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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 'test-fires five rockets'

Monday, October 12th 2009, 14:38
related countries: South Korea South Korea

North Korea test-fires five short-range missiles off its east coast, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reports.
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Honour for South Korean actress

Saturday, October 10th 2009, 16:41
related countries: France France

South Korean actress Jeon Do-yeon receives one of France's top art awards at a film festival in her home country.
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Nations urge early N Korea talks

Saturday, October 10th 2009, 5:03
related countries: China China, Japan Japan
related places: Beijing

Leaders of South Korea, China and Japan call for an early resumption of talks on North Korea's nuclear programme.
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'No aid' unless N Korea disarms

Friday, October 9th 2009, 7:16
related countries: Japan Japan, South Korea South Korea

The leaders of Japan and South Korea say North Korea should not be offered aid until it dismantles its nuclear programme.
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Prevailing joy?

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 4:19

The reality of North Korea restrictive rule
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North Korea 'may return to talks'

Tuesday, October 6th 2009, 8:21
related countries: China China

North Korea tells China it is willing to return to six-party nuclear talks, dependent on bilateral negotiations with the US.
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China visit sparks N Korea hopes

Monday, October 5th 2009, 10:06
related countries: China China

North Korea indicates it may be ready to restart nuclear talks, as Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao spends a second day in the country.
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Chinese premier in North Korea visit

Sunday, October 4th 2009, 13:40
related countries: China China
related places: Pyongyang

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il makes a rare appearance to greet visiting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, ahead of nuclear talks.
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China's premier to visit N Korea

Monday, September 28th 2009, 8:10

China's Premier Wen Jiabao is to visit North Korea as international pressure mounts on North Korea to resume nuclear talks.
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Korean families in rare reunion

Saturday, September 26th 2009, 10:01

A group of elderly South Koreans makes a rare journey across the border to visit long-lost relatives in the North.
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Separated by war

Saturday, September 26th 2009, 1:27

Korean centenarian to be reunited with long-lost daughter
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N Korea focus to East Asia summit

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 9:22
related countries: China China, Japan Japan

A upcoming summit of Japan, South Korea and China is to focus on North Korea's nuclear programme, officials say.
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Korean war rifles sold back to US

Wednesday, September 23rd 2009, 14:18
related countries: United States United States

South Korea is boosting its defence budget by selling a vast stockpile of old Korean-war rifles to collectors in the US.
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In pictures

Tuesday, September 22nd 2009, 23:12

Snapshots of life in poverty-stricken North Korea
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S Korea 'grand bargain' for North

Tuesday, September 22nd 2009, 6:10

S Korean President Lee Myung-Bak offers a 'grand bargain' to N Korea, as officials try to re-start stalled nuclear talks.
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N Korea 'ready for nuclear talks'

Friday, September 18th 2009, 12:12
related countries: China China

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il says he is ready for talks on his country's nuclear programme, Chinese media report.
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Keeping quiet - South Korean military helps students with exams

Tuesday, September 15th 2009, 4:11
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's army pledges to keep the noise down to help students during English language tests this month.
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US ready for N Korea direct talks

Saturday, September 12th 2009, 3:24
related countries: United States United States

The US says it is prepared to hold direct talks with North Korea to encourage the state to resume stalled nuclear discussions.
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US freezes N Korea firms' assets

Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 22:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

The US freezes the assets of two North Korea companies as sanctions tighten over Pyongyang's nuclear programme.
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Flood prompts South Korea protest

Monday, September 7th 2009, 4:37
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea lodges protest with North Korea after a flash flood from the North leaves six people missing, presumed dead.
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US 'concern' over N Korea uranium

Friday, September 4th 2009, 18:08
related countries: United States United States

The US says it is "very concerned" at North Korea's latest announcement on uranium enrichment development.
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Ruse or reality?

Friday, September 4th 2009, 15:16

What's behind North Korea's latest nuclear statement
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N Korea 'in final uranium phase'

Friday, September 4th 2009, 6:40

North Korea tells the United Nations it has entered the final phase of uranium enrichment, but remains ready for dialogue.
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Reporters describe N Korea ordeal

Wednesday, September 2nd 2009, 9:15
related countries: China China, United States United States

Two US reporters jailed for entering North Korea speak out about their ordeal.
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N Korea frees S Korea fishermen

Saturday, August 29th 2009, 8:44

North Korea frees four South Korean fishermen and their boat, held since last month, the South Korean Coast Guard says.
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UAE 'seizes N Korea arms cargo'

Friday, August 28th 2009, 21:28
related countries: Iran Iran, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates seizes a ship illegally carrying North Korean weapons bound for Iran, UN diplomatic sources say.
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Korean family reunion talks begin

Wednesday, August 26th 2009, 11:16

Red Cross officials from North and South Korea start talks aimed at allowing divided families to begin meeting again.
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Kim buried as Koreas enjoy thaw

Sunday, August 23rd 2009, 10:36
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

Former South Korean leader Kim Dae-jung is given a state funeral, amid an apparent easing of tense relations with the North.
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North and South Korea hold talks

Saturday, August 22nd 2009, 13:10
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

The first meeting between North and South Korean officials in nearly two years takes place unexpectedly in Seoul.
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South Korea's champion of democracy

Saturday, August 22nd 2009, 11:24

As South Korea mourns the death of ex-President Kim Dae-jung. William Horsley looks at the life of a man he came to know during his long years of imprisonment.
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N Korea envoys mourn Kim Dae-jung

Friday, August 21st 2009, 9:43
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

Senior North Korean officials pay respects to late former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung, in a rare visit to Seoul.
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North Korea to lift border curbs

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 15:35
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

North Korea is to ease curbs on cross-border traffic - the latest of what a US official called "good signals" from Pyongyang.
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Nigeria oil rights grab 'illegal'

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 14:54
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Nigeria's high court rules the government illegally revoked exploration licences granted to a South Korean oil consortium.
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N Korea sends US 'good signals'

Thursday, August 20th 2009, 1:42
related countries: United States United States

North Korea is "sending good signals" over restarting nuclear dialogue with the US, a senior US politician says.
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North Korea honours Kim Dae-jung

Wednesday, August 19th 2009, 6:08

North Korea says it wants to send a delegation to the funeral of former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung.
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Obituary

Tuesday, August 18th 2009, 5:21

Former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung dies
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N Korea eases South tourism rules

Monday, August 17th 2009, 3:03

North Korea says it will resume tourism and family reunion visits for the South but at the same time orders a full military alert.
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Seoul in arms cut plea to North

Saturday, August 15th 2009, 3:54
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak urges talks with North Korea on cutting conventional weapons on the peninsula.
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Samsung ex-boss breached trust

Friday, August 14th 2009, 4:16
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

The ex-chairman of South Korean firm Samsung, Lee Kun-hee, is found guilty of breach of trust in Seoul.
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N Korea releases S Korean worker

Thursday, August 13th 2009, 13:57

North Korea frees a South Korean worker held since March for allegedly insulting the North's communist leadership.
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Hyundai chief in N Korea talks

Tuesday, August 11th 2009, 15:57
related countries: South Korea South Korea

The head of South Korea's Hyundai holds a second day of talks in North Korea to secure the release of a detained worker.
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India experts search N Korea ship

Monday, August 10th 2009, 15:03
related countries: India India

Indian experts searching a detained North Korean ship say they have so far not found any nuclear materials.
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Hyundai chief in N Korea mission

Monday, August 10th 2009, 12:51
related countries: South Korea South Korea

The head of South Korea's Hyundai conglomerate goes to North Korea to try to secure the release of a worker.
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Eye in the sky

Sunday, August 9th 2009, 23:58

Satellite images reveal secretive North Korea
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S Korea factory occupation ends

Thursday, August 6th 2009, 11:55

Hundreds of South Korean workers end a 77-day factory sit-in over job cuts after days of pitched battles with police.
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