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US delays missile test over N Korea tensions
Pentagon puts off intercontinental missile launch apparently to avoid stoking tensions with North Korea.
Last updated: 07 Apr 2013 12:34 GMT
US says N Korea's threats 'taken seriously'
Defense secretary says his country is ready to "deal with any eventuality" hours after Pentagon deployed B-2 bombers.
Last updated: 28 Mar 2013 21:33 GMT
US deploys bombers amid Korea tensions
"Deterrence" mission flown as Pyongyang cuts off last direct communication with South Korea and warns of nuclear war.
Last updated: 28 Mar 2013 12:09 GMT
North Korea threatens to attack South island
Leader Kim Jung-un threatens to turn South Korea's Baengyang into "sea of fire" amid rising tensions with Seoul.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2013 12:20 GMT
North Korea's untested young Kim
What will the reclusive communist state look like under the rule of Kim Jong-il's younger son, Kim Jong-un?
Last updated: 24 Jan 2013 09:11 GMT
North Korea leader tells China economy is key
Kim Jung-un hints at reforms to Chinese delegation, saying "improving livlihoods" is his government's highest goal.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2012 12:44 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
Profile: Kim Jong-un
Assumed heir to North Korean leadership is little known, but analysts say he has been groomed to be a strong leader.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2011 08:53 GMT
Speculation over N Korea succession
Youngest son's appointment as four-star general fuels speculation that he may be the "heir apparent".
Last updated: 28 Sep 2010 15:43 GMT
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