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North Korea’s youth have ‘no loyalty’ to Kim Jong-un and are indifferent to politics, defector says in first interview

Young North Koreans feel no allegiance to Kim Jong-un and are indifferent to politics, according to a defector who was shot by his own comrades as he escaped across the border last year. Oh Chong-song, a soldier and son of a general, was captured on camera making the dash into South Korea …

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Pakistani minister ‘sets fire to possessions’ at airport in rage over cancelled flight

A local tourism minister in Pakistan has allegedly set fire to his possessions in an Islamabad airport in protest at his flight being cancelled. Fida Husain, a minister in the northern region of Gilgit-Baltistan, was summoned to Pakistan’s supreme court over the alleged “misbehaviour”. It comes after a Pakistan International …

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North Korea: Kim Jong-un watches as mysterious new ‘high-tech tactical weapon’ tested by Pyongyang

Kim Jong-un has attended the testing of an unspecified new “tactical weapon” in North Korea, according to state media, in what is the first such inspection by the leader in almost a year. In the latest development which threatens to sour improving relations between North Korea and the international community, state …

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