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North Korean State TV Gets A Makeover : NPR

There’s an evening show on North Korea’s state TV that brings soldiers news from their hometowns. Last September, the show on the regime-run Korean Central Television, or KCTV, was interrupted for an urgent update. “Another piece of news from our families on the homefront, just in from the Kangson steel …

Daimler says it has no idea how Kim Jong Un got his limos

TOKYO (AP) — German automaker Daimler, which makes armored limousines used by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, says it has no idea where he got them and has no business dealings with the North. Kim has raised eyebrows by using Daimler-branded stretch limousines at several very high-profile summits, including …