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North Korean officials visit London hair salon about Kim Jong Un 'bad hair day' ad

North Korean officials visit London hair salon about Kim Jong Un 'bad hair day' ad

LONDON, April 15 (UPI) -- "Bad hair day" ad featuring Kim Jong Un at M&M Hair Academy in London draws visit from North Korean embassy officials.
Evan Bleier

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, April 7, 2014.
By United Press International
North Korea unveils new space agency logo

North Korea unveils new space agency logo

PYONGYANG, North Korea, April 3 (UPI) -- Today, North Korea's National Aerospace Development Administration, or NADA, unveiled their new logo; and it looks a lot like NASA's.
Brooks Hays
Report: Men in North Korea must get same haircut as Kim Jong Un

Report: Men in North Korea must get same haircut as Kim Jong Un

March 26 (UPI) -- Men in North Korea reportedly forced to get the same haircut as Kim Jong Un.
Evan Bleier
Kim Jong-Un's sister makes first official appearance

Kim Jong-Un's sister makes first official appearance

March 14 (UPI) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's younger sister made her first official appearance earlier this month.
JC Finley
Dennis Rodman pledges to end trips to North Korea

Dennis Rodman pledges to end trips to North Korea

NEW YORK, March 10 (UPI) -- Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman vowed to never return to North Korea again if that is what Americans want.
Aileen Graef
'Unanimous' election of North Korea's Kim Jong-Un to legislature

'Unanimous' election of North Korea's Kim Jong-Un to legislature

PYONGYANG, North Korea, March 10 (UPI) -- North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Un was elected unanimously to his country's parliament, the Central Election Committee reported Monday.
JC Finley
North Korea holds parliamentary elections

North Korea holds parliamentary elections

SEOUL, March 9 (UPI) -- North Korea held parliamentary elections Sunday, its first under the leadership of Kim Jong-Un.

Missionary held in North Korea apologizes for 'crime,' says he was spy

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- A South Korean missionary held in North Korea said Thursday he had worked to undermine the government by building underground churches.

Blog: Farm reforms on North Korean horizon

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- A North Korean conference on agriculture suggests there may be reforms on the horizon, but implementation remains uncertain, researchers say.
Koreans conclude their emotion-filled family reunions

Koreans conclude their emotion-filled family reunions

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- North and South Korean families, split by the 1950-53 war that split their homeland, ended their tearful reunions Tuesday, unsure if they would meet again.
Hollywood developing comedy about Dennis Rodman's North Korea adventures

Hollywood developing comedy about Dennis Rodman's North Korea adventures

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- 20th Century Fox has bought the pitch for a big-screen comedy called "Diplomats."
Kate Stanton

Inter-Korean family reunions set to begin

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The much-awaited reunion of Korean families separated since the 1950-53 Korean War appeared set Thursday with elderly South Koreans traveling to North Korea.
Kim Jong-Un has spent more than double his father on luxury items

Kim Jong-Un has spent more than double his father on luxury items

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un spent more than double his father in his first year in power on luxury imports.
Aileen Graef

China rejects criticism of its handling of North Korean defectors

BEIJING, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- China rejected criticism about abetting the North Korean regime's alleged crimes against humanity by forcibly repatriating North Korean defectors.
U.N. report tells of 'unspeakable atrocities' in North Korea

U.N. report tells of 'unspeakable atrocities' in North Korea

GENEVA, Switzerland, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- North Korea commits crimes against humanity, including "murder, enslavement, torture, imprisonment, rape, forced abortions," says a U.N. report released Monday.

Kim Jong Un visits father's grave on late leader's birthday

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un marked his late father's birthday Sunday by paying respects to the former leader, state media reported.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.
By United Press International
Kerry: China prepared to make sure North Korea drops nuclear program

Kerry: China prepared to make sure North Korea drops nuclear program

BEIJING, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Chinese leaders have made it clear North Korea must eventually give up its nuclear weapons program, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday.

S. Korean officials travel to N. Korea to arrange family reunions

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- A South Korean team traveled to North Korea Friday to work on family reunions but questions remained whether the North would let them take place as agreed.

N. Korea threatens to back out of family reunion deal

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- North Korea Thursday threatened to back out of its family reunion deal reached only the previous day if the planned South Korea-U.S. military drills are held.

Two Koreas hold talks on family reunions

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Korean families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War could have their first reunion in more than three years later this month, the two Koreas agreed Wednesday.
Dennis Rodman says he would trade places with Kenneth Bae

Dennis Rodman says he would trade places with Kenneth Bae

NEW YORK, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Former NBA player Dennis Rodman says he would trade places with American Kenneth Bae who is currently held in captivity by North Korea.
Aileen Graef

U.S. envoy says 'concrete steps' by N. Korea needed to reopen talks

SEOUL, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. envoy Glyn Davies Wednesday stressed North Korea must show it is taking "concrete steps" before negotiations on its denuclearization can resume.

Report: Relatives of executed uncle of Kim also killed in North Korea

PYONGYANG, North Korea, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Recent executions in North Korea under Kim Jong Un targeted not only his uncle but relatives of the man, including children, sources told Yonhap.
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