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'Hundreds' of Jang's relatives sent to gulags by North Korean regime

After Kim Jong-un regime ordered the execution of his uncle, it is reported that hundreds of his relatives have now been sent to prison camps<p>Several hundred relatives of Jang Song-thaek, executed recently on charges of plotting to overthrow the North Korean state, have been rounded up and sent to …

North Korea

North Korea 'preparing to carry out new nuclear test'

South Korea warns North Korea may be preparing for new nuclear test, as Pyongyang celebrates two years of Kim Jong-un in power<p><b>North Koreans</b> pledged their allegiance to Kim Jong-un on Tuesday, the second anniversary of the death of his father, as South Korea warned Pyongyang could be preparing to …

Kim Jong-un 'preparing to purge aunt'

Reports in South Korea suggest that Kim Kyong-hui could be the next victim of the North Korean leader's purge of the old guard<p>The ailing aunt of Kim Jong-un, the leader of <b>North Korea</b>, may be the next senior member of the regime to fall victim to the blood letting that is gripping Pyongyang's "old …

GMO labelling debate grows in the US

<b>Seattle, US</b> - Some people with the most at stake in the debate over labeling genetically modified food won't be able to vote on it either way.<p>Immigrant farm workers are hearing a lot about I-522, an initiative in Washington state that is the current epicentre of the genetically modified food …

Defector tells UN of human-rights abuses in N. Korea - Video on NBCNews.com

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Human Rights

Underwater wi-fi given test run to create 'deep-sea internet'

<b>Researchers have tested an "underwater wi-fi" network in a lake in an attempt to make a "deep-sea internet".</b><p>The team, from the University of Buffalo, New York, said the technology could help detect tsunamis, offering more reliable warning systems.<p>They aim to create an agreed standard for underwater …

Wi-Fi

This Futuristic Indoor Garden Is Also A Groovy Fish Tank

Attention, city-dwellers: Grow your own herbs, vegetables, and flowers with this novel aquaponic gardening system.<p>Good news for all you aspiring urban farmers: there’s now a new way to grow a pesticide-free garden right inside your tiny apartment. Two law school students with a passion for …

Mexico Bans GMO Corn Effective Immediately

A Mexico judge has placed an indefinite ban on genetically engineered corn.<p>Effective immediately, companies like Monsanto and DuPont/Pioneer will no …