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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

S Korea offers 'final' Kaesong talks

Monday, July 29th 2013, 3:48
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Kaesong

South Korea formally proposes "final talks" on restarting operations at the joint Kaesong industrial zone, amid deadlock with North Korea.
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VIDEO: Lasting impact of the Korean War

Sunday, July 28th 2013, 23:04

Legacy of the Korean War still being felt
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VIDEO: Up close with N Korea's Kim Jong-un

Sunday, July 28th 2013, 14:33

The 60th anniversary of the truce deal that ended the Korean War has been marked with ceremonies in both the North and the South.
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VIDEO: Korean War marked in North and South

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 22:27

The 60th anniversary of the truce deal that ended the Korean War has been marked with ceremonies in both the North and the South.
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N Korea stages anniversary parade

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 14:58

North Korea stages a huge military parade to mark the 60th anniversary of the armistice that ended the Korean War.
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VIDEO: Korean War remembered 60 years on

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 0:37

The Korean War ended 60 years ago, not with a peace deal, but a hard-won truce.
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VIDEO: Memories of Chinese Korean War veterans

Friday, July 26th 2013, 22:56
related countries: China China
related places: Henan

60 years since the end of the war, the BBC has been to Henan province, China's main agricultural area, to meet two survivors of the conflict.
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Japan 'needs marines and drones'

Friday, July 26th 2013, 7:25
related countries: China China, Japan Japan

Japan says it needs marines and surveillance drones, plus better missile defence capabilities, amid concerns over China and North Korea.
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VIDEO: Korean War remembered by veterans

Thursday, July 25th 2013, 23:04

Commemorations have begun to mark 60 years since the end of the Korean War.
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VIDEO: N Korea puts on stadium spectacular

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 14:33
related places: Pyongyang

The Arirang mass games begin in the North Korean capital Pyongyang to celebrate the country's late leaders and the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War.
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China VP Li to visit North Korea

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 8:43

China's vice-president is to visit North Korea, China's Foreign Ministry has announced, amid strained ties between the two nominal allies.
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Jet fuselages found on N Korean ship

Monday, July 22nd 2013, 13:43
related countries: Cuba Cuba, Panama Panama

Panama says it has found two MiG jet fuselages on board the North Korean ship it seized last week for carrying "war material" from Cuba to North Korea.
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Panama charges North Korea ship crew

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 11:28
related countries: Cuba Cuba, Panama Panama

Prosecutors in Panama say they have pressed charges against the crew of a North Korean ship carrying weapons from Cuba to North Korea.
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VIDEO: N Korea asks Panama to release ship

Thursday, July 18th 2013, 6:12
related countries: Panama Panama

North Korea has urged Panama to release without delay its ship and crew, seized after weapons were found on board.
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Panama 'must free' N Korea arms ship

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 21:57
related countries: Cuba Cuba, Panama Panama

North Korea urges Panama to release without delay its ship and crew - seized after weapons were found on board - in its first comments on the case.
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Cuban arms on seized N Korean ship

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 16:14
related countries: Cuba Cuba, Panama Panama

A North Korean ship seized in the Panama Canal was transporting Soviet-era weapons for repair from Cuba, Havana says.
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North Korea ship seized by Panama

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 17:56
related countries: Panama Panama

Panama seizes a North Korean-flagged ship carrying "undeclared military cargo" thought to be "sophisticated missile equipment", its leader says.
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Posco scraps Indian steel project

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 11:49
related countries: India India

South Korean firm Posco scraps a proposed steel project in the Indian state of Karnataka after delays and local opposition.
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N Korea 'behind hacking attack'

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 8:30
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

South Korea believes North Korea was behind cyber attacks against several websites last month, officials in Seoul say.
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S Korea car firms hit by China fears

Friday, July 12th 2013, 6:25
related countries: China China

Shares in South Korean car makers Hyundai and Kia fall by about 5% after reports that eight Chinese cities could implement curbs on car sales.
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Hackers 'target S Korean military'

Monday, July 8th 2013, 13:28

Hackers behind an attack which wiped data off thousands of South Korean PCs are also trying to steal military secrets, according to a study by McAfee Labs.
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VIDEO: Korean talks on Kaesong economic zone

Saturday, July 6th 2013, 13:39
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Kaesong

North and South Korea hold talks on reopening the Kaesong industrial complex at the truce village of Panmunjom.
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North Korea agrees Kaesong talks

Friday, July 5th 2013, 3:40
related places: Kaesong

North Korea has agreed to hold talks on the Kaesong industrial complex, hours after the South called for a meeting.
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US blacklists Burmese army officer

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 18:58
related countries: Burma Burma, United States United States

The US blacklists a senior Burmese army officer who it accuses of making arms deals with North Korea in defiance of UN resolutions.
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S Korea president in China visit

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 5:22
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrives in Beijing for a four-day visit expected to focus on North Korea.
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VIDEO: World Heritage site for North Korea

Sunday, June 23rd 2013, 23:11
related places: Kaesong

The United Nations has placed the North Korean city of Kaesong on its list of World Heritage sites.
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North Korea 'willing to join talks'

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 20:11
related countries: China China

The government in North Korea is willing to restart talks over its nuclear programme which broke down five years ago, according to Chinese officials.
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N Korea condemns Hitler report

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 8:04

North Korea denounces a report that leader Kim Jong-un gave out copies of Adolf Hitler's memoir Mein Kampf to officials on his birthday.
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US cool on North Korea talks offer

Monday, June 17th 2013, 4:07
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Pyongyang, Washington

The US and South Korea respond to North Korea's offer of talks with Washington with caution, as the US calls for actions, not words, from Pyongyang.
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Viewpoint: What does Pyongyang want?

Monday, June 17th 2013, 2:38
related places: Pyongyang

What is driving Pyongyang's actions?
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VIDEO: N Korea proposes US high-level talks

Monday, June 17th 2013, 2:17
related countries: United States United States

North Korea has proposed high-level talks with the US days after cancelling a meeting with South Korean officials.
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VIDEO: 'Jury out on N Korea's motives'

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 10:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: South

North Korea proposes high-level talks with the US over security issues, days after cancelling a meeting with officials from the South.
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Peering into the North Korean economy, via satellite

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 23:27

Satellites reveal socialist North Korea's growing merchant class
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N Korea silent after talks founder

Wednesday, June 12th 2013, 9:23
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

South Korea voices disappointment with Pyongyang after high-level bilateral talks are placed on hold and phone calls to a hotline go unanswered.
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High-level Korean talks on hold

Tuesday, June 11th 2013, 12:37
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea says high-level talks will not take place with the North on Wednesday, as the two sides struggle to agree the composition of delegations.
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Two Koreas agree to high-level talks

Monday, June 10th 2013, 4:51

North and South Korean officials agree in a preparatory meeting to hold the first high-level talks in five years in a bid to ease tensions.
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A rare glance at life in North Korea

Sunday, June 9th 2013, 23:39

A secret glimpse at life under the North Korean regime
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VIDEO: China and US united on N Korea

Saturday, June 8th 2013, 22:43
related countries: United States United States

China and the US have agreed to co-operate over the denuclearisation of North Korea, a US National Security Advisor has said.
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N Korea reopens hotline with South

Friday, June 7th 2013, 9:52
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Kaesong

North Korea restores a hotline with South Korea, as the two discuss where to hold talks on restarting work at the Kaesong industrial zone.
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Two Koreas 'agree Kaesong talks'

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 6:08
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Kaesong, Seoul

The two Koreas agree to discuss a joint industrial zone, weeks after operations were suspended there, after North Korea proposed talks.
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VIDEO: S Korea in 'defector' orphans plea

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 0:23
related countries: South Korea South Korea, Laos Laos

South Korea has demanded that North Korea ensure the safety of nine young defectors who have been sent home after being arrested in Laos.
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N Korea reactor ‘near completion’

Tuesday, June 4th 2013, 8:07
related countries: United States United States

North Korea is making “important” progress on reactivating facilities at its moth-balled Yongbyon nuclear reactor, a US think-tank says.
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UN 'dismayed' over N Korea refugees

Saturday, June 1st 2013, 1:55
related countries: China China, Laos Laos

UN officials express dismay at reports that nine North Korean refugees were repatriated by China after being arrested in Laos.
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N Korea refugees 'sent back by Laos'

Thursday, May 30th 2013, 4:39
related countries: China China, Laos Laos, United States United States

The US says it is concerned by South Korean media reports that China has repatriated nine North Korean refugees deported by Laos.
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N Korea 'to let Kaesong managers in'

Wednesday, May 29th 2013, 3:33
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Kaesong, Pyongyang, Seoul

Pyongyang says it will allow South Korean businessmen to visit the suspended Kaesong zone, but Seoul says government talks are needed.
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N Korea envoy meets China president

Friday, May 24th 2013, 11:58
related countries: China China
related places: Pyongyang

A North Korean envoy visiting China meets President Xi Jinping and hands him a letter written by Kim Jong-un, state media reports.
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