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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

VIDEO: NK posts imaginary 'missile attack'

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 3:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington, Capitol

North Korea has posted a video on YouTube of what appears to be an imagined missile attack on US government buildings in Washington, including a simulated explosion of the Capitol's dome.
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'Deterrent' US B-52s fly in S Korea

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 11:47
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

The US is flying nuclear-capable B-52 bombers over South Korea, in what it says is a response to escalating North Korean rhetoric.
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China cautions on US missile plan

Monday, March 18th 2013, 10:22
related countries: China China, United States United States

China criticises a US plan to strengthen its missile defences in response to North Korea's growing military capabilities.
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N Korea tells South to leave islands

Saturday, March 16th 2013, 14:42

A North Korean propaganda website warns the South to evacuate border islands, the latest in a series of threats since the UN tightened sanctions.
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US to boost nuclear missile defences

Saturday, March 16th 2013, 4:34
related countries: United States United States

The US unveils plans to beef up missile defences on the West Coast to counter the threat from North Korea, after its third nuclear test last month.
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N Korea says US 'behind hack attack'

Friday, March 15th 2013, 9:10
related countries: United States United States

North Korea accuses the US and its allies of attacks on its internet servers, amid tensions on the peninsula.
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S Korean PM visits border island

Thursday, March 14th 2013, 9:37
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's prime minister visits an island identified by the North as a potential military target, amid rising tension in the peninsula.
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S Korea warns on armistice threat

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 9:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

South Korea says North Korea cannot scrap the armistice that ended the Korean War and calls on Pyongyang to tone down its rhetoric.
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Drills begin amid Korea tensions

Monday, March 11th 2013, 5:41
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

The US and South Korea begin annual military exercises amid high tensions with North Korea in the wake of a UN sanctions vote.
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VIDEO: N Korea threatens over sanctions

Friday, March 8th 2013, 18:51
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korea has announced it has scrapped all of its peace pacts with South Korea, cutting off the hotline between the nations' capital cities.
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How potent are North Korea's threats?

Friday, March 8th 2013, 17:07

How potent are North Korea's threats?
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China warns against Korea escalation

Friday, March 8th 2013, 12:25
related countries: China China, South Korea South Korea
related places: Pyongyang, Seoul

China urges both Koreas and their allies to remain calm, after Pyongyang said it had torn up all peace deals with Seoul and threatened nuclear strikes.
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N Korea ends peace pacts with South

Friday, March 8th 2013, 9:51
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korea is scrapping all non-aggression pacts with South Korea, closing its hotline and a border crossing, hours after the UN passed new sanctions.
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UN backs tough new N Korea sanctions

Thursday, March 7th 2013, 17:11
related places: Pyongyang

The UN Security Council unanimously approves fresh sanctions against North Korea in response to Pyongyang's nuclear test last month.
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N Korea ramps up nuclear rhetoric

Thursday, March 7th 2013, 10:18
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

North Korea vows to exercise its "right to launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike" against the US, as the UN prepares to vote on fresh sanctions.
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South Korea warns on North threat

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 7:48
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Pyongyang

South Korea's military warns it will respond to any provocation from North Korea, after Pyongyang's threat to scrap the Korean War armistice.
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VIDEO: US seeks 'toughest' N Korea sanctions

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 21:45
related countries: China China, United States United States

The US has tabled a UN resolution - agreed with China - for sanctions that would target North Korea's diplomats and cash transfers.
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US seeks 'tough' N Korea sanctions

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 17:58
related countries: China China, United States United States

The US has tabled a UN resolution - agreed with China - for sanctions that would target North Korea's diplomats and cash transfers.
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China and US 'reach N Korea deal'

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 13:12
related countries: China China, United States United States

The US and China reach a tentative deal on a new sanctions resolution to punish North Korea for its nuclear test, UN diplomats say.
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VIDEO: Rodman: Kim is 'a friend for life'

Friday, March 1st 2013, 11:17
related countries: United States United States

North Korea has released photographs of its leader Kim Jong-un meeting retired US basketball player Dennis Rodman.
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N Korea's Kim meets Dennis Rodman

Friday, March 1st 2013, 10:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang, Kim

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meets retired US basketball player Dennis Rodman at a game in Pyongyang.
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Dennis Rodman visits North Korea

Tuesday, February 26th 2013, 11:57
related countries: United States United States

Retired US basketball player Dennis Rodman, known for his flamboyant "bad boy" image, arrives in North Korea to film a TV programme.
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North Korea to launch mobile internet

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 12:06

The new data service is due to launch in March but will not be available to North Korean citizens
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S Korea 'face-lift embezzler' held

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 9:30

South Korean police arrest an accountant who they say embezzled millions from his employer and underwent cosmetic surgery to avoid capture.
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Ko, 15, third in Australian Open

Sunday, February 17th 2013, 12:02
related countries: Aruba Aruba

New Zealander Lydia Ko comes third at the Australian Women's Open as South Korean Jiyai Shin claims victory.
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N Korea 'upgrading rocket site'

Friday, February 15th 2013, 4:24
related countries: United States United States

North Korea appears to be upgrading one of its two rocket launch sites, US experts say, perhaps in a move to test bigger rockets.
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VIDEO: Life inside N Korea's secret state

Friday, February 15th 2013, 4:14
related places: Pyongyang

President Obama has threatened to take firm action against the government in Pyongyang.
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'No radiation' from N Korea test

Thursday, February 14th 2013, 8:29

South Korean experts say they have not detected any radioactive isotopes from North Korea's nuclear test, hampering efforts to assess the device.
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China's delicate balancing act with North Korea

Wednesday, February 13th 2013, 13:50
related countries: China China

What if China breaks ties with North Korea?
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Test 'isolates North Korea further'

Wednesday, February 13th 2013, 6:15

North Korea's actions only isolate it further, US President Barack Obama warns, hours after the UN Security Council condemned its nuclear test.
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Time for heftier sticks for North Korea

Wednesday, February 13th 2013, 0:25

International community must target Kim family purse
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VIDEO: UN condemns N Korea nuclear test

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 23:12

North Korea says it has successfully carried out its third underground nuclear test, a move which the United Nations has strongly condemned.
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North Korea a 'serious threat' to US

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 18:51

North Korea's military ambitions pose a "serious threat" to the US, outgoing Defence Secretary Leon Panetta says, after Pyongyang's third nuclear test.
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Uranium concern at North Korea test

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 18:43

What might North Korea's nuclear test reveal about its nuclear aims?
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North Korea tests nuclear device

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 11:43
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

North Korea carries out its third, most powerful nuclear test despite UN warnings, and says "even stronger" action may follow.
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VIDEO: Culinary tribute to 'Dear Leader'

Friday, February 8th 2013, 19:52
related places: Pyongyang

North Korea has often been associated with famine and food shortages, but country's state news agency has released pictures of a national food competition held in the capital Pyongyang.
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South Korean 'Les Mis' a YouTube hit

Friday, February 8th 2013, 1:16

A South Korean YouTube parody of Les Miserables - featuring snow-shovelling airmen, a cruel senior officer and a love struck conscript - becomes an online hit.
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Activision claim thwarts North Korea

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 13:02

A video posted by North Korea is taken offline after games maker Activision makes a copyright claim over use of footage from Call of Duty.
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'Multiple' N Korea tests warning

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 10:25
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

US and South Korea warn North Korea not to carry out another nuclear test, as South Korea's president suggests more than one test could be planned.
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QPR sign Yun and close on Crouch

Wednesday, January 30th 2013, 11:23

QPR sign South Korean Yun Suk-Young from Chunnam Dragons, with the left-back signing a three-and-a-half year contract.
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Analysis: What is driving North Korea's nuclear test plan?

Wednesday, January 30th 2013, 1:19

What is driving North Korea's nuclear test plan?
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Google in N Korea mapping push

Tuesday, January 29th 2013, 14:18

Google publishes detailed maps of North Korea for the first time, labelling key landmarks including some of the country's notorious prison camps.
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VIDEO: Google in North Korea map push

Tuesday, January 29th 2013, 14:12

Google has puts its first detailed maps online of North Korea, a country that has so far been mostly blank on the search giant's popular maps website.
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VIDEO: 24 hours at the last Cold War frontier

Monday, January 28th 2013, 0:17

The BBC's Lucy Williamson spends a day with South Korean soldiers patrolling the demilitarised zone set up after the Korean War in 1953.
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N Korea vows 'important' measures

Sunday, January 27th 2013, 4:29

North Korea warns of "substantial and high-profile important state measures", days after announcing plans for a third nuclear test.
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