News Headlines : North Korean Famine

NORTH KOREA SAYS IT HAS BEEN HIT BY WORST DROUGHT IN 100 YEARS


SEOUL - North Korea says it has been hit by its worst drought in a century, resulting in extensive damage to agriculture... READ MORE

17th June, 2015 33

NORTH KOREAN DEFECTOR ASKED WHAT MOST SURPRISED HIM ABOUT THE OUTSIDE WORLD, GIVES BEAUTIFUL RESPONSE


North korean defector asked what most surprised him about the outside world gives beautiful response... READ MORE

19th June, 2015 727

'INFORMATION ISA THE MOST POWERFUL WEAPON AGAINST NORTH KOREA REGIME'


'Information isA the most powerful weapon against North Korea regime'... READ MORE

3rd July, 2015 339

Recent News Headlines : North Korean Famine

NORTH KOREA HITS RECORD TEMPERATURES AMID SANCTIONS -- BUT WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING


Without air conditioning, North Koreans have turned to other cooling measures, including handheld electric fans and ice cream, the Japanese news agency Kyodo reported last week... READ MORE

4th August, 2018 328

NORTH KOREAN ECONOMY SEES SHARPEST DECLINE IN 20 YEARS AS SANCTIONS BITE


North Korea's Gross National Income per capita stands at 1.46m won 1,283.52, making it about 4.4 percent the size of South Korea's, the BOK said... READ MORE

20th July, 2018 35

UN GAINS 'UNPRECEDENTED ACCESS' DURING VISIT


Last month the UN requested 111m in aid funding to help people in North Korea... READ MORE

12th May, 2018 784

THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF THE NORTH KOREAN ESCAPEE AT THE STATE OF THE UNION


The incredible story of the North Korean escapee at the State of the Union... READ MORE

31st January, 2018 1973

60,000 NORTH KOREAN CHILDREN MAY STARVE, SANCTIONS SLOW AID


60,000 North Korean children may starve, sanctions slow aid UNICEF... READ MORE

30th January, 2018 71

THE BIZARRE LIFE STORY OF THE US SOLDIER WHO DEFECTED TO NORTH KOREA IN 1965


As millions of North Koreans starved to death in the famine of the 1990s, the Jenkins family received rations of rice, soap and clothing... READ MORE

12th December, 2017 301

A NORTH KOREAN DEFECTOR IS SPURNED FOR DECADES BY SOUTH KOREA


ANSAN, South Korea -- Few North Koreans have sought South Korean citizenship as long and as doggedly as Kim Seok-cheol... READ MORE

9th December, 2017 2169

'GHOST SHIP' WASHES ASHORE; CLUES POINT TO NORTH KOREA


About 30,000 North Koreans have defected since the devastating famine in the mid-1990s... READ MORE

30th November, 2017 4

THIS 'GHOST SHIP' WASHED ASHORE IN JAPAN. CLUES POINT TO NORTH KOREA


About 30,000 North Koreans have defected since the devastating famine in the mid-1990s... READ MORE

28th November, 2017 124

A 'GHOST SHIP' WASHED ASHORE IN JAPAN, AND CLUES POINT TO NORTH KOREANS


A 'ghost ship' washed ashore in Japan, and clues point to North Koreans... READ MORE

28th November, 2017 1012

NORTH KOREANS DEFECTING TO JAPAN? 8 MEN WASH ASHORE IN WOODEN BOAT


This month has also seen the high profile defection of a North Korean soldier to South Korea across the Demilitarized Zone last week... READ MORE

24th November, 2017 2

8 THOUGHT TO BE NORTH KOREAN FISHERMEN WASH ASHORE IN JAPAN


Wreckage believed to be North Korean boats regularly washes ashore in northern Japan during winter due to seasonal winds... READ MORE

24th November, 2017 0

SURGERY REVEALS NORTH KOREAN DEFECTOR, COUNTRY, RIDDLED WITH PARASITIC WORMS


Seoul A North Korean soldier's bold attempt to defect by crossing the heavily guarded border with South Korea galvanised attention this week... READ MORE

18th November, 2017 283

N. KOREAN DEFECTOR RIDDLED WITH PARASITIC WORMS, DOCTORS FIND


SEOUL, South Korea -- A North Korean soldier's bold attempt to defect by crossing the heavily guarded border with South Korea galvanized attention this week... READ MORE

18th November, 2017 2

10 FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT KIM JONG UN'S ISOLATED NATION


Across the capital city, North Koreans observed the second anniversary of the death of Kim Jong Il... READ MORE

18th November, 2017 1663

US PRIEST VOWS TO DEFY N KOREA TRAVEL BAN


When North Korea first reached out for help from Maryknoll, they were going through a famine... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 499

NORTH KOREA WOULD RATHER 'EAT GRASS' THAN GIVE UP NUKES


Vladimir Putin North Korea would rather 'eat grass' than give up nukes... READ MORE

5th September, 2017 2750

'TOO MANY SOLDIERS TO FEED': NORTH KOREANS FEAR MORE SANCTIONS AS DROUGHT THREATENS FAMINE


Plight of ordinary people being overlooked amid focus on missile launches and rising tensions between Pyongyang and Washington... READ MORE

24th August, 2017 1230

NORTH KOREAN DEFECTOR TREATED LIKE DIRT IN SOUTH FIGHTS TO RETURN


He applied for a South Korean passport and a tourist visa to China so he could enter North Korea from there... READ MORE

6th August, 2017 3537

S KOREA URGES NORTH TO ACCEPT MILITARY TALKS OFFER


North Korea has not replied to calls for talks and separate offers to negotiate the reunification of divided families... READ MORE

21st July, 2017 1059

15 FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT MYSTERIOUS NORTH KOREA


Between 150,000 and 200,000 North Koreans live in prison camps surrounded by electrified fencing, according to South Korean government estimates and Human Rights Watch... READ MORE

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15 FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT MYSTERIOUS NORTH KOREA


Between 150,000 and 200,000 North Koreans live in prison camps surrounded by electrified fencing, according to South Korean government estimates and Human Rights Watch... READ MORE

17th March, 2017 12697

'I'VE KNOWN THAT THERE WAS NO FUTURE FOR NORTH KOREA FOR A LONG TIME'


Instead, his misgivings had been simmering for two decades, even as he went around Europe espousing the superiority of the North Korean system... READ MORE

25th January, 2017 1815

NORTH KOREA CALLS DIPLOMAT WHO DEFECTED A 'CRIMINAL'


In April, a group of 13 North Koreans who worked in the same restaurant in an unspecified country defected to South Korea... READ MORE

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