South Korea's Park says door open for talks with North

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South Korea's Park says door open for talks with North

South Korean President Park Geun-hye, thwarted so far in ambitious plans to begin the process of reunifying the Korean peninsula, said the door is open for talks with the North during the upcoming U.N. General Assembly.

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China says investigating two Canadians in espionage case

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China says investigating two Canadians in espionage case

China is investigating a Canadian couple who ran a coffee shop on the Chinese border with North Korea for suspected theft of military and intelligence information and for threatening national security, China's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

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China says investigating two Canadians suspected of threatening national security

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China is investigating a Canadian couple who ran a coffee shop on the Chinese border with North Korea for the suspected theft of military and intelligence information and for threatening national security, China's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

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Two Canadians suspected of stealing state secrets in China: Xinhua

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China is investigating two Canadian nationals for suspected theft of state secrets involving military and national defence research, the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday.

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N. Korea border crossing shut to tourists: China official

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N. Korea border crossing shut to tourists: China official

The biggest border crossing between North Korea and China has been closed to tourist groups, a Chinese official said Wednesday as nuclear tensions mounted, but business travel was still allowed.

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North Korean bootmakers want to score with Messi

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North Korean bootmakers want to score with Messi

Top football-boot maker Adidas probably shouldn't be worrying just yet but a rare venture that marries South Korean money with North Korean labour in the Chinese city of Dandong aims to make its mark on the world football scene.

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N.Koreans free 'some' kidnapped Chinese

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N.Koreans free 'some' kidnapped Chinese

A number of Chinese fishermen kidnapped earlier this month by unidentified North Koreans have been freed, Chinese state media said, as diplomats worked to secure the release of the remainder.

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China allows N.Koreans to leave for Seoul: reports

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China allows N.Koreans to leave for Seoul: reports

China has allowed six North Korean refugees to leave for South Korea after they spent months holed up in Seoul's consular offices in China, news reports said Friday.

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Discovering North Korea by train

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Discovering North Korea by train

To get to North Korea, one can make the rare journey by taking a plane from Beijing to Pyongyang. But for those who have the opportunity, the train offers a unique glimpse of the most closed country in the world.

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Kim Jong-Il souvenir sales surge on Chinese border

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Kim Jong-Il souvenir sales surge on Chinese border

The death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il earlier this month has sparked a run on enamelled lapel pins bearing his image in the Chinese border city of Dandong, street vendors said Friday.

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North Korea: live report

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North Korea: live report

0836 GMT: An absence of children was noticed among the huge crowds wailing and weeping as Kim Jong-Il's funeral procession wound through the streets of Pyongyang, Patrice Novotny at AFP's Seoul bureau noted. Soldiers and adult civilians turned out in huge numbers but if the state TV footage of the three-hour event is to be believed, no children were standing out in the snow.

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At N.Korea border town, business owners hope for trade opening

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At N.Korea border town, business owners hope for trade opening

DANDONG, China (Reuters) - Business people at the main gateway for North Korea's trade with China turned a hopeful eye towards Kim Jong-il's son and successor, days after trade virtually ground to a halt following Kim's abrupt death.

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In mourning, hermit kingdom North Korea seals itself off

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North Korea was in seclusion on Tuesday, a day after it announced the death of its leader Kim Jong-il, as concern mounted over what would happen next in the nation.

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South Korea's Lee says unity vital to counter North

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South Korea's Lee says unity vital to counter North

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UN rights envoy warns N.Korea further isolating itself

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UN rights envoy warns N.Korea further isolating itself

SEOUL, Nov 26, 2010 (AFP) - The UN human rights envoy for North Korea warned Friday that the country is isolating itself at a time when it badly needs humanitarian aid.

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