# north-korea - Today’s News
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# north-korea - Wednesday 4 December, 2013
And it’s not just because he misses ‘friend for life’ Kim Jong-un…
# north-korea - Saturday 14 September, 2013
Evidence that North Korea has restarted a plutonium reactor is a fresh slap in the face for efforts to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme.
# north-korea - Tuesday 3 September, 2013
If the US failed to take military action against Syria it would send a dangerous signal to Iran and North Korea, John Kerry said.
# north-korea - Thursday 29 August, 2013
The former girlfriend of the North Korean leader was killed over a porn scandal she was allegedly involved in.
# north-korea - Thursday 22 August, 2013
The two countries were in disagreement about where the talks should take place, but a location has now been agreed by both parties.
# north-korea - Sunday 18 August, 2013
These reunions had been held for years to get families back together up until 2010 when tensions between the two countries rose again.
# north-korea - Tuesday 6 August, 2013
The treaty banning nuclear testing is yet to ratified by the US and other countries, but it is key to the steps to the path of nuclear disarmament, writes Jason Douglas.
# north-korea - Wednesday 17 July, 2013
The ship was travelling to Cuba when it was stopped and searched – and lots of Soviet-era weapons were discovered.
# north-korea - Monday 15 July, 2013
While protect itself with the threat of using nuclear weapons is far from ideal, it is infinitely preferable to the situation in which the US has now found itself: chasing its tail over costly and ineffective missile technology, writes Jason Douglas.
# north-korea - Saturday 6 July, 2013
The talks follow months of friction and threats of war by Pyongyang after its February nuclear test attracted tougher UN sanctions, further squeezing its struggling economy.
# north-korea - Sunday 16 June, 2013
North Korea says it will only talk without preconditions, or unless both sides give up their nuclear arsenal in advance.
# north-korea - Tuesday 11 June, 2013
Northern officials complained that Southern delegates ranked too low within the Southern government, and have abandoned talks.
# north-korea - Monday 10 June, 2013
The agreement comes after intense talks aimed at rebuilding trust after months of tension and threats of nuclear war.
# north-korea - Sunday 9 June, 2013
The talks were to set up a high-level meeting in Seoul after months of tensions.
# north-korea - Friday 31 May, 2013
The United Nations says China and Laos have disregarded their international duty to care for the orphaned refugees.
# north-korea - Sunday 19 May, 2013
The test is the fourth launch in just two days, at a time when tensions with South Korea and Japan remain high.
# north-korea - Saturday 18 May, 2013
They were fired as part of a military drill, landing in the Sea of Japan.
# north-korea - Sunday 12 May, 2013
Movies are often a reflection of current affairs what’s going on in the world, and even the unlikely genre of mass-market US action movies can deal with the fears and uncertainties felt by the American people at any given time, writes Darren Mooney.
# north-korea - Thursday 2 May, 2013
Pae Jun-Ho, also known as Kenneth Bae, has been sentenced to 15 years of prison labour for “hostile acts” against the communist regime.
# north-korea - Saturday 27 April, 2013
North Korea says the man has admitted the charges and will soon face ‘judgment’.
# north-korea - Friday 26 April, 2013
From ice-skating traffic policemen to the dresses on sale, photographer David Guttenfelder has captured the everyday life of Pyongyang’s citizens.
# north-korea - Thursday 25 April, 2013
The monument honours “all those of Irish birth and heritage who fought and died in the service of the United Nations and those civilians of Irish birth and heritage who died side by side with the Korean people 1950-1953″.
# north-korea - Tuesday 23 April, 2013
Pyongyang says talks must be held on the basis that nuclear states are equals – but the US says it won’t ever acknowledge it.
# north-korea - Friday 19 April, 2013
In 1947, another explosion in Texas claimed 581 lives and is considered the deadliest industrial accident in US history.
# north-korea - Wednesday 17 April, 2013
The president spoke as North Korea stopped a group of South Korean businessmen from entering a shared industrial zone.
# north-korea - Tuesday 16 April, 2013
North Korea says the South should have stopped 40 people from burning a portrait of Kim Il-sung on the anniversary of his birth; Seoul says the ultimatum is ‘absurd’.
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# north-korea - Monday 15 April, 2013
The London School of Economics says its students were ‘deliberately misled’ by the BBC, who sent a journalist within a travelling party.
There is speculation that North Korea will try a missile test today to coincide with birthday celebrations for former leader Kim Il-Sung.
# north-korea - Sunday 14 April, 2013
Meanwhile, North Korea has dismissed the South’s offer for dialogue on the future of the Kaesong joint industrial zone.
# north-korea - Saturday 13 April, 2013
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The US Secretary of State is meeting with Chinese President XI Jinping today in an effort to seek Beijing’s intervention in the Korean peninsula crisis.
# north-korea - Friday 12 April, 2013
High-ranking officials have played down the report, however, saying there is no US consensus on North Korea’s abilities.
# north-korea - Thursday 11 April, 2013
Iran’s atomic ambitions, instability in north and west Africa, and climate change will also be up for discussion.
The problem with deterrence theory is that, at its root, it is based on threats which can lead states to the brink of war. North Korea’s behaviour should instead be viewed as an opportunity for engagement, writes Jason Douglas.
# north-korea - Wednesday 10 April, 2013
Tensions are growing ahead of a key anniversary in North Korea this week.
# north-korea - Tuesday 9 April, 2013
A request for all foreigners to leave South Korea was largely dismissed today.
“In the event of war, we don’t want foreigners living in South Korea to get hurt,” says the North’s state-run news agency.
# north-korea - Monday 8 April, 2013
Seoul’s Unification minister says there are signs that North Korea is preparing yet another test, as tensions remain high.