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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
N Korea slams US film on Kim assassination
Pyongyang vows "merciless response" if US fails to ban Seth Rogen comedy about attempt on life of nation's leader.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2014 10:11 GMT
Will North Korea release kidnapped Japanese citizens?
North Korea has admitted to kidnapping Japanese citizens in the 1970s and 1980s.
Last updated: 31 May 2014 09:18 GMT
N Korea: All in the family
The family-orientated nature of North Korean politics is likely to become even more pronounced under Kim Jong Un.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2014 07:57 GMT
No votes cast against Kim Jong-un in poll
North Korean leader elected to national assembly with a perfect result, state media says.
Last updated: 10 Mar 2014 12:02 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
N Korea elections: An empty show?
Nothing sensational can be expected to come of the largely ritualistic parliament elections in North Korea.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2014 03:47 GMT
N Korea to free elderly Australian missionary
John Short, 75, was arrested last month for distributing Bible tracts in Pyongyang on Kim Jong Il's birthday.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2014 03:30 GMT
UN finds 'crimes against humanity' in N Korea
New report will recommend an International Criminal Court investigation, the Associated Press news agency reports.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2014 12:22 GMT
North Korea to hold parliamentary elections
Country announces its first elections since Kim Jong Un came to power as young leader seeks to cement his grip on power.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2014 06:44 GMT
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