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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

Friday, July 4th 2008, 8:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

South Korean police arrest several South Asian men suspected of trafficking heroin ingredients to the Taleban.
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S Korea strike to hit carmakers

Wednesday, July 2nd 2008, 8:55
related countries: United States United States

A strike by tens of thousands of S Korean workers over US beef imports will affect car production, its biggest firms say.
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UN strikes food deal with N Korea

Monday, June 30th 2008, 8:07

The UN's World Food Programme reaches a deal with North Korea to dramatically expand its work in the hunger-hit country.
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Clashes in Seoul over US beef row

Saturday, June 28th 2008, 19:44
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States
related places: Seoul

South Korean police use water cannon to disperse a big protest in Seoul against the resumption of US beef imports.
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US doubts over NK nuclear plans

Saturday, June 28th 2008, 11:09
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says there are still unanswered questions over North Korea's nuclear programme.
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N Korea demolishes reactor tower

Friday, June 27th 2008, 11:40

N Korea destroys its Yongbyon cooling tower in a symbolic gesture, a day after releasing details of its nuclear programme.
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US to ease North Korea sanctions

Thursday, June 26th 2008, 22:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Pyongyang

The US agrees to lift some sanctions on North Korea after Pyongyang delivers a declaration on its nuclear programme.
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N Korea hands over nuclear data

Thursday, June 26th 2008, 18:58
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

North Korea hands over a long-awaited account of its nuclear programme to China as part of a disarmament deal.
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N Korea declaration expected

Thursday, June 26th 2008, 8:43

There is growing expectation that North Korea is set to hand over a long-awaited declaration of its nuclear activities.
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Facing famine?

Wednesday, June 25th 2008, 15:26

Assessing the food situation in North Korea
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Korea frees Lone Star executive

Tuesday, June 24th 2008, 9:02

Texan private equity firm Lone Star is cleared of rigging shares by a South Korean appeals court.
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US confirms N Korea 'target date'

Tuesday, June 24th 2008, 8:36

US officials confirm Thursday is the target date for Pyongyang to deliver an overdue declaration of its nuclear activities.
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S Korean leader in beef apology

Thursday, June 19th 2008, 7:01

President Lee Myung-bak apologises to his country for a beef deal that sparked weeks of street protests.
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N Korea nuclear statement 'due'

Thursday, June 19th 2008, 4:20

Condoleezza Rice says North Korea will soon provide a declaration of its nuclear activities, amid fresh talks on the issue.
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UN assesses N Korea food supply

Tuesday, June 17th 2008, 6:05

UN officials are given rare access to North Korea's countryside to assess how serious food shortages there are.
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Japan to lift N Korea sanctions

Friday, June 13th 2008, 15:00
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan lifts some sanctions against North Korea after it agrees to re-examine cases of abducted Japanese nationals.
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Japan firms raided in nuclear row

Thursday, June 12th 2008, 4:56
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's police raid two firms after vacuum pumps they made and sold were found in a North Korean nuclear facility.
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Man flees N Korea after 33 years

Monday, June 9th 2008, 16:56

A South Korean fisherman taken by the North more than three decades ago has escaped, say reports.
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Japan and N Korea re-open talks

Saturday, June 7th 2008, 9:00
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan and North Korea open talks in Beijing in a fresh push to resolve bilateral disputes after a gap of nine months.
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New appeal for N Korea food aid

Tuesday, June 3rd 2008, 5:21
related countries: South Korea South Korea

Religious groups in South Korea urge the government to send food to North Korea, amid famine warnings.
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S Korea beef protesters detained

Sunday, June 1st 2008, 12:04
related countries: United States United States

More than 200 people are arrested in Seoul in the latest protests over the decision to resume US beef imports.
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North Korea 'tests sea missiles'

Saturday, May 31st 2008, 4:52

North Korea tests three ship-to-ship missiles off its west coast as part of an exercise, reports from the South say.
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US resumes North Korea food aid

Friday, May 16th 2008, 17:28
related countries: United States United States

The US announces a resumption of food aid to North Korea, thought to be facing famine this summer.
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N Korea 'admits nuclear details'

Tuesday, May 13th 2008, 20:03
related countries: United States United States

A senior US diplomat says North Korea appears to have handed over full details of its plutonium programme.
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US welcomes N Korea move

Saturday, May 10th 2008, 7:01
related countries: United States United States

The US describes the handing over of North Korean nuclear documents as an "important first step".
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N Korea hands in nuclear records

Friday, May 9th 2008, 12:46
related countries: United States United States

North Korea hands thousands of pages of documents on its nuclear programme to a US negotiator.
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Few gains for press freedom

Wednesday, April 30th 2008, 12:02

A survey of media freedom reports losses and gains in E Asia - and North Korea is still bottom of the list.
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N Korean officer defects to South

Monday, April 28th 2008, 10:02

A North Korean soldier has defected to the South across the heavily fortified land border.
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N Korean crowds hail torch relay

Monday, April 28th 2008, 7:47
related places: Pyongyang

Crowds cheers the latest leg of the Olympic torch's worldwide relay, in the North Korean capital Pyongyang.
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Syria 'had covert nuclear scheme'

Friday, April 25th 2008, 9:19
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The US accuses North Korea of helping Syria build a nuclear reactor "not intended for peaceful purposes".
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US nuclear team back in N Korea

Tuesday, April 22nd 2008, 8:47
related countries: South Korea South Korea, United States United States

Nuclear officials from the US return to North Korea after high level talks between the US, Japan and South Korea.
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Samsung chief resigns from post

Tuesday, April 22nd 2008, 3:03

The chairman of South Korean firm Samsung quits less than a week after he was charged with tax evasion.
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US and S Korea hopeful on North

Saturday, April 19th 2008, 21:24
related countries: United States United States

The US and South Korean leaders say they hope progress can be made with North Korea on its nuclear programme.
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US seeks to end NK deadlock

Thursday, April 17th 2008, 21:37
related countries: United States United States

The US scales back demands on a North Korean nuclear declaration to tackle a disarmament deadlock.
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Prosecutors charge Samsung chief

Thursday, April 17th 2008, 10:16

Prosecutors in South Korea indict Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee for tax evasion and breach of trust.
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North Korea 'faces food crisis'

Wednesday, April 16th 2008, 9:38

North Korea is facing a humanitarian crisis because of acute food shortages, the World Food Programme warns.
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China 'must not return N Koreans'

Wednesday, April 16th 2008, 6:15
related countries: China China, United States United States

A US commission urges China to stop repatriating N Korean refugees, because of concern over their treatment.
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South Korean leader heads to US

Tuesday, April 15th 2008, 6:10
related countries: United States United States

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak sets off for the US on his first overseas visit since taking office.
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Japan renews N Korea sanctions

Friday, April 11th 2008, 4:16
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan extends sanctions against North Korea, citing a lack of progress on the nuclear and abduction issues.
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S Korean astronaut arrives at ISS

Thursday, April 10th 2008, 13:29
related countries: South Korea South Korea, Russia Russia

A Russian capsule carrying South Korea's first astronaut docks with the space station.
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Progress in Korea nuclear talks

Wednesday, April 9th 2008, 13:37
related countries: United States United States

North Korea says a deal is reached with the US over disclosure of its nuclear activities.
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'Success' hailed in N Korea talks

Tuesday, April 8th 2008, 14:01
related countries: Singapore Singapore, United States United States

Envoys from the US and North Korea hail progress in the latest round of nuclear talks in Singapore.
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First S Korean in space launches

Tuesday, April 8th 2008, 11:22
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's first astronaut, Yi So-yeon, blasts off for a sojourn on the International Space Station.
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S Korean astronaut set for launch

Tuesday, April 8th 2008, 4:45
related countries: South Korea South Korea

South Korea's first astronaut, Yi So-yeon, is set to blast off for a mission to the International Space Station.
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North Korea makes warship claim

Thursday, April 3rd 2008, 14:53

N Korea accuses the South of sending warships into its waters, amid a growing row between the two.
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