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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.

World news related to North Korea – overview

North Korea: news

AUDIO: Pyongyang marathon was 'quite funny'

Monday, April 14th 2014, 12:26

Foreign amateur runners have been allowed to compete in a North Korean marathon for the first time in 30 years.
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Student murder conviction upheld

Wednesday, April 9th 2014, 16:16

A man jailed for murdering a Korean student in Dorset has his conviction upheld, despite claiming a convicted serial killer could have been the culprit.
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US to send more warships to Japan

Sunday, April 6th 2014, 9:14
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States

American Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel says the US will send two more warships by 2017 to Japan after recent missile tests by North Korea.
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N Korea crew missing after capsize

Friday, April 4th 2014, 3:00
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Two sailors die and 11 more are missing as a cargo ship carrying a North Korean crew sinks off South Korea.
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Seoul examines 'North Korea drone'

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014, 3:39
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea says it is analysing what it believes to be a North Korean drone that crashed on a border island amid an exchange of fire with North Korea.
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Koreas trade fire across sea border

Monday, March 31st 2014, 10:11

North and South Korea exchange fire into the sea across the disputed western sea border, South Korea says, as Pyongyang holds military drills.
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VIDEO: Soldiers' remains returned to China

Friday, March 28th 2014, 16:21
related countries: China China, United States United States

More than 60 years after the end of the Korean war, the remains of 437 Chinese soldiers who died fighting against South Korean and US forces are finally being returned home.
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UN condemns N Korea missile launch

Friday, March 28th 2014, 0:32

The UN Security Council condemns North Korea's recent launch of two ballistic missiles saying it is considering an "appropriate response".
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North Korea hits out at South leader

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 10:07

North Korea makes an insulting attack on South Korean President Park Geun-hye, after her recent comments on its nuclear programme.
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Leader's haircut for N Korea students

Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 18:26

Male university students in North Korea must get the same haircut as their leader Kim Jong-un, reports say.
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VIDEO: N Korea fires mid-range missiles

Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 16:42

North Korea has test-fired what appear to be two medium-range ballistic missiles.
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N Korea fires mid-range missiles

Wednesday, March 26th 2014, 4:12
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States

North Korea test-fires two medium-range missiles, just hours after the US, South Korea and Japan met in the Netherlands for talks.
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US brings together rival Asia allies

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 23:26
related countries: Japan Japan, United States United States
related places: Asia

The Japanese and South Korean leaders hold their first official meeting following a rift over Japan's stance on its wartime aggression in Asia.
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N Korea steps up missile launches

Sunday, March 23rd 2014, 4:44
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Sunday

North Korea test fires dozens of rockets on Saturday and Sunday, in an apparent display of anger over US-Seoul military drills.
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S Korea, Japan leaders to meet

Friday, March 21st 2014, 10:15
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Park Geun-hye will meet for the first time next week, amid historical and territorial tensions.
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VIDEO: UN spotlight on N Korea abductions

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 2:44
related countries: Japan Japan

The parents of a Japanese girl abducted by North Korea in the 1970s meet their granddaughter for the first time.
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BBC apology over North Korea breach

Monday, March 17th 2014, 13:44

The BBC apologises after failing to ensure students were aware of the risks involved in taking part in a Panorama programme on North Korea.
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China backs North Korea on rights

Monday, March 17th 2014, 11:32
related countries: China China

China dismisses a United Nations report that compared human rights abuses in North Korea to those in Nazi Germany.
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North Korea abductee meeting praised

Monday, March 17th 2014, 9:40
related countries: Japan Japan

The parents of a Megumi Yokota, a Japanese girl abducted by North Korea in 1977, describe their first meeting with her daughter as "miraculous".
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VIDEO: 'I watched my friend die of starvation'

Monday, March 17th 2014, 3:06

The UN human rights council is due to discuss a report on human rights violations in North Korea.
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North Korea disowns Libya oil tanker

Thursday, March 13th 2014, 10:03
related countries: Libya Libya

North Korea says it has nothing to do with a tanker which left Libya with an oil shipment from a port held by a separatist militia.
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Libya 'takes control' of oil tanker

Monday, March 10th 2014, 22:43
related countries: Libya Libya

Libyan officials say they have taken control of a North Korean-flagged tanker that loaded crude oil at a port occupied by rebel forces.
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VIDEO: Kim Jong-un 'unanimous poll win'

Monday, March 10th 2014, 15:07

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been elected to the country's rubber-stamp parliament with a unanimous vote from his district, state media say.
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Kim Jong-un in 'unanimous poll win'

Monday, March 10th 2014, 10:35

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is elected to the country's rubber-stamp parliament with a unanimous vote from his district, state media say.
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VIDEO: Libya threatens to bomb tanker

Sunday, March 9th 2014, 4:12
related countries: Libya Libya

Libya's prime minister has threatened to bomb a North Korean-flagged tanker if it tries to export oil from a rebel-controlled port.
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Libya threatens to bomb oil tanker

Saturday, March 8th 2014, 19:39
related countries: Libya Libya

Libya's Prime Minister Ali Zeidan threatens to bomb a North Korean-flagged tanker if it tries to export oil from a rebel-controlled port.
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Woman found hanged in Korean show

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 13:10

A woman hangs herself while taking part in a South Korean reality television show.
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China plane 'flew near missile path'

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 9:56
related countries: China China, South Korea South Korea

South Korea criticises a North Korean missile test which it says took place as a Chinese passenger plane flew in the area.
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Missionary describes N Korea arrest

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 4:14
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian missionary deported from North Korea, John Short, describes his experiences in detention.
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The North Koreans longing for home

Wednesday, March 5th 2014, 0:53

The North Korean defectors who want to return
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US urges N Korea missile 'restraint'

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 19:25
related countries: United States United States

The US urges North Korea to exercise restraint and avoid provocative acts after it fired two short-range missiles into the sea off its east coast.
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North Korea test-fires more missiles

Monday, March 3rd 2014, 3:27
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

North Korea has test-fired two more short-range missiles, officials in the South say, amid ongoing annual South Korea-US military drills.
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North Korea test-fires four missiles

Friday, February 28th 2014, 3:20
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

North Korea has test-fired four short-range missiles, officials in the South say, in response to South Korea's military exercises with the US.
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Detained S Korean in North apology

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 9:29

A detained South Korean missionary appears before media in North Korea to read from a statement publicly apologising for "anti-state crimes".
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N Korea 'violates' S Korea's border

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 4:19
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul, South

A North Korean patrol boat violated a disputed sea border with the South several times, Seoul officials say, amid US-South Korea military drills.
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S Korea-US military drills begin

Monday, February 24th 2014, 7:54
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: North

Annual joint US-South Korean military drills begin, amid rare family reunions between North and South Korean relatives separated by the Korean War.
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South Korea to develop cyberweapons

Friday, February 21st 2014, 13:46
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea plans to develop cyberweapons to try to physically damage North Korean nuclear facilities, the country's defence ministry has said.
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VIDEO: Emotional reunions on Korean border

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 12:18

Hundreds of North and South Korean relatives are seeing each other for the first time in decades, at a reunion for families separated since the Korean war.
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Two Koreas hold family reunions

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 8:41
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Hundreds of North and South Korean relatives meet each other for the first time in decades, at a reunion for families separated by the Korean War.
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North Korea detains Australian man

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 23:35
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Pyongyang

North Korea has detained an Australian missionary visiting Pyongyang with religious materials translated into Korean, his wife says.
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Korean man prepares to meet his brother after 64 years

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 23:06

Koreans prepare for the joy and despair of family reunions
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Britons warned over Egypt travel

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 17:17
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Britons are being advised to avoid the Egyptian region of South Sinai, except the resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, after three Korean tourists were killed on Sunday
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North Korea's storytelling autocrats

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 0:38

The children's books written by North Korean leaders
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China rejects UN N Korea report

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 16:28
related countries: China China

China rejects 'unreasonable criticism' from the United Nations over its response to alleged crimes against humanity in North Korea.
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NK rights abuses 'demand action'

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 0:33

The international community must act on evidence of crimes against humanity in North Korea, say the panel behind a year-long UN inquiry.
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