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N. Korean farmer breeds giant mushrooms: report
BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Yonhap) -- A North Korean farmer has found a way to cultivate a cluster of mushrooms weighing some 20 kilograms, China's state media reported Friday. Full story
S. Korea voices hope for reasonable outcome at Kaesong talks
SEOUL, Aug. 9 (Yonhap) -- The future of a troubled joint inter-Korean factory zone in North Korea will hinge on whether the communist North accepts its responsibility over the current work stoppage and promises never to close it again, a Seoul official said Friday. Full story
N. Korea food procurement effort inadequate to cover shortfalls: report
SEOUL, Aug. 9 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's food procurement effort has been inadequate to cover the expected shortfall for this year, a media report based on data provided by an international agriculture agency said Friday. Full story
Senior N. Korean diplomat met U.S. academics in Geneva: source
WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 (Yonhap) -- A senior North Korean foreign ministry official had a rare meeting with Joel Wit, a former State Department official, in Geneva early this week, a diplomatic source here said Thursday. Full story
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NORTH KOREA NEWSLETTER NO. 270 (July 11, 2013) 07-11 10:38
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