader crackdown, report to UN says
33 North Koreans resident in Nepal left the country prior to October 31 upon orders from the government, the country said in a report on its implementation of international sanctions to the UN this week, amid a broader crackdown on DPRK-linked (...)
NK News - 15 November 2019
Life on the ground in North Korea through the eyes of a Pyongyang expat
While traveling to North Korea as a tourist is not as rare anymore as it used to be, very few people spend more than a couple weeks in the country. In the second of this two-part series — you can read part one here — NK News asked a diplomat (...)
NK News - 15 November 2019
North Korea sent South an “ultimatum” on removal of property at Kumgang: KCNA
North Korea this week sent South Korea an “ultimatum” on its plans to demolish Southern-owned property at the Mount Kumgang tourist resort, the country’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said Friday in an unattributed article. The message, KCNA (...)
NK News - 15 November 2019
Kim Jong Un expresses concerns over December opening of hot springs resort
Updated at 16:30 KST to include new details from an afternoon KCTV report on the visit. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this week made his sixth visit to the Yangdok Hot Spring Resort, the party-run Rodong Sinmun and Korean Central News Agency (...)
NK News - 15 November 2019
North Korea warns of “shocking punishment” over upcoming drills: top official
A high-ranking North Korean official who previously oversaw relations with the U.S. issued a statement on Thursday expressing hope that Washington and Pyongyang could restart their long-stalled diplomatic dialogue — and warned of “shocking (...)
NK News - 14 November 2019
North Korea wants concrete proposal before talks with U.S.: top envoy
North Korea’s top nuclear envoy batted away a new offer from Washington to meet again in a statement on Thursday, declaring that the North has “no willingness” to negotiate with the Americans if the goal is merely to eke past a looming year-end (...)
NK News - 14 November 2019



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