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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
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
North Korea primed for rocket launch
Five-day window opens for controversial launch, but adverse weather conditions diminish prospects for early blast-off.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2012 11:49 GMT
North Korea celebrates 'Juche 101'
Three East Asia experts explain why Pyongyang is going all-out to honour the centenary of the "eternal president".
Last updated: 10 Apr 2012 14:55 GMT
S Korea warns North over rocket launch plan
"Firm response" threatened if Pyongyang goes ahead with its planned rocket launch for "scientific purposes".
Last updated: 09 Apr 2012 14:11 GMT
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