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  • Malaysia: Suspects wiped toxin on Kim's brother

    February 21, 2017 11:00 PM

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia's police chief says the two female suspects in the killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother at Kuala Lumpur's airport were trained to wipe toxin on his face, then wash their hands. Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said Wednesday that North... more »
  • Malaysia searching for 4 N. Korean suspects who left country

    February 19, 2017 11:02 AM

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia's senior police official says they are looking for four more North Korean suspects who had left the country the same day the North Korean leader's brother died after being attacked at the airport. Malaysia's deputy national police chief Noor Rashid Ibrahim identified all four at... more »
  • Malaysia arrests 4th suspect in N. Korean death

    February 18, 2017 11:17 AM

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysian police have announced the arrest of a fourth suspect, a North Korean, in the death of the half brother of the North Korean leader. A police statement says the man identified as Ri Jong Chol was arrested on Friday in Selangor near Kuala Lumpur. It... more »
  • Little is known on status of US student held in North Korea

    January 22, 2017 1:19 PM

    CINCINNATI - There's been little public word about what has happened to an American college student detained by North Korea, as a new administration takes over one year later amid deep U.S. concerns about the hostile country's nuclear and missile development. North Korea announced last Jan. 22 it had detained... more »
  • Trump says North Korean ICBM 'won't happen'

    January 2, 2017 8:37 PM

    WASHINGTON - Donald Trump insists North Korea won't develop a nuclear weapon capable of reaching the United States. Trump addressed the issue Monday evening on Twitter. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Sunday in his annual New Year's address that preparations for launching an ICBM have "reached the final... more »
  • N. Korea: Developing long-range missiles 'in final stages'

    January 1, 2017 11:28 AM

    SEOUL, South Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is quoted as saying in a New Year's message that his country's development of banned long-range missiles is in "final stages." Kim's address was monitored by South Korea's Yonhap news agency on Sunday. Under Kim, who rose to power following... more »
  • Galaxy Note recall hits South Korea's 3Q growth

    October 24, 2016 10:26 PM

    SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea's third-quarter economic growth has slipped to its lowest level in more than a year, with Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 recall having an impact. The country's central bank said Tuesday that Asia's fourth-largest economy expanded 2.7 percent during the July-September quarter over a year earlier,... more »
  • Sisters reunite decades after separation

    October 11, 2015 1:48 PM

    SARASOTA, Fla. - Two orphaned sisters separated decades ago in Korea have been reunited after being hired at the same hospital in Florida. Holly Hoyle O'Brien was adopted by an American couple in 1978 when she was 9 years old. Her stepmother had taken her younger half-sister years ago and... more »
  • Family of POW relieved after remains returned Play Video

    July 26, 2013 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A family is at ease after remains of their lost soldier are returned to Southern Louisiana. U.S. Army Sgt. Clement Thibodeaux, Jr., died more than 60 years ago in a North Korean prisoner of war camp. Officials listed Thibodeaux as "missing in action" and his family... more »
  • POW's remains to be laid to rest Play Video

    July 26, 2013 10:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Louisiana soldier who died in a prisoner of war camp in Korea more than 60 years ago will be laid to rest today with full military honors. A team excavating bodies from a POW camp in North Korea recently identified the remains of Army Sgt.... more »
  • UN warns of further action against North Korea after nuclear test

    February 12, 2013 2:51 PM

    UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council is planning on taking further action against North Korea, calling today's nuclear test " a clear threat to international peace and security." North Korea is calling this latest atomic test its "first response" to what it describes as U.S. threats. They... more »
  • N Korea warns that nuke test may be imminent

    January 23, 2013 10:42 PM

    SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea is warning that it is prepared to conduct a nuclear test and carry out more long-range rocket launches. In a statement carried Thursday by state media, the National Defense Commission in Pyongyang threatened to wage a "full-fledged confrontation" against the U.S. for what it... more »
  • Christian group lists the world's worst persecutors

    January 8, 2013 6:34 PM

    WASHINGTON - North Korea continues to be the worst country in the world to be a Christian, according to the new World Watch List released by Open Doors USA. The list ranks North Korea as the world's worst persecutor of Christians for the 11th year in a row, followed by... more »

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