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Yemen forfeit World Cup qualifier over ineligible player

ZURICH - Yemen have forfeited their World Cup qualifier against North Korea, a match they made a Herculean effort to take part in, after fielding an ineligible player, FIFA said on Monday.

Soccer-Yemen forfeit World Cup qualifier over ineligible player 2:18pm BST

ZURICH, July 6 - Yemen have forfeited their World Cup qualifier against North Korea, a match they made a Herculean effort to take part in, after fielding an ineligible player, FIFA said on Monday.

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Iraq, North Korea failures shadow nuclear talks with Iran 02 Jul 2015

VIENNA - Their inability to detect clandestine atomic programs in Iraq and North Korea shadows Western officials as they seek to curb Iran's known nuclear activities and keep it from pursuing others in secret.

Iraq, North Korea failures shadow nuclear talks with Iran 01 Jul 2015

VIENNA - Their inability to detect clandestine atomic programmes in Iraq and North Korea shadows Western officials as they seek to curb Iran's known nuclear activities and keep it from pursuing others in secret.

North Korea to foreigners - don't bring in subversive media, porn 26 Jun 2015

SEOUL - North Korea has warned foreigners living in Pyongyang not to share outside media on memory sticks with its citizens, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a note, cracking down on what the isolated country called "undesirable content".

UPDATE 1-North Korea to foreigners: don't bring in subversive media, porn 26 Jun 2015

* Ministry note says diplomats must also toe the line (Adds embassies in North Korea studying note)

Pyongyang to foreigners: don't bring subversive media, porn 26 Jun 2015

SEOUL, June 26 - North Korea has warned foreigners living in Pyongyang not to share outside media on memory sticks with its citizens, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a note, cracking down on what the isolated country called "undesirable content".

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Lattes and Mars bars on sale at North Korea's gleaming new airport terminal 25 Jun 2015

SEOUL - Designer shirts, duty free watches and cosmetics, and chocolate fondue will soon await visitors to North Korea, according to photos of Pyongyang's new airport terminal released by state media on Thursday.

North Korea gives South Korea "spies" life of hard labour; U.N. rights office opens 23 Jun 2015

SEOUL - North Korea's highest court on Tuesday sentenced two South Koreans accused of spying to hard labour for life, its state media said, calling the punishment a lesson for those who conspire with Washington and Seoul.

Soccer-Uzbekistan coach replaced after opening WC qualifier defeat 23 Jun 2015

June 23 - Mirjalal Kasymov resigned as Uzbekistan coach on Tuesday following their 4-2 loss to North Korea in their opening World Cup qualifier a week ago with Pakhtakor Tashkent boss Samvel Babayan replacing him.