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US Navy SEALs board rogue Libya oil tanker
Commandos take control of ship that escaped Libya loaded with oil rebels plan to sell independently.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2014 11:25 GMT
N Korea to free elderly Australian missionary
John Short, 75, was arrested last month for distributing Bible tracts in Pyongyang on Kim Jong Il's birthday.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2014 03:30 GMT
N Korea's squads to visit S Korea
North Korea will send men's and women's football teams to South Korea for this year's Asian Games in Incheon.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2014 12:45 GMT
NK offers olive branch after holocaust threat
Pyongyang calls for end to provocation day after warning Seoul of "unimaginable" war if it carries out army exercises.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2014 05:47 GMT
N Korea rejects Seoul's call for reunions
North says South Korea's joint military exercises with the US make the family reunions impossible.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2014 09:20 GMT
North Korea to hold parliamentary elections
Country announces its first elections since Kim Jong Un came to power as young leader seeks to cement his grip on power.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2014 06:44 GMT
International concern over N Korea execution
Governments express alarm after the execution of once-powerful Jang Song-thaek, the uncle of North Korean leader Kim.
Last updated: 13 Dec 2013 18:02 GMT
N Korea dismisses uncle of leader Kim Jong-un
Jang Song-thaek, second most powerful man in the country and uncle of Kim Jong-un, is removed for "criminal acts".
Last updated: 10 Dec 2013 12:30 GMT
N Korea deports detained US veteran
Merrill Newman had been detained for over a month on charges of "hostile acts" against the communist state.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2013 08:48 GMT
N Korean leader's powerbroker uncle 'sacked'
South Korean intelligence reports suggest Kim Jong Un's influential uncle was dismissed from his posts.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2013 11:10 GMT
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