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North Korea: New missile launch fails

After several test launches this month, nuclear-armed North Korea’s latest effort looks to have failed.

After several test launches this month, nuclear-armed North Korea’s latest effort looks to have failed.

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Suspected N.Korea missile test fails

A missile launch by North Korea appears to have failed according to both US and South Korean officials The apparent test on Wednesday came from an airbase on the country’s east…

A missile launch by North Korea appears to have failed according to both US and South Korean officials The apparent test on Wednesday came from an airbase on the country’s east…

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North Korea has "nothing to fear" from more sanctions

Envoy warns Pyongyang will "accelerate" its nuclear plan and missile programmes, prompted by the "hostile activities" of the US and South Korea.

Envoy warns Pyongyang will "accelerate" its nuclear plan and missile programmes, prompted by the "hostile activities" of the US and South Korea.

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North Korea's rocket engine progress 'significant', says Seoul

South Korea says the North’s latest rocket engine test shows that Pyongyang has made “meaningful progress” in its missile capabilities.

South Korea says the North’s latest rocket engine test shows that Pyongyang has made “meaningful progress” in its missile capabilities.

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North Korea tops Tillerson's talks with Chinese President Xi

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has met Chinese president Xi Jinping at the end of his first trip to Asia since taking office.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has met Chinese president Xi Jinping at the end of his first trip to Asia since taking office.

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Fighting talk from the US for North Korea

The US secretary of state has used a visit to South Korea to warn that Washington is toughening its stance towards Pyongyang.

The US secretary of state has used a visit to South Korea to warn that Washington is toughening its stance towards Pyongyang.

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Interpol issues "red notice" for North Koreans in murder mystery

Interpol has issued a “red notice”, the closest instrument to an international arrest warrant, for four North Koreans wanted over last month’s murder of Kim Jong…

Interpol has issued a “red notice”, the closest instrument to an international arrest warrant, for four North Koreans wanted over last month’s murder of Kim Jong…

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Murdered Kim Jong Nam's son appears in video

A man claiming to be the son of the slain, estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader said he was lying low with his mother and sister, in a video posted online by a group that said it helped resc

A man claiming to be the son of the slain, estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader said he was lying low with his mother and sister, in a video posted online by a group that said it helped resc

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US to change its approach to North Korea after missile tests

Nikki Haley has told the United Nations Security Council the US is re-thinking its diplomatic approach to North Korea following repeated missile tests by the secretive…

Nikki Haley has told the United Nations Security Council the US is re-thinking its diplomatic approach to North Korea following repeated missile tests by the secretive…

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Malaysia: "We have no plans to cut diplomatic ties with North Korea"

Malaysia says it has no plans to cut diplomatic ties with North Korea despite a rise in tensions since the killing of a man thought to be the North Korean leader's half-brother.

Malaysia says it has no plans to cut diplomatic ties with North Korea despite a rise in tensions since the killing of a man thought to be the North Korean leader's half-brother.

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Tensions rise as US deploys anti-missile system to South Korea

The US missile deployment, which comes a day after North Korea tested four ballistic missiles, has led to diplomatic tension between China and South Korea.

The US missile deployment, which comes a day after North Korea tested four ballistic missiles, has led to diplomatic tension between China and South Korea.

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North Korean mobilisation rally

North Korean authorities gathered more than 50,000 people together on Monday in a show of support for the country’s latest mobilisation campaign.

North Korean authorities gathered more than 50,000 people together on Monday in a show of support for the country’s latest mobilisation campaign.

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North Korea-Malaysia: political 'hostage-holding'

The fallout between Pyongyang and Kuala Lumpur over the murder of Kim Jong-nam has stepped up a gear with each country banning the other’s citizens from leaving.

The fallout between Pyongyang and Kuala Lumpur over the murder of Kim Jong-nam has stepped up a gear with each country banning the other’s citizens from leaving.

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US begins rolling out missile defence system in South Korea

The US says it has begun deploying a controversial missile defence system in South Korea just 24 hours after the North launched four ballistic missiles, breaking UN…

The US says it has begun deploying a controversial missile defence system in South Korea just 24 hours after the North launched four ballistic missiles, breaking UN…

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'Diplomatically rude' North Korean envoy to Malaysia expelled

North Korea’s ambassador to Malaysia has been expelled from the country after he criticised an investigation into the murder of leader Kim Jong-un’s estranged half…

North Korea’s ambassador to Malaysia has been expelled from the country after he criticised an investigation into the murder of leader Kim Jong-un’s estranged half…

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North Korea test fires four more missiles

North Korea has fired four more ballistic missiles, three of which fell into the sea near Japan.

North Korea has fired four more ballistic missiles, three of which fell into the sea near Japan.

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North Korean blames 'conspiracy' over Kim Jong Nam arrest

A North Korean man, who was held in connection with the killing of the half-brother of the country’s leader, has said he was the victim of a conspiracy by the Malaysian…

A North Korean man, who was held in connection with the killing of the half-brother of the country’s leader, has said he was the victim of a conspiracy by the Malaysian…

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What is VX, the world's deadliest nerve agent use by North Korea?

Malaysian police revealed they've discovered traces of a highly toxic nerve agent on the face of Kim Jong-Nam, who was murdered earlier in February

Malaysian police revealed they've discovered traces of a highly toxic nerve agent on the face of Kim Jong-Nam, who was murdered earlier in February

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North Korean embassy official one of three wanted over Kim Jong-nam killing

Malaysian police have named the Second Secretary to the embassy in Kuala Lumpur, as well as a staff member of North Korea's state airline, and a third suspect.

Malaysian police have named the Second Secretary to the embassy in Kuala Lumpur, as well as a staff member of North Korea's state airline, and a third suspect.