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South Korea fires at North 'object'

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 10:51

The object has not been identified but North Korea has flown drones over the border in the past.
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First N Korea-Russia ferry service opens despite UN sanctions

Thursday, May 18th 2017, 13:06
related countries: Russia Russia

A North Korean passenger and cargo ferry begins weekly voyages to Russia.
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North Korea missile tests: US warns against supporting Pyongyang

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 21:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

The US ambassador to the UN vows to "call out" countries backing Pyongyang and its nuclear programme.
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UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile test

Monday, May 15th 2017, 23:30

North Korea says a missile tested on Sunday was capable of carrying a large nuclear warhead.
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North Korea missile test 'due to Kim Jong-un paranoia'

Sunday, May 14th 2017, 15:06
related countries: United States United States

The US will continue to "tighten the screws" on North Korea, the US ambassador to the UN says.
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North Korea carries out new ballistic missile test

Sunday, May 14th 2017, 12:15
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Japan says it reached an altitude of 2,000km which, if confirmed, could show a technological advance.
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North Korea 'would hold talks' with Trump administration

Saturday, May 13th 2017, 8:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

Talks could be held with the US "under the right conditions", South Korean media reports.
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North Korea's Berlin hostel targeted by German sanctions

Thursday, May 11th 2017, 12:23
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

North Korea gets income from a big Berlin hostel, despite sanctions over its nuclear programme.
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China South Korea: Tunnel coach crash kills 11 children

Tuesday, May 9th 2017, 15:23

Eleven young children, most of them South Korean, die along with the driver in a Shandong tunnel.
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Moon Jae-in: South Korean liberal claims presidency

Tuesday, May 9th 2017, 15:10

Moon Jae-in, who backs talks with the North, claims victory in South Korea's presidential election.
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North Korea 'detains US citizen Kim Hak-song'

Sunday, May 7th 2017, 16:25
related countries: United States United States

North Korea says it held the university worker on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the state.
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North Korea claims CIA plotted to kill Kim Jong-un

Friday, May 5th 2017, 20:17

A North Korean named "Kim" was paid for a biochemical attack on the supreme leader, officials say.
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'Life or death'

Thursday, May 4th 2017, 23:51
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Pyongyang

Stephen Evans on how South Korea's presidential election could change its policy towards Pyongyang.
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Trumplomacy

Tuesday, May 2nd 2017, 18:11
related countries: United States United States

It's been a confusing few weeks of rhetoric and actions on the part of North Korea and the US. What's different this time?
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US anti-missile system operational in South Korea

Tuesday, May 2nd 2017, 9:30
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

The Thaad system now has the basic capability to intercept North Korean missiles, say US officials.
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Samsung crane collapse kills six workers

Tuesday, May 2nd 2017, 4:01

The victims are understood to be subcontractors hired by the South Korean giant's shipbuilding arm.
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Donald Trump: I would be honoured to meet Kim Jong-un

Monday, May 1st 2017, 18:37
related countries: United States United States

The US president said he would meet the North Korean leader if it was "appropriate".
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Sunday, April 30th 2017, 18:23
related countries: United States United States

The US president reflects on the young leader's rise and says "we'll see" about US military options.
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North Korea crisis: North in another 'failed' missile launch

Saturday, April 29th 2017, 19:03

Donald Trump says the latest North Korea test shows "disrespect" towards China and its president.
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US ready for 'military action if necessary' against N Korea

Friday, April 28th 2017, 15:56
related countries: United States United States

The top US diplomat warned North Korea against further "aggression".
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Trump fears 'major, major conflict' with North Korea

Friday, April 28th 2017, 14:05
related countries: China China, United States United States

The US president also says China's Xi Jinping is "trying very hard" to end the Korean crisis.
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North Korea uses live fire exercise to display military might

Friday, April 28th 2017, 9:38

Footage broadcast in North Korea shows leader Kim Jong-Un inspecting a military exercise on 25 April.
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Fake war

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 13:33

North Korea is accused of parading fake weapons in its most recent show of military might. It's nothing new.
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North Korea faces tighter sanctions under Trump strategy

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 5:53
related countries: United States United States

Donald Trump's strategy aims to apply both economic and diplomatic pressure on Kim Jong-un.
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North Korea tensions: US ready to 'bring Kim Jong-un to his senses'

Wednesday, April 26th 2017, 20:37
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

A US missile defence system in South Korea 'will defeat North Korean threat', says a top commander.
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US and South Korea hold live-fire drill

Wednesday, April 26th 2017, 11:32
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

The military exercise took place around 15 miles from the border with North Korea.
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China launches aircraft carrier, boosting military presence

Wednesday, April 26th 2017, 8:29
related countries: China China

The launch of China's second aircraft carrier comes as tensions rise on the Korean peninsula.
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North Korea tensions: US submarine arrives in South Korea

Tuesday, April 25th 2017, 17:05
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

It comes amid heightened tensions, and fears North Korea is planning more nuclear or missile tests.
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North Korea nuclear: White House calls Senate to briefing

Monday, April 24th 2017, 19:31

The unusual move comes amid rising tension over North Korea's nuclear ambitions.
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China urges 'restraint' amid North Korea sinking threat

Monday, April 24th 2017, 14:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

President Xi speaks to Donald Trump, a day after Pyongyang said it could sink a US aircraft carrier.
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North Korean university names detained US citizen

Monday, April 24th 2017, 5:03
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang, Kim

Kim Sang-duk, also known as Tony Kim, was teaching at a Pyongyang institution before his arrest.
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Sewol sinking

Saturday, April 22nd 2017, 23:29

A new film about the Sewol ferry sinking criticises the South Korean government for the tragedy.
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South Korean man dies after eating toads

Friday, April 21st 2017, 8:13

A group of men cooked and ate the toads thinking they were edible bullfrogs, police say.
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Ballistic threat

Thursday, April 20th 2017, 0:17
related places: Pyongyang

Pyongyang's missile programme has grown, but what do we really know about its capabilities?
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North Korea 'will test missiles weekly', senior official tells BBC

Tuesday, April 18th 2017, 9:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump, Don

A senior official tells the BBC this may happen "weekly", as the US warns: "Don't test Trump."
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North Korean unpredictability

Tuesday, April 18th 2017, 1:05
related places: Pyongyang

After a giant military parade over the weekend, the message from Pyongyang is clear.
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North Korea: 'We will react with nuclear strike'

Monday, April 17th 2017, 19:30
related countries: United States United States

North Korea's vice-foreign minister warns the US against military action, in a BBC interview.
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Pence: US era of strategic patience with North Korea over

Monday, April 17th 2017, 15:32
related countries: United States United States

US Vice-President Mike Pence says "all options are on the table" when dealing with Pyongyang.
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Pence warns North Korea not to test Donald Trump

Monday, April 17th 2017, 12:18
related countries: United States United States

US Vice-President Mike Pence tells North Korea "all options are on the table" after its failed missile launch.
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Park Geun-hye: Ex-South Korean president charged in corruption probe

Monday, April 17th 2017, 8:38

Park Geun-hye faces charges including bribery, coercion, abuse of power and leaking state secrets.
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North Korea nuclear: US 'working with China' on response

Sunday, April 16th 2017, 15:29
related countries: China China, United States United States

Trump's top security adviser says they are planning a response to North Korea's nuclear programme.
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N Korea missile launch fails day after military parade

Sunday, April 16th 2017, 11:15
related countries: South Korea South Korea

The US confirms Pyongyang's attempt to fire a ballistic missile, which it says blew up immediately.
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North Korea's missile test: The view from Pyongyang

Sunday, April 16th 2017, 7:19
related places: Pyongyang

After North Korea tested its latest missile, the BBC's John Sudworth reports from Pyongyang.
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North Korea: Mike Pence in Seoul to reaffirm support to Asia allies

Saturday, April 15th 2017, 22:51
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul, Asia

Mike Pence is to reaffirm US support to its allies amid concerns over North Korea's nuclear ambitions.
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Parading with precision

Saturday, April 15th 2017, 14:34
related places: Pyongyang

Pyongyang's Day of the Sun procession combines missiles, goose-stepping and pom-poms.
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China fears North Korea-US conflict 'at any moment'

Friday, April 14th 2017, 14:35
related countries: United States United States

The concern comes as the US takes a tough line on North Korea, which may test another nuclear device.
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Blaze of colour

Friday, April 14th 2017, 12:30

As Donald Trump weighs his options on North Korea, its citizens are preparing to sing and dance to the glory of the country's ruling family.
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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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