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North Korea launches suspected ballistic missiles into sea
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North Korea launches suspected ballistic missiles into sea

Mar 25th 2021, 8:12 AM 11,498 Views 32 Comments

US officials played it down as not a violation of UN resolutions.

North Korean defector goes undetected for hours after swimming to South
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North Korean defector goes undetected for hours after swimming to South

Feb 24th 2021, 7:17 AM 41,679 Views 20 Comments

The man was caught only after apparently falling asleep.

South Korean group launches thousands of anti-North leaflets across the border as tensions simmer
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South Korean group launches thousands of anti-North leaflets across the border as tensions simmer

Jun 23rd 2020, 8:40 AM 14,287 Views 13 Comments

A propaganda war is fuelling the escalating tensions between the two countries.

Multiple shots fired from North Korea at guard post across border, says South
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Multiple shots fired from North Korea at guard post across border, says South

May 3rd 2020, 7:37 AM 27,279 Views 15 Comments

The fire exchange took place a day after North Korea reported its leader Kim Jong Un’s first public appearance in some 20 days.

North Korea accused of firing multiple short-range cruise missiles
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North Korea accused of firing multiple short-range cruise missiles

Apr 14th 2020, 7:26 AM 13,897 Views 36 Comments

South Korea said that the missiles were fired towards the sea.

North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles in first launch for three months
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North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles in first launch for three months

Mar 2nd 2020, 8:16 AM 12,697 Views 12 Comments

The lack of testing activity in past months had experts wondering whether the North was holding back its weapons displays.

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 14,925 Views 20 Comments

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

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 7,935 Views 7 Comments

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

North Korea hails submarine launch of ballistic missile as 'a significant achievement'
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North Korea hails submarine launch of ballistic missile as 'a significant achievement'

Oct 3rd 2019, 2:37 PM 8,450 Views 18 Comments

North Korea and the United States are due to meet this weekend.

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 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 7,540 Views 4 Comments

North Korea blamed blamed South Korea and US military exercises.

'Very concerning': Fears for Australian man missing in North Korea
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'Very concerning': Fears for Australian man missing in North Korea

Jun 28th 2019, 3:52 PM 16,894 Views 7 Comments

Alek Sigley has not been heard from since Tuesday.

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 14,529 Views 27 Comments

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

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 '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 12,840 Views 39 Comments

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

Kim Jong Un warns US against maintaining current sanctions in New Year's speech
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Kim Jong Un warns US against maintaining current sanctions in New Year's speech

Jan 1st 2019, 9:30 AM 11,213 Views 12 Comments

The North Korean leader says the state might be compelled to explore a ‘new path’ of defense if US sanctions remain unchanged.

Pompeo hails 'productive' talks with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang
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Pompeo hails 'productive' talks with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang

Oct 7th 2018, 2:12 PM 6,266 Views 5 Comments

The top US diplomat met with Kim for around two hours this morning in the North’s capital.

Denuclearisation: US ready to begin negotiating with North Korea 'immediately'
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Denuclearisation: US ready to begin negotiating with North Korea 'immediately'

Sep 19th 2018, 10:30 PM 6,956 Views 15 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has invited his North Korean counterpart to meet in New York next week.

US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'
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US intelligence agencies find North Korea 'building new missiles'

Jul 31st 2018, 8:18 AM 19,875 Views 86 Comments

Following the Singapore summit in June, President Donald Trump had declared that Pyongyang was “no longer a nuclear threat”.

'Kim Jong Un understands': US sets out terms for North Korea to give up nuclear arsenal
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'Kim Jong Un understands': US sets out terms for North Korea to give up nuclear arsenal

Jun 14th 2018, 6:54 AM 7,424 Views 32 Comments

US President Donald Trump has proudly declared that there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea.

Three Americans detained by North Korea are free and flying back to US - Trump
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Three Americans detained by North Korea are free and flying back to US - Trump

May 9th 2018, 2:10 PM 12,207 Views 43 Comments

The US President said they ‘seem to be in good health’.

'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation
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'No more war' - North and South Korean leaders commit to complete denuclearisation

Apr 27th 2018, 10:40 AM 38,527 Views 79 Comments

Kim was flanked by his sister and close adviser Kim Yo Jong.

'Heavy casualties' after Chinese tourists involved in North Korean bus crash
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'Heavy casualties' after Chinese tourists involved in North Korean bus crash

Apr 23rd 2018, 7:07 AM 9,840 Views 5 Comments

Few details were released about the bus crash, but a now-deleted tweet claimed that 30 had died.

EU, Trump and Russia praise North Korea's plan to halt nuclear tests
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EU, Trump and Russia praise North Korea's plan to halt nuclear tests

Apr 21st 2018, 3:29 PM 8,781 Views 37 Comments

Donald Trump tweeted that “progress [is] being made for all”.

North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict
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North and South to hold inter-Korean summit - only the 3rd of its kind since 1950s conflict

Mar 6th 2018, 12:36 PM 9,224 Views 38 Comments

South Korea also claims that Pyongyang said it would consider abandoning nuclear weapons in exchange for security guarantees.

North Korea's Kim Jong-un plays host to South Korean envoys for historic talks
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North Korea's Kim Jong-un plays host to South Korean envoys for historic talks

Mar 5th 2018, 10:29 AM 11,003 Views 28 Comments

It is the first time the North Korean leader has met with officials from the South since taking office in 2011.

'The world wants peace, not death!' - Trump welcomes new sanctions on North Korea
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'The world wants peace, not death!' - Trump welcomes new sanctions on North Korea

Dec 23rd 2017, 10:37 AM 8,286 Views 26 Comments

The sanctions will restrict oil supplies vital for Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear programmes.

US warns North Korean leadership will be 'utterly destroyed' if war breaks out
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US warns North Korean leadership will be 'utterly destroyed' if war breaks out

Nov 30th 2017, 7:24 AM 12,998 Views 23 Comments

“If war comes, make no mistake – The North Korean regime will be utterly destroyed.”

North Korean soldier shot a number of times while trying to defect to the south
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North Korean soldier shot a number of times while trying to defect to the south

Nov 13th 2017, 10:45 PM 23,388 Views 13 Comments

The soldier survived the shooting.

Trump promises to 'figure it out' with South Korea's president
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Trump promises to 'figure it out' with South Korea's president

Nov 7th 2017, 7:09 AM 6,803 Views 12 Comments

Trump has been visiting a number of Asian countries.

Women accused of killing Kim Jong Un's half-brother return to crime scene
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Women accused of killing Kim Jong Un's half-brother return to crime scene

Oct 24th 2017, 7:17 AM 12,062 Views 0 Comments

Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong are accused of killing Kim on 13 February.

Trump says 'only one thing will work' when dealing with North Korea
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Trump says 'only one thing will work' when dealing with North Korea

Oct 8th 2017, 8:07 AM 24,608 Views 59 Comments

The US President has been trading insults with Kim Jong-un amid rising tensions.

'Absurd': White House denies declaring war on North Korea
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'Absurd': White House denies declaring war on North Korea

Sep 26th 2017, 7:08 AM 15,546 Views 46 Comments

North Korea’s foreign minister said the statement from Trump was “clearly a declaration of war”.

Meet the 90-year-old North Korean convicted spy whose sole wish is to make it back to the 'Fatherland'
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Meet the 90-year-old North Korean convicted spy whose sole wish is to make it back to the 'Fatherland'

Sep 24th 2017, 10:30 AM 31,513 Views 29 Comments

Seo Ok-ryol has spent three decades in prison and been sentenced to death on two separate occasions.

'Flee into a building or a basement': North Korea ballistic missile launch triggers high alert in Japan
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'Flee into a building or a basement': North Korea ballistic missile launch triggers high alert in Japan

Sep 15th 2017, 7:10 AM 38,300 Views 119 Comments

The missile was launched from near Pyongyang.

North Korea threatens to sink Japan 'into the sea' and beat the US 'like a rabid dog'
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North Korea threatens to sink Japan 'into the sea' and beat the US 'like a rabid dog'

Sep 14th 2017, 3:04 PM 18,196 Views 57 Comments

Pyongyang is unhappy after being hit with fresh UN sanctions.

'Very hostile and dangerous': Donald Trump condemns North Korea's sixth nuclear test
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'Very hostile and dangerous': Donald Trump condemns North Korea's sixth nuclear test

Sep 3rd 2017, 12:40 PM 36,686 Views 93 Comments

The US President also criticised China, and offered advice to South Korea.

Trump says talking is 'not the answer' to North Korean situation
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Trump says talking is 'not the answer' to North Korean situation

Aug 30th 2017, 8:05 PM 15,115 Views 62 Comments

His comments are at odds with remarks made by US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis.

'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression
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'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression

Aug 17th 2017, 6:54 AM 3,366 Views 2 Comments

Tensions in the region have been rising.

US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood
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US wants UN ban on North Korean exports of coal, iron and seafood

Aug 5th 2017, 1:32 PM 9,870 Views 36 Comments

The move could cost Pyongyang about €850 million in annual revenue.

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