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US Envoys: Progress in North Korea Food Aid Talks

posted on March 9, 2012 at 5:33 PM

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. envoys said there was progress in talks Wednesday on arrangements for the first U.S. government food aid shipment to impoverished North Korea in three years, part of an agreement aimed at ending Pyongyang's nuclear programs. Special... Full Story

China Brings Supermarket Concept to North Korea

posted on March 2, 2012 at 1:13 PM

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- In his last public appearance, late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il went shopping. He peered at the prices affixed to shelves packed with everything from Pantene shampoo to Pabst Blue Ribbon beer. And he nodded his... Full Story

UN Says 6 Million North Koreans Need Food Aid

posted on March 25, 2011 at 11:03 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United Nations reported Thursday that more than 6 million North Koreans, about a quarter of the communist state's population - are in urgent need of international food aid. Full Story

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