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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Korean Central News Agency
North Korea said Monday that it has deported John Short, a 75-year-old Australian missionary whom it detained last month for crimes against the state, according to state-run media.
North Korea threatened Thursday to cancel reunions of Korean War-divided families because of upcoming U.S.-South Korean military drills and accused the United States of raising tensions by flying nuclear-capable B-52 bombers near the Korean Peninsula.
North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un's uncle, Jang Song Thaek, has been executed as a traitor, the country's official news agency reported Thursday.
North Korea said Saturday it has deported an elderly U.S. tourist and war veteran detained for more than a month for alleged hostile acts against the country.
The family of an elderly U.S. tourist detained for more than a month in North Korea said Saturday the Swedish ambassador had seen the man and found him to be in good health.
North Korea state media claimed Saturday that an elderly U.S. tourist detained for more than a month has apologized for alleged crimes during the Korean War and for "hostile acts" against the state during a recent trip.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was awarded an honorary doctorate in economics this month from a university in Malaysia, touching off a round of criticism from those who point with wonder at his nation's poverty and starvation rates.
North Korea has sent a top military officer to China to act as a "special envoy," diplomats said.
A top North Korean decision-making body issued a pointed warning Sunday, saying that nuclear weapons are "the nation's life" and will not be traded even for "billions of dollars."
North Korea warned Seoul on Saturday that the Korean Peninsula was entering "a state of war" and threatened to shut down a border factory complex that's the last major symbol of inter-Korean cooperation.
The tubby tyrant in Pyongyang insists "the time has come to settle accounts with the U.S. imperialists in view of the prevailing situation."
North Korea said Tuesday that it had put its rocket and long-range artillery units on "highest alert," ready to strike South Korea and U.S. military bases in Hawaii and Guam.
North Korea conducted air raid drills, ordering its population to bomb shelters and its military to arms, as it threatened to bomb U.S. military bases in Guam and Okinawa on Thursday.
North Korea’s state media Friday said the isolated and impoverished communist autocracy had been the victim of cyberattacks by the United States and its allies.
North Korea on Friday blamed South Korea and the United States for cyberattacks that temporarily shut down websites this week at a time of elevated tensions over the North's nuclear ambitions. Experts, however, indicated it could take months to determine what happened and one analyst suggested hackers in China were a more likely culprit.