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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
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 labels reform talks a 'daydream'
Senior official says expectations of reform under rule of Kim Jong-Un is "like wanting the sun to rise in the west".
Last updated: 30 Jul 2012 00:41 GMT
Japan warns North Korea over rocket launch
Defence minister says Japan could shoot down rocket if it enters its airspace, as China voices concern over launch plan.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2012 14:37 GMT
Koreas in talks on sidelines of ASEAN summit
Envoys from North and South hold discussions for first time in more than two years during Asian security summit in Bali.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2011 08:49 GMT
North Korea reshuffles officials
Promotions come ahead of major meeting in which leader Kim Jong-il expected to name youngest son as successor.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2010 09:18 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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