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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
South Korea dismisses Pyongyang's peace call
Seoul urges North Korea to scrap its nuclear programmes to show it is committed to better relations.
Last updated: 03 Jan 2014 12:15 GMT
North Korea threatens to strike South
Warning comes after South Koreans held rallies to denounce the North's human-rights record.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2013 03:16 GMT
Kim Jong-il remembered across North Korea
Memorial of "Dear Leader" is closely watched for signs of dissent among country's leaders.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2013 11:16 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 Korean leader's powerbroker uncle 'sacked'
South Korean intelligence reports suggest Kim Jong Un's influential uncle was dismissed from his posts.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2013 11:10 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 sends special envoy to China
Choe Ryong-Hae, director of Korean People's Army politburo and special envoy to Kim Jong-Un, flew to China on Wednesday.
Last updated: 22 May 2013 03:05 GMT
S Korea 'warns' North to accept offer to talk
South Korean official warns of a "grave measure" if North rejects offer to hold talks on Kaesong industrial zone.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2013 14:29 GMT
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