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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

N Korea taken off US terror list

Saturday, October 11th 2008, 16:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

The US removes North Korea from its state terror list after the North agrees to nuclear inspection demands, the US says.
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New Kim Jong-il images released

Saturday, October 11th 2008, 6:22

North Korea releases pictures of reclusive leader Kim Jong-il apparently looking well, despite reports he has been ill.
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IAEA 'barred from Yongbyon plant'

Thursday, October 9th 2008, 16:12

The UN's nuclear watchdog says its inspectors no longer have any access to North Korea's main nuclear complex at Yongbyon.
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N Korea 'to launch 10 missiles'

Thursday, October 9th 2008, 4:55

South Korean media say North Korea is preparing to launch up to 10 short-range missiles, after reports of a test this week.
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N Korea 'building atomic warhead'

Wednesday, October 8th 2008, 12:04
related countries: South Korea South Korea

North Korea is trying to develop a nuclear warhead that would fit on to a missile, South Korea's top military officer says.
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N Korea 'buying weapons not food'

Monday, October 6th 2008, 8:48

A S Korean lawmaker alleges that the North has spent tens of millions of dollars on weapons, despite food shortages.
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Kim Jong-il 'at football match'

Saturday, October 4th 2008, 15:01

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il reportedly makes his first public appearance since rumours surfaced he had had a stroke.
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N Korea 'restoring nuclear plant'

Friday, October 3rd 2008, 20:33
related countries: United States United States

North Korea continues to restore its disabled nuclear reactor, US officials say, despite attempts to persuade it not to do so.
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US envoy ends North Korea visit

Friday, October 3rd 2008, 12:30
related countries: United States United States

US envoy Christopher Hill ends a three-day visit to North Korea, describing talks there as "substantive".
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South Korean star Choi found dead

Thursday, October 2nd 2008, 12:51
related countries: South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

South Korean actress Choi Jin-sil has been found dead at her Seoul home in an apparent suicide, police have said.
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Korean man 'ran museum of fakes'

Wednesday, October 1st 2008, 12:38

An arrested South Korean man took $440,000 after opening a private museum stuffed with fakes, police say.
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US envoy in crucial N Korea trip

Wednesday, October 1st 2008, 10:06
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

Top US envoy Christopher Hill arrives in North Korea to try to breathe life into a stalled denuclearisation deal.
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N Korea 'proposes military talks'

Friday, September 26th 2008, 17:18
related countries: South Korea South Korea

North Korea is reportedly seeking military talks with South Korea next week - its first official contact in months.
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N Korea warned over nuclear move

Wednesday, September 24th 2008, 18:12

The White House calls on North Korea to reverse a decision barring UN monitors from its main nuclear site.
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North Korea nuclear seals removed

Wednesday, September 24th 2008, 12:53

Seals that stopped North Korea from using its main nuclear plant are removed, amid a dispute with the US over an aid deal.
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N Korea wants nuclear seals off

Monday, September 22nd 2008, 15:21

North Korea asks UN inspectors to remove seals from a key atomic facility, days after saying it will be reopened.
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North Korea 'to restore reactor'

Friday, September 19th 2008, 15:04

North Korea is making "thorough preparations" to restart the Yongbyon nuclear reactor, a foreign ministry official says.
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Doubts mount over N Korea's Kim

Monday, September 15th 2008, 10:38

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il fails to appear at another major holiday - fuelling fresh speculation about his health.
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N Korea 'builds new missile site'

Thursday, September 11th 2008, 9:56
related countries: China China

Reports say North Korea is close to completing a new launch site for long-range missiles close to its border with China.
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North Korea leader 'recovering'

Wednesday, September 10th 2008, 17:35
related countries: South Korea South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il is believed to be recovering from a recent stroke, officials in South Korea say.
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North Korea denies Kim is unwell

Wednesday, September 10th 2008, 11:23

N Korea dismisses reports that leader Kim Jong-il is seriously ill, saying the claims are "worthless" and a "conspiracy plot".
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N Korea's Kim missing from parade

Tuesday, September 9th 2008, 16:28
related places: Pyongyang

There is growing speculation about the health of North Korea's secretive leader Kim Jong-il after he misses a key parade.
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N Korea 'hired taekwondo killers'

Tuesday, September 9th 2008, 11:01

A martial arts master says North Korean agents recruited him as part of a failed plot to kill a South Korean president.
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Birthday state

Tuesday, September 9th 2008, 0:20

North Korea defies critics as it marks its 60th anniversary
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Envoys hold talks on North Korea

Saturday, September 6th 2008, 7:28

Senior officials from the US and China discuss initial moves by North Korea to reverse promised nuclear disarmament.
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US doubts N Korea nuclear claims

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 18:40
related countries: United States United States

Officials in the US express doubt over reports claiming that North Korea is reassembling its nuclear facilities.
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China to let groups tour N Korea

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 7:34
related countries: China China

China names North Korea as an official tour destination, allowing groups of Chinese tourists to visit the reclusive neighbouring state.
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S Korea accuses refugee of spying

Wednesday, August 27th 2008, 10:20
related countries: South Korea South Korea

A 35-year-old North Korean woman is arrested in South Korea on suspicion of spying for her homeland.
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US to keep N Korea on terror list

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 21:52
related countries: United States United States

The US accuses Pyongyang of violating a six-nation nuclear accord and says North Korea will remain on a terrorism blacklist.
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Changing times

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 17:18

A market economy begins to emerge in North Korea
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N Korea 'stops nuclear disabling'

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 10:47
related countries: United States United States

North Korea says it has stopped disabling its nuclear plants because it has not yet been removed from a US terrorism list.
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N Korea tops Seoul summit agenda

Monday, August 25th 2008, 11:05
related countries: China China, South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

South Korean and Chinese presidents discuss stalled North Korean nuclear talks, as a two-day summit begins in Seoul.
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N Korea 'develops special noodle'

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 9:19

North Korea has reportedly invented a noodle that delays hunger, amid UN warnings of possible famine.
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Asian Olympians fail dope tests

Friday, August 15th 2008, 4:14
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

A North Korean shooting medalist and a Vietnamese gymnast are kicked out of the Olympics after failing dope tests.
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New inquiry into Japan abductees

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 7:06
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan and North Korea agree to a new inquiry into the abduction of Japanese citizens in the 1970s and 1980s, reports say.
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Two missing in Korean collision

Tuesday, August 12th 2008, 7:10

Two North Korean sailors are missing after boats from the two Koreas collide, in a fresh blow to tense bilateral ties.
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N Korea to expel southern workers

Saturday, August 9th 2008, 6:35
related places: Pyongyang

Pyongyang says it will expel South Korean workers from a mountain resort from Sunday as a row over a tourist's death worsens ties.
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N Korea steps up row with South

Sunday, August 3rd 2008, 13:15

North Korea says it will expel South Korean workers from a mountain resort, as a row over a tourist's death escalates.
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Video of Olympic rehearsal leaked

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 8:00
related countries: China China

A South Korean TV station broadcasts a tape of a dress rehearsal for the Beijing Olympics, angering Chinese organisers.
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UN warns on North Korea shortages

Wednesday, July 30th 2008, 11:39

North Koreans are experiencing their worst food shortages since the famine of the late 1990s, a UN agency says.
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Seoul irked as inquiry hits wall

Friday, July 25th 2008, 9:53
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea says it cannot resolve questions over the killing of a tourist without access to the scene in North Korea.
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Rice holds N Korea nuclear talks

Thursday, July 24th 2008, 6:24
related countries: Singapore Singapore

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice meets her North Korean counterpart, the first such talks in four years.
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Wednesday, July 23rd 2008, 9:57

The ex-chairman of South Korean firm Samsung files an appeal against his conviction for tax evasion.
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Kidnapped Koreans freed in Mexico

Wednesday, July 23rd 2008, 4:16
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Five South Koreans seized for ransom in Mexico are released, the South Korean foreign ministry has said.
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Amnesty criticises S Korea police

Friday, July 18th 2008, 10:10

Amnesty International says South Korean police were, at times, excessively forceful in handling recent protests.
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N Korea worker killed in Kaesong

Thursday, July 17th 2008, 11:02
related places: Kaesong

A North Korean working for a Southern company in the joint venture zone of Kaesong dies in an accident at work.
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