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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

Korean real-name net law 'axed'

Thursday, August 23rd 2012, 18:24

A South Korean court strikes down a law requiring users to register their real identities when posting comments to websites.
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Hunt for North Korea's 'hidden tunnels'

Wednesday, August 22nd 2012, 23:46

Searching for North Korea's secret border passages
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N Korea 'places dome' on reactor

Wednesday, August 22nd 2012, 3:51

North Korea has completed a ''major step'' by placing a dome on a light water reactor that could support its nuclear programme, a defence analyst says.
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VIDEO: S Korea troops rehearse terror attack

Tuesday, August 21st 2012, 12:10
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

South Korean troops have been rehearsing a terror attack by staging a mock exercise in Seoul.
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China leader meets Kim's uncle

Friday, August 17th 2012, 6:46
related countries: China China

The influential uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meets Chinese President Hu Jintao, China's state-run media say.
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South Korea jails Hanwha chairman

Thursday, August 16th 2012, 7:41

A South Korean court sentences Kim Seung-youn, chairman of the Hanwha group, to four years in prison for embezzlement.
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China signs deal with North Korea

Tuesday, August 14th 2012, 12:24
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

China says it has signed agreements stepping up economic co-operation with North Korea during a visit to Beijing by a senior Pyongyang official.
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S Korea football medal withheld

Sunday, August 12th 2012, 13:51

The International Olympic Committee temporarily withholds a bronze medal from a South Korean footballer who displayed a political sign.
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Korean Kim wins wrestling gold

Tuesday, August 7th 2012, 19:09
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong, South Korea South Korea

South Korea's Kim Hyeon-Woo wins gold in the -66kg Greco-Roman wrestling competition, beating Hungarian Tamas Lorincz in the final.
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VIDEO: UN helps N Koreans after floods

Saturday, August 4th 2012, 11:22

The United Nations' World Food Programme says it is sending emergency food aid to North Korea where state media reports that 169 people have been killed after floods last month.
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N Korea raises flood death toll

Saturday, August 4th 2012, 10:44

North Korea now says floods last month killed close to 170 people and left 400 missing, as the UN prepares to send emergency food aid.
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Samsung rebuked by patent judge

Friday, August 3rd 2012, 20:42

South Korean tech firm Samsung to face "consequences" for publicising evidence banned from its patent trial versus Apple.
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UN: North Korea 'seeks food aid'

Friday, August 3rd 2012, 1:54

The United Nations says North Korea has requested immediate food aid after floods last month that killed more than 100 people.
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Shin set to receive special medal

Tuesday, July 31st 2012, 22:27

South Korean fencer Shin A Lam is set to be given a special award by the IFF in the wake of her epee semi-final defeat.
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UN to assess North Korea floods

Tuesday, July 31st 2012, 5:29

A UN team is to visit flood-hit parts of North Korea to assess damage, after dozens of people died in recent storms and amid ongoing rain.
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Guk wins 62kg weightlifting event

Monday, July 30th 2012, 21:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

North Korea claim their third gold medal at London 2012 as Kim Un Guk triumphs in the men's 62kg weightlifting.
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Tearful fencer denied gold chance

Monday, July 30th 2012, 20:20

South Korean fencer Shin Lam stages a 70-minute protest before Yana Shemyakina wins gold women's epee gold.
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N Korea dismisses talk of reform

Sunday, July 29th 2012, 22:52
related countries: South Korea South Korea

North Korea dismisses reports from South Korea that it is planning policy changes that will lead to the opening up of the secretive communist state.
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S Korean Jin wins 10m air pistol

Saturday, July 28th 2012, 16:41
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's Jin Jong-Oh takes the Olympic 10m air pistol title with a consistent display at the Royal Artillery Barracks.
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N Korea floods 'kill 88 in July'

Saturday, July 28th 2012, 16:34

North Korean state media says 88 people were killed and more than 100 injured in floods over the month of July.
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S Korean Jin wins 10m air pistol

Saturday, July 28th 2012, 15:53
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's Jin Jong-Oh takes the Olympic 10m air pistol title with a consistent display at the Royal Artillery Barracks.
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First world records at Olympics

Friday, July 27th 2012, 15:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

London 2012 has seen its first world records broken as the South Korean archery team set two landmarks at Lord's.
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VIDEO: South Korean artist creates DIY satellite

Friday, July 27th 2012, 13:02

After six years of preparation, a South-Korean artist hopes to fulfil his dream of launching his homemade satellite into space in December.
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In pictures: Kim Jong-un at theme park

Thursday, July 26th 2012, 18:28

North Korea's Kim Jong-un seen at theme park with wife
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VIDEO: Is this singer North Korea's 'First Lady'?

Thursday, July 26th 2012, 16:02

Footage has been released of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his wife Ri Sol-ju at the opening of an amusement park.
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New details on Kim Jong-un's wife

Thursday, July 26th 2012, 11:25
related countries: South Korea South Korea

More details are emerging in South Korea about Ri Sol-ju, the woman identified as the wife of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
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Apology over wrong Korean flag

Thursday, July 26th 2012, 9:55

Olympic organisers apologise to the North Korean women's football team after their images were shown on a screen beside a South Korean flag.
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NK leader's marriage confirmed

Thursday, July 26th 2012, 1:16

State media in North Korea confirm for the first time that the country's leader Kim Jong-un is married and mention his wife by name.
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N Koreans walk off after flag row

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 23:50

The North Korean Women's football team walk off the pitch at Hampden Park in Glasgow in a row over flags.
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Olympics start with Team GB win

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 21:44

The first day of Olympic events sees a win for Team GB in the women's football in Cardiff, while North Korean players walk off the pitch over a flag mix-up.
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VIDEO: State TV confirms NK leader married

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 16:25

North Korean state TV has shown the first footage of Kim Jong-un and his new wife since their marriage was confirmed on Tuesday.
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S Korea's Lee in national apology

Tuesday, July 24th 2012, 7:24

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak apologises to the nation over corruption investigations involving his brother and former aides.
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China probes solar panel products

Friday, July 20th 2012, 6:11
related countries: China China, United States United States

China's trade ministry will launch an investigation into what it says are unfair import prices of US and South Korean polysilicon, used in solar panels.
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New NK army chief follows 'purge'

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 21:52

A previously little-known general, Hyon Yong-chol, has been confirmed as North Korea's new army chief as Kim Jong-un's dramatic reshuffle goes on.
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North Korea's Kim named marshal

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 16:02

North Korea's Kim Jong-un is promoted to marshal, and previously little-known Hyon Yong-chol introduced as army chief, as a dramatic reshuffle goes on.
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N Korea names new vice-marshal

Tuesday, July 17th 2012, 2:04

North Korea has named a new vice-marshal, Hyon Yong-chol, the state news agency says, a day after the army chief was relieved of his post.
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North Korea’s top soldier: A diplomatic illness?

Monday, July 16th 2012, 11:35

Has a power struggle broken out in North Korea?
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N Korea military chief removed

Monday, July 16th 2012, 9:18

North Korea's top military chief Ri Yong-ho has been removed from his job, state media say, seven months after Kim Jong-un came to power.
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Who is Kim Jong-un's 'mystery woman'

Saturday, July 14th 2012, 0:32

The mystery woman snapped with North Korea's Kim Jong-un
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VIDEO: Could N Korea have a new First Lady?

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 5:55

A mystery woman seen attending events with North Korea's Kim Jong-un has led to speculation in South Korean media about her identity.
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S Korea leader's brother arrested

Wednesday, July 11th 2012, 8:37

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak's elder brother was detained by police early on Wednesday over corruption charges.
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Mystery woman for N Korea's Kim

Monday, July 9th 2012, 18:45

A mystery woman is seen attending events with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, leading to media speculation about her identity.
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QPR sign Manchester United's Park

Monday, July 9th 2012, 14:58

QPR complete the signing of South Korean midfielder Park Ji-sung from Manchester United for an initial transfer fee of £2m.
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North Korean economy expands 0.8%

Monday, July 9th 2012, 11:06

North Korea's economy expands in 2011 due to a construction boom and recovery in agriculture, a report from South Korea suggests.
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Disney highlights in N Korea show

Monday, July 9th 2012, 2:05

Mickey Mouse and other Disney characters show up on stage in North Korea in a concert for leader Kim Jong-un, raising eyebrows at the unusual move.
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VIDEO: Disney comes to North Korea

Monday, July 9th 2012, 1:25

Disney characters have made an appearance at an official concert for the North Korea's new leader, Kim Jong-un.
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