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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.

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North Korea: news

UN condemns North Korea launch

Monday, April 16th 2012, 16:10

The UN Security Council condemns last week's failed rocket launch by North Korea and says it will impose further sanctions.
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VIDEO: N Korea shows off 'military might'

Sunday, April 15th 2012, 13:58
related places: Pyongyang

North Korea's Kim Jong-un has told crowds in Pyongyang the days when their country could be threatened are "forever gone", in his first public speech as leader.
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N Korean leader speaks publicly

Sunday, April 15th 2012, 7:26

North Korea's Kim Jong-un makes his first major public speech, as the country marks the centenary of the birth of its founder, Kim Il-sung.
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VIDEO: N Korea 'quiet' as rocket fails

Friday, April 13th 2012, 18:26

North Koreans focused on celebration as rocket fails
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UN 'deplores' North Korea launch

Friday, April 13th 2012, 17:54

The UN Security Council deplores the launch by North Korea of a rocket and satellite which broke up shortly after take-off.
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North Korea rocket launch fails

Friday, April 13th 2012, 13:14
related countries: South Korea South Korea

North Korea confirms its controversial rocket launch failed, as observers report it broke up and crashed into the sea shortly after blast-off.
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Analysis: North Korea crossroads

Friday, April 13th 2012, 13:00

Will the hawks or doves take wing in North Korea?
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VIDEO: Giant statues of N Korean leaders unveiled

Friday, April 13th 2012, 10:13

A giant statue of Kim Jong Il has been unveiled in front of a crowd of thousands in Pyonyang.
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VIDEO: North Korea rocket launch fails

Friday, April 13th 2012, 3:23

North Korea confirms its controversial rocket launch failed, as observers report it broke up and crashed into the sea shortly after blast-off.
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New titles for North Korea leader

Thursday, April 12th 2012, 6:49

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un is given two posts previously held by his late father, as the country prepares for a widely-criticised rocket launch.
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VIDEO: N Korea prepares for rocket launch

Wednesday, April 11th 2012, 21:59

North Korea is preparing to launch a rocket, taking a satellite into space, possibly as early as Thursday.
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North Korea starts to fuel rocket

Wednesday, April 11th 2012, 9:25

North Korea says it has begun fuelling its rocket ahead of a widely-criticised planned launch, as new leader Kim Jong-un is promoted.
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VIDEO: Inside N Korea's mission control

Wednesday, April 11th 2012, 8:38

Damian Grammaticas reports from inside North Korea's mission control as it begins fuelling a rocket due to be launched later this week.
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Bomb threat diverts Korean plane

Wednesday, April 11th 2012, 4:18
related countries: Canada Canada

A Korean Airlines plane is diverted to a Canadian military base after the airline receives a tip-off about a bomb threat.
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Clinton warns N Korea over rocket

Wednesday, April 11th 2012, 3:43

Hillary Clinton says North Korea should not go ahead with its planned rocket launch if it wants a "peaceful, better future" for its people.
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VIDEO: 'Nothing quite as it seems' in North Korea

Tuesday, April 10th 2012, 21:56

North Korea is readying itself for a long-range rocket launch, amid international concerns that the satellite launch is a cover for developing missile technology.
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Report exposes North Korean gulag

Tuesday, April 10th 2012, 14:57

A new report details torture, forced abortions and public executions in North Korea's vast network of political prison camps.
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N Korea 'ready for rocket launch'

Tuesday, April 10th 2012, 8:27
related places: Pyongyang

North Korea is poised to install the satellite onto its rocket, completing all preparations for the launch later this week, an official says in Pyongyang.
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N Korea 'ready for rocket launch'

Tuesday, April 10th 2012, 8:27

North Korea is poised to install the satellite onto its rocket, completing all preparations for the launch later this week, an official says in Pyongyang.
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Real legacy of Kim dynasty

Monday, April 9th 2012, 19:18

North Korea and the Kim cult of personality
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Real legacy of Kim dynasty

Monday, April 9th 2012, 19:18

North Korea and the Kim cult of personality
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VIDEO: N Korea celebrates founding father

Monday, April 9th 2012, 17:12

This week North Korea stages the biggest celebration in its history to commemorate the centenary of the birth of its founding father, Kim Il Sung.
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N Korea moves rocket into place

Monday, April 9th 2012, 4:50

North Korea moves its long-range Unha-3 rocket into place for a controversial launch, amid reports it is also planning a nuclear test.
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N Korea 'needle assassin' jailed

Thursday, April 5th 2012, 3:27
related countries: South Korea South Korea

A North Korean defector is jailed in South Korea for plotting to kill a high-profile activist with a poison-tipped needle.
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N Korea group 'arrives in Seoul'

Wednesday, April 4th 2012, 7:51
related countries: China China, South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

A group of North Korean refugees arrives in Seoul after three years in a South Korean diplomatic mission in China, South Korean media reports say.
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N Korea, Burma top Asean agenda

Tuesday, April 3rd 2012, 2:07
related countries: Burma Burma, Cambodia Cambodia

Asean leaders are meeting in Cambodia, with North Korea's planned rocket launch, Burma's by-election and the South China Sea topping the summit agenda.
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N Korea holds pre-rocket meeting

Monday, April 2nd 2012, 2:41

North Korea will hold a key meeting ahead of its planned rocket launch, potentially consolidating the power transfer to Kim Jong-un.
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India blocks steel plant licence

Friday, March 30th 2012, 10:41
related countries: India India

An Indian tribunal suspends the environmental licence given to the South Korean company Posco for building a steel plant in the state of Orissa.
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Japan issues N Korea rocket order

Friday, March 30th 2012, 6:51

Japan says it will shoot down a North Korean rocket if necessary, as new satellite images appear to show preparations for the rocket launch next month.
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US confirms North Korea aid halt

Wednesday, March 28th 2012, 17:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

The United States announces that it is suspending food aid to North Korea in light of Pyongyang's plans for a missile launch next month.
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US-China accord on N Korea launch

Monday, March 26th 2012, 13:28
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: White House

China and the US will co-ordinate their response to a controversial North Korean rocket launch, the White House says, as Korea tensions rise.
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S Korea warning on stray rockets

Monday, March 26th 2012, 8:04
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea warns that it might shoot down any North Korean rocket that strays into its territory, ahead of the North's planned launch next month.
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Obama warns N Korea over launch

Sunday, March 25th 2012, 11:25
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama warns North Korea its planned long-range missile launch will achieve nothing and increase its isolation.
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US warning on North Korea rocket

Saturday, March 24th 2012, 13:54
related countries: Australia Australia, Philippines Philippines, United States United States

A senior US official says a North Korean rocket launch may affect an area between Australia, Indonesia and the Philippines, an Australian newspaper reports.
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VIDEO: Obama's surprise World Bank nominee

Saturday, March 24th 2012, 1:06
related countries: United States United States

Barack Obama has revealed his nomination for the new head of the World Bank. He is a Korean-born American academic called Jim Yong Kim, who has a sideline in musical performance, as John McManus reports.
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VIDEO: Japan readies missile defences

Friday, March 23rd 2012, 18:14
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan has ordered missile defence systems to be prepared in response to the planned launch of a North Korean long-range rocket next month, Japanese Defence Minister Naoki Tanaka has said.
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Japan prepares missile defences

Friday, March 23rd 2012, 10:12
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan orders missile defence systems to be prepared in response to the planned launch of a North Korean long-range rocket next month.
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South Korean shanty town on sought-after real estate

Thursday, March 22nd 2012, 0:16

Shanty town church in South Korean capital's wealthiest area
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North Korea in UN nuclear offer

Tuesday, March 20th 2012, 4:48

North Korea invites UN nuclear inspectors in for the first time in three years, to help secure a food aid deal with the United States.
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China 'concern' at N Korea rocket

Saturday, March 17th 2012, 13:39
related countries: China China

China expresses its concern over North Korea's plans to launch a rocket-mounted satellite, joining international criticism.
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North Korea rocket plan condemned

Friday, March 16th 2012, 16:42
related countries: United States United States

Regional neighbours and the US call North Korea's plans to launch a rocket-mounted satellite a breach of UN resolutions and a grave provocation.
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N Korea launch plan prompts fears

Friday, March 16th 2012, 8:48

North Korea says it will launch a satellite on a rocket in April, a move condemned by South Korea and Japan as violation of UN resolutions.
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Korean novel lands Asian prize

Thursday, March 15th 2012, 16:34

South Korean author Kyung-sook Shin becomes the first woman to win the 2011 Man Asian Literary Prize, for Please Look After Mom.
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North Koreans perform in France

Thursday, March 15th 2012, 10:43
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

A North Korean and a French orchestra perform together in a concert in Paris, led by renowned South Korean conductor Chung Myung-Whun.
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VIDEO: South Korean wave of political satire

Tuesday, March 13th 2012, 4:57
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea is in the grip of an unlikely political agitator, as it prepares for elections next month: A weekly podcast of satirical conversations between four middle-aged political commentators.
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