Monday, July 29, 2013
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Putrid North Korean Ship is Now Becoming a Giant Beehive

On July 15, the North Korea-bound cargo ship Chong Chon Gang was stopped by Panamanian authorities outside the Panama Canal.  Within the containers on board, missile parts, fire control radars,...

July 29, 2013
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Sunday, July 21, 2013
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Panama Finds MiG Fighter Jets On North Korean Arms Ship

By Lomi Kriel COLON, Panama, July 21 (Reuters) – Panamanian investigators unloading the cargo of a seized North Korean ship that carried arms from Cuba have found the two MiG-21...

July 21, 2013
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Friday, July 19, 2013

‘Desperate’ Cuba Voyage Is Latest Scrape For North Korean Fleet

Even by the standards of North Korea's dilapidated shipping fleet, which often carries contraband and sails vessels until they sink, the recent failed attempt to transport Cuban arms through the Panama Canal was a risky business.

July 19, 2013
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Thursday, July 18, 2013

UN Committee To Probe North Korean Arms Ship Seized By Panama

UNITED NATIONS, July 18 (Reuters) – A U.N. Security Council sanctions committee will examine the case of a North Korean ship that was intercepted by Panama and found to be...

July 18, 2013
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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Panama Awaits UN Inspectors for Seized North Korean Cargo Ship

A North Korean ship stopped by Panama laden with fighter jets and other undeclared military gear will be opened to United Nations inspectors to determine whether the cargo sent from Cuba violated international sanctions.

July 17, 2013
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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

North Korean Ship Detained in Panama Canal for Shipping Undeclared Weapons of War

Panama detained a North Korean-flagged ship from Cuba as it headed to the Panama Canal and said it was hiding weapons in brown sugar containers, sparking a standoff in which the ship's captain attempted to commit suicide.

July 16, 2013
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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

U.S. Deploys Warships as North Korea Tensions Rise, Denies SBX-1 Mobilization

WASHINGTON, April 2 (Reuters) – The Pentagon said on Tuesday that a second U.S. guided-missile destroyer had taken position in the western Pacific on a missile defense mission, as tensions...

April 2, 2013
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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

North Korean Ship Hijacked by Soldiers-turned Pirates

NAIROBI – A dozen soldiers guarding a North Korean ship impounded in Somalia’s autonomous Puntland region for maritime violations have hijacked the vessel and its 33 crew, government and naval...

December 19, 2012
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