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North Korea's Kim Jong Un attends civilian parade honoring his grandfather Kim Il-sung
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North Korea's Kim Jong Un attends civilian parade honoring his grandfather Kim Il-sung

State media images showed Kim waving from a balcony looking over Kim Il Sung Square as huge columns of people carrying red plastic flowers and floats with political slogans marched below

North Korea fires another suspected ballistic missile in its 12th round of weapons launches this year
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North Korea fires another suspected ballistic missile in its 12th round of weapons launches this year

Analysts say that North Korea’s slew of weapons tests this year reflects a determination to cement its status as a nuclear country

Kim Yong Ju, younger brother of North Korea's founder Kim Il Sung, passes away
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Kim Yong Ju, younger brother of North Korea's founder Kim Il Sung, passes away

Kim Jong-un, the grandson of Kim Il Sung, expressed deep condolences over the death and sent a condolence wreath, the official Korean Central News Agency reported

Slimmer Kim Jong-un helms subdued 73rd anniversary parade in North Korea's Pyongyang
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Slimmer Kim Jong-un helms subdued 73rd anniversary parade in North Korea's Pyongyang

Experts say the toned-down event reflected the harsh challenges facing North Korea as its broken, mismanaged economy is further strained by continuing US-sanctions, prolonged border closures and food shortages due to floods

Donald Trump claims report on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's illness incorrect and based on old documents
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Donald Trump claims report on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's illness incorrect and based on old documents

Donald Trump had said on Tuesday that he might contact North Korean officials to inquire about Kim but gave no indication on Thursday he had done so.

Speculation over Kim Jong-un's health isn't a foreign conspiracy, it's fuelled by North Korea's own secrecy
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Speculation over Kim Jong-un's health isn't a foreign conspiracy, it's fuelled by North Korea's own secrecy

Kim, 36, last appeared publicly in the North’s state media April 11, when he presided over a meeting of the Politburo of the ruling Workers’ Party. It is not unusual for senior North Korean leaders to stay out of public view for weeks at a time

North Korea changes Constitution to solidify Kim Jong-un’s role as Head of State, says State-owned media outlet KCNA
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North Korea changes Constitution to solidify Kim Jong-un’s role as Head of State, says State-owned media outlet KCNA

North Korea’s parliament has approved changes to the country’s constitution to solidify leader Kim Jong-un’s role as head of state, official state media said on Thursday

Kim Jong-un meet with Vladimir Putin: With deadlock over US nuke talks, North Korea ready to revive links with Russia to counterbalance China
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Kim Jong-un meet with Vladimir Putin: With deadlock over US nuke talks, North Korea ready to revive links with Russia to counterbalance China

North Korea's Kim Jong-un is looking to revive Russia links by meeting Vladimit Putin, with nuclear negotiations with the US deadlocked and as he seeks a counterbalance to China.

North Korea parades troops, artillery to mark 70th anniversary as nation in Pyongyang; Kim Jong-un, Chinese envoy attend
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North Korea parades troops, artillery to mark 70th anniversary as nation in Pyongyang; Kim Jong-un, Chinese envoy attend

North Korea staged a huge military parade on 9 September to mark its 70th anniversary as a nation.

North Korea prepares to mark 70 years of its foundation; analysts say country may not display latest military hardware
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North Korea prepares to mark 70 years of its foundation; analysts say country may not display latest military hardware

North Korea is preparing to celebrate its 70th foundation day. 'Mass Games' are expected to return after five years but analysts say that the nation may not display weapons during its military parades.

Kim Il-sung's 106th birth anniversary: Thousands of North Koreans pay tribute to country's founder near Pyongyang
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Kim Il-sung's 106th birth anniversary: Thousands of North Koreans pay tribute to country's founder near Pyongyang

Thousands of North Korean devotees laid flowers before statues of the country's founder Kim Il-sung on Sunday on the anniversary of his birth

As Vladimir Putin's election win promises quarter-century as head of State, here are the world's longest-serving leaders
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As Vladimir Putin's election win promises quarter-century as head of State, here are the world's longest-serving leaders

Vladimir Putin won Russia's presidential election on Sunday, giving him a fourth term that will take him to nearly a quarter-century as the head of state or government

Cybersecurity company claims that it has found a software which sends mined cryptocurrency to a North Korean university
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Cybersecurity company claims that it has found a software which sends mined cryptocurrency to a North Korean university

Others have flagged increasing signs of North Korean interest in cryptocurrencies and underlying blockchain technology.

North Koreans pay tribute to Kim Jong II on his sixth death anniversary, march towards Mansu hill monument
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North Koreans pay tribute to Kim Jong II on his sixth death anniversary, march towards Mansu hill monument

Thousands of North Koreans march to Pyongyang's Mansu hill to pay tribute to Kim Jong II on his sixth death anniversary

Jayalalithaa named AIADMK eternal general secretary: Here are some similarly impressive titles given to leaders
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Jayalalithaa named AIADMK eternal general secretary: Here are some similarly impressive titles given to leaders

On Tuesday, the AIADMK announced that J Jayalalithaa would granted title of "eternal general secretary" of AIADMK.

North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry to display might amidst nuclear test fears
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North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry to display might amidst nuclear test fears

North Korea paraded its intercontinental ballistic missiles on Saturday in a massive military display in central Pyongyang, with ruler Kim Jong-un looking on with delight.

North Korea mourns Fidel Castro, remembers him as 'close friend' and heroic ally
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North Korea mourns Fidel Castro, remembers him as 'close friend' and heroic ally

North Korea began three days of official mourning on Monday for late Cuban leader Fidel Castro, remembering him as a "close friend" and heroic ally in a joint struggle against the US aggression.

North Korea holds mass celebration to mark key party congress
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North Korea holds mass celebration to mark key party congress

North Korea's holds its first congress of the country's ruling Workers' Party in 36 years

North Korea missile launch fails as Kim Il-sung birthday honoured
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North Korea missile launch fails as Kim Il-sung birthday honoured

North Korea tried and failed to test-fire what appeared to be a medium-range Musudan missile on the birthday of founding leader Kim Il-Sung.

North Korea may launch ballistic missiles to mark Kim Il-Sung's birthday
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North Korea may launch ballistic missiles to mark Kim Il-Sung's birthday

North Korea has been making preparations to launch mid-range ballistic missiles, possibly to mark the birthday of the country's late founding president tomorrow, South Korean media reported.