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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

Hope fades for missing S Korea ship

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 10:23
related countries: Russia Russia

Hopes fade of finding 52 sailors missing from a South Korean trawler off Russia after at least one empty lifeboat is found.
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South Korea boat sinks off Russia

Monday, December 1st 2014, 10:55
related countries: Russia Russia

One person has died and at least 52 are missing after a South Korean fishing boat sank off Russia's far eastern Chukotka peninsula, officials say.
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Japan reporter denies S Korea libel

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 11:25
related countries: Japan Japan

A Japanese reporter denies defaming South Korean President Park Geun-hye, at the start of a trial criticised by Japan and local journalists.
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Kim sister given senior N Korea role

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 5:03

The younger sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un is referred to as a senior official for the first time by state media.
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Three years to study Kim Jong-un

Wednesday, November 26th 2014, 13:00

Secondary school students in North Korea will now have to complete an 81-hour course on the country's leader.
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Sewol ferry firm head imprisoned

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 8:29

The head of the operator of the South Korean Sewol ferry that sank in April killing more than 300 people is sentenced to 10 years in jail.
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North Korea threatens nuclear test

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 4:44

North Korea threatens to conduct a nuclear test in response to a United Nations move towards a probe into the country's human rights violations.
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VIDEO: UN calls for N Korea rights probe

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 8:00

A UN committee has called for the Security Council to refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court over its human rights record.
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UN calls for N Korea rights probe

Wednesday, November 19th 2014, 7:29

A UN committee adopts a motion urging the Security Council to refer North Korea over its human rights record to the International Criminal Court.
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Trying to get jailed in North Korea

Monday, November 17th 2014, 21:16
related countries: United States United States

The American who struggled to get jailed in North Korea
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Napoleon hat sells for 1.9m euros

Sunday, November 16th 2014, 17:32
related countries: France France

A South Korean collector buys a hat worn by French Emperor Napoleon for 1.9m euros at auction, smashing its expected sale price.
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North Korea to send envoy to Russia

Friday, November 14th 2014, 6:03
related countries: Russia Russia

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will send a special envoy to Russia, North Korean state media say, without stating the purpose of the trip.
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Anguish at South Korea ferry verdict

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 15:37
related countries: South Korea South Korea

A verdict of negligence on three senior officers of a South Korean ferry that sank in April, killing over 300, angers many victims' relatives as too lenient.
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South Korea ferry captain jailed

Tuesday, November 11th 2014, 8:15

The captain of the South Korean Sewol ferry which sank in April killing more than 300 people is sentenced to 36 years in jail for gross negligence.
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Joy as N Korea US prisoners return

Sunday, November 9th 2014, 9:49
related countries: United States United States

Americans Matthew Todd Miller and Kenneth Bae receive a joyful welcome in the US after their release from detention in North Korea.
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VIDEO: 'Thank you for standing by me'

Sunday, November 9th 2014, 6:12
related countries: United States United States

Kenneth Bae, one of two Americans to be released from detention in North Korea, thanks well wishers for their ''support and prayers'' on his arrival in the US.
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N Korea detainees arrive back in US

Sunday, November 9th 2014, 5:50
related countries: United States United States

Two Americans released from detention in North Korea - Matthew Todd Miller and Kenneth Bae - have arrived back in the US.
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Kim Jong-un seen walking unaided

Wednesday, November 5th 2014, 4:08

North Korean media publish photos of leader Kim Jong-un walking without a stick at an army meeting, following speculation on his health.
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North Korean art show avoids politics

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 18:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: How, London

How a group of North Korean artists see life in London
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VIDEO: Tempting tourists to North Korea

Monday, November 3rd 2014, 22:22

North Korea may not be high on the list of destinations that most tourists would like to visit, but a tour operator which organises holidays there says business is booming.
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N Korea leader 'had surgery on leg'

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 11:43

South Korean intelligence services believe that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un had surgery to remove a cyst from his ankle.
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VIDEO: 'I escaped death in N Korea'

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 20:43

A young girl who escaped North Korea has spoken to the BBC about the violence and starvation she experienced when she lived there.
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Standard Chartered profit falls 16%

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 5:32

Standard Chartered posts a 16% fall in operating profit because of a restructuring in its South Korean business and an increase in bad loans.
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Japan and N Korea in abduction talks

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 5:15
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Pyongyang

Officials are holding talks in Pyongyang for the first time in a decade to discuss North Korea's investigation into the abduction of Japanese citizens.
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VIDEO: Death penalty call for ferry captain

Monday, October 27th 2014, 15:27

South Korean prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for the captain of the Sewol ferry, which sank in April killing more than 300 people.
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Death penalty call for ferry captain

Monday, October 27th 2014, 9:40

South Korean prosecutors seek the death penalty for the captain of the Sewol ferry, which sank in April killing more than 300 people.
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Protesters scuffle at N Korea border

Saturday, October 25th 2014, 16:04

Scuffles break out as South Korean residents try to prevent activists sending balloons into the North carrying anti-government leaflets.
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US command of S Korea troops to stay

Friday, October 24th 2014, 2:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: North

The US will maintain control of South Korean troops in the event of war with the North, the two sides say, delaying again a long-planned command transfer.
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Freed N Korea detainee back in US

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 17:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington, Ohio

A US citizen freed from detention in North Korea receives an emotional homecoming in Ohio as Washington works to release two other Americans.
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S Korea takes down 'Christmas tree'

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 7:22
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea takes down a "Christmas tree" tower on the border with North Korea, but says it was for safety reasons not to appease the North.
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North Korea frees detained US man

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 17:59
related countries: United States United States

Jeffrey Fowle, one of three US citizens held in North Korea, has been released and is on his way home, US officials say.
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S Korea concert planner found dead

Saturday, October 18th 2014, 13:12

A South Korean man involved in planning a concert in which at least 16 people were killed has been found dead in an apparent suicide, police say.
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VIDEO: Why are there so many North Korea rumours?

Wednesday, October 15th 2014, 8:25

Why is North Korea such a rumour mill?
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N Korea leader 'appears in public'

Tuesday, October 14th 2014, 11:02

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un makes his first public appearance after a five-week absence, state media reports.
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VIDEO: Kim Jong-un 'healthy' - ambassador

Monday, October 13th 2014, 9:36

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un is healthy, the country's ambassador says, despite the leader's non-appearance in public since September.
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NK envoy: Kim Jong-un 'healthy'

Monday, October 13th 2014, 9:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

North Korea's ambassador to the UK emails the BBC's Steve Evans about the country's leader and the UN allegations of crimes against humanity.
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North Korea: Where is Kim Jong-un?

Monday, October 13th 2014, 4:09

Where is North Korean leader Kim Jong-un?
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Koreas 'exchange land border fire'

Friday, October 10th 2014, 10:50
related countries: South Korea South Korea

North and South Korea have exchanged fire across their land border, South Korean officials say, as southern activists launch propaganda balloons.
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Chinese fisherman killed off S Korea

Friday, October 10th 2014, 8:20
related countries: China China

A Chinese fisherman has been killed during a South Korean coastguard operation against illegal fishing in the Yellow Sea, say officials.
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N Korea marks event without leader

Friday, October 10th 2014, 7:26

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un misses a key political ceremony, increasing speculation over his longest absence from public view.
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Apology from S Korea ferry skipper

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 21:11

The captain of a South Korean ferry which sank with the loss of 304 lives apologises in court - but denies committing murder.
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N Korea defends rights record at UN

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 8:27

North Korea presents its own human rights report at a rare UN briefing, acknowledging it runs "reform through labour camps" but denying abuses.
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S Korea ferry captain was 'confused'

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 11:04

The captain of the South Korean ferry that sank in April says he was very "confused" during the incident, as he gives evidence in his trial.
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Korean ships exchange warning shots

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 3:23

North and South Korean ships exchange warning shots as a Northern patrol boat crosses a disputed maritime border, say officials from the South.
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N Korea team in rare visit to South

Saturday, October 4th 2014, 4:30
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Three top North Korean officials are in South Korea for the closing ceremony of the Asian Games - a visit seen as a rare opportunity for talks.
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N Korea 'not planning weapons tests'

Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 23:38

North Korea is not planning any missile or nuclear tests, the country's envoy to the UN in Geneva, So Se Pyong, is quoted as saying.
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The North Korean ex-pat entrepreneurs

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 19:27

The North Korean defectors setting up firms in the South
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