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US urges N Korea to drop ‘fantasy’ of nuclear programme

US urges N Korea to drop ‘fantasy’ of nuclear programme

20-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 7:28 AM

North Koreamust abandon its “fantasy” that it is free to pursue its nuclear programme while seeking global help to prop up its economy, a topUSofficial said [...]
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N Korea’s ‘Worst Drought’ Threatens Famine As Kim Jong-Un Watches Over More Missile Tests

N Korea’s ‘Worst Drought’ Threatens Famine As Kim Jong-Un Watches Over More Missile Tests

20-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Forbes | 7:25 AM

North Korea is on the cusp of the worst drought since the 1990′s when as many as 2 million people died of starvation and disease. We get that word from Pyongyang’s [...]
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UN Rights Agency’s S. Korean Office to Open June 23

UN Rights Agency’s S. Korean Office to Open June 23

20-Jun-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights will open a field office in South Korea next week to monitor human rights in North Korea, a source familiar with the [...]
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China says willing to help drought-hit N Korea

China says willing to help drought-hit N Korea

20-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the government was willing to help drought-stricken North Korea, after the isolated country said it was suffering its [...]
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Japan, Korea send conflicting signals on ‘comfort women’ feud

20-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

As Japan and South Korea near their 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties, the two are sending conflicting signals over whether they can resolve a feud over “comfort [...]
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WFP: N. Korea Could Face Further Food Shortage

20-Jun-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned Wednesday North Korea could face further food shortages later this year if drought persists. “The lack of water now [...]
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WHO: No evidence of MERS-CoV community spread in Korea

20-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday that there is still “no current evidence of sustained community transmission” of Middle East Respiratory [...]
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Korea court to rule on US fund’s bid to block Samsung deal by July 1

20-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A South Korean court on Friday said it will rule by July 1 on US hedge fund Elliott’s injunction request to block a Samsung C&T Corp shareholder vote on an $8 [...]
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Korea says MERS outbreak shows signs of subsiding

20-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea said on Friday that the MERS outbreak that has killed 24 people appears to have begun subsiding, as it reported one new case – the lowest rate of new [...]
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Korea MERS outbreak has ‘levelled off’; one new case

20-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in South Korea appears to have levelled off, a health official said on Friday, as the country reported just one new [...]
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N Korea’s ‘Worst Drought’ Threatens Famine As Kim Jong-Un Watches Over More Missile Tests

20-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Forbes | 6:00 AM

North Korea is on the cusp of the worst drought since the 1990′s when as many as 2 million people died of starvation and disease. We get that word from [...]
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WHO chief reassures Korea as its MERS deaths reach 23

20-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The head of the World Health Organization has praised beleaguered South Korean officials and exhausted health workers, saying their efforts to contain a deadly MERS virus [...]
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US urges N Korea to drop ‘fantasy’ of nuclear programme

20-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

North Korea must abandon its “fantasy” that it is free to pursue its nuclear programme while seeking global help to prop up its economy, a top US official said [...]
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Rate of MERS infections in Korea slows with one new case

20-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea confirmed on Friday one new case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), taking the total to 166 since the outbreak began in May, but the daily rate of new [...]
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Moody’s says MERS poses risk to Korean economy, signs outbreak slowing

20-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

An outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) threatens to deal a blow to South Korea’s economic recovery, Moody’s Investors Service said on Thursday, as [...]
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