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North Koreans' views on nuclear tests

Friday, April 14th 2017, 11:51
related places: Pyongyang

John Sudworth asks people on the Pyongyang subway how they feel about the country's nuclear tests.
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Pyongyang fanfare

Thursday, April 13th 2017, 6:33

Kim Jong-un has joined thousands of North Koreans to mark the opening of a new business development.
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North Korean hockey players return home without gifts

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 14:13

Ice hockey players in Women's World Championships return home without most of their hosts' presents.
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Xi-Trump call: China urges 'peaceful' North Korea solution

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 8:06
related countries: China China, United States United States

Tensions have risen on the Korean peninsula after US warships were dispatched to the region.
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North Korea missiles: US warships deployed to Korean peninsula

Sunday, April 9th 2017, 8:17
related countries: United States United States

The move comes amid growing concerns about North Korea's missile programme.
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Syria strike 'vindicates' North Korea's nuclear choice

Saturday, April 8th 2017, 18:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

A government spokesman says the US action proves Pyongyang is right to pursue a nuclear programme.
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Trump hails 'tremendous' progress in talks with China's Xi

Friday, April 7th 2017, 17:25
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Lago

Was the Chinese leader Xi Jinping angry about the missile strike disrupting his US visit?
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North Korean missile fired ahead of US-China summit

Wednesday, April 5th 2017, 8:12
related countries: China China, Japan Japan, United States United States
related places: North

The launch comes as the Chinese and US leaders prepare to discuss the North's missile programme.
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Trump ready to 'solve' North Korea problem without China

Monday, April 3rd 2017, 9:09
related countries: China China, United States United States

"If China is not going to solve North Korea, we will," he said, adding that the US could succeed alone.
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S Korean cargo ship Stellar Daisy vanishes in South Atlantic

Sunday, April 2nd 2017, 14:27

A life raft is found floating a day after a distress alert by crew of the South Korean freighter.
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Toughing it out

Saturday, April 1st 2017, 16:22

North Korea played tough over Kim Jong-nam's death and it paid off, Dr John Nilsson-Wright argues.
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Kim Jong-nam: Body 'arrives in Pyongyang' in exchange deal

Friday, March 31st 2017, 11:52
related places: Pyongyang

Nine Malaysians also return home under a deal to end the diplomatic row that followed his death.
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Kim Jong-nam: Malaysians stranded in North Korea return home

Friday, March 31st 2017, 8:29
related places: Pyongyang

They were prevented from leaving Pyongyang after a diplomatic row erupted over Kim Jong-nam's death.
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Kim Jong-nam's body released to North Korea

Thursday, March 30th 2017, 22:17
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia's PM lifts the ban on moving the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader.
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Ex-South Korean president Park Geun-hye arrested in corruption probe

Thursday, March 30th 2017, 21:15

Park Geun-hye is taken to a detention centre south of Seoul after a court approves her arrest.
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Trump to meet China's Xi in Florida next week

Thursday, March 30th 2017, 8:37
related countries: China China

The visit will be on 6-7 April in Florida, with trade and North Korea among the key issues.
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'Condemned' South Korean dogs find sanctuary in the US

Monday, March 27th 2017, 10:17
related countries: United States United States

Campaigners say the rescued dogs would otherwise have ended up being consumed by humans.
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North Korea video imagines US forces' destruction

Wednesday, March 22nd 2017, 5:57
related countries: United States United States

The video comes amid a flurry of rocket engine tests and missile launches in North Korea.
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North Korea missile launch fails

Wednesday, March 22nd 2017, 4:21
related countries: Japan Japan

The US military said it detected a failed North Korean launch, which exploded within seconds.
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Ousted S Korean President Park Geun-hye questioned for 14 hours

Tuesday, March 21st 2017, 16:19

The former president could face criminal charges over a corruption scandal that divided the nation.
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Rex Tillerson urged to be 'cool-headed' over North Korea

Saturday, March 18th 2017, 13:38
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: America

China's foreign minister urges his US counterpart to be "cool-headed" over North Korea tensions.
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Rex Tillerson on North Korea: Military action 'an option'

Friday, March 17th 2017, 17:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

America's top diplomat says the US could strike if Pyongyang's weapons threat rises.
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Kim Jong-nam death: Interpol 'red notice' for N Koreans

Thursday, March 16th 2017, 9:24

Malaysia wants the four in connection with the murder of the half-brother of North Korea's leader.
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Asian mission

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 17:00

The low-profile Tillerson faces several major problems, including North Korea's nuclear threat.
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How do you solve a problem like North Korea?

Tuesday, March 14th 2017, 21:20

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is contemplating his options before a tour of Asia.
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Ousted South Korean leader Park Geun-hye returns home

Sunday, March 12th 2017, 11:43
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

Park Geun-hye was greeted at home in Seoul by hundreds of supporters.
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South Korea president Park Geun-hye ousted by court

Friday, March 10th 2017, 8:44

The ruling, which could see Park Geun-hye face a corruption trial, sparks protests in which two die.
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Talks or troops

Friday, March 10th 2017, 0:55
related places: Pyongyang

Talks, pressure or troops - how should the international community deal with Pyongyang?
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Kim Jong-nam death: Malaysian UN workers leave North Korea

Thursday, March 9th 2017, 9:36
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Their departure came despite a N Korean tit-for-tat ban with Malaysia after Kim Jong-nam's murder.
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US dismisses China proposal on N Korea military halt

Thursday, March 9th 2017, 4:07
related countries: China China, United States United States

The US says a mutual suspension of military activity on the Korean peninsula is 'not a viable deal'.
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Kim Han-sol: 'My father has been killed'

Wednesday, March 8th 2017, 10:26

The nephew of North Korea's leader confirms on video that his father has been killed.
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Kim Jong-nam death: Malaysia and N Korea in tit-for-tat exit bans

Tuesday, March 7th 2017, 15:49

The extraordinary moves come amid N Korean fury at Malaysia's probe into the death of Kim Jong-nam.
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Thaad: US begins deploying missile defence system in South Korea

Tuesday, March 7th 2017, 10:47
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

The start of the Thaad deployment comes a day after North Korea launched four ballistic missiles.
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Lotte backlash

Monday, March 6th 2017, 9:08
related countries: China China

The South Korean giant appears to be suffering a backlash from customers and Chinese partners.
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Kim Jong-nam killing: Malaysia expels North Korean ambassador

Saturday, March 4th 2017, 15:39
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia
related places: Kuala Lumpur

He had criticised Malaysia's inquiry into the killing of the North Korean leader's half-brother.
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Kim Jong-nam death: North Korean says arrest was 'conspiracy'

Saturday, March 4th 2017, 2:16

A man suspected of involvement in Kim Jong-nam's death says he is the victim of a conspiracy.
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Kim Jong-nam death: Malaysia deports detained North Korean

Friday, March 3rd 2017, 13:16
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Ri Jong Chol, the only North Korean arrested over Kim Jong-nam's death, has been deported.
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Why was North Korea's Kim Jong-nam killed?

Wednesday, March 1st 2017, 22:37

His half brother's not the first member his family to be killed, since Kim Jong-un became North Korea's leader in 2011.
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Kim Jong-nam death: Two women charged with murder

Wednesday, March 1st 2017, 5:48

The women allegedly smeared VX nerve agent on the face of North Korea's leader's half-brother.
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View from the South

Monday, February 27th 2017, 10:50
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Speculation is rife and defectors are unnerved by the death of the North Korean in Malaysia.
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Kim Jong-nam: VX dose was 'high and lethal'

Sunday, February 26th 2017, 12:35

North Korean leader's half-brother died of multiple organ failure after a dose of VX nerve agent.
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Kim Jong-nam killing: Malaysia airport terminal declared safe

Sunday, February 26th 2017, 2:21
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

North Korean leader's half brother was killed by a nerve agent in the airport two weeks ago.
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Kim Jong-nam killing: Suspect 'was paid $90 for baby oil prank'

Saturday, February 25th 2017, 18:28
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Indonesian woman Siti Aisyah is interviewed over the death of the North Korean leader's half-brother.
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Kim Jong-nam killing: 'VX nerve agent' found on his face

Friday, February 24th 2017, 15:00

The N Korean leader's half-brother was killed by a substance classified as a weapon of mass destruction.
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Kim Jong-nam killing: North Korea condemns Malaysia

Thursday, February 23rd 2017, 5:42
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

An angry report in North Korean state media blames Malaysia for the death of "a citizen".
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Kim Jong-nam killing: Senior N Korea diplomat named as suspect

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017, 12:17
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia wants to question an embassy official and an airline worker over Kim Jong-nam's killing.
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Kim Jong-nam: No family member claims body, Malaysia says

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 10:01

Malaysia says that no one has come forward to claim the dead North Korean despite media speculation.
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Kim Jong-nam killing: Malaysia recalls envoy from North Korea

Monday, February 20th 2017, 15:38
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia
related places: Kuala Lumpur, Pyongyang

Malaysia recalls its ambassador in a dispute over the killing of the North Korean leader's brother.
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North Korea murdered Kim Jong-nam, says South Korea

Sunday, February 19th 2017, 11:50
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

South Korea publicly accuses its Northern neighbour, after four more suspects are identified.
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China piles pressure on North Korea by banning coal imports

Saturday, February 18th 2017, 12:51

It is seen as an effort to increase pressure on North Korea after the country's latest missile test.
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North Korean man arrested over killing of Kim Jong-nam

Saturday, February 18th 2017, 5:51
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

The man - the fourth person to be held - is identified by Malaysian police as Ri Jong Chol, aged 46.
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