Egypt's Orascom Telecom said on Sunday that sanctions against North Korea had affected its ability to control its subsidiary there, and it was removing Koryolink from its consolidated financial statement.
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Isolated North Korea marked the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers' Party on Saturday with a massive military parade overseen by leader Kim Jong Un, who said his country was ready to fight any war waged by the United States.
Designer shirts, duty free watches and cosmetics, and chocolate fondue will await visitors to North Korea at Pyongyang's new glass-fronted terminal building state media said would open on July 1.
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An exiled Iranian opposition group said on Thursday a delegation of North Korean experts in nuclear warheads and ballistic missiles visited a military site near Tehran in April amid talks between world powers and Iran over its nuclear programme.
Bangladeshi customs officers caught a North Korean diplomat trying to smuggle an estimated $1.4 million worth of gold into the country, a senior official said.
"We recovered the gold both in the form of bars and ornaments fro
North Korea's Internet and 3G mobile networks were paralysed again on Saturday evening, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday, with the North Korean government blaming the US for systemic instability in the country'
North Korea said US accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were "groundless slander" and that it was wanted a joint investigation into the incident with the United States.
An unnamed spokesman
Japan has ordered a destroyer in the Sea of Japan to strike any ballistic missiles that may be launched by North Korea in the coming weeks after Pyongyang fired a Rodong medium-range missile over the sea, a government source said on Saturday.
North and South Korea exchanged artillery fire on Monday off their disputed western maritime border, Seoul scrambled jets and residents of a South Korean island fled to bomb shelters in the most dramatic escalation of tensions since 2010.
North Korean security chiefs and possibly even Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un himself should face international justice for ordering systematic torture, starvation and killings comparable to Nazi-era atrocities, UN investigators said on Monday.