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North Korea's weapons capabilities "serious threat" - Washington

The US has described North Korea’s nuclear weapons capabilities as a “serious threat” and that it is prepared to shoot down any missiles coming towards its…

The US has described North Korea’s nuclear weapons capabilities as a “serious threat” and that it is prepared to shoot down any missiles coming towards its…

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Trump takes to Twitter to talk tough on North Korea

The North Korean leader said on Sunday that his nation was close to testing an intercontinental ballistic missile

The North Korean leader said on Sunday that his nation was close to testing an intercontinental ballistic missile

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Kim Jong-un watches girl band amid '340 executions' claim

Footage has emerged from North Korea showing all-powerful leader Kim Jong-un taking centre stage at a meeting of his reclusive state’s ruling Workers’ Party.

Footage has emerged from North Korea showing all-powerful leader Kim Jong-un taking centre stage at a meeting of his reclusive state’s ruling Workers’ Party.

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North Korea faces fresh sanctions over its atomic ambitions

Japan and South Korea have agreed to impose new unilateral sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.

Japan and South Korea have agreed to impose new unilateral sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.

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UN slaps new sanctions on North Korea

The UN Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday, aimed at cutting the reclusive state’s annual export earnings by a quarter.

The UN Security Council imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday, aimed at cutting the reclusive state’s annual export earnings by a quarter.

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Kim Jong Un expresses condolences over death of Fidel Castro

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has expressed his condolences over the death of Fidel Castro, in a letter to the revolutionary leader’s brother, Cuban President Raul…

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has expressed his condolences over the death of Fidel Castro, in a letter to the revolutionary leader’s brother, Cuban President Raul…

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US condemns ''failed'' North Korea ballistic missile test

The US military has condemned a ‘‘failed’‘ North Korean test launch of an intermediate ballistic missile near the northwestern city of Kusong.

The US military has condemned a ‘‘failed’‘ North Korean test launch of an intermediate ballistic missile near the northwestern city of Kusong.

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South Korea says North ready for new nuclear test

The United States is reportedly planning to fly one of its bombers over South Korea tomorrow in a show of force against the North following Friday’s fifth nuclear…

The United States is reportedly planning to fly one of its bombers over South Korea tomorrow in a show of force against the North following Friday’s fifth nuclear…

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North Korea conducts its fifth and largest nuclear test

Ttate television said the test elevated the country's nuclear arsenal and was part of its response to international sanctions following its earlier nuclear test and long-range rocket launch in January

Ttate television said the test elevated the country's nuclear arsenal and was part of its response to international sanctions following its earlier nuclear test and long-range rocket launch in January

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North Korea guilty of "maniacal recklessness" - Seoul

International reaction to news of North Korea's suspected fifth nuclear test, the largest to date, has been swift and condemnatory.

International reaction to news of North Korea's suspected fifth nuclear test, the largest to date, has been swift and condemnatory.

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North Korea suspected of conducting fifth nuclear test

North Korea is suspected of conducting its fifth nuclear bomb test after a huge seismic shock was detected near the country’s Punggye-Ri atomic site.

North Korea is suspected of conducting its fifth nuclear bomb test after a huge seismic shock was detected near the country’s Punggye-Ri atomic site.

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North Korea minister executed 'for showing lack of respect'

One of North Korea’s top ministers has been executed after showing a lack of respect at a meeting chaired by leader Kim Jong Un, the South said on Wednesday.

One of North Korea’s top ministers has been executed after showing a lack of respect at a meeting chaired by leader Kim Jong Un, the South said on Wednesday.

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North Korean leader attends torchlit parade

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attended a huge celebration of the country’s youth league on Sunday night in Pyongyang.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attended a huge celebration of the country’s youth league on Sunday night in Pyongyang.

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Senior North Korean diplomat defects in London and turns up in Seoul

The highest ranking North Korean official ever to defect is confirmed in Seoul along with his family after disappearing from his job in the London embassy several weeks ago.

The highest ranking North Korean official ever to defect is confirmed in Seoul along with his family after disappearing from his job in the London embassy several weeks ago.

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North Korea fires another missile towards Japan

North Korea has test fired another ballistic missile which landed in Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned the launches.

North Korea has test fired another ballistic missile which landed in Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned the launches.

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North Korea threatens tough response against US missile defence deployment

North Korea’s military has threatened to take what its called “ a physical response” to a move by the US and South Korea to deploy an advanced missile defence…

North Korea’s military has threatened to take what its called “ a physical response” to a move by the US and South Korea to deploy an advanced missile defence…

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North Korea fires ballistic missile

North Korea fired a ballistic missile from a submarine on Saturday but it appears to have failed soon after launch, South Korea’s military said.

North Korea fired a ballistic missile from a submarine on Saturday but it appears to have failed soon after launch, South Korea’s military said.

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North Korea marks anniversary of start of Korean war

Tens of thousands of North Koreans gathered in the centre of Pyongyang to witness spectacular celebrations marking the 66th anniversary of the start of the Korean…

Tens of thousands of North Koreans gathered in the centre of Pyongyang to witness spectacular celebrations marking the 66th anniversary of the start of the Korean…

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North Korea trumps support for the Donald

It’s not an endorsement many prospective US presidents would ask for, but North Korea, the demagogic pariah state and sworn enemy of the USA, is backing Donald Trump, according to state media in the…

It’s not an endorsement many prospective US presidents would ask for, but North Korea, the demagogic pariah state and sworn enemy of the USA, is backing Donald Trump, according to state media in the…