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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

North Korean soldiers killed 'defector' from South and burnt his body, claims Seoul
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North Korean soldiers killed 'defector' from South and burnt his body, claims Seoul

The first killing of a Southern citizen by North Korean forces in a decade comes at a time when Pyongyang is at high alert over the coronavirus pandemic and inter-Korean relations are at a standstill

Typhoon Haishen lashes South Korea after battering south Japan islands; over 20 injured, 1,600 evacuated
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Typhoon Haishen lashes South Korea after battering south Japan islands; over 20 injured, 1,600 evacuated

The Korea Meteorological Administration warned of 'very heavy rain and very strong winds’, adding the typhoon would likely reduce to a tropical storm within 24 hours

North Korea vows to redeploy troops on border with South, rejects Seoul’s offer to send envoys amid tensions over propaganda leaflets
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North Korea vows to redeploy troops on border with South, rejects Seoul’s offer to send envoys amid tensions over propaganda leaflets

North Korea said it had rejected South Korea’s offer to send special envoys to ease escalating bilateral tensions, and vowed to redeploy troops to demilitarised border units in the latest step towards nullifying inter-Korean peace accords

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

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 fires two suspected short-range missiles, says Seoul; urges Pyongyang to stop 'very inappropriate' military actions
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North Korea fires two suspected short-range missiles, says Seoul; urges Pyongyang to stop 'very inappropriate' military actions

North Korea on Saturday fired two presumed short-range ballistic missiles into the sea, South Korea’s military said, as it continues to expand military capabilities amid deadlocked nuclear negotiations with the Trump administration and a crippling global health crisis.

North Korea's digital savvy comes to the fore: Internet use surges, helping to thwart US sanctions and fuel cybercrime
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North Korea's digital savvy comes to the fore: Internet use surges, helping to thwart US sanctions and fuel cybercrime

North Korea has vastly expanded its use of the internet in ways that enable its leader, Kim Jong-un, to evade a “maximum pressure” US sanctions campaign and turn to new forms of cybercrime to prop up his government, according to a new study

Moon Jae-in asserts ‘desperate need’ to improve South-North Korea ties, vows to continue efforts to facilitate Washington-Pyongyang communication
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Moon Jae-in asserts ‘desperate need’ to improve South-North Korea ties, vows to continue efforts to facilitate Washington-Pyongyang communication

There is a desperate need for practical ways to improve ties with North Korea, the South’s President Moon said on Tuesday, adding that he was ready to meet with the reclusive leader in Pyongyang

Kim Jong-un calls for ‘military countermeasures’ to preserve North Korea’s security; may revive confrontation with US, say experts
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Kim Jong-un calls for ‘military countermeasures’ to preserve North Korea’s security; may revive confrontation with US, say experts

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has called for active diplomatic and military countermeasures to preserve the country’s security in a lengthy speech at a key political conference possibly meant to legitimise major changes to his nuclear diplomacy with the United States

Kim Jong-un asks advisors to prepare ‘offensive measures’ as US deadline to discuss nuclear programme draws closer
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Kim Jong-un asks advisors to prepare ‘offensive measures’ as US deadline to discuss nuclear programme draws closer

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called for his military and diplomats to prepare unspecified offensive measures to protect the country’s security and sovereignty, before his end-of-year deadline for the Trump administration to make major concessions to salvage a fragile nuclear diplomacy

Kim Jong-un holds meeting with top officials to discuss 'policy matters', even as North Korea’s deadline to Washington to discuss nuclear weapons program nears
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Kim Jong-un holds meeting with top officials to discuss 'policy matters', even as North Korea’s deadline to Washington to discuss nuclear weapons program nears

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un convened a meeting of top ruling party officials on Saturday to discuss important policy matters ahead of the year-end deadline set by Kim for the United States, the state news agency said on Sunday

North Korea says another 'crucial test' successfully conducted to 'bolster nuclear deterrent'; announcement comes amid major push for concessions from US
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North Korea says another 'crucial test' successfully conducted to 'bolster nuclear deterrent'; announcement comes amid major push for concessions from US

The announcement comes as North Korea continues to pressure the Trump administration for major concessions as it approaches an end-of-year deadline set by leader Kim Jong Un to salvage faltering nuclear negotiations