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Red Cross warn that North Korea is on the brink of a 'full-blown' food crisis as crops fail in heatwave
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Red Cross warn that North Korea is on the brink of a 'full-blown' food crisis as crops fail in heatwave

Aug 10th 2018, 10:26 PM 23,562 Views 25 Comments

Recent UN sanctions have deepened the food crisis in the secretive state.

11 photos of life in North Korea, according to its swanky new tourism website
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11 photos of life in North Korea, according to its swanky new tourism website

Dec 4th 2014, 9:22 AM 20,375 Views 57 Comments

Fancy a citybreak?

85-year-old American granddad released from North Korea
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85-year-old American granddad released from North Korea

Dec 7th 2013, 12:22 PM 14,957 Views 20 Comments

Merrill Newman had been visiting Pyongyang as a tourist when he was accused by the North Korean goverment of committing a number of crimes.

North Korea tells European countries it cannot guarantee embassy safety
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North Korea tells European countries it cannot guarantee embassy safety

Apr 5th 2013, 3:00 PM 13,945 Views 80 Comments

European countries have been told to consider withdrawing personnel from Pyongyang if the tension there escalates further.

North Korea moves missile to its coast, increasing tensions
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North Korea moves missile to its coast, increasing tensions

Apr 5th 2013, 8:48 AM 10,660 Views 82 Comments

“The North is apparently intent on firing missiles without prior warning,” a South Korean official said.

How South Korea is training ‘cyber warriors’ for battle against North Korea
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How South Korea is training ‘cyber warriors’ for battle against North Korea

Mar 24th 2013, 9:45 AM 6,556 Views 10 Comments

North Korea is believed to have a cyber warfare unit staffed by around 3,000 people – so South Korea is defending itself against any possible attacks.

UN Security Council vows action after North Korea nuclear test
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UN Security Council vows action after North Korea nuclear test

Feb 12th 2013, 9:02 PM 7,916 Views 36 Comments

Even North Korea’s sole international ally, China, was stern in its condemnation of the nuclear test and threats to the United States.

Google boss Eric Schmidt arrives in North Korea
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Google boss Eric Schmidt arrives in North Korea

Jan 7th 2013, 7:19 PM 8,984 Views 7 Comments

The Google chairman and the former governor of New Mexico say they are on a private humanitarian mission which is not connected to the US government.

North Korea confirms arrest of US citizen
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North Korea confirms arrest of US citizen

Dec 21st 2012, 10:17 AM 6,382 Views 21 Comments

The man entered North Korea as a tourist and committed an unspecified crime, according to North Korean authorities.

Condemnation after North Korea launches rocket
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Condemnation after North Korea launches rocket

Dec 12th 2012, 7:50 AM 6,880 Views 59 Comments

America, China and Russia have all expressed concern about the successful launch of the rocket by North Korea – and asked all sides to avoid ‘stoking the flames’.

North Korean leader's wife 'charming', says sushi chef
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North Korean leader's wife 'charming', says sushi chef

Aug 4th 2012, 11:15 AM 4,512 Views 14 Comments

The chef, who is believed to have worked for Kim Jong-Il before his death, is one of the few people to publicly speak out about meeting Kim Jong Un and his new wife.

6 of the strangest videos on North Korea's YouTube channel
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6 of the strangest videos on North Korea's YouTube channel

Jul 21st 2012, 1:00 PM 4,411 Views 9 Comments

Our favourite is the one with around sixty soldiers playing kazoos on a stage.

North Korea show used Mickey without Disney approval
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North Korea show used Mickey without Disney approval

Jul 10th 2012, 6:06 PM 6,347 Views 20 Comments

A show for Kim Jong-Un and his most powerful generals featured several trademarked Disney characters – despite America being North Korea’s major foe.

North Korea reports serious drought
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North Korea reports serious drought

May 28th 2012, 11:29 AM 1,393 Views 12 Comments

The communist country has had very little rain in the last month which threatens to damage crops as the country enters a critical planting season.

North Korea criticises Obama’s 'confrontational stance' over launch
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North Korea criticises Obama’s 'confrontational stance' over launch

Mar 27th 2012, 8:17 AM 1,226 Views 1 Comment

The US and South Korea are concerned the rocket launches are a cover to test long-range missiles capable of carrying nuclear weapons.

Obama warns North Korea against conducting rocket test
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Obama warns North Korea against conducting rocket test

Mar 25th 2012, 4:55 PM 3,304 Views 8 Comments

The US president said there will be consequences if North Korea goes ahead with its plans to test a long-range rocket next month.

The 10 strangest photographs from Kim Jong-Il's funeral
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The 10 strangest photographs from Kim Jong-Il's funeral

Dec 28th 2011, 6:06 PM 28,110 Views 71 Comments

The funeral of the North Korean dictator has been taking place in Pyongyang today. Here’s a round-up of the 10 most grabbing photographs from it.

What's going to happen at Kim Jong-Il's funeral tomorrow?
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What's going to happen at Kim Jong-Il's funeral tomorrow?

Dec 27th 2011, 7:01 PM 5,011 Views 45 Comments

The funeral of the former leader of North Korea, who has been lying in state since he died on 17 December, is expected to see mass grief from mourners.

Middlesbrough Ladies to tour North Korea
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Middlesbrough Ladies to tour North Korea

Sep 13th 2010, 4:52 PM 190 Views 0 Comments

Possibly the most improbable football story since North Korea qualified for the World Cup last year.