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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

Ecclestone casts doubt on Korea

Friday, October 28th 2011, 6:23

Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says he has 'no idea' whether the Korean Grand Prix will take place in 2012, amid doubts about its future.
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US tariff on South Korean fridges

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 21:53
related countries: South Korea South Korea, Mexico Mexico, United States United States

The United States puts preliminary anti-dumping duties on some fridge freezers from South Korea and Mexico.
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The American POW who chose China

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 23:10
related countries: China China, United States United States

The US POW who stayed behind in China
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No deal at US-North Korea talks

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 18:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Geneva

The US and North Korea fail to reach a deal on resuming fully fledged talks on the North's nuclear programme, after a two-day meeting.
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VIDEO: 'Progress' in US-North Korea talks

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 2:02
related countries: United States United States

US diplomats say the first day of talks aimed at restarting six-party talks regarding North Korea's nuclear programme have been useful.
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Queen sees Korea hero 60 years on

Saturday, October 22nd 2011, 6:59

A soldier who was decorated by the Queen for heroism during the Korean War meets the monarch again nearly 60 years on.
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N Korea and US agree on war dead

Saturday, October 22nd 2011, 4:00
related countries: United States United States

North Korea and the US agree on restarting efforts to recover the remains of US troops killed during the Korean War, after a six-year halt.
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US plans talks with North Korea

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 18:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang, Geneva

US and North Korean officials are to meet next week in Geneva to try to revive stalled international talks on ending Pyongyang's nuclear programme.
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UN's Amos assesses N Korea crisis

Tuesday, October 18th 2011, 9:00

UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos is in North Korea to assess food shortages, amid concern the country could be exaggerating its needs.
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N Korea to discuss US war remains

Tuesday, October 18th 2011, 8:42
related countries: United States United States

North Korea and the US hold talks on restarting efforts to recover the remains of US troops killed during the Korean War, after a six-year halt.
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Disgraced scientist clones coyote

Monday, October 17th 2011, 15:20

South Korean scientist Hwang Woo-suk, who fabricated research on cloning human embryos, says he has succeeded in cloning eight coyotes.
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Imperious Vettel beats Hamilton

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 9:53
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Sebastian Vettel wins the Korean Grand Prix from McLaren's Lewis Hamilton to help Red Bull wrap up the constructors' championship.
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Live - Korean Grand Prix

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 4:31
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

World champion Sebastian Vettel wins the Korean Grand Prix ahead of McLaren's Lewis Hamilton and the fellow Red Bull of Mark Webber.
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Subdued Hamilton blasts to pole

Saturday, October 15th 2011, 8:42
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton takes pole position for the Korean Grand Prix to break Red Bull's season-long run as stewards investigate Sebastian Vettel, who was second.
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Live - Korean Grand Prix qualifying

Saturday, October 15th 2011, 1:33
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton takes pole ahead of world champion Sebastian Vettel and Jenson Button for the Korean Grand Prix.
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Hamilton heads Button in practice

Friday, October 14th 2011, 10:40

Lewis Hamilton is fastest in a rain-affected second practice at the Korean Grand Prix ahead of McLaren team-mate Jenson Button.
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Live - Korean GP practice

Friday, October 14th 2011, 0:33

Second practice for the Korean Grand Prix is under way after Mercedes' Michael Schumacher goes fastest in the day's first session.
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VIDEO: North Korea's malnourished children

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 17:11

Reports from North Korea say that children in some areas of the country are severely malnourished.
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Kim Jong-il grandson on Facebook

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 10:48
related countries: South Korea South Korea

A Facebook account thought to belong to the North Korean leader's 16-year-old grandson causes a stir in South Korea.
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S Korea drops plan to aid North

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 6:50

South Korea says it has dropped a plan to send aid to North Korea because it has received no response to its offer.
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Japan sends N Korea nine to South

Tuesday, October 4th 2011, 6:36
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Japan flies nine North Korean refugees found floating off its west coast three weeks ago to South Korea for resettlement.
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Are mobile phones in North Korea a good thing?

Saturday, October 1st 2011, 11:00

Mobile phones and computers make their mark in North Korea
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Top S Korea official visits North

Friday, September 30th 2011, 4:49
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Hong Joon-pyo, chairman of South Korea's governing party, crosses the border into North Korea to visit an industrial plant run by the two states.
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Could Russia pipe gas to Seoul via North Korea?

Monday, September 26th 2011, 1:01
related countries: South Korea South Korea, Russia Russia
related places: Seoul

Could Russian gas really flow via North Korea to Seoul?
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Korean bank head in death plunge

Friday, September 23rd 2011, 15:32

The head of a South Korean savings bank being investigated by regulators falls to his death while customers queue to get their money back.
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Korea nuclear envoys hold talks

Wednesday, September 21st 2011, 9:01
related countries: China China, South Korea South Korea
related places: Beijing

South Korea's nuclear envoy holds talks with his North Korean counterpart in Beijing, amid some signs efforts to restart stalled talks are under way.
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'Poison-needle plot' Korean held

Friday, September 16th 2011, 8:39

South Korean officials arrest a Northern defector on suspicion of plotting to kill top activist Park Sang-hak with a poison-tipped needle, reports say.
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DuPont awarded $920m in damages

Wednesday, September 14th 2011, 22:24

DuPont is awarded $920m in damages from a South Korean firm after a jury ruled it stole trade secrets relating to Dupont's Kevlar body armour.
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N Korean refugees sail to Japan

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 11:59
related countries: Japan Japan

Coast Guards find a boat carrying nine apparent North Korean refugees off Japan's west coast, only the third group to arrive in the country.
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N Korea 'heir' appears at parade

Friday, September 9th 2011, 10:29

North Korea's leader appears at national celebrations with his youngest son Kim Jong-un, in what observers say is a signal that a leadership succession is on track.
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Antitrust raid on Google in Seoul

Wednesday, September 7th 2011, 4:37
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul

US search giant Google says it will cooperate with the Korean Fair Trade Commission, after reports its offices were raided by authorities.
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VIDEO: Buddhist monks cross N Korea border

Tuesday, September 6th 2011, 14:07
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Buddhist monks from South Korea have crossed into North Korea for a ceremony to honour an ancient Buddhist relic.
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S Korea 'in Israel missile deal'

Tuesday, September 6th 2011, 12:15
related countries: Israel Israel, South Korea South Korea

South Korea is to buy precision-guided missiles from Israel to strengthen defences on islands vulnerable to attacks from North Korea, reports say.
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Korean challenger

Monday, September 5th 2011, 23:00

Hyundai challenges European carmakers with local cars
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VIDEO: S Korea naval base protest cleared

Monday, September 5th 2011, 1:37

Work on a naval base has restarted on the South Korean island of Jeju, following the removal of protesters who had blocked access to the site for months.
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VIDEO: US charity aid arrives in N Korea

Sunday, September 4th 2011, 3:33
related countries: United States United States

A flight carrying 90 tonnes of US aid has arrived in North Korea, which has been struggling to cope with flood damage after several heavy storms.
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S Korea protest at Jeju navy base

Saturday, September 3rd 2011, 3:19

Demonstrators march on the South Korean resort island of Jeju to protest against the construction of a new naval base.
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VIDEO: N Korea relaunches holiday resort

Friday, September 2nd 2011, 3:38

North Korea has begun marketing cruises to a prime holiday destination, the Mount Kum-gang resort, just inside its borders.
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S Korea replaces top man on North

Tuesday, August 30th 2011, 12:51
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's president replaces his top official on cross-border ties, amid severe tensions with North Korea.
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Five South Koreans on spy charges

Friday, August 26th 2011, 10:35

Five South Korean men have been charged with passing military and political information to the North over the past 20 years, prosecutors say.
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Kim Jong-il in rare Russia talks

Wednesday, August 24th 2011, 10:59
related countries: Russia Russia

North Korea's reclusive leader, Kim Jong-il, holds talks with President Dmitry Medvedev, on Pyongyang's nuclear programme and economic co-operation.
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South staff leave N Korea resort

Tuesday, August 23rd 2011, 6:19
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Pyongyang, Seoul

South Korean workers leave Mount Kumgang in North Korea, a day after Pyongyang said it was seizing Seoul's assets at the tourist resort.
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End of the road?

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 13:50

Deadlock over resort that symbolised inter-Korean hopes
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North Korea seizes resort assets

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 10:10

North Korea says it is seizing assets at a tourist site jointly operated with the South, giving South Koreans 72 hours to leave the resort at Mount Kumgang.
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Deutsche Bank charged in S Korea

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 9:01
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

Deutsche Bank's South Korean brokerage and four of its employees are charged with illegally manipulating Seoul's stock market last year.
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