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Saturday, June 28, 2014
Panama Orders Release of North Korean Crew
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Panama Orders Release of North Korean Crew

A Panamanian court on Friday ordered the release of three North Korean ship officers who were jailed after they were caught smuggling Cuban weapons through

June 28, 2014
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Monday, June 23, 2014
North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un Showboats Rusted, 1950’s-Era Submarine – PHOTOS
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North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un Showboats Rusted, 1950’s-Era Submarine – PHOTOS

North Korea's "Supreme Leader" Kim Jong-un visited a naval base recently to tour a staple of the People's Navy's subsea warfare capabilities: a rusted-up,

June 23, 2014
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Sunday, March 16, 2014
Navy SEALs Take Down Rebel Tanker in Med
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Navy SEALs Take Down Rebel Tanker in Med

No one was hurt tonight when U.S. forces, at the request of both the Libyan and Cypriot governments, boarded and took control of the commercial tanker Morning

March 16, 2014
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Wednesday, March 12, 2014
North Korea Denies Ties to Tanker Loaded with Rebel Oil
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North Korea Denies Ties to Tanker Loaded with Rebel Oil

North Korea said the tanker violated its laws, and a contract with the Alexandria-based company by carrying contraband

March 12, 2014
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Rebel Tanker Reaches Egyptian Waters After Escaping Libya
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Rebel Tanker Reaches Egyptian Waters After Escaping Libya

Libya's navy has lost contact with an oil tanker that loaded oil in a rebel-held port and has now slipped into Egyptian waters after being attacked by Libya's

March 12, 2014
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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
North Korean Tanker Sneaks Out of Libya, Vessel Fired Upon – UPDATE
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North Korean Tanker Sneaks Out of Libya, Vessel Fired Upon – UPDATE

Update: Libya’s Navy has reportedly fired upon the tanker, causing some damage to the vessel, and Italian vessels are helping to secure the

March 11, 2014
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Monday, March 10, 2014
Libya Seizes North Korea-Flagged Tanker After Loading Crude at Rebel Port – UPDATE
Maritime News

Libya Seizes North Korea-Flagged Tanker After Loading Crude at Rebel Port – UPDATE

Libyan navy and allied militia forces have surrounded a North Korea-flagged tanker just outside an eastern port held by rebels, a navy spokesman said on

March 10, 2014
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Friday, January 17, 2014
North Koreans Agree to Pay Panama for Seized Ship
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North Koreans Agree to Pay Panama for Seized Ship

Panama’s Foreign Minister, Fernando Nunez Fabrega, announced today that the government of North Korea has agreed to pay a $667 million thousand fine to

January 17, 2014
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Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Panama Freeing Most Of North Korean Crew in Smuggled Arms Case, Captain Still Held
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Panama Freeing Most Of North Korean Crew in Smuggled Arms Case, Captain Still Held

Panama is freeing most of the 35 North Korean crew members it detained more than four months ago for smuggling Cuban weapons aboard a ship, a senior government

November 27, 2013
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Monday, November 4, 2013
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North Korean Sailors Killed

SEOUL, Nov 4 (Reuters) – At least 19 North Korean sailors were killed when a naval vessel sank during “combat duties” off the east coast last

November 4, 2013
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Friday, October 18, 2013
Panama To Send Detained North Korean Crew, Ship Home
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Panama To Send Detained North Korean Crew, Ship Home

By Lomi L. Kriel PANAMA CITY, Oct 17 (Reuters) – The North Korean crew and ship detained in Panama for smuggling Cuban weapons three months ago will soon

October 18, 2013
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Thursday, September 26, 2013
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North Korean Shipowner Fined By Panama Canal Authority

Panama's Canal Authority slapped a fine on Thursday of up to $1 million on the owners of a North Korean ship seized in July for smuggling Cuban weapons under

September 26, 2013
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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,

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

July 21, 2013
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Friday, July 19, 2013
‘Desperate’ Cuba Voyage Is Latest Scrape For North Korean Fleet
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‘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

July 19, 2013
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Thursday, July 18, 2013
UN Committee To Probe North Korean Arms Ship Seized By Panama
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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

July 18, 2013
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Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Panama Awaits UN Inspectors for Seized North Korean Cargo Ship
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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

July 17, 2013
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Tuesday, July 16, 2013
North Korean Ship Detained in Panama Canal for Shipping Undeclared Weapons of War
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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

July 16, 2013
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Tuesday, April 2, 2013
U.S. Deploys Warships as North Korea Tensions Rise, Denies SBX-1 Mobilization
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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

April 2, 2013
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Wednesday, December 19, 2012
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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

December 19, 2012
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