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Has North Korea launched a charm offensive?
North Korea's recent flurry of diplomatic activity signals increased efforts for international outreach.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2014 12:19 GMT
North Korea detains US man 'seeking asylum'
State media says Matthew Miller entered the country on a tourist visa but tore it up, shouting that he wanted asylum.
Last updated: 26 Apr 2014 08:19 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's military hardware eyed at parade
To mark war anniversary, North Korea holds first military parade since successful launch of long-range rocket.
Last updated: 27 Jul 2013 10:57 GMT
North Korea 'moves missile launchers'
South Korean report says Pyongyang has moved two launchers to its east coast in preparation for expected missile test.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2013 08:20 GMT
North Korea lists demands for talks
Withdrawal of UN-sanctions and end of US-South Korea military drills called for to start talks amid heightened tension.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2013 12:35 GMT
Obama to meet South Korean president
US president to hold talks with S Korean leader in May at White House after series of bellicose threats from N Korea.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2013 09:20 GMT
North Korea marks founder's birthday
Thousands celebrate Kim Il-sung's birth in capital Pyongyang, as tensions continue over the country's nuclear programme.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2013 15:03 GMT
South Korea raises military alert status
Seoul's defence ministry says Pyongyang has completed preparations for missile test that could come "any day".
Last updated: 10 Apr 2013 18:39 GMT
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