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North Korea missile: People under threat react

Friday, September 15th 2017, 7:59

Waking up to North Korea's missile - people living in the region react.
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North Korea missile: South Korea responds with drill

Friday, September 15th 2017, 3:08
related countries: Japan Japan, South Korea South Korea

It's the second time this month that North Korea has launched a ballistic missile over Japan.
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A look inside a South Korean public shelter

Wednesday, September 13th 2017, 21:03

Public shelters have been set up across the country in the event of an attack from the North.
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North Korea threatens US with 'greatest pain' after UN sanctions

Tuesday, September 12th 2017, 17:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

Pyongyang's envoy to the UN rejects "illegal resolution" that imposed new sanctions on the country.
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Was your T-shirt made in North Korea?

Tuesday, September 12th 2017, 9:40

North Korea's textile industry is the latest to come under UN sanctions - so how big a sector is it?
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Moscow moves

Saturday, September 9th 2017, 0:22
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

President Putin has criticised North Korea's missile tests, but shares the country's anti-US sentiments.
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Negroponte: US strike on North Korea would 'wreak havoc'

Friday, September 8th 2017, 9:01
related countries: United States United States

Political and diplomatic means are the solution, not military strikes, says John Negroponte.
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North Korea crisis: US seeks Kim Jong-un asset freeze

Thursday, September 7th 2017, 8:49
related countries: United States United States

A draft UN Security Council resolution targets North Korea's oil supply and its leader's assets.
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Is Seoul keeping its cool after North Korea test?

Tuesday, September 5th 2017, 10:01
related countries: South Korea South Korea

People in the South Korean capital give their views on their neighbour's actions.
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North Korea nuclear crisis: US seeks tough UN approach

Monday, September 4th 2017, 20:14
related countries: United States United States

The US envoy urges the "strongest possible measures" against North Korea after its nuclear bomb test.
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China censors discussion of North Korea's bomb test

Monday, September 4th 2017, 16:37
related countries: China China

Chinese media appear to be blocking posts that mention North Korea during the Brics summit.
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Does this mean war?

Monday, September 4th 2017, 16:20

Jonathan Marcus answers your questions on North Korea and how the situation could be resolved.
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North Korea's nuclear bomb: Can we work out its power?

Monday, September 4th 2017, 9:47

How do we work out the size and nature of North Korea's nuclear test? A physicist explains.
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What we know about nuclear North Korea

Sunday, September 3rd 2017, 15:16

Here's a look at what we know about N Korea's nuclear capability.
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North Korea nuclear test: Hydrogen bomb 'missile-ready'

Sunday, September 3rd 2017, 10:24

North Korea says it has successfully tested a nuclear bomb that could be loaded onto a missile.
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'Tunnel collapse' at nuclear site may be a clue

Sunday, September 3rd 2017, 9:09

It's the biggest test yet for North Korea, but what can we hope to learn about its nuclear progress?
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N Korea announces nuclear test

Sunday, September 3rd 2017, 7:34

North Korea says it has successfully tested a hydrogen bomb that could be loaded onto a long-range missile.
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Decoding the Kim warhead photo

Sunday, September 3rd 2017, 7:23
related places: Pyongyang

Hours before Pyongyang conducted a sixth nuclear test, it released photos. This is what we can tell.
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North Korea: 'Japan missile was first step in Pacific operation'

Wednesday, August 30th 2017, 6:11
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Pyongyang

North Korea says a missile fired over Japan was the "first step" in military operations in the Pacific.
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North Korea missiles: Trump warns 'all options' on table

Wednesday, August 30th 2017, 0:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang, Trump

Pyongyang says its latest missile launch is due to provocation by the US and its allies.
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Keeping up with the Kims

Tuesday, August 29th 2017, 13:39

South Korean intelligence suggests Kim Jong-un's wife has had her third child.
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North Korea fires missile over Japan in 'unprecedented threat'

Tuesday, August 29th 2017, 12:07
related countries: Japan Japan, South Korea South Korea

Japan calls the launch an "unprecedented" threat and earlier warned its citizens to take shelter.
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Residents in Hokkaido and Tokyo fear a North Korea attack

Tuesday, August 29th 2017, 9:08
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Pyongyang, Tokyo

"There's no way to run from it, which is the biggest worry," one woman in Japan told the BBC.
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'Extremely bold'

Tuesday, August 29th 2017, 6:14
related countries: Japan Japan

Expert views on North Korea's missile test over Japanese territory and what it means for diplomacy.
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North Korea missile triggers Japan warning alarms

Tuesday, August 29th 2017, 1:44
related countries: Japan Japan

Footage appears to show Japanese warning alarms, after North Korea fired a missile over the country.
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North Korea fires three missiles into sea

Saturday, August 26th 2017, 7:21

The short-range missile tests came as the US and South Korea take part in joint military drills.
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Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong jailed for corruption

Friday, August 25th 2017, 10:11

The de facto boss of the world's largest smartphone maker is convicted of bribery in South Korea.
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Why is the heir to Samsung on trial?

Thursday, August 24th 2017, 19:52

Lee Jae-yong has pleaded not guilty - a South Korean court's verdict is due on Friday.
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But is it art?

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 23:23

Choi Sangkyun has one of the largest collections of North Korean propaganda art in the world.
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US hits Chinese and Russian firms over North Korea

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 2:16
related countries: China China, Russia Russia, United States United States

Ten companies and six individuals in Russia and China are subject to a new round of US sanctions.
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South Korean forces simulate terror attack

Monday, August 21st 2017, 17:14

Security forces rehearse their response to hostage and biochemical attacks in annual drills.
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US-South Korea hold military drills amid tension

Monday, August 21st 2017, 12:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

Pyongyang has already lashed out at the annual drills, saying they were "adding fuel to the fire".
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Trump too tough on North Korea?

Monday, August 14th 2017, 9:51

We ask South Koreans what they think about Donald Trump's strategy on North Korea.
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Korean border concert draws thousands

Sunday, August 13th 2017, 2:07

The "peace concert" took place near the demilitarised zone which splits the Korean peninsula.
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Policy goals

Saturday, August 12th 2017, 23:37

As tensions over North Korea intensifies, what may it be trying to achieve with its weapons programme?
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North Korea: China urges Trump not to worsen situation

Saturday, August 12th 2017, 10:54
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Trump

China wants the US and North Korea to show restraint as a war of words escalates.
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Trump threatens North Korea with "big trouble" over Guam

Saturday, August 12th 2017, 5:57
related countries: Guam Guam, United States United States

The US president warns North Korea of serious consequences if threats to Guam turn into action.
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The K-pop concert seeking to broker Korean peace

Friday, August 11th 2017, 7:23
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea will hold its annual "peace concert" by the border with the North this weekend.
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Trump to North Korea: Be very, very nervous

Friday, August 11th 2017, 0:25
related countries: United States United States

President Trump warns North Korea it should be "very, very nervous" if it does anything to the US.
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Who said what?

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 20:53
related countries: United States United States

As the war of words between the US and North Korea escalates, test your knowledge of who said what.
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North Korea Guam missile strike plan 'ready by mid-August'

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 14:17
related countries: United States United States

Pyongyang says plans that could see it fire four missiles near the US territory will soon be ready.
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Guam beachgoers unfazed by North Korea threats, for now

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 12:59
related countries: Guam Guam

The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes in Guam, as North Korea threatens to fire missiles near the island.
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North Korea 'considering missile strike on US Guam base'

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 14:29
related countries: Guam Guam
related places: Pyongyang

The threat against the base on Guam island comes as Donald Trump threatens "fire and fury".
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North Korea TV hides anti-US message in kids' cartoon

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 14:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

Children's cartoon on North Korean state television seems to come with an anti-America message.
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Highly militarised state

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 13:13

Jonathan Marcus assesses what North Korea's military could do - even without nuclear weapons.
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North Korea vows to retaliate against US over sanctions

Monday, August 7th 2017, 19:29

Pyongyang threatens the US for drafting fresh sanctions that were approved by the UN on Saturday.
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North Korea: China urges neighbour to stop missile tests

Sunday, August 6th 2017, 10:21
related countries: China China

China's foreign minister meets his North Korean counterpart after the UN imposes fresh sanctions.
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North Korea: US not seeking regime change, says Rex Tillerson

Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, 5:52
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang, Washington

The top US diplomat says Washington does not seek to overturn the regime of Kim Jong-Un.
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The 90-year-old man still searching for his family in North Korea

Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, 0:42

Thousands of families were separated by the Korean War. For one man it may be too late for him to see his loved ones again.
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North Korea: US says 'no value' in UN security council meeting

Monday, July 31st 2017, 3:44
related countries: United States United States

The US ambassador to the UN urges China to "seriously challenge" North Korea over missile launches.
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US bombers fly over Korean peninsula

Sunday, July 30th 2017, 10:37
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States

The two US B-1 bombers were joined in the exercise on 30 July by South Korean and Japanese planes.
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Trump 'disappointed' with China after North Korea missile test

Sunday, July 30th 2017, 6:20
related countries: China China, United States United States

The US president says he won't allow China "to do nothing" after North Korea's latest rocket test.
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North Korea says missile test shows all US within range

Saturday, July 29th 2017, 11:16
related countries: United States United States

North Korea says its second test of an intercontinental ballistic missile is a warning to Washington.
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