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N.Korean defector leaves for US for congressional hearing

Seoul, Jan 28 | A high-profile North Korean defector-turned-activist has left for the US to attend a congressional hearing on a bill passed by...

Defector caught trying to cross back into N.Korea

Seoul, Sep 20 | Police in South Korea said on Sunday that they have taken into custody a North Korean defector for attempting to...

S.Korea sees ‘high chances’ of defector crossing into North

Seoul, July 26 | South Korea sees "high chances" of an individual's alleged illegal border crossing into North Korea, a military official said here...

JD-S defector to BJP among 5 nominated as Karnataka MLC

Bengaluru, July 23 | Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala has nominated five persons, including Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) defector to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...

S.Korea revokes operation permits for 2 defector groups

Seoul, July 17 | The South Korean Unification Ministry said on Friday that it revoked the operation permits of two North Korean defector groups...

JD-S defector to reveal ‘Operation Kamala’ in ‘tell-all’ book

Bengaluru, June 30 | Former Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader A.H. Vishwanath, who defected to the BJP after revolting against the JD-S-Congress coalition government in...

N.Korean defector brothers quizzed over leaflets

Seoul, June 30 | Police in South Korea on Tuesday called in North Korean defector brothers over their groups' anti-Pyongyang leaflet campaign.Park Sang-hak, head...

S.Korea holds hearing on defector groups

Seoul, June 29 | South Korea's Unification Ministry held a hearing on Monday to give two North Korean defector groups a final chance to...

Police sent to search property of ex-N.Korean defector

Seoul, June 26 | Police officers were dispatched on Friday to search the house and office here of a former North Korean defector who...

N.Korean defector ‘99%’ sure that Kim Jong-un has died: Report

Seoul, May 1 | A North Korea defector elected as a lawmaker in South Korea on Friday claimed he was "99 per cent" sure...

N.Korean defector wins 1st-ever constituency seat S.Korea

Seoul, April 16 | A high-profile North Korean defector won a constituency seat in the South Korean general elections, becoming the first person hailing...

Pyongyang slams S.Korean party for scouting defector for polls

Pyongyang/Seoul, Feb 13 | A North Korean propaganda outlet on Thursday slammed South Korea's main opposition party over its decision to scout a defector,...

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Hyundai Motor to phase out Kona EVs in domestic market

Seoul, April 21 | Hyundai Motor has stopped the production of the Kona Electric for the domestic market in a move to phase...