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North Korea orders Japan to resume international ferry services
japandailypress.com ^ | Apr 16, 2014 | Maan Pamintuan-Lamorena

Posted on 04/17/2014 2:13:37 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper

As Japan has sought North Korea to re-open investigations on abducted Japanese nationals from decades ago, it seems that the communist state is intent on milking the request with their own set of demands. Aside from allowing a direct charter flight between the countries and removal of sanctions by Japan, a ferry for travel between the two countries is among the recent demands made by North Korea.

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Full title: North Korea orders Japan to resume international ferry services in exchange for resuming abduction talks
1 posted on 04/17/2014 2:13:37 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Header_share_logo.v2 749 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter US & World Like Follow Witnesses Report a 'Loud Noise' Before Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast
2 posted on 04/17/2014 2:14:01 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Are Japanese ferries better than Korean ferries?


3 posted on 04/17/2014 2:17:07 AM PDT by ComputerGuy (HM2/USN M/3/3 Marines RVN '66-'67)
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Mangyongbong-92
4 posted on 04/17/2014 2:23:47 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: ComputerGuy

at the end of the day, a ferry is still just a ferry...


5 posted on 04/17/2014 2:27:41 AM PDT by cherry
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To: Berlin_Freeper
JINDO, South Korea — The parents waited in dread through the night, huddled under blankets in this South Korean port town, staring out to sea for a sign that rescuers had found any of the 281 people, many of them high school students, still missing after a ferry sank on Wednesday.

They refused to sleep in a tent set up for them, preferring to scan the horizon for helicopters returning from the rescue effort 11 miles off the country’s southwest coast.

6 posted on 04/17/2014 2:31:25 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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ROKS Cheonan sinking

The ROKS Cheonan sinking occurred on 26 March 2010, when the Cheonan, a Republic of Korea Navy ship carrying 104 personnel, sank off the country's west coast near Baengnyeong Island in the Yellow Sea, killing 46 seamen. A South Korean-led official investigation carried out by a team of international experts from South Korea, the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and Sweden presented a summary of its investigation on 20 May 2010, concluding that the warship had been sunk by a North Korean torpedo fired by a midget submarine.

7 posted on 04/17/2014 2:38:01 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Rumours abounded that it was also used to import narcotics

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dennis_Rodman#North_Korea_visits

8 posted on 04/17/2014 2:43:21 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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The rescuers, assisted by a private shipping company, also are preparing to lift the submerged ferry from the water, using three large crane barges and tow boats.
9 posted on 04/17/2014 2:48:04 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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N. Korea protests to UK over Kim Jong-Un hair poster
10 posted on 04/17/2014 2:52:28 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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The two sides issued a joint statement on Wednesday, highlighting North Korea as the major threat to the region. "Recent North Korean provocations, including recent missile launches, artillery fire in the Yellow Sea, the infiltration of small unmanned aerial vehicles, and the looming threat of a fourth nuclear test undermine stability of the Korean Peninsula and the region," they said.
11 posted on 04/17/2014 2:56:34 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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A U.N report exposes gulags and systematic torture going back decades.
By Marco Rubio

This week, Australian justice Michael Kirby, who led the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea, is briefing members of the U.N. Security Council regarding the widespread atrocities being committed on a daily basis against innocent people by one of the world’s most repressive regimes.

12 posted on 04/17/2014 3:01:16 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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I have a hunch that you can't push the Japanese too far before they go all Pulp Fiction on your ass...NK beware.

Japan, the quiet little country with warehouses full of plutonium and crazy but patriotic Yakuza.


13 posted on 04/17/2014 3:12:09 AM PDT by Bobalu (Four Cokes And A Fried Chicken)
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What tanker full of cr@p! This murderous, squat, pig-faced,
NK Dictator, wants to appear "strong" to his acolytes.
Japan, should light candles for the "it's removed citizens"
and tell then Dictator, F#ck Yo#! in no uncertain terms and
end all contact w/ the piranha gov't. of NK.NO BLACKMAIL!

14 posted on 04/17/2014 3:14:45 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun. Right..0'Caligula / 0'Reid? ;-)
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15 posted on 04/17/2014 4:34:51 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

North Korea can’t “order” Japan to do jack sh*t.

The satanic North Korean idiots continue cruisin’ for a bruisin’, and one day they’re going to get exactly that.


16 posted on 04/17/2014 5:14:34 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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17 posted on 04/17/2014 7:02:32 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: ComputerGuy

The Japanese are probably fully aware of the risk of sending anything to North Korea. The Chinese have sent train loads of aid, and the North Koreans thank the Chinese by confiscating the entire train.


18 posted on 04/17/2014 7:49:10 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: JoeProBono

Here we see the North Korean Rockettes doing a little dance number from the revolutionary musical comedy “Juche”. Nice hats, girls!


19 posted on 04/17/2014 11:41:42 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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20 posted on 04/17/2014 11:59:35 AM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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Great Leader has bad hair day on departure of his Triumphant Juche Amphibious Invasion of Japan. The ship of state looks very seaworthy. Very reminiscent of Washington crossing the Delaware, don’t you think?


21 posted on 04/17/2014 12:14:02 PM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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