Biden-Kishida talks to touch on North Korea, China
WASHINGTON — U. S. President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will hold their first formal talks on Friday as the two leaders face fresh concerns about North Korea's nuclear... #northkorea #bidenkishida #fumiokishida (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

N. Korea fires short-range missiles in 4th launch this year
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea Monday in its fourth weapons launch this month, South Korea’s military said, with the apparent goal of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea Launches 2 Short-Range Ballistic Missiles
The recent missile activity has raised tensions in the region at a sensitive time, and has prompted the United States to call for more sanctions on the North. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea test fires fourth missile in a month
South Korean military believes two ballistic missiles were launched, making it the second such test in three days #southkorean #northkorea (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea conducts a fourth presumed missile test in a month
North Korea conducted what is presumed to be its fourth missile test of the year on Monday, firing a projectile into the ocean off the east coast of the Korean Peninsula, according to South... #jointchiefsofstaff #northkorea #koreanpeninsula (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seoul: N. Korea fires projectile in 4th launch this month
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Monday fired at least one suspected ballistic missile into the sea in its fourth weapons launch this month, officials in South Korea and Japan said, with the... #seoul #weaponslaunch #northkorea (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Typhoons, wildfires, missiles: Teen flies solo round world
BRUSSELS — Avoid typhoon in the Philippines. Check. Steer clear of massive California wildfires. Check. Keep away from test missiles in North Korea. What? Wait. #typhoons #northkorea #typhoon (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea is testing hypersonic weapons. Should the West be worried?
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Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden imposes first sanctions over North Korea weapons program after missile tests
The Biden administration on Wednesday imposed its first sanctions over North Korea's weapons programs following a series of North Korean missile launches, including two since last week. #northkorea #missiletests (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea claims successful test of hypersonic missile
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Wednesday its leader Kim Jong Un oversaw a successful flight test of a hypersonic missile he claimed would remarkably increase the country’s nuclear “war deter… #seoul #northkorea #kimjongun #flighttest (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

N.Korea's Kim calls for more 'military muscle' after watching hypersonic missile test
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for boosting the country's strategic military forces as he observed the test of a hypersonic missile, state media said on Wednesday, officially attending a... #missilelaunch #northkorean #kimjongun #statemedia (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea says Kim Jong-un oversaw third hypersonic missile test
This is reportedly the first time since March 2020 that Mr Kim has been known to attend a missile launch. #kimjongun #missilelaunch #northkorea (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

N.Korea conducts second suspected missile test in less than a week
North Korea fired what was believed to a ballistic missile on Tuesday, South Korea's military and the Japanese coast guard said, the second apparent missile launch in less than a week after the... #nkorea #coastguard #missilelaunch (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea Launches 2nd Ballistic Missile in a Week, South Korea Says
The launch came as the U.N. Security Council met to discuss the country’s growing weapons threat. #unsecuritycouncil #northkorealaunches (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea has launched an 'unidentified projectile,' South Korea says
North Korea launched an unidentified projectile, or projectiles, off its east coast Tuesday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a text message to media. #northkorea #jointchiefsofstaff #textmessage (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea 're-defector' likely ex-gymnast who escaped in 2020
The person was spotted by South Korean surveillance technology crawling over a barbed-wire fence on the southern edge of the border area and moving toward the North Korean side. #southkorean #borderarea #northkorea #exgymnast (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man who crossed DMZ was previous defector from N.Korea, South says
A man observed crossing the heavily fortified border from South Korea into North Korea last week is believed to be a North Korean who previously defected to the South in 2020 in the same area,... #dmz #defector #seoul #defenceministry #nkorea (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unidentified person crosses border into North Korea, South Korea reports
South Korea’s military said Sunday that an unidentified person crossed the heavily fortified border into North Korea. #northkorea (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An unidentified person crossed the heavily militarized border from South Korea into North Korea
An unidentified person has crossed the heavily armed border from South Korea into North Korea, the South Korean military said on Sunday. #southkorean #northkorea (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Korea: Unidentified person crosses border into North Korea
It was unclear if this was a South Korean hoping to defect to the North, or it could be a North Korean who briefly crossed the border then returned. #northkorea (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Korean crosses border, defects to North
A South Korean individual crossed the border to North Korea over the weekend in a rare defection to the North. #northkorea #southkorean (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

S Korea: Unidentified person crosses border into North Korea
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s military said Sunday that an unidentified person crossed the heavily fortified border into North Korea. South Korea had earlier spotted the person with... #northkorea #seoul (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Korea Says Unknown Person Crossed DMZ Into North
The breach at the Demilitarized Zone went unnoticed for hours, the South Korean military said. There was no immediate response from North Korea. #demilitarizedzone #southkorean #northkorea (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kim Jong Un largely ignores US, South Korea in year-end speech, vows weapons development
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to pursue high-tech weapons to counter what he called military instability on the Korean Peninsula, but largely ignored the U.S. and South Korea in a year-end... #northkorean #kimjongun #koreanpeninsula (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Korean enters North Korea in rare defection
South Korea says it sent a message to North Korea to ensure the safety of the person, but is yet to receive a response. #northkorea #southkorean (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Korean crosses armed border in rare defection to North
A South Korean has crossed the heavily fortified border in a rare defection to North Korea, South Korea's military said on Sunday. #northkorea #northasouthkorean (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 2, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kim Jong Un focuses year-end speech on 'food problem' in North Korea
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has again admitted there is a "food problem" in the country, during a speech which brought an important five-day meeting of his Korean Worker's Party to a close. #northkorea #kimjongun #koreanworkersparty (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea's Kim Jong Un talks food not nukes for 2022 as he marks 10 years in power
Kim spent the majority of his speech detailing domestic issues from an ambitious plan for rural development to people's diets and school uniforms. #schooluniforms #kimjongun #northkorea (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea's Kim talks food not nukes for 2022
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un capped off his 10th year in power with a speech that made more mention of tractor factories and school uniforms than nuclear weapons or the United States, according... #schooluniforms #northkorea (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Torture experiences and mental health problems among refugees: the impact of repatriation to North Korea on mental disorders - Yun M, Kim E.
In this study, we defined forced repatriation as a constellation of torture experiences ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

How has North Korea's Kim Jong-un held on to power so long?
From diplomatic summits with Donald Trump to executing members of his own family and failing to stave off famine in his own country, Guardian correspondent Justin McCurry charts the highs and lows... #donaldtrump #kimjongun #justinmccurry #northkorea #summits (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea Executes People for Watching K-Pop, Rights Group Says
At least seven people have been put to death in the past decade for watching or distributing K-pop videos, as the North cracks down on what its leader calls a “vicious cancer.” #kpopvideos #rightsgroup (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea's Kim at critical crossroads decade into rule
Since taking power after his father’s death in 2011, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has spent 10 years erasing doubts that he was too young and weak to extend his family’s brutal dynastic grip... #northkorean #kimjongun (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I ’m a long-distance dad so Covid was terrible – but it helped me let go of my guilt
I worried so much about not seeing my son, who lives in Canada, during Covid, but then I realised that he was fine – and being very well looked afterGetting to Canada from the UK in August 2020 was a faff, as you might expect mid-pandemic. There was lots of stress – tests and isolation, rules, regulations and forms. I was doing the preparations at my mum’s. She could see I was getting upset and insisted on taking over, assuming I was being pathetic. Within five minutes, she had lost it as well. Emotions were high in the days before I flew. This wasn’t j ust a holiday, but my chance – amid such...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 12, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Xand van Tulleken Tags: Parents and parenting Family Life and style Psychology Science Health & wellbeing Source Type: news

US imposes sweeping sanctions on China, Myanmar and North Korea
US says it wants to send a message that it will act against state repression of civilians. #civilians #northkorea (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Squid Game: The Story about Losers in the Shadow of Glory
Korea is one of the world's top economies. Yet, behind the success, many feel alienated. Does the recent hit show Squid Game, reflect the underbelly of the society's success? Credit: Ori Song/UnsplashBy Ahn Mi YoungSeoul, Nov 16 2021 (IPS) Immediately after its release, the Squid Game went viral, grabbing the attention of the world’s entertainment stage. The grotesque and hyper-violent thriller has reportedly become Netflix’s biggest show, the world’s most-watched and the most-talked-about streaming entertainment. Is it a case of art imitating life? The global rise of Korean entertainment is reminiscent ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ahn Mi Young Tags: Arts COVID-19 Featured Financial Crisis Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations #Covid19 #MentalHealth #SquidGame Korea Source Type: news

We can be confident there have been far more than 5 million global Covid deaths | David Spiegelhalter and Anthony Masters
Estimating ‘excess’ fatalities, a more robust analysis method, puts the pandemic’s grim toll between 10m and 19m people•Coronavirus – latest updates•See all our coronavirus coverage On 1 November,news organisations reported the global Covid-19 death toll had exceeded 5 million. But, as these articles highlight, this figure is likely to be a massive underestimate.Johns Hopkins University collates official daily statistics on Covid deaths, but there is no unified globaldefinition: Belgium ’s high reported death rate partly reflects its including all probable Covid deaths in all setting...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 7, 2021 Category: Science Authors: David Spiegelhalter and Anthony Masters Tags: Coronavirus Science Infectious diseases World news Epidemics India Source Type: news

North Koreans being told to eat black swans amid food crisis
The Hermit Kingdom has been pushing the ornamental birds as a protein-packed superfood while opening industrial-scale breeding plants. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Printing coupons and eating swans: N.Korea innovates amid food, economic woes
From printing coupons as replacement cash to breeding ornamental black swans to eat, North Korea is being forced to innovate to handle... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Abdul Qadeer Khan obituary
Physicist hailed as the father of Pakistan ’s atomic weapons industry who confessed to smuggling nuclear secretsThe father of Pakistan ’s atomic weapons industry and the greatest proliferator of nuclear weapons in history,Abdul Qadeer Khan, who has died aged 85 after testing positive for Covid-19, was heralded as a hero in his native country, but he left a troubling legacy for the west. Along with Pakistan, the states of Libya, North Korea and Iran all benefited from the nuclear physicist ’s dealings. His story is also deeply connected with the travails of neighbouring Afghanistan.There are two basic path...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 28, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Gareth Price Tags: Pakistan South and Central Asia World news Nuclear weapons Physics Netherlands Afghanistan US news Libya North Korea Source Type: news

Violence against North Korean refugee women: doubly victimized by repatriation and premigration traumatic experiences - Kim E, Yun M, von Denkowski C.
This study investigates the influence of traumatic events on the mental health of North Korean refugee women by examining the prevalence and severity of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety in comparison with their male counterpart... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

North Korea accuses US and UN of 'tampering with a dangerous time bomb'
North Korea said the United States and the UN Security Council are "tampering with a dangerous time bomb" following a meeting over the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea fires a ballistic missile into the sea in its latest test
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Source: Reuters: Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea has firef at least one ballistic missile from the country's east coast, authorities say
North Korea has fired at least one ballistic missile from the country's east coast, authorities say - CNN World Edition * U.S., *... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Hours After Envoys Meet in Washington
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Source: Reuters: Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea in latest test
AP NEWS * Colin Powell, * Trending News, * Coronavirus pandemic, * AP Top... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea fires projectile into waters off Japan
North Korea fires ballistic missile into waters off Japan - BBC News BBC News North Korea fires ballistic missile into waters off... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chinese-North Korean defectors face hardship in South Korea
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Source: Reuters: Health - October 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea says 'Squid Game' reflects the South's 'beastly' society
A North Korean propaganda website said "Squid Game" reflects how South Korea is where "corruption and immoral scoundrels are commonplace." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

North Korea: Kim Jong-un vows to build 'invincible military'
Weeks after a series of missile tests, Kim Jong-un says weapons are needed for defence, but not war. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news