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Shame on the West for Ignoring Mass Murder

What have you heard about Burma, Tibet, Northern Cyprus? Even less than Syria, North Korea, Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo. Don't look. Pretend it's not happening-or pretend that efforts at peace will work-if we just give it enough time. Rwanda took more than 100 days. The Jewish people waited five years. Syria has been in conflagration for three years. Talk. Talk. Talk. Well maybe there will be talk. But then who's listening. The media? There is a certain presence of an absence in far too many hot spots.
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Home At Last

SEOUL, South Korea - A South Korean man abducted by North Korea has escaped and returned home after 41 years.Choi Sung-yung of the Abductees' Family Union said Friday that 68-year-old Jeon Wook-pyo es...
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"I Want to Erase My Name": One Woman's Escape From Kim Jong-un

I had come to the Sino-North Korean border in order to film a documentary about North Korean defectors. Since Kim Jong-un took office, the situation has been dire for those hoping to escape. If they are caught as illegal migrants in China, they will be deported back to the DPRK where they will face torture and imprisonment. Sook-ja had waded across the icy Tumen River several weeks before, carrying a bundle of clothes above her head. She didn't know how to swim and yet she had risked her life in order to find her sister who had disappeared in China. "I came all this way to find her, and... she's gone."
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A Step Closer To Total Isolation

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean workers didn't show up for work at a jointly run factory complex with South Korea on Tuesday, a day after Pyongyang suspended operations at the last remaining major e...
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Will Canada Join a War Against North Korea?

The US will go to war again with North Korea, by choice, and funded by the American people. When the Iraq war started, Jean Chretien kept Canada out if it. Now that Stephen Harper is our prime minister and his Conservative party enjoys a majority in the Parliament, will Canada join?
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North Korean Tourism 'Booming'

A handful of state-sanctioned travel operators have been guiding tourists through the otherwise secretive North Korea for several years now, and they say business is booming despite the nation's recen...
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China Turning On North Korea?

WASHINGTON - North Korea's latest outburst of nuclear and military threats has given the U.S. a rare opportunity to build bridges with China — a potential silver lining to the simmering crisis that co...