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North Korea picks sacked PM as cabinet chief
Appointment of Pak Pong-ju, fired for failing to implement economic reforms, tightens ruling family's grip on power.
Last updated: 01 Apr 2013 19:12 GMT
North Korean leader reaches out to S Korea
In surprise New Year speech broadcast on state media, Kim Jong-un calls for an end to confrontation with Seoul.
Last updated: 01 Jan 2013 06:06 GMT
North Korea mourns death of Kim Jong-il
Hundreds of thousands mark one year since death of former leader at mass memorial ceremony.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2012 10:17 GMT
Unification Church founder Moon dies at 92
Church founded by the controversial South Korean in 1954 now claims three million followers worldwide.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2012 21:42 GMT
North Korea to 're-examine' nuclear issue
Pyongyang's nuclear rhetoric comes even as it creates "political bureau" to take control of economy from military.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2012 12:55 GMT
In the Kingdom of Reverend Moon
South Korea's Unification Church is facing its biggest challenge yet as it prepares for a future without its founder.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2012 05:34 GMT
The ghost of North Korea
Despite new leadership, the country is still being run based on principles set out by Kim Jong-Il and his father.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2012 06:49 GMT
North Korean leader calls for 'final victory'
On the anniversary of the nation's founder's birth, Kim Jong-un gives his first public speech since taking office.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2012 17:13 GMT
Timeline: N Korea's technology brinkmanship
North Korea's botched rocket launch focuses renewed attention on isolated country's technological ambitions.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2012 12:19 GMT
The Kim dynasty's satellite of love
North Korea has kept the world in thrall with its latest - failed - Space Odyssey, writes Pepe Escobar.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2012 12:13 GMT
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