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Escaping North Korea: one refugee's story
Yeonmi Park talks to Al Jazeera about her life inside North Korea, and her traumatic escape to China and beyond.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2014 18:44 GMT
North Korea leader returns - with a limp
State media shows Kim Jong-un, using a cane, visiting residential area and science institution after six-week absence.
Last updated: 14 Oct 2014 15:40 GMT
Rival Koreas exchange fire at border: army
South's military says North shot at a South Korean propaganda balloon that had been released across the border.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2014 13:01 GMT
North Korea Kim's no-show fuels speculation
After more than a month out of public eye, Kim Jong-un misses major event, but not first time he's been absent.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2014 06:31 GMT
N Korea official admits use of labour camps
Foreign ministry official acknowledges for first time the existence of "reform through labour" camps but denies abuses.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2014 09:43 GMT
N Korea 'agrees to restart talks with South'
Seoul says Pyongyang has expressed "willingness" to restart dialogue between late October and early November.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2014 18:04 GMT
N Korean officials in rare visit to South
Trip by Kim Jong-un's top aides comes as speculation mounts about his health after he is not seen in public for a month.
Last updated: 04 Oct 2014 12:28 GMT
Kim Jong-un 'suffering from discomfort'
North Korean leader has not been photographed by state media since appearing at a concert with his wife in September.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2014 11:52 GMT
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
Are China and S Korea the region's newest best buddies?
Following Japan's move towards greater militarisation, China and South Korea edge closer.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2014 06:18 GMT
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