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'Masks and missiles don't mix': North Korea holds giant military parade, ignoring pandemic fears
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'Masks and missiles don't mix': North Korea holds giant military parade, ignoring pandemic fears

Updated Oct 10th 2020, 4:00 PM 45,880 Views 63 Comments

The state is commemorating the 75th anniversary of the North’s ruling Workers’ Party.

Kim Jong Un apologises for 'disgraceful' shooting of South Korean fisheries official
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Kim Jong Un apologises for 'disgraceful' shooting of South Korean fisheries official

Sep 25th 2020, 7:49 AM 40,272 Views 26 Comments

The official was shot dead on Tuesday by North Korean soldiers.

North Korea places border city in lockdown over fears of first Covid-19 patient
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North Korea places border city in lockdown over fears of first Covid-19 patient

Jul 26th 2020, 7:08 AM 31,903 Views 39 Comments

Pyongyang claims testing has shown the person is “suspected to be infected”.

Kim Jong Un 'gets huge laugh' over Trump's perception of relationship, ex-aide John Bolton claims
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Kim Jong Un 'gets huge laugh' over Trump's perception of relationship, ex-aide John Bolton claims

Jun 22nd 2020, 7:18 AM 38,615 Views 23 Comments

Bolton spoke to ABC News for his first interview ahead of tomorrow’s release of his tell-all book.

North Korea 'blows up liaison office' as tensions rise with South Korea
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North Korea 'blows up liaison office' as tensions rise with South Korea

Jun 16th 2020, 8:54 AM 17,881 Views 15 Comments

North Korea’s military has recently threatened to move back into zones that were demilitarised under inter-Korean peace agreements.

North Korea severs communication with the South over defectors sending anti-Kim leaflets over the border
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North Korea severs communication with the South over defectors sending anti-Kim leaflets over the border

Jun 9th 2020, 7:00 AM 12,474 Views 8 Comments

Defectors have sent leaflets to the North by balloon and bottle criticising Kim Jong Un over his weapons programmes and human rights abuses.

Kim Jong Un makes first public appearance in 20 days amid rumours of ill health
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Kim Jong Un makes first public appearance in 20 days amid rumours of ill health

May 2nd 2020, 7:25 AM 46,395 Views 64 Comments

The Korean Central News Agency reported that Kim attended the ceremony Friday in Sunchon with other senior officials.

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un is 'alive and well', South Korea security advisor says
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North Korea leader Kim Jong Un is 'alive and well', South Korea security advisor says

Apr 27th 2020, 7:49 AM 26,639 Views 36 Comments

There has been speculation over Kim’s health following his absence from a key anniversary last week.

Satellite photos locate Kim Jong Un’s train as health rumours persist
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Satellite photos locate Kim Jong Un’s train as health rumours persist

Apr 26th 2020, 7:28 AM 92,299 Views 72 Comments

Speculation has been rife since the leader skipped the April 15 commemoration of the 108th birthday of his grandfather.

South Korea plays down reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 'grave danger after a surgery'
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South Korea plays down reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 'grave danger after a surgery'

Apr 21st 2020, 8:39 AM 45,312 Views 44 Comments

CNN cited a US official saying that Washington was “monitoring intelligence” on the matter.

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North Korea says Trump wrote letter offering cooperation in 'anti-epidemic work'

Mar 22nd 2020, 7:33 AM 28,050 Views 49 Comments

This comes as a hiatus in disarmament talks between the two nations drags on.

Kim Jong-un calls for ‘military counter-measures’ ahead of highly-anticipated New Year address
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Kim Jong-un calls for ‘military counter-measures’ ahead of highly-anticipated New Year address

Dec 31st 2019, 12:32 PM 14,924 Views 20 Comments

Kim spoke for seven hours during the ruling Workers’ Party meeting in Pyongyang.

Trump says North Korea's threat of 'Christmas gift' to US may be a 'beautiful vase as opposed to a missile test'
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Trump says North Korea's threat of 'Christmas gift' to US may be a 'beautiful vase as opposed to a missile test'

Dec 24th 2019, 6:03 PM 17,456 Views 26 Comments

Nuclear talks between the US and North Korea have been stalled since a February summit fell apart.

North Korea conducts another 'crucial test' at long-range rocket site
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North Korea conducts another 'crucial test' at long-range rocket site

Dec 14th 2019, 12:58 PM 13,922 Views 16 Comments

North Korea continues to pressure the Trump administration over an end-of-year deadline to salvage faltering nuclear negotiations.

Trump warns Kim Jong Un had 'everything' to lose through hostility towards US
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Trump warns Kim Jong Un had 'everything' to lose through hostility towards US

Dec 9th 2019, 7:15 AM 7,932 Views 7 Comments

This comes as Pyongyang said it had carried out a major new weapons test.

North Korea conducts 'very important test', according to state media
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North Korea conducts 'very important test', according to state media

Dec 8th 2019, 10:43 AM 20,418 Views 21 Comments

Pyongyang has carried out a number of launches at the same site where the latest test occurred.

North Korea threatens Japan with 'real ballistic missile'
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North Korea threatens Japan with 'real ballistic missile'

Nov 30th 2019, 11:49 AM 16,243 Views 31 Comments

The isolated state also called Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe the “most stupid man ever known in history”.

North Korean media releases images of Kim on white horse up sacred mountain
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North Korean media releases images of Kim on white horse up sacred mountain

Oct 16th 2019, 9:23 AM 41,765 Views 54 Comments

The location and the animal are symbols associated with the Kim family’s dynastic rule.

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks with US
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North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks with US

Oct 2nd 2019, 8:35 AM 7,368 Views 11 Comments

Washington and Pyongyang are set to resume long-stalled talks in the coming days.

North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US
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North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US

Sep 10th 2019, 8:33 AM 7,035 Views 11 Comments

The US has said it is closely monitoring the situation.

North Korea rejects peace talks with South Korea over military drills
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North Korea rejects peace talks with South Korea over military drills

Aug 16th 2019, 7:57 AM 7,538 Views 4 Comments

North Korea blamed blamed South Korea and US military exercises.

'It's a great day for the world': Trump invites Kim to US after symbolic 'handshake of peace'
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'It's a great day for the world': Trump invites Kim to US after symbolic 'handshake of peace'

Updated Jun 30th 2019, 11:30 AM 40,096 Views 131 Comments

Trump stepped into North Korean territory, becoming the first time a sitting US president has ever set foot in the former enemy country.

'We seem to get along': Trump invites Kim to meet for handshake at demilitarised zone
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'We seem to get along': Trump invites Kim to meet for handshake at demilitarised zone

Jun 29th 2019, 8:37 AM 11,157 Views 55 Comments

The US president also said he would have no problem stepping over the border into North Korea if he meets the country’s leader.

'Some small weapons': Trump plays down North Korean missile tests
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'Some small weapons': Trump plays down North Korean missile tests

May 26th 2019, 7:45 AM 13,447 Views 28 Comments

The US President is in Japan ahead of a state visit.

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'will not break promise' after reports of North Korea missile launches
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Trump says Kim Jong Un 'will not break promise' after reports of North Korea missile launches

Updated May 4th 2019, 3:35 PM 14,515 Views 29 Comments

South Korea has said North Korea fired a number of projectiles into the sea.

Vladimir Putin could become the middle-man in Trump-Kim denuclearisation talks
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Vladimir Putin could become the middle-man in Trump-Kim denuclearisation talks

Apr 26th 2019, 7:55 AM 7,573 Views 36 Comments

Donald Trump was among the topics discussed by the two leaders during their first one-on-one summit.

Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time
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Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin vow closer ties as they meet for the first time

Apr 25th 2019, 7:06 AM 8,881 Views 33 Comments

Both leaders have met in Russia’s eastern city of Vladivostok, after Kim travelled by train from the North.

North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit
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North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia for Putin summit

Apr 24th 2019, 10:49 AM 10,899 Views 24 Comments

The talks will be Kim’s first face-to-face meeting with another head of state since his meeting with Trump.

North Korea test-fires weapon with 'powerful warhead' in first since US nuclear talks broke down
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North Korea test-fires weapon with 'powerful warhead' in first since US nuclear talks broke down

Apr 18th 2019, 7:34 AM 12,174 Views 16 Comments

The country’s news agency reported that Kim Jong-Un guided the test-fire.

Kim open to another summit with Trump, with conditions
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Kim open to another summit with Trump, with conditions

Apr 13th 2019, 5:55 PM 8,744 Views 17 Comments

Kim said his personal relationship with Trump remains good.

US threw away 'golden opportunity' at Hanoi summit, North Korean official says
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US threw away 'golden opportunity' at Hanoi summit, North Korean official says

Mar 15th 2019, 7:39 AM 9,946 Views 19 Comments

A nuclear summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, between Kim and Trump ended without agreement on 28 February.

Indonesian woman charged with Kim Jong Nam's killing freed in shock ruling
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Indonesian woman charged with Kim Jong Nam's killing freed in shock ruling

Mar 11th 2019, 7:21 AM 17,775 Views 0 Comments

Siti Aisyah was held for two years on suspicion of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s half brother.

North Korea's election: There's just one approved name on today's ballot
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North Korea's election: There's just one approved name on today's ballot

Mar 10th 2019, 5:00 PM 22,823 Views 43 Comments

Analysts say the election is held largely as a political rite to enable the authorities to claim a mandate from the people.

Kim Jong-un may be preparing a missile or space launch, says US report
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Kim Jong-un may be preparing a missile or space launch, says US report

Mar 9th 2019, 3:33 PM 12,647 Views 21 Comments

The images were taken before Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un’s meeting in Hanoi for their high-stakes summit, which ended in failure.

North Korea 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, satellite photos show
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North Korea 'rebuilding' main satellite launch site, satellite photos show

Mar 6th 2019, 7:06 AM 12,839 Views 39 Comments

The activity was recorded days after the summit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump.

North Korea offers to hold more nuclear talks with US despite this week's summit breakdown
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North Korea offers to hold more nuclear talks with US despite this week's summit breakdown

Mar 1st 2019, 7:20 AM 6,270 Views 16 Comments

A meeting between the two countries this week ended unexpectedly early.

'We had to walk': Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un summit ends with 'no agreement reached'
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'We had to walk': Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un summit ends with 'no agreement reached'

Updated Feb 28th 2019, 7:48 AM 20,180 Views 97 Comments

Trump and Kim were meeting in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi for talks.

'The potential is awesome': Donald Trump set to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam
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'The potential is awesome': Donald Trump set to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam

Feb 27th 2019, 7:40 AM 8,098 Views 34 Comments

Trump will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam today and tomorrow.

After 4,000km trip that included a smoke break in China, Kim Jong Un arrives in Vietnam by train
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After 4,000km trip that included a smoke break in China, Kim Jong Un arrives in Vietnam by train

Feb 26th 2019, 4:16 PM 23,924 Views 31 Comments

Donald Trump took a more traditional route, travelling on Air Force One.

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will meet for the second time this week: here's what to expect
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Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will meet for the second time this week: here's what to expect

Feb 24th 2019, 10:15 AM 7,892 Views 25 Comments

The two leaders will hold talks in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi on 27 and 28 February.

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