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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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North Korea: news

N Korea postpones talks with US

Tuesday, July 13th 2010, 10:22
related countries: United States United States

North Korea postpones talks scheduled with the US-led UN Command about the sinking of a South Korean warship in March.
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North Korea hails UN Cheonan text

Friday, July 9th 2010, 20:22

North Korea hails as a "victory" a UN statement condemning the sinking of a South Korean warship, but not blaming it.
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US man in N Korea 'suicide bid'

Friday, July 9th 2010, 8:44
related countries: United States United States

A US man sentenced to eight years' hard labour in a North Korean jail "attempts suicide", the state news agency reports.
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Prank leaves singer Justin Bieber facing tour of North Korea

Monday, July 5th 2010, 12:58
related countries: Canada Canada

Justin Bieber tour page is the target of internet pranksters, voting for the Canadian singer to play North Korea.
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S Korea jails N Korea 'agents'

Thursday, July 1st 2010, 7:19
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Two North Korean agents are jailed for 10 years in South Korea for plotting to assassinate a high profile defector.
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Charges for South Korean man whose gadget 'created holy water'

Thursday, July 1st 2010, 7:18

A South Korean professor faces fraud charges for selling a digital device he said could convert tap water into holy water.
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South Korean star 'found hanged'

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 13:04
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

A popular South Korean actor and singer is found dead at his home in Seoul after an apparent suicide, police say.
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Kim Jong-il's son 'in parliament'

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 8:02

South Korean newspapers say the North Korean leader's son, Kim Jong-un, has been in parliament since last year.
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N Korea warns of nuclear advance

Monday, June 28th 2010, 9:14
related countries: China China, United States United States

North Korea says it will introduce a new nuclear deterrent, hours after the US urged China to act over the warship issue.
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Obama blasts N Korea over warship

Saturday, June 26th 2010, 22:07
related countries: United States United States

US President Obama says North Korea must be "held to account" for the sinking of a South Korean warship, at the G8 summit.
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North Korea 'to pick new leaders'

Saturday, June 26th 2010, 6:58

North Korea's ruling communist party is to hold a rare meeting of its political bureau to choose new leaders, state media say.
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US warns N Korea over 'tensions'

Friday, June 25th 2010, 23:50
related countries: United States United States

The US warns North Korea against actions that could worsen regional tensions amid concern it is set for new missile tests.
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Images of war

Friday, June 25th 2010, 18:29
related countries: United States United States

US photographer relives memories of Korean War
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S Korea marks anniversary of war

Friday, June 25th 2010, 11:42
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Ceremonies are held in Seoul to mark the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War, amid tension on the peninsula.
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'Our wound'

Friday, June 25th 2010, 9:03

Grandmother tells of war-time escape from North Korea
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Ivory Coast cling to slim hopes

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 14:52

Ivory Coast maintain the slimmest of hopes of qualifying for the World Cup knock-out stages, as they prepare to face North Korea.
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N Korea threatens US prisoner

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 10:22
related countries: United States United States

North Korea threatens harsher punishment for a jailed US citizen in a row with the US over the sinking of a South Korean ship.
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Queiroz thrilled by Portugal win

Monday, June 21st 2010, 15:55
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Portugal Portugal

Portugal coach Carlos Queiroz says his side's 7-0 win over North Korea in World Cup Group G will spur them on for their final group game against Brazil.
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Children's balloons 'spark South Korea military alert'

Friday, June 18th 2010, 10:39
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Balloons released by schoolchildren sparked a major security alert in South Korea, reports say, amid heightened tensions with North Korea.
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Dunga demands better from Brazil

Wednesday, June 16th 2010, 6:49
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil boss Dunga expects his team to move up a gear following their 2-1 win over North Korea in their opening Group G match in Johannesburg.
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UK considered barring N Korea from 1966 World Cup

Sunday, June 13th 2010, 17:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The government considered denying North Korea visas to attend the 1966 World Cup, official documents have revealed.
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South Korea rocket 'debris' found

Friday, June 11th 2010, 13:27

A South Korean navy ship recovers debris appearing to be from a rocket which exploded shortly after launch.
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North Korea warns UN on ship row

Wednesday, June 9th 2010, 16:25
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korea tells the UN it did not sink a South Korean warship, as Seoul installs propaganda loudspeakers along its border.
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Mystery men

Wednesday, June 9th 2010, 16:13

The secretive world of N Korean football
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S Korea postpones rocket launch

Wednesday, June 9th 2010, 6:24
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea delays the launch of a rocket to put a satellite into space due to fire safety problems, officials say.
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Three Chinese 'shot by N Korea'

Tuesday, June 8th 2010, 14:59
related countries: China China

China says a guard from its ally North Korea shot and killed three people on the Chinese side of the border last week.
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N Korea in leadership reshuffle

Monday, June 7th 2010, 10:14

North Korea replaces its premier and promotes Kim Jong-il's brother-in-law at a special session of parliament.
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US mulls new North Korea measures

Sunday, June 6th 2010, 22:19
related countries: United States United States

The US says it is considering "additional options" to hold North Korea accountable for the sinking of a South Korean warship.
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S Korea seeks UN help with North

Friday, June 4th 2010, 15:03

South Korea has referred North Korea to the UN Security Council over the sinking of its warship as relations between the two nations deteriorate.
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N Korea hails new 'anti-ageing super drink'

Friday, June 4th 2010, 11:15

North Korea announces the development of a "super drink" that, it says, can multiply brain cells and stop skin ageing.
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N Korea focus for security summit

Friday, June 4th 2010, 8:49
related countries: Singapore Singapore

The inter-Korean crisis over a sunken warship looks set to dominate a major security summit in Singapore.
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US senator cancels visit to Burma

Thursday, June 3rd 2010, 14:12
related countries: Burma Burma, United States United States

US Senator Jim Webb cancels a visit to Burma over concerns it is working with North Korea on a nuclear programme.
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China 'backs N Korea sanctions'

Tuesday, June 1st 2010, 8:20
related countries: China China, Japan Japan

China and Japan have agreed to back financial sanctions against North Korea, the South's foreign minister tells the BBC.
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Secrets and lies

Tuesday, June 1st 2010, 4:57

BBC's rare glimpse of life inside North Korean bubble
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China's dilemma

Sunday, May 30th 2010, 19:56
related countries: China China

Why Beijing is treading carefully on North Korea
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China non-committal over N Korea

Sunday, May 30th 2010, 17:48
related countries: China China, South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

China resists pressure to censure North Korea over the sinking of a warship, at a summit in South Korea.
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Sanitised life

Saturday, May 29th 2010, 11:12

North Korea gives BBC a guided tour of its bizarre world
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Jail for Korea web-neglect father

Saturday, May 29th 2010, 6:06

A South Korean court jails a man whose baby daughter starved to death while he played an online game.
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China vow over Korea ship attack

Saturday, May 29th 2010, 5:38
related countries: China China

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao says Beijing will not protect whoever was behind the sinking of a South Korean warship.
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UN says N Korea in nuclear trade

Friday, May 28th 2010, 9:26
related countries: Burma Burma, Iran Iran

North Korea is contravening a UN ban by trading in nuclear material and technology with Iran, Syria and Burma, a UN panel has found.
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China joins talks on Korea crisis

Friday, May 28th 2010, 8:58
related countries: China China, South Korea South Korea
related places: Beijing, Seoul

China's premier visits South Korea as Seoul urges stronger action by Beijing against North Korea over the sinking of a warship.
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North Korea scraps S Korea pact

Thursday, May 27th 2010, 13:27

North Korea scraps an agreement on preventing naval clashes with the South, as tensions rise over the sinking of a warship.
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S Korea in anti-submarine drill

Thursday, May 27th 2010, 5:58
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea holds an anti-submarine drill amid rising tensions over North Korea's sinking of the Cheonan warship.
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US seeks action over Korea crisis

Wednesday, May 26th 2010, 15:20
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: North

The international community must respond in the growing crisis over the sinking of a South Korean warship, the US says.
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Europe stocks slump amid global gloom

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 19:54

European stock markets close sharply lower after a day of continued global fears about eurozone debt problems.
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North Korea 'severs ties' with Seoul

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 16:22
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Pyongyang, Seoul

North Korea is to sever all ties with the South as tensions escalate over the sinking of a South Korean ship.
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Utopian vision

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 8:24
related countries: Austria Austria
related places: Vienna

Vienna hosts rare display of North Korean art
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