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Brazen North Korean Defector Was Shot 7 Times, But Will Likely Survive

Yesterday, we shared the story of one brazen North Korean soldier’s journey across the heavily fortified DMZ into South Korea - one of the most daring defections by a N.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 14th, 2017

Surgeons find never-before-seen parasite in body of defector who was shot 5 times while escaping North Korea

REUTERS/Lee Jin Woo The North Korean defector who was shot five times while running across the border to South Korea has been found riddled with parasites, one of which has never before.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 16th, 2017

North Korean soldiers fired 40 shots and hit their comrade 5 times as he defected south

Reuters/Jo Yong-Hak North Korean soldiers shot 40 rounds at a comrade fleeing into South Korea, hitting him five times. T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 15th, 2017

North Korean Defector Becomes TV Star in the South

Daily life in North Korea at times resembles a scripted TV set, Thae said......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 5th, 2017

A North Korean defector tells us what life was like under a dictatorship

North Korean defector and author of "The Girl With Seven Names" Hyeonseo Lee explains what life was really like living in the country until she fled at the age of 17. Following is a transcript of the video. My name is Hyeonseo Lee. I'm a .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 16th, 2017

North Korean Defector had 10-Inch Parasite in His Stomach, Unlike Anything Surgeon Had Seen Before

Doctor Lee Guk-jong said he had never seen such parasites in his 20-year career......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 16th, 2017

North Korean Defector Evaded Hail of Bullets to Reach Safety in "Movie-Like" Escape

If it turns out North Korea fired shots on the South Korean side, they have violated the armistice signed in 1953 to end the Korean War......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 14th, 2017

40 Rounds of Gunfire: A North Korean Defector"s Dash to Freedom

As U.S. and South Korean troops watched, North Korean soldiers unleashed a hail of gunfire as they tried to stop the first defection since 2007 by a North Korean at the truce village where the two Koreas stand face to face......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 14th, 2017

North Korean Soldier Shot While Fleeing Across The DMZ

Less than a week after an unusually heavy bout of fog forced President Donald Trump to cancel a hastily scheduled .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 13th, 2017

North Korean Shot as He Apparently Defects Across DMZ

A North Korean soldier apparently defected to the South, only to be shot by his comrades as he crossed the border at the most sensitive area of the heavily armed demilitarized zone that divides the Korean Peninsula......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 13th, 2017

North Korean soldier shot by his own military while running to freedom across the DMZ

North Korean soldier shot by his own military while running to freedom across the DMZ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 13th, 2017

U.S. Man Arrested for Trying to Enter North Korea While North Korean Soldier Was Shot and Wounded in Rare Defection

It's the first defection of this kind in a decade......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 13th, 2017

North Korean officers reportedly "trained to press their button" and fire on South Korea if attacked

A North Korean defector told the US Congress that using military force in North Korea would trigger an immediate response from its leader, Kim Jong Un.  The defector says even though South Korea an.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 2nd, 2017

North Koreans Need U.S. Help To Overthrow Kim Jong Un, Defector Says

A high-level North Korean defector said the US can help North Koreans by waging an info war against Kim Jong Un......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 1st, 2017

Information, not force, can bring down the North Korean regime, according to high-level defector

Ed Jones/AP WASHINGTON (AP) — The highest-level North Korean defector in t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 1st, 2017

Top North Korean defector to testify in Congress

Ed Jones/AP A top North Korean defector will testify on Capitol Hill as top US officials, including President Donald Trump, are scheduled to visit South Korea in coming days. Th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 28th, 2017

Kim Jong Un"s Economy Could Totally Collapse Within a Year, North Korean Defector Says

"The sanctions the White House has imposed are historical.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 17th, 2017

North Korea"s economy may not survive another year, defector says

North Korea is so weak, its economy might not last long under tough U.N. sanctions, a high-ranking defector said......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 17th, 2017

A North Korean defector says the regime is crippled by sanctions and won"t last a year

Reuters/KNCA A former North Korean government official who defected to the US says North Korea is struggling against tough sanctions — and doubts the hermit state can last a year. “The.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 17th, 2017

A North Korean defector trekked 6,000 miles on crutches to flee — now he helps others escape

Ji Seong-ho sat down to talk with Business Insider about his 6,000 mile journey from North Korea after his inspiring speech at the Oslo Freedom Forum. Fo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 17th, 2017

Key Words: North Koreans think they can not only survive a nuclear war with U.S. but win it: N.Y. Times columnist

Nicholas Kristof, the veteran New York Times columnist, has returned from a North Korea reporting trip in a pessimistic mood. “I came back,” he said on MSNBC early Tuesday, “really feeling that we are not going to be able to stop them.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 10th, 2017