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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

Carter in North Korea release bid

Wednesday, August 25th 2010, 9:41
related countries: United States United States

Former US President Jimmy Carter has arrived in North Korea in an apparent bid to negotiate the release of a US man jailed there.
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Mahindra closes in on Ssangyong

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 9:45
related countries: India India

Indian carmaker Mahindra and Mahindra signs a preliminary deal to take over bankrupt South Korean rival Ssangyong Motor.
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China-N Korea river hit by floods

Sunday, August 22nd 2010, 7:48
related countries: China China

China and North Korea evacuate thousands of people from their homes after heavy rains flood villages on both sides of the border.
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China flooding forces evacuations

Saturday, August 21st 2010, 15:12
related countries: China China

Tens of thousands of people are moved to safety as summer floods hit both sides of China's border with North Korea.
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Dana receives hostile S Korea bid

Friday, August 20th 2010, 10:37

Aberdeen-based Dana Petroleum receives a £1.87bn hostile takeover offer from South Korean state oil company Knoc.
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S Korea pastor held after trip

Friday, August 20th 2010, 9:58
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Pro-reunification pastor Han Sang-ryol is arrested on return to South Korea after an unauthorised trip to communist North Korea.
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N Korea says South boat intruded

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 5:50

North Korea says that a South Korean fishing boat that it seized earlier this month was poaching in its exclusive economic zone.
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N Korean plane crashes in China

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 9:25
related countries: China China

A North Korean aircraft, which may be a fighter jet carrying a suspected defector, has crashed in China, according to reports.
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US visits man jailed in N Korea

Monday, August 16th 2010, 19:11
related countries: United States United States

A US consular team has gained access to an American sentenced to hard labour in North Korea, Washington says.
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US joins South Korea in war games

Monday, August 16th 2010, 4:52
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

Thousands of military personnel from the US and South Korea launch the latest in a series of military exercises, despite warnings from Pyongyang.
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US schoolboy to visit North Korea

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 16:27
related countries: United States United States

A 13-year-old American schoolboy is hoping to go where few senior US politicians have been before, to North Korea for a meeting with Kim Jong-il.
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Czechs ponder ginseng deal for North Korea debt

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 16:45
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic

The Czech government considers accepting a shipment of the aphrodisiac root ginseng as a down payment on a debt, reports say.
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N Korea World Cup 'abuse' probed

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 9:14

Football's world governing body investigates claims that North Korea's World Cup squad were punished and the coach sentenced to hard labour.
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Police raid Google Korea offices

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 10:41
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

South Korean police raid Google's Seoul office on suspicion the company had illegally collected users personal information.
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N Korea 'fires shells into sea'

Monday, August 9th 2010, 11:20

North Korea is said to have fired shells into the Yellow Sea near its border with the South as Seoul ends naval exercises.
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North Korea 'holds Southern boat'

Sunday, August 8th 2010, 11:22
related countries: Japan Japan

A South Korean fishing boat missing in the Sea of Japan has been detained by the North, the South's coastguard says.
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N Korea warns on Yellow Sea drill

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 7:17
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korea promises "strong physical retaliation" over Seoul's anti-submarine drills near the disputed Yellow Sea border.
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N Korea warns on Yellow Sea drill

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010, 7:17
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korea promises "strong physical retaliation" over Seoul's anti-submarine drills near the disputed Yellow Sea border.
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'World's largest mass performance'

Monday, August 2nd 2010, 18:14
related places: Pyongyang

North Korea's celebrated Arirang Games opened in Pyongyang's May Day stadium on Monday. A spectacle of dance and gymnastic ability, it is the world's largest mass performance.
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Stray mine kills South Korean man

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 8:34

A landmine that apparently drifted along a river from North Korea kills South Korean man and injures another.
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Stray mine kills South Korean man

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 8:34

A landmine that apparently drifted along a river from North Korea kills South Korean man and injures another.
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UN-North Korea meeting goes ahead

Friday, July 30th 2010, 7:14
related countries: United States United States

North Korea enters third round of talks with the US-led United Nations Command, days after a US military exercise.
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UN-North Korea meeting goes ahead

Friday, July 30th 2010, 7:14
related countries: United States United States

North Korea enters third round of talks with the US-led United Nations Command, days after a US military exercise.
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N Korea minister in Burma visit

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 7:40
related countries: Burma Burma, United States United States

North Korea's foreign minister arrives in Burma, days after the US voiced concern about possible nuclear co-operation between the two authoritarian states.
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N Korea minister in Burma visit

Thursday, July 29th 2010, 7:40
related countries: Burma Burma, United States United States

North Korea's foreign minister arrives in Burma, days after the US voiced concern about possible nuclear co-operation between the two authoritarian states.
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LG profits hit by low phone sales

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 6:20

South Korean electronics firm LG Electronics reports a slump in profits as it struggles to keep pace with competitors in the mobile phone market.
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US warship's North Korea combat drill

Monday, July 26th 2010, 9:19
related countries: Japan Japan, South Korea South Korea, United States United States

The US and South Korea have begun a major military exercise in the Sea of Japan, despite threats of retaliation with nuclear weapons from North Korea.
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Submarine focus for Korea drill

Monday, July 26th 2010, 7:14
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

The US and South Korea practised anti-submarine drills on the second day of joint exercises aimed as a show of strength to North Korea.
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S Korea and US in military drill

Sunday, July 25th 2010, 17:03
related countries: Japan Japan, South Korea South Korea, United States United States

The US and South Korea hold a major military exercise in the Sea of Japan, despite threats of retaliation from North Korea.
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N Korea warns of nuclear response

Saturday, July 24th 2010, 13:15
related countries: United States United States

North Korea says it will use its "nuclear deterrent" in response to joint US-South Korean military exercises this weekend.
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North Korea warns of 'sacred war'

Saturday, July 24th 2010, 11:48
related countries: United States United States

North Korea says it will use its "nuclear deterrent" in response to joint US-South Korean military exercises this weekend.
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N Korea vows response to US drill

Friday, July 23rd 2010, 12:25
related countries: United States United States

North Korea promises a "physical response" to forthcoming large-scale joint US-South Korean military exercises, amid rising regional tensions.
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North Korea anger at US war games

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 9:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

The US and South Korea's plans to hold joint military exercises pose a major danger to the region, Pyongyang says.
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Clinton and Gates visit Korea DMZ

Wednesday, July 21st 2010, 4:50
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul

The US secretary of state and defence secretary visit the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, in a show of support of Seoul.
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Risk of N Korea 'direct attacks'

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 23:23
related countries: United States United States

North Korea's sinking of a South Korean warship may herald a "dangerous new period", the nominee to be US director of national intelligence warns.
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US to join S Korea in major drill

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 8:44
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Pyongyang, Seoul

The US and South Korea say they will begin a major military exercise aimed at sending a message of deterrence to North Korea on 25 July.
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Korea, Burma to dominate talks

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 5:59
related countries: Burma Burma

A regional summit of Asean foreign ministers will be dominated by tension on the Korean peninsula, Burma and economic recovery.
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N Korea spy faces Japan abductees

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 5:43
related countries: Japan Japan

A former North Korean spy who blew up a plane killing 115 people is in Japan to meet families of people abducted to North Korea.
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Agencies row over N Korea health

Friday, July 16th 2010, 17:19

The World Health Organization says Amnesty's report on North Korea's health system is unscientific and outdated.
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Hospital crisis found in North Korea

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 21:37

The human rights group, Amnesty International, has said North Korea is failing to meet even the most basic health needs of its people.
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US plans exercises with S Korea

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 19:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

South Korea and the US are planning joint military exercises in what the Pentagon says is a message of deterrence to Pyongyang.
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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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