South Korean activists launch leaflets into North amid tensions

South Korean activists launch leaflets into North amid tensions

The material was sent as Pyongyang repeatedly warned that it would retaliate against such moves.

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North Korea plans to float 12m propaganda leaflets into rival South

North Korea plans to float 12m propaganda leaflets into rival South

Tensions have been high since an inter-Korean liaison was destroyed last week.

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North Korea confirms destruction of inter-Korean liaison office

North Korea confirms destruction of inter-Korean liaison office

Pyongyang has increased the pressure on Seoul in recent weeks amid stalled nuclear talks with the US.

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South Korea calls urgent meeting after threats from Kim’s sister

South Korea calls urgent meeting after threats from Kim’s sister

Concern remains that North Korea could turn to provocation to bolster its internal unity.

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North Korea tells South to stop ‘nonsensical’ talk about denuclearisation

North Korea tells South to stop ‘nonsensical’ talk about denuclearisation

North Korea has in recent months suspended virtually all co-operation with the South.

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Kim Jong Un did not undergo surgery, South Korean officials claim

Kim Jong Un did not undergo surgery, South Korean officials claim

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un did not undergo surgery or any other medical procedure, a South Korean official has said amid continued speculation about his health.

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North Korean leader ‘appears in public’ after rumours of poor health

North Korean leader ‘appears in public’ after rumours of poor health

North Korean media said leader Kim Jong Un has made first public appearance in weeks, ending rumours about his health.

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South Korea maintains Kim Jong Un health rumours are untrue

South Korea maintains Kim Jong Un health rumours are untrue

There has been widespread speculation over the North Korean leader’s condition.

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Satellite photos locate Kim Jong Un’s train as health rumours persist

Satellite photos locate Kim Jong Un’s train as health rumours persist

Speculation has been rife since the leader skipped the April 15 commemoration of the 108th birthday of his grandfather.

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Kim Jong Un rumours spark succession speculation

Kim Jong Un rumours spark succession speculation

Could the North Korean leader’s sister be next in line?

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Kim Jong Un in ‘fragile’ condition after surgery – reports

Kim Jong Un in ‘fragile’ condition after surgery – reports

One media outlet reported he had undergone heart surgery.

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Trump says North Korea may be planning ‘nice Christmas gift’

Trump says North Korea may be planning ‘nice Christmas gift’

Nuclear talks between the US and North Korea have been stalled since a February summit fell apart.

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US says it will not accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline

US says it will not accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline

The US special representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun has called on North Korea to rejoin negotiations on denuclearisation.

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North Korea conducts another test at long-range rocket site

North Korea conducts another test at long-range rocket site

North Korea’s Academy of Defence Science did not specify what was tested on Friday.

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North Korea threatens to resume calling Trump ‘a dotard’

North Korea threatens to resume calling Trump ‘a dotard’

The warning came after Donald Trump revived his ‘rocket man’ nickname for North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un.

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Kim Jong Un rides white horse on sacred mountain as nuclear deadline approaches

Kim Jong Un rides white horse on sacred mountain as nuclear deadline approaches

North Korea is trying to win major sanctions relief and outside security assurances in return for partial denuclearisation.

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Kim Jong Un rejects invitation from South Korea to regional summit

Kim Jong Un rejects invitation from South Korea to regional summit

Media in Pyongyang say Mr Kim blames Seoul for the freeze in relations.

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Kim Jong Un vows to build ‘invincible army’ and oversees another military drill

Kim Jong Un vows to build ‘invincible army’ and oversees another military drill

US President Donald Trump has hinted in a tweet at another summit between the two leaders.

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North Korea calls Joe Biden a ‘rabid dog’ for insulting its dignity

North Korea calls Joe Biden a ‘rabid dog’ for insulting its dignity

Biden deserves ‘merciless punishment’, North Korea says.

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Kim Jong Un orders South Korean hotels destroyed at resort

Kim Jong Un orders South Korean hotels destroyed at resort

Seoul built about a dozen tourist facilities in the Diamond Mountain area to accommodate tours that began in 1998, but were suspended in 2008.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vows to fight US sanctions

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vows to fight US sanctions

The leader was pictured riding a horse on the peninsula’s highest peak.

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Is nuclear-arms control coming under fire?

Is nuclear-arms control coming under fire?

While most non-proliferation and test-ban treaties remain, the 1987 intermediate range pact has collapsed and the 2015 Iran deal is on the brink, says Bennett Ramberg

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No more ‘sickening negotiations’ until US ends ‘hostile policy’ – North Korea

No more ‘sickening negotiations’ until US ends ‘hostile policy’ – North Korea

North Korean negotiator Kim Myong Gil said the discussions in Stockholm on Saturday had ‘not fulfilled our expectations’.

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Pyongyang confirms it tested new submarine-launched missile

Pyongyang confirms it tested new submarine-launched missile

North Korea and the United States are due to meet this weekend.

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North Korea fires projectile off eastern coast, says South

North Korea fires projectile off eastern coast, says South

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned the launches and said they violate UN resolutions against the North.

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North Korea says nuclear talks with US will resume this weekend

North Korea says nuclear talks with US will resume this weekend

A diplomat expressed optimism over the outcome of the meeting but did not say where it would take place.

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North Korea welcomes Trump’s call for ‘new method’ in talks

North Korea welcomes Trump’s call for ‘new method’ in talks

North Korea has praised Donald Trump for saying Washington may pursue an unspecified “new method” in nuclear negotiations with Pyongyang.

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North Korea fires projectiles after offering talks with US

North Korea fires projectiles after offering talks with US

South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff says the projectiles were fired from North Korea’s South Pyongan province.

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North Korea says it is willing to resume nuclear talks with US

North Korea says it is willing to resume nuclear talks with US

Pyongyang added that Washington would have to bring new proposals to the table.

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North Korea tests new ‘super-large’ multiple rocket launcher

North Korea tests new ‘super-large’ multiple rocket launcher

The country’s leader praised the successful test of the ‘great weapon’.

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North Korea fires projectiles off east coast, says South

North Korea fires projectiles off east coast, says South

The launches happened on Saturday morning, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

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North Korea fires more projectiles into sea, claims South

North Korea fires more projectiles into sea, claims South

It follows a series of short-range ballistic tests in recent weeks.

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North Korea says Kim Jong Un supervised latest tests of weapons systems

North Korea says Kim Jong Un supervised latest tests of weapons systems

The report comes hours after US President Donald Trump said Mr Kim has expressed a desire to meet again to start nuclear negotiations.

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North Korea fires two missiles into the sea, claim Seoul

North Korea fires two missiles into the sea, claim Seoul

Donald Trump reiterated that he was not bothered by the flurry of short-range weapons Kim Jong Un has launched

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Kim Jong Un brands missile test ‘adequate warning’ to US and South Korea

Kim Jong Un brands missile test ‘adequate warning’ to US and South Korea

South Korea said the testing activity did not help efforts to stabilise peace.

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Donald Trump praises ‘friend’ Kim Jong Un after flurry of missile tests

Donald Trump praises ‘friend’ Kim Jong Un after flurry of missile tests

The president insists the North Korean leader will not violate trust.

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Kim Jong Un supervised tests of new rocket launcher system, North Korea says

Kim Jong Un supervised tests of new rocket launcher system, North Korea says

South Korea’s military, however, concluded the launches were of two short-range ballistic missiles.

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North Korea: Missile test was a ‘solemn warning’

North Korea: Missile test was a ‘solemn warning’

The message in the country’s state media was said to be directed at ‘South Korean military warmongers’.

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North Korean missiles fired into the sea believed to be new weapons

North Korean missiles fired into the sea believed to be new weapons

Pyongyang is thought to be trying to pressure the US to restart nuclear negotiations.

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Student freed from North Korea thanks diplomats for their efforts

Student freed from North Korea thanks diplomats for their efforts

Alek Sigley said he now plans to ‘return to normal life’, after reunited with his wife in Tokyo.

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Australian student detained in North Korea released

Australian student detained in North Korea released

Alek Sigley lost contact with friends and family last week.

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What is the DMZ?

What is the DMZ?

The vestige of the Cold War was described by former US president Barack Obama as ‘freedom’s frontier’.

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Donald Trump offers to meet North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at border

Donald Trump offers to meet North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at border

Mr Trump invited the North Korean leader to meet him for a handshake at the DMZ.

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North Korea and US ‘in talks to set up third Trump-Kim summit’

North Korea and US ‘in talks to set up third Trump-Kim summit’

Their second meeting in Hanoi in February collapsed without agreement.

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Kim Jong Un and China’s president discussed Korean Peninsula issues, says North

Kim Jong Un and China’s president discussed Korean Peninsula issues, says North

North Korea’s state media said the leaders reached a “shared understanding” on the issues they discussed during their summit in Pyongyang.

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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in talks with Chinese president

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in talks with Chinese president

Mr Kim was meeting with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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Chinese president arrives in North Korea for talks with Kim Jong Un

Chinese president arrives in North Korea for talks with Kim Jong Un

Xi Jinping is the first Chinese president to visit North Korea in 14 years.

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Russia and China block UN from declaring North Korea violated sanctions

Russia and China block UN from declaring North Korea violated sanctions

Moscow and Beijing had registered objections over a declaration from the monitoring committee.

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North Korea ‘to suspend mass games’ after Kim criticism

North Korea ‘to suspend mass games’ after Kim criticism

The performances will be suspended for days or weeks while creators make adjustments, according to international travel agencies.

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North Korean leader’s sister appears in public for first time in a month

North Korean leader’s sister appears in public for first time in a month

It was reported that Kim Yo Jong had been ordered to lay low.

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Top North Korean official reappears days after purge report

Top North Korean official reappears days after purge report

Kim Yong Chol has been North Korea’s top nuclear negotiator.

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North Korea hit by African swine fever outbreak

North Korea hit by African swine fever outbreak

The outbreak comes after the disease ravaged farms in China and spread to Vietnam, Cambodia and Mongolia.

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Kim Jong-un engages moneyball strategy; building ties with China and Russia

Kim Jong-un engages moneyball strategy; building ties with China and Russia

Trump has exposed rifts within America’s alliances when it comes to the North Korean nuclear issue. By contrast, Kim Jong-un is building ties with China and Russia, writes Kent Harrington.

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Donald Trump ‘not bothered’ by North Korea missile tests

Donald Trump ‘not bothered’ by North Korea missile tests

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe said the tests were ‘of great regret’.

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North Korea calls Bolton ‘war monger’ over missile comment

North Korea calls Bolton ‘war monger’ over missile comment

John Bolton said the North’s recent tests of short-range missiles had violated UN resolutions.

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No nuclear talks unless US changes position, warns North Korea

No nuclear talks unless US changes position, warns North Korea

US officials said negotiations broke down because of Pyongyang’s excessive demands for sanctions relief.

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North Korea says Joe Biden is ‘fool of low IQ’ and ‘imbecile’

North Korea says Joe Biden is ‘fool of low IQ’ and ‘imbecile’

Pyongyang has previously described Donald Trump as a ‘mentally-deranged US dotard’ and made racist comments about Barack Obama.

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North Korean cargo ship seized by US inspected in American Samoa

North Korean cargo ship seized by US inspected in American Samoa

The vessel is suspected of being in violation of international sanctions.

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US seizes North Korean cargo ship for violating sanctions

US seizes North Korean cargo ship for violating sanctions

The Wise Honest, North Korea’s second largest cargo ship, has been confiscated.

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