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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.

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Malaysia seeks four North Koreans over Kim Jong-nam murder

Malaysian police are seeking four more North Korean suspects in connection with the killing of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half brother of the isolated country’s…

Malaysian police are seeking four more North Korean suspects in connection with the killing of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half brother of the isolated country’s…

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North Korean held over Kim Jong-nam killing

Malaysian police say they have arrested a North Korean man over the killing of the estranged half-brother of the isolated country’s leader Kim Jong-un.

Malaysian police say they have arrested a North Korean man over the killing of the estranged half-brother of the isolated country’s leader Kim Jong-un.

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DNA samples sought from family of slain Kim half-brother

The body of Kim Jong-nam, the murdered half brother of North Korea’s leader, looks set to remain in Malaysia until family members come forward with DNA samples to help with formal…

The body of Kim Jong-nam, the murdered half brother of North Korea’s leader, looks set to remain in Malaysia until family members come forward with DNA samples to help with formal…

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North Korea: dancing in the street

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has been holding a series of activities to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the birth of the late leader Kim Jong Il, which falls on…

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has been holding a series of activities to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the birth of the late leader Kim Jong Il, which falls on…

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North Korea's Malaysian murder mystery

Reuters North Korean officials have objected to an autopsy on the estranged half-brother of leader Kim Jong Un, Kim Jong Nam, who was murdered at Kuala Lumpur airport on Monday.

Reuters North Korean officials have objected to an autopsy on the estranged half-brother of leader Kim Jong Un, Kim Jong Nam, who was murdered at Kuala Lumpur airport on Monday.

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S.Korea says Kim Jong Nam was poisoned by N.Korean agents, one woman arrested

Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was poisoned by two suspected Pyongyang spies according to South Korea’s intelligence…

Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was poisoned by two suspected Pyongyang spies according to South Korea’s intelligence…

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Concerns grow over Pyongyang's weapons capabilities

The ballistic missile launched on Sunday (Feb 12) by North Korea has a range of more than 2,000 kilometres according to South Korea’s intelligence agency.

The ballistic missile launched on Sunday (Feb 12) by North Korea has a range of more than 2,000 kilometres according to South Korea’s intelligence agency.

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North Korea missile test 'absolutely intolerable'

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast. It is the first such launch since Donald Trump became US president.

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast. It is the first such launch since Donald Trump became US president.

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"The strongest warning to North Korea" - Seoul welcomes US support

The new US Defence Secretary has warned North Korea there will be an "effective and overwhelming" response if it chooses to use a nuclear weapon. Speaking at the start of a two-day visit to South Kore

The new US Defence Secretary has warned North Korea there will be an "effective and overwhelming" response if it chooses to use a nuclear weapon. Speaking at the start of a two-day visit to South Kore

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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…