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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.

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Thursday, May 20th 2010, 13:09

How can North Korea be punished for ship's sinking?
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'N Korean torpedo' sank navy ship

Thursday, May 20th 2010, 12:13

A North Korean torpedo sank a South Korean navy ship in March with the loss of 46 sailors, an international report finds.
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N Korea role in sinking 'obvious'

Wednesday, May 19th 2010, 15:31
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's foreign minister says it is "obvious" that North Korea sank a South Korean naval ship in March.
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N Korea calls parliament session

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 13:50
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korea is to hold a rare second parliamentary session next month, amid rising tensions with Seoul.
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Warning shots in Korea skirmish

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 5:50
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's navy fires warning shots at North Korean patrol boats, the most serious skirmish since a Southern ship was sunk.
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Row over North Korea 'Noah's Ark'

Friday, May 14th 2010, 11:29

Zimbabwe's reported plan to send wild animals including elephants, giraffes and rhinos to North Korea alarms conservationists.
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Brazil draw puts Portugal through

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 15:50
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Portugal Portugal

Portugal join Brazil in the last 16 after a lacklustre 0-0 draw between the sides in Durban while Ivory Coast are eliminated despite beating North Korea 3-0.
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Ivory Coast out despite easy win

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 15:49

Ivory Coast chase a hatful of goals against North Korea to keep their slim hopes alive of qualifying.
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Portugal hammer seven past N Korea

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:31
related countries: Chile Chile, Honduras Honduras, Spain Spain, Switzerland Switzerland

Portugal thump World Cup minnows North Korea 7-0 in Cape Town to get their World Cup campaign back on track.
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Brazil edge out resilient North Korea

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:09

Second-half goals from Maicon and Elano help Brazil overcome a spirited North Korea 2-1 in their opening game of the tournament.
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New Zealand snatch last-gasp draw

Thursday, May 13th 2010, 14:06
related countries: Brazil Brazil, New Zealand New Zealand, Portugal Portugal, Slovakia Slovakia

Winston Reid's injury-time header earns New Zealand a 1-1 draw against Slovakia.
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N Korea 'nuclear fusion success'

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 7:09

North Korea says it has made significant progress towards the development of thermo-nuclear power.
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N Korea fans face Cup TV blackout

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 9:03

A South Korean broadcaster says "strained relations" mean it may not broadcast World Cup football matches to the North.
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Kim Jong-il 'backs' nuclear talks

Friday, May 7th 2010, 4:40
related countries: China China

North Korea's leader has told China's president he is committed to nuclear disarmament, Chinese state media reports.
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North Korea's Kim 'visits China'

Monday, May 3rd 2010, 10:45
related countries: China China, South Korea South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il is making a rare visit to China, reports and images from China and South Korea suggest.
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New Zealand racist killer jailed

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 8:00
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A white supremacist is jailed for a minimum of 16 years in New Zealand for the 2003 murder of a South Korean hitchhiker.
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S Korea holds funeral for sailors

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 7:14

A mass funeral is held for 46 South Korean sailors who died when their warship sank after a mysterious explosion last month.
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Seoul searching

Thursday, April 29th 2010, 2:52
related countries: South Korea South Korea

What to do if North Korea did torpedo the Cheonan?
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High achiever?

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 17:19

Korean woman finds her climbing record in dispute
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South Korean woman claims 14 peaks climbing record

Tuesday, April 27th 2010, 16:32

A South Korean scales Annapurna to claim the record for being the first woman to climb the world's 14 highest peaks.
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'Close-up blast' sank Korea ship

Sunday, April 25th 2010, 6:40

Last month's sinking of a South Korean warship was due to a "close-range" explosion under the ship, an inquiry finds.
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Dispute over Korean woman's climb

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 17:21

The 2009 ascent of a Himalayan peak by a Korean climber is disputed as she attempts to claim a mountaineering world record.
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Rock solid?

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 11:09

Korean woman climber's record bid in dispute
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N Korea 'to seize resort assets'

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 9:15

North Korea is to seize five properties owned by the South at the Mount Kumgang tourist resort, reports say.
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N Korea 'plotted defector death'

Wednesday, April 21st 2010, 7:44
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

Seoul says it has uncovered a North Korean plot to kill the most senior official ever to defect to the South.
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Women climbers neck and neck for top peaks prize

Monday, April 19th 2010, 11:12
related countries: Spain Spain

Two top female climbers are tied in a race to scale the world's highest peaks - with just one to climb to go for each.
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North Korea denies warship attack

Saturday, April 17th 2010, 6:14

North Korea says it was not involved in the sinking of a South Korean warship last month near their disputed sea border.
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'Outside blast' sank S Korea ship

Friday, April 16th 2010, 5:58

A South Korean naval vessel was probably sunk by an "external explosion" near North Korean waters, says an investigator.
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South Korea lifts sunken warship

Thursday, April 15th 2010, 9:07

The South Korean navy raises the stern section of a warship which broke in half and sank three weeks ago.
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Japanese whale meat 'sold in US'

Wednesday, April 14th 2010, 4:11
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States

Scientists say they have clear proof that meat from whales caught by Japan is being sold in US and Korean eateries.
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Gaming curfew for South Koreans

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 11:21

The South Korean government is to ban school-aged children from playing online games during the night.
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S Korea detains 'refugee hunter'

Monday, April 12th 2010, 9:43
related countries: China China, South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

A South Korean man who allegedly hunted North Korean refugees in China is arrested in Seoul, reports say.
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N Korea 'freezes Kumgang assets'

Thursday, April 8th 2010, 14:12

North Korea says it will freeze South Korean assets at a key tourist resort and restart the venture with a new partner.
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S Korea sailors describe 'blast'

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 12:49

Sailors who survived the sinking of a South Korean ship last month say an "external blast" was felt on board.
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US man gets North Korea jail term

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 2:37
related countries: United States United States

North Korea sentences a US man to eight years' hard labour for illegally entering the country, the state news agency reports.
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Korea ship reaches Somali pirates

Tuesday, April 6th 2010, 2:42
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, Somalia Somalia

A South Korean navy warship catches up with an oil tanker, hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean on Sunday.
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Korea ship chases Somali pirates

Monday, April 5th 2010, 15:35
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, South Korea South Korea, Somalia Somalia
related places: Seoul

A huge South Korean oil tanker has been hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean.
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Saturday, April 3rd 2010, 10:15

A South Korean fishing boat sinks during the search for a warship that sank last week in mysterious circumstances.
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Korea 'web neglect' couple tried

Friday, April 2nd 2010, 15:01

A South Korean couple go on trial charged with allowing their baby daughter to starve to death while they played games online.
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Wednesday, March 31st 2010, 12:28

South Korean search teams suspend efforts to reach possible survivors on a sunken ship, because of poor conditions.
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Diver dies at S Korea rescue site

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 11:11
related countries: South Korea South Korea

A South Korean military diver searching for survivors from a warship that sank after a mysterious explosion dies.
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S Korea ship 'may have hit mine'

Monday, March 29th 2010, 20:33
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's defence minister says a mine from the North may have caused a blast which sank a warship.
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S Korea divers search sunken ship

Monday, March 29th 2010, 15:02

South Korean divers search a sunken navy ship split in two after a mysterious explosion but find no sign of survivors.
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South Korea ship 'split in half'

Sunday, March 28th 2010, 7:10

The force of Friday's explosion which sunk a South Korean naval ship split the vessel's hull into two pieces, officials say.
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In pictures

Saturday, March 27th 2010, 8:44

Hunt for survivors after South Korean naval boat sinks
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