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North Korea: Sanctions, luxury and aid
Pyongyang has been transformed with an influx of high-end goods, but most North Koreans still live in poverty.
Last updated: 13 May 2014 14:42 GMT
North Korea poll: Politics or propaganda?
Voters are obliged to tick "Yes" for the sole candidate on their ballot paper.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2014 19:17 GMT
North Korea admits failed rocket launch
State news agency says scientists investigating what went wrong after rocket disintegrated minutes after blast-off.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2012 14:33 GMT
Talks between rival Koreas collapse
Military team from North cross back over the demarcation line without informing South of their actions.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2011 10:41 GMT
Rival Koreas resume military talks
Meeting at heavily armed border is first since North Korea attacked a southern island in November.
Last updated: 08 Feb 2011 08:06 GMT
N Korea lowers military alert level
Move to relax status in the west coast prompts South Korea and US forces to downgrade similar alert against the North.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2011 11:10 GMT
N Korea prepared for 'holy war'
North Korea says it is ready for 'holy war' using its nuclear deterrent following major live fire drills by the South.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2010 05:30 GMT
N Korea ruler's son opposes dynasty
The eldest son of Kim Jong-il says he is opposed to hereditary transfer of power after youngest brother chosen as heir.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2010 13:33 GMT
Korean tensions thaw ahead of talks
Regional tensions between North and South Korea show signs of easing off for the first time in months.
Last updated: 13 Sep 2010 11:11 GMT
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