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#North Korea

# north-korea - Sunday 22 March, 2020

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

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

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

# north-korea - Monday 2 March, 2020

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

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

# north-korea - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

North Korea's Kim Jong Un declares end to test moratoriums and threatens 'new' weapon

The US was swift to respond, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging Kim to “take a different course”.

# north-korea - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

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

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

# north-korea - Sunday 29 December, 2019

White House warns North Korea about sending a 'Christmas gift'

Talks about denuclearisation on the Korean peninsula have been deadlocked since earlier this year.

Seven bodies found on suspected North Korean 'ghost ship' in Japan

Three bodies with heads, two heads without bodies and two bodies without heads were discovered.

# north-korea - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

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

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

# north-korea - Saturday 14 December, 2019

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

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

# north-korea - Monday 9 December, 2019

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

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

# north-korea - Sunday 8 December, 2019

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

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

# north-korea - Saturday 30 November, 2019

North Korea threatens Japan with 'real ballistic missile'

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

# north-korea - Friday 15 November, 2019

North Korea calls Joe Biden 'rabid dog' that 'must be beaten to death'

It was not immediately clear what had provoked Pyongyang’s attack.

# north-korea - Thursday 17 October, 2019

From The42 'I think it's a huge achievement just to return safely' - Spurs star after match against North Korea Korean Derby

# north-korea - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

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

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

# north-korea - Thursday 3 October, 2019

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

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

# north-korea - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of nuclear talks with US

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

# north-korea - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Michael Palin in North Korea: 'I realise almost immediately that I have gone too far. Quite a long way too far'

Michael Palin writes about what it’s like to journey to the tightly-controlled North Korea – and the mistakes he makes while filming two huge statues of the Great Leaders in Pyongyang.

# north-korea - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

North Korea fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US

The US has said it is closely monitoring the situation.

# north-korea - Friday 16 August, 2019

North Korea rejects peace talks with South Korea over military drills

North Korea blamed blamed South Korea and US military exercises.

# north-korea - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From The42 Ireland's quest for University Games gold ends with defeat to North Korea Heartbreak

Ireland's quest for University Games gold ends with defeat to North Korea

Dave Connell’s side will now take on either Japan or Russia for a bronze medal on Friday.

# north-korea - Saturday 6 July, 2019

North Korea claims released Australian student was 'spying'

Alek disappeared in June but was later freed and deported from North Korea.

# north-korea - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Australian student detained in North Korea surfaces in Beijing airport in 'very good' spirits

Alek Sigley disappeared without a trace around 23 June.

# north-korea - Saturday 29 June, 2019

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

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

# north-korea - Friday 28 June, 2019

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

Alek Sigley has not been heard from since Tuesday.

# north-korea - Monday 17 June, 2019

'Suspected explosion' causes earthquake near China-North Korea border

It was unclear what caused the explosion.

# north-korea - Sunday 26 May, 2019

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

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

# north-korea - Thursday 9 May, 2019

North Korea has fired two short-range missiles, according to South Korean military chiefs

It comes after Pyongyang carried out another military drill on Saturday.

# north-korea - Saturday 4 May, 2019

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

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

# north-korea - Friday 26 April, 2019

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

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

# north-korea - Thursday 25 April, 2019

North Korea billed US $2 million for imprisoned student's medical care

Otto Warmbier fell into a coma after apparently being tortured behind bars and died days after arriving back in the United States.

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

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

# north-korea - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

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

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

# north-korea - Thursday 18 April, 2019

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

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

# north-korea - Saturday 13 April, 2019

Kim open to another summit with Trump, with conditions

Kim said his personal relationship with Trump remains good.

# north-korea - Monday 1 April, 2019

Kim Jong-nam murder suspect avoids death penalty

The half-brother of North Korea’s Kim Jong-un was killed at Kuala Lumpur airport in 2017.

# north-korea - Friday 22 March, 2019

Trump reverses North Korea sanctions that US imposed yesterday because he 'likes Kim'

Trump’s Treasury Department imposed the sanctions to tighten international pressure on North Korea.

# north-korea - Friday 15 March, 2019

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

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

# north-korea - Monday 11 March, 2019

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

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

Opinion: I visited North Korea and Kim Jong Un is a recreation of the emperors who ruled Korea for centuries

Despite being a product of the Cold War and spouting Marxist and Maoist sounding jargon, Kim is far more of a recreation of the Chosun Emperors than a throwback to Joseph Stalin or Chairman Mao, writes Tom Farrell.

# north-korea - Sunday 10 March, 2019

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

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

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