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Kim Jong-un tears up during rare apology to North Korean citizens at military parade: Reports
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Kim Jong-un tears up during rare apology to North Korean citizens at military parade: Reports

Kim spent almost one-third of his speech thanking his supporters and saying that he was sorry for not being able to alleviate the troubles faced by the people.

Kim Jong-un unveils new ICBM at military parade, says North Korea will continue to strengthen the war deterrent
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Kim Jong-un unveils new ICBM at military parade, says North Korea will continue to strengthen the war deterrent

The size of the new missile indicated that it might be able to fly farther and carry a more powerful nuclear warhead, South Korean, and other analysts said, although it has never been flight-tested

North Korea defies coronavirus with huge military parade, celebrates ruling party's anniversary amid economic woes
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North Korea defies coronavirus with huge military parade, celebrates ruling party's anniversary amid economic woes

Pyongyang closed its borders eight months ago to try to protect itself from the virus, which first emerged in neighbouring China, and has yet to confirm a single case

Kim Jong-un offers apology over killing of South Korean official; move expected to thaw Seoul’s anti-North sentiments
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Kim Jong-un offers apology over killing of South Korean official; move expected to thaw Seoul’s anti-North sentiments

South Korea accused Pyongyang of fatally shooting its official who was likely trying to defect and burning his body after finding him in North Korean waters

Donald Trump claims Kim Jong-un displayed executed uncle's 'headless body' to North Korean officials
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Donald Trump claims Kim Jong-un displayed executed uncle's 'headless body' to North Korean officials

Jang Song Thaek, the North Korean leader's uncle by marriage and a hugely powerful figure within the regime, was executed for treason and corruption in 2013

No empathy for Black people and minimising COVID-19 risk: What Bob Woodward wrote about Donald Trump
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No empathy for Black people and minimising COVID-19 risk: What Bob Woodward wrote about Donald Trump

In describing his chemistry with Kim Jong-un, Donald Trump said: “You meet a woman. In one second, you know whether or not it’s going to happen.”

Kim Jong-un claims 'shining success' against COVID-19, urges North Koreans to maintain high alert
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Kim Jong-un claims 'shining success' against COVID-19, urges North Koreans to maintain high alert

The North Korean leader stressed the importance of maintaining 'maximum alert without relaxation on the anti-epidemic effort', adding that the virus was still present in neighbouring countries.

On flawed North Korea and Iran policies, John Bolton's new book blames 'the split between Trump and Trump'
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On flawed North Korea and Iran policies, John Bolton's new book blames 'the split between Trump and Trump'

President Donald Trump knew exactly what he was getting when he hired John Bolton in the spring of 2018 to be his national security advisor: An uber-hawk who made no secret of his belief that Iran and North Korea could be driven over the brink by extreme sanctions

John Bolton's book says Donald Trump's offenses went beyond Ukraine; claims US president begged for China's help in re-election
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John Bolton's book says Donald Trump's offenses went beyond Ukraine; claims US president begged for China's help in re-election

In his new book, John R. Bolton, the former national security adviser, describes instances when the president sought to halt criminal inquiries. He also says President Trump’s loyalists mocked him behind his back.

Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korea's Kim Jong-un, threatens South with military action over deteriorating relations, anti-Pyongyang leaflets
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Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korea's Kim Jong-un, threatens South with military action over deteriorating relations, anti-Pyongyang leaflets

Describing South Korea as an “enemy,” Kim Yo-jong repeated an earlier threat she had made by saying Seoul will soon witness the collapse of a “useless” inter-Korean liaison office in the border town of Kaesong.

As floating propaganda leaflets irritate North Korea, it appears the South isn't all that happy either
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As floating propaganda leaflets irritate North Korea, it appears the South isn't all that happy either

Hydrogen balloons float over the world’s most heavily-guarded border, unleashing their payloads in North Korea like snowflakes: Propaganda leaflets calling Kim Jong-un, the North’s leader, a “devil” who will meet the same bloody end as Saddam Hussein of Iraq and Muammar Gaddafi of Libya

North Korea threatens to shut liaison office in Kaesong, says South Korea failed to prevent activists from sending dissenting leaflets across border
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North Korea threatens to shut liaison office in Kaesong, says South Korea failed to prevent activists from sending dissenting leaflets across border

North Korea threatened to permanently shut a liaison office with South Korea as it continued to condemn its rival for failing to prevent activists from sending anti-North Korean leaflets across the border

Russia awards commemorative World War II medal to Kim Jong-un for preserving memories of Soviet soldiers killed in North Korea
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Russia awards commemorative World War II medal to Kim Jong-un for preserving memories of Soviet soldiers killed in North Korea

Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded Kim Jong Un a commemorative war medal marking the 75th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany

South Korea says troops exchanged fire with North Korean soldiers across border after its guard post was targetted
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South Korea says troops exchanged fire with North Korean soldiers across border after its guard post was targetted

The Joint Chiefs of Staff in Seoul said in a statement that North Korean troops fired several bullets at a South Korean guard post inside the heavily fortified border. South Korea fired two rounds in response after issuing a warning broadcast, it said.

North Korean State media reports first 'public appearance' of Kim Jong-un after weeks of speculation over his health
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North Korean State media reports first 'public appearance' of Kim Jong-un after weeks of speculation over his health

After weeks of intense speculation about the health of Kim Jong Un, state news agency KCNA said on Saturday the North Korean leader attended the completion of a fertilizer plant north of Pyongyang, the first report of his appearance since 11 April.

Uncertainty over Kim Jong-un’s health shows South Korea's limited intelligence network in Pyongyang, casts doubts on future of North Korean government
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Uncertainty over Kim Jong-un’s health shows South Korea's limited intelligence network in Pyongyang, casts doubts on future of North Korean government

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's prolonged public absence has led to rumors of ill health and worries about how it could influence the future of what one analyst calls Northeast Asia's Achilles’ heel

Kim Jong-un's continuing absence and North Korea's silence keep rumour mill churning
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Kim Jong-un's continuing absence and North Korea's silence keep rumour mill churning

The lack of real information on Kim Jong-un from the hermetic country is giving rise to rampant rumour-mongering, leaving North Korean experts, foreign officials and intelligence agencies to parse through it all for signs of the truth

Train, which likely belongs to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, spotted in resort town of Wonsan, reports think-tank
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Train, which likely belongs to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, spotted in resort town of Wonsan, reports think-tank

Though the group said it was probably Kim Jong-un’s train, Reuters has not been able to confirm that independently, or whether he was in Wonsan.

China dispatches team to North Korea, including medical experts, to advise on Kim Jong-un, says report
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China dispatches team to North Korea, including medical experts, to advise on Kim Jong-un, says report

The trip by the Chinese doctors and officials comes amid conflicting reports about the health of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Reuters was unable to immediately determine what the trip by the Chinese team signaled in terms of Kim’s health.