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News: North Korea

We have started to collect the most important news related to North Korea in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to North Korea – overview

North Korea: news

Kaesong: focus of Korea frustration

Sunday, May 5th 2013, 21:04

Does Kaesong shutdown spell end of inter-Korean cooperation?
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The smuggled chocolate treats of North Korea

Sunday, May 5th 2013, 0:15

The illicit treats giving North Koreans a flavour of the South
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Last South Koreans leave Kaesong

Friday, May 3rd 2013, 12:32
related places: Kaesong

North Korea's jointly-run Kaesong industrial complex is left without South Korean staff for the first time, as seven remaining workers depart.
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US urges N Korea prisoner amnesty

Thursday, May 2nd 2013, 18:58
related countries: United States United States

The US calls on North Korea to grant amnesty to US citizen Kenneth Bae, sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for alleged anti-government crimes.
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N Korea jails US man for 15 years

Thursday, May 2nd 2013, 8:29
related countries: United States United States

North Korea says it has sentenced a US citizen to 15 years of hard labour, amid ongoing tensions with the US.
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S Korea-US joint military drills end

Tuesday, April 30th 2013, 5:40
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

The US and South Korea wrap up "Foal Eagle", the joint military drills that took place amid high tensions with North Korea.
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Seven South Koreans left at Kaesong

Monday, April 29th 2013, 16:08
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

South Korea says all but seven of its workers at a joint industrial zone in North Korea - where work stalled amid tensions earlier this month - have returned.
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American faces trial in North Korea

Saturday, April 27th 2013, 9:49
related countries: United States United States

North Korea is to issue a verdict soon on a US citizen on charges including attempting to overthrow the government, the official news agency says.
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VIDEO: Suburban house is N Korean embassy

Friday, April 26th 2013, 23:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The unlikely suburban home of North Korea's UK embassy
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S Korea 'to withdraw Kaesong staff'

Friday, April 26th 2013, 10:42
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Kaesong, Pyongyang

South Korea says it is withdrawing its remaining workers from a jointly-run industrial complex in North Korea, after Pyongyang rejected talks.
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3G takes off in North Korea

Friday, April 26th 2013, 9:54

Nearly two million North Koreans have signed up with the country's only provider of 3G services
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N Korea rejects joint factory talks

Friday, April 26th 2013, 8:59
related countries: South Korea South Korea

North Korea rejects Seoul's call for talks on resuming operations at the jointly-run Kaesong complex, despite a South Korean warning.
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VIDEO: Workers affected by Korea tensions

Thursday, April 25th 2013, 14:44
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea has asked North Korea to hold talks about reopening the joint industrial zone near the border. The BBC's Lucy Williamson has been speaking to workers affected by the tensions.
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S Korea investigates letter threat

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013, 9:15
related countries: China China, South Korea South Korea

South Korea probes a threatening letter and powder - now known to be flour - sent to its defence minister, amid warnings of a fourth nuclear test by Pyongyang.
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Life after North Korea

Monday, April 22nd 2013, 23:43

The defectors who have to master phones, computers and cars
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VIDEO: Inside North Korean military academy

Monday, April 22nd 2013, 15:13
related places: Pyongyang

The Mangyongdae Revolutionary School on the outskirts of Pyongyang is thought to be an elite educational establishment which is preparing many of North Korea's future top brass for life in the military.
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The North Korean spy who blew up a plane

Monday, April 22nd 2013, 13:43

North Korean spy who killed 115 people tells her story
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N Korea trip students criticise LSE

Thursday, April 18th 2013, 11:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Six of the 10 London School of Economics students who visited North Korea with an undercover Panorama crew criticise the university for speaking publicly about the story.
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North Korea lists terms for talks

Thursday, April 18th 2013, 9:15
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

North Korea says it is ready to talk if UN sanctions against it are withdrawn and if the US and South Korea put an end to joint military drills.
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North Korea book wins Pulitzer Prize

Tuesday, April 16th 2013, 8:38

The Pulitzer Prize for fiction has been won by author Adam Johnson for his novel based in North Korea, The Orphan Master's Son.
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Obama to meet South Korean leader

Tuesday, April 16th 2013, 8:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington, May

US President Barack Obama will meet South Korean President Park Geun-hye in Washington in May amid high tension on the peninsula.
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VIDEO: Undercover in North Korea

Monday, April 15th 2013, 22:41

John Sweeney and the BBC Panorama team's undercover report on the harsh reality of life in North Korea.
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VIDEO: N Korea marks founder's birthday

Monday, April 15th 2013, 19:53

North Korea is marking the 101st anniversary of the birth of founding father Kim Il-sung as tensions continue over the country's nuclear programme.
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N Korea marks Kim Il-sung birthday

Monday, April 15th 2013, 15:00
related places: Kaesong

North Korea celebrates one of its biggest public holidays - the birth of its founding father - as efforts continue to calm tensions in the region.
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BBC stands by show in N Korea row

Monday, April 15th 2013, 8:43

The BBC says an edition of Panorama filmed secretly on a study trip to North Korea will be aired later despite claims students were put in danger.
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VIDEO: N Korea calls dialogue offer a 'crafty trick'

Sunday, April 14th 2013, 15:46
related countries: South Korea South Korea

North Korea's state-run broadcaster says the government calls South Korea's offer of dialogue to ease tensions on the peninsula a "crafty trick".
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Kerry urges N Korea to join dialogue

Sunday, April 14th 2013, 14:02
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States

US Secretary of State John Kerry, visiting Japan, calls on North Korea to engage in "responsible dialogue" to end rising regional tensions.
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BBC in Korea 'student' reporter row

Sunday, April 14th 2013, 12:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The BBC is accused of using London School of Economics students as a "human shield" to film in North Korea and urged to drop the resulting Panorama programme.
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Kerry hails Chinese N Korea pledge

Sunday, April 14th 2013, 6:09
related countries: China China, United States United States

US Secretary of State John Kerry says China is "very serious" about a pledge to help resolve tensions over North Korea's nuclear programme.
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China and US make North Korea pledge

Saturday, April 13th 2013, 16:11
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Beijing

China and the US will work together to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear programme, the US secretary of state and China's top diplomat say.
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VIDEO: Kerry urges China over N Korea

Saturday, April 13th 2013, 11:56
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Beijing

US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in China, where he says he will urge Beijing to use its influence to dissuade North Korea from its nuclear ambitions.
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VIDEO: 'North Korea rhetoric unacceptable'

Friday, April 12th 2013, 21:54
related countries: United States United States

The US Secretary of State John Kerry has described hostile rhetoric from North Korea as "unacceptable."
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US in new N Korea missile warning

Friday, April 12th 2013, 17:27
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul

US Secretary of State John Kerry, who is visiting Seoul, says it would be a "huge mistake" for North Korea to launch another missile.
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VIDEO: Japan readies for N Korea attack

Friday, April 12th 2013, 15:46
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan is preparing to defend itself against any aggression from North Korea, setting up missiles in the capital and deploying warships.
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AUDIO: New Psy single Gentleman 'formulaic'

Friday, April 12th 2013, 8:41

Music industry consultant Debs Wild says Korean singer Psy has "obviously worked out what works for him".
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US urges China to rein in N Korea

Friday, April 12th 2013, 7:13
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

The US urges China to help rein in North Korea, hours after a leaked US report said Pyongyang was able to launch nuclear-armed missiles.
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VIDEO: Could N Korea launch nuclear weapon?

Friday, April 12th 2013, 6:14
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul, North

The American Secretary of State is in the South Korean capital Seoul, for talks about the nuclear crisis, amid US reports that the North may be able to launch a nuclear weapon.
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G8 states condemn NK nuclear moves

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 23:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

G8 foreign ministers condemn North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programmes in the "strongest possible terms" after talks in London.
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VIDEO: Is this a country preparing for war?

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 21:47

North Korea has once again ramped up its warlike rhetoric as it threatens to launch an attack on enemy strongholds.
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Priest gets high US military award

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 19:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Honor

A priest and US Army chaplain who saved the lives of fellow soldiers before perishing in a North Korean prison camp receives the Medal of Honor.
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VIDEO: North Korea issues fresh warning

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 14:15

North Korea has warned that war could break out at any moment, as tensions mount on the Korean peninsula.
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South Korea raises alert level

Wednesday, April 10th 2013, 11:17
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea raises its alert level to "vital threat" amid indications that North Korea is preparing for a medium-range missile test.
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VIDEO: N Korea 'comical but deadly serious'

Wednesday, April 10th 2013, 5:57

North Korea is variously portrayed as threatening or slightly comical - but how much do we really know about its young leader Kim Jong-un? John Sudworth reports.
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NK crisis could be 'uncontrollable'

Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 13:35

UN chief Ban Ki-moon warns the Korean crisis may become "uncontrollable", as North Korea warns foreigners in the South to consider evacuation.
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VIDEO: Japan deploys anti-missile batteries

Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 12:49
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Japan has deployed Patriot anti-missile batteries in the centre of Tokyo over growing concern that North Korea may be preparing a new missile test.
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N Korea boycotts factory complex

Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 11:14
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Kaesong

North Koreans fail to report for work at Kaesong Industrial Complex, suspending one of the few points of co-operation between the Koreas.
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