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# North Korea

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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”.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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 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 calls Joe Biden 'rabid dog' that 'must be beaten to death'
It was not immediately clear what had provoked Pyongyang’s attack.
'I think it's a huge achievement just to return safely' - Spurs star after match against North Korea
The game in Pyongyang finished 0-0.
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 hails submarine launch of ballistic missile as 'a significant achievement'
North Korea and the United States are due to meet this weekend.
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.
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 fires projectiles hours after offering talks with US
The US has said it is closely monitoring the situation.
North Korea rejects peace talks with South Korea over military drills
North Korea blamed blamed South Korea and US military exercises.
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 claims released Australian student was 'spying'
Alek disappeared in June but was later freed and deported from North Korea.
Australian student detained in North Korea surfaces in Beijing airport in 'very good' spirits
Alek Sigley disappeared without a trace around 23 June.
'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.
'Very concerning': Fears for Australian man missing in North Korea
Alek Sigley has not been heard from since Tuesday.
'Suspected explosion' causes earthquake near China-North Korea border
It was unclear what caused the explosion.
'Some small weapons': Trump plays down North Korean missile tests
The US President is in Japan ahead of a state visit.
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.
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.
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 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'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 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.
Kim open to another summit with Trump, with conditions
Kim said his personal relationship with Trump remains good.
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.
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.
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.
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'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.
Kim Jong-un may be preparing a missile or space launch, says US report
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
The activity was recorded days after the summit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump.