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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

S Korea holds new military drills

Monday, December 13th 2010, 9:38
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea begins a week-long series of live-fire military exercises along most of its coastline, amid fraught relations on the Korean peninsula.
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Fishing crew missing in Antarctic

Monday, December 13th 2010, 7:54

More than 20 fishermen are feared dead in icy waters after a South Korean deep-sea trawler sinks without warning in the Southern Ocean.
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Concern at Burma 'nuclear plans'

Friday, December 10th 2010, 4:04
related countries: Burma Burma

The latest releases by WikiLeaks add to reports suggesting Burma could be building a nuclear facility with North Korean help.
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Concern at Burma 'nuclear sites'

Friday, December 10th 2010, 1:42
related countries: Burma Burma, United States United States

North Korea may be helping Burma to build secret missile and nuclear sites in remote locations, according to US cables released by Wikileaks.
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China hits back at US on N Korea

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 11:11
related countries: China China
related places: Pyongyang

China has hit back at US comments criticising Beijing for not reining in its North Korean ally as tensions on the Korean peninsula rise.
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EU hits S Korea and Taiwan cartel

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 4:22
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

The European Union competition watchdog fines South Korean and Taiwanese firms for running a price cartel, but they say they might appeal.
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China urged to influence North Korea

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 18:55
related countries: United States United States

China has a "unique responsibility" to tackle the issue of North Korea says a top US military commander.
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S Korean lawmakers blockade offices

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 9:57
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's lawmakers spent Tuesday fighting and blockading government offices in a row over next year's budget.
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US urges China on North Korea

Wednesday, December 8th 2010, 8:16
related countries: United States United States

China has a "unique responsibility" to tackle the issue of North Korea, the top US military commander says.
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China urges dialogue on N Korea

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 8:39
related countries: China China

China - North Korea's most important ally - says dialogue and co-operation are the only way to deal with tensions on the Korean peninsula.
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N Korean behaviour 'must change'

Tuesday, December 7th 2010, 0:43
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States
related places: Washington

The US reiterates its demand for North Korea to cease its "provocative behaviour" before talks on Pyongyang's nuclear programme can resume.
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South Korea stages military drill

Monday, December 6th 2010, 7:51
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea begins a nationwide live-fire military exercise, despite warnings from North Korea that the "provocative" actions could trigger a war.
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N Korea warns of 'provocations'

Sunday, December 5th 2010, 8:53

North Korea warns the South against "provocations", including planned military live-fire drills near the disputed maritime border.
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Southern discomfort

Friday, December 3rd 2010, 18:50
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

How will Seoul now deal with North Korea?
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S Korea vows air strike response

Friday, December 3rd 2010, 16:49
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's incoming defence minister, Kim Kwan-jin, promises a tougher response, including air strikes, if North Korea attacks again.
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UN fear over N Korea atomic plant

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 13:17

The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog expresses "great concern" over reports that North Korea has built a new uranium enrichment plant.
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N Korea 'likely to attack again'

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 12:15
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's intelligence chief says North Korea is very likely to attack it again, a week after an artillery strike on an island.
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S Korea and US 'plan more drills'

Wednesday, December 1st 2010, 8:22
related countries: China China, South Korea South Korea, United States United States

South Korea says it plans more military drills with the United States, despite China's disapproval and tensions over North Korea's nuclear programme.
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China 'frustrated' by North Korea

Tuesday, November 30th 2010, 18:04
related countries: China China, South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul

Senior Chinese officials have expressed frustration with their "spoiled child" ally North Korea, according to leaked classified US diplomatic cables.
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N Korea makes nuclear plant boast

Tuesday, November 30th 2010, 3:23

North Korea says it has thousands of centrifuges operating at a previously undetected uranium enrichment facility it revealed earlier this month.
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N Korea video of anger and poverty

Monday, November 29th 2010, 16:40

Secretly filmed video of poverty and disobedience in North Korea has emerged, as the South describes the shelling of its territory as an "inhumane crime".
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S Korea condemns North's 'crime'

Monday, November 29th 2010, 14:00

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak describes as an "inhumane crime" the North's deadly shelling of a South Korean island last week.
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S Korea, US in joint naval drill

Sunday, November 28th 2010, 5:34
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

South Korea and the United States hold joint military exercises, amid heightened tension in the wake of North Korea's deadly attack on a South Korean island.
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N Korea in 'human shields' claim

Saturday, November 27th 2010, 12:24
related countries: South Korea South Korea

North Korea accuses Seoul of using human shields in this week's deadly shelling incident, as the South holds funerals for two marines.
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China works to ease Korea tension

Friday, November 26th 2010, 20:58
related countries: China China, South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Pyongyang, Korea

China holds talks with the US, Seoul and Pyongyang in an attempt to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula, China's Foreign Ministry says.
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N Korea warns South on war drills

Friday, November 26th 2010, 12:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: South

North Korea warns military drills by the South and US may push the region to "the brink of war", amid tension over the shelling of a Southern island.
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S Korea waits on defence minister

Friday, November 26th 2010, 5:16
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's president is still considering who will replace Kim Tae-Young as defence minister, officials say, denying earlier reports of a decision.
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South Korean island 'almost deserted'

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 18:25

The South Korean defence minister has resigned following North Korea's shelling of an island near their disputed maritime border.
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S Korea defence minister resigns

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 16:09
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's defence minister resigns amid criticism that his response to the deadly shelling by North Korea on Tuesday was too passive.
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S Korea to bolster island force

Thursday, November 25th 2010, 11:39
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea is to boost its forces on five islands near North Korea after Tuesday's deadly clash, while its defence minister steps down over the crisis.
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China urged to act on North Korea

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 17:48
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Beijing

The US urges Beijing to rein in North Korea, whose shelling of a South Korean island has caused outrage around the world.
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N Korea attack killed civilians

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 15:42

The bodies of two civilians are found on the South Korean island of Yeonpyeong, shelled during the attack by North Korea.
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N Korea a serious threat - Obama

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 4:26
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama condemns North Korea's shelling of South Korean territory and says the US is committed to defending South Korea.
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Did power struggle prompt Korea attack?

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 23:40
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea has said it returned fire after North Korea fired around 200 artillery shells onto one of its border islands, killing two people.
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Why the escalation in Korea tensions?

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 17:10
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea says it has returned fire after North Korea fired around 200 artillery shells onto one of its border islands, in one of the worst clashes since the Korean War ended.
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S Korea warns North after clash

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 16:56
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea threatens missile strikes against the North in case of "further provocations", after one of the most serious clashes since the Korean War.
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Koreas in border artillery clash

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 14:43
related countries: South Korea South Korea

North and South Korea exchange dozens of artillery shells across their tense western sea border, in one of the most serious incidents in years.
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S Korea World Cup bid 'on track'

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 12:59
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's bid team says it does not think the clash with North Korea will affect next month's decision as to who will host the 2022 World Cup.
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US: N Korea plant 'provocative'

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 10:16
related countries: United States United States

Evidence of a new North Korean nuclear plant is disappointing and provocative, says the top US envoy on North Korea, Stephen Bosworth.
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N Korea plant 'confirms US fears'

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 0:46
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

The top US commander says a report that North Korea has built a new nuclear facility is further evidence of Pyongyang's "belligerent behaviour".
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US scientist 'shown NK centrifuges'

Sunday, November 21st 2010, 11:09
related countries: United States United States

A nuclear scientist from the US's Stanford University says he was shown a vast new nuclear facility on a recent visit to North Korea.
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N Korean arrivals in South surge‎

Monday, November 15th 2010, 8:29
related countries: South Korea South Korea

The number of North Koreans arriving in the South has surged because of economic hardship, passing 20,000 at the weekend, South Korea says.
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N Korea to give torpedo sample‎

Tuesday, November 2nd 2010, 9:13

North Korea says it is willing to hand over samples of its torpedos to prove it was not behind the deadly sinking of a South Korean warship.
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Korean family reunions go ahead

Saturday, October 30th 2010, 3:03

South Koreans cross the border for agreed reunions with families in the North, despite cross-border shootings on Friday.
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N Korea troops 'fire at S Korea'

Friday, October 29th 2010, 11:10

North Korean troops have fired two shots across the border into South Korean territory and the South has returned fire, Seoul says.
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