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Decoding the Kim warhead photo

Sunday, September 3rd 2017, 7:23
related places: Pyongyang

Hours before Pyongyang conducted a sixth nuclear test, it released photos. This is what we can tell.
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North Korea: 'Japan missile was first step in Pacific operation'

Wednesday, August 30th 2017, 6:11
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Pyongyang

North Korea says a missile fired over Japan was the "first step" in military operations in the Pacific.
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North Korea missiles: Trump warns 'all options' on table

Wednesday, August 30th 2017, 0:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang, Trump

Pyongyang says its latest missile launch is due to provocation by the US and its allies.
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Keeping up with the Kims

Tuesday, August 29th 2017, 13:39

South Korean intelligence suggests Kim Jong-un's wife has had her third child.
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North Korea fires missile over Japan in 'unprecedented threat'

Tuesday, August 29th 2017, 12:07
related countries: Japan Japan, South Korea South Korea

Japan calls the launch an "unprecedented" threat and earlier warned its citizens to take shelter.
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Residents in Hokkaido and Tokyo fear a North Korea attack

Tuesday, August 29th 2017, 9:08
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Pyongyang, Tokyo

"There's no way to run from it, which is the biggest worry," one woman in Japan told the BBC.
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'Extremely bold'

Tuesday, August 29th 2017, 6:14
related countries: Japan Japan

Expert views on North Korea's missile test over Japanese territory and what it means for diplomacy.
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North Korea missile triggers Japan warning alarms

Tuesday, August 29th 2017, 1:44
related countries: Japan Japan

Footage appears to show Japanese warning alarms, after North Korea fired a missile over the country.
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North Korea fires three missiles into sea

Saturday, August 26th 2017, 7:21

The short-range missile tests came as the US and South Korea take part in joint military drills.
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Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong jailed for corruption

Friday, August 25th 2017, 10:11

The de facto boss of the world's largest smartphone maker is convicted of bribery in South Korea.
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Why is the heir to Samsung on trial?

Thursday, August 24th 2017, 19:52

Lee Jae-yong has pleaded not guilty - a South Korean court's verdict is due on Friday.
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But is it art?

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 23:23

Choi Sangkyun has one of the largest collections of North Korean propaganda art in the world.
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US hits Chinese and Russian firms over North Korea

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 2:16
related countries: China China, Russia Russia, United States United States

Ten companies and six individuals in Russia and China are subject to a new round of US sanctions.
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South Korean forces simulate terror attack

Monday, August 21st 2017, 17:14

Security forces rehearse their response to hostage and biochemical attacks in annual drills.
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US-South Korea hold military drills amid tension

Monday, August 21st 2017, 12:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

Pyongyang has already lashed out at the annual drills, saying they were "adding fuel to the fire".
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Trump too tough on North Korea?

Monday, August 14th 2017, 9:51

We ask South Koreans what they think about Donald Trump's strategy on North Korea.
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Korean border concert draws thousands

Sunday, August 13th 2017, 2:07

The "peace concert" took place near the demilitarised zone which splits the Korean peninsula.
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Policy goals

Saturday, August 12th 2017, 23:37

As tensions over North Korea intensifies, what may it be trying to achieve with its weapons programme?
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North Korea: China urges Trump not to worsen situation

Saturday, August 12th 2017, 10:54
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Trump

China wants the US and North Korea to show restraint as a war of words escalates.
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Trump threatens North Korea with "big trouble" over Guam

Saturday, August 12th 2017, 5:57
related countries: Guam Guam, United States United States

The US president warns North Korea of serious consequences if threats to Guam turn into action.
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The K-pop concert seeking to broker Korean peace

Friday, August 11th 2017, 7:23
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea will hold its annual "peace concert" by the border with the North this weekend.
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Trump to North Korea: Be very, very nervous

Friday, August 11th 2017, 0:25
related countries: United States United States

President Trump warns North Korea it should be "very, very nervous" if it does anything to the US.
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Who said what?

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 20:53
related countries: United States United States

As the war of words between the US and North Korea escalates, test your knowledge of who said what.
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North Korea Guam missile strike plan 'ready by mid-August'

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 14:17
related countries: United States United States

Pyongyang says plans that could see it fire four missiles near the US territory will soon be ready.
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Guam beachgoers unfazed by North Korea threats, for now

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 12:59
related countries: Guam Guam

The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes in Guam, as North Korea threatens to fire missiles near the island.
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North Korea 'considering missile strike on US Guam base'

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 14:29
related countries: Guam Guam
related places: Pyongyang

The threat against the base on Guam island comes as Donald Trump threatens "fire and fury".
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North Korea TV hides anti-US message in kids' cartoon

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 14:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

Children's cartoon on North Korean state television seems to come with an anti-America message.
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Highly militarised state

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 13:13

Jonathan Marcus assesses what North Korea's military could do - even without nuclear weapons.
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North Korea vows to retaliate against US over sanctions

Monday, August 7th 2017, 19:29

Pyongyang threatens the US for drafting fresh sanctions that were approved by the UN on Saturday.
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North Korea: China urges neighbour to stop missile tests

Sunday, August 6th 2017, 10:21
related countries: China China

China's foreign minister meets his North Korean counterpart after the UN imposes fresh sanctions.
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North Korea: US not seeking regime change, says Rex Tillerson

Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, 5:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang, Washington

The top US diplomat says Washington does not seek to overturn the regime of Kim Jong-Un.
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The 90-year-old man still searching for his family in North Korea

Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, 0:42

Thousands of families were separated by the Korean War. For one man it may be too late for him to see his loved ones again.
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North Korea: US says 'no value' in UN security council meeting

Monday, July 31st 2017, 3:44
related countries: United States United States

The US ambassador to the UN urges China to "seriously challenge" North Korea over missile launches.
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US bombers fly over Korean peninsula

Sunday, July 30th 2017, 10:37
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States

The two US B-1 bombers were joined in the exercise on 30 July by South Korean and Japanese planes.
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Trump 'disappointed' with China after North Korea missile test

Sunday, July 30th 2017, 6:20
related countries: China China, United States United States

The US president says he won't allow China "to do nothing" after North Korea's latest rocket test.
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North Korea says missile test shows all US within range

Saturday, July 29th 2017, 11:16
related countries: United States United States

North Korea says its second test of an intercontinental ballistic missile is a warning to Washington.
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North Korea conducts new intercontinental missile test

Friday, July 28th 2017, 22:39

Experts suggest the missile could have been capable of hitting the continental United States.
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Russia sanctions: Trump's hand forced by Senate vote

Friday, July 28th 2017, 3:10
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: White House

The bill imposes new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, despite White House objections.
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Row as New Zealand spends thousands on South Korean mud

Thursday, July 27th 2017, 10:32
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Mud-meets-music festival brings in "high quality" muck from abroad.
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'K-golf'

Saturday, July 22nd 2017, 23:21

South Korean women have dominated international golf for years now. Why?
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Come on a tour of the village dividing North Korea from the South

Friday, July 21st 2017, 1:35
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Take a tour of Panmunjom - in the demilitarized border zone where North and South Korea meet for talks.
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North Korean TV star defector Lim Ji-hyun feared abducted

Tuesday, July 18th 2017, 10:05
related places: Pyongyang

The TV star defected to the South in 2014 but now apparently features in a Pyongyang propaganda film.
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South Korea proposes rare military talks with North Korea

Monday, July 17th 2017, 5:49

Despite the North's recent long-range missile test, the South is seeking to ease tensions.
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US releases video of anti-missile test

Wednesday, July 12th 2017, 9:11
related countries: United States United States

The system shot down a test missile amid rising tension with North Korea over its weapons programme.
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'Comfort women': Researchers claim first known film

Monday, July 10th 2017, 9:55
related countries: Japan Japan

Researchers say it shows Korean women forced into sex slavery for Japanese soldiers during World War Two.
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Trump warns North Korea of 'severe' options over missile test

Thursday, July 6th 2017, 10:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alaska

The US president condemns North Korea after it tested a missile with the potential to reach Alaska.
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North Korea missile: US says it will use military force 'if we must'

Thursday, July 6th 2017, 6:42
related countries: United States United States

The warning from the US ambassador to the UN follows Tuesday's long-range missile test.
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North Korea: US prepared to use 'military force' if needed

Thursday, July 6th 2017, 6:33
related countries: United States United States

The US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has said her country is "prepared to use the full range" of capabilities against North Korea.
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North Korea missile launch: Trump berates China on trade

Wednesday, July 5th 2017, 15:59
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Trump

US president criticises China for apparent increase in trade with North Korea.
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North Korea missile launch: What we know and don't know

Wednesday, July 5th 2017, 15:25
related places: Pyongyang

Pyongyang says it's carried out its first successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile.
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North Korea ICBM launch: US and S Korea respond with drill

Wednesday, July 5th 2017, 11:58
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

Pyongyang's long-range missile test prompts a joint warning from the US and South Korea.
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North Korea ICBM: US and South Korea conduct missile drills after launch

Wednesday, July 5th 2017, 6:15
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

US and South Korea conduct military drills in response to North Korea's ICBM launch.
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North Korea missile: US confirms long-range test

Wednesday, July 5th 2017, 5:26
related countries: United States United States

Some believe the intercontinental ballistic missile tested on Tuesday could reach Alaska.
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