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Kim inspects new submarine, wants North Korean military bolstered

The North's disclosure of a new submarine came after Kim and President Donald Trump held their third summit at the Korean border late last month and agreed to resume nuclear negotiations.

How North Korea’s Kim Jong Un gets his luxury cars despite sanctions

Kim parades around in Mercedes-Benzes and a Rolls-Royce, despite sanctions intended to keep North Korea from importing luxury goods.

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North Korea is like the world’s Jurassic Park, where fossilised notions live and breathe

Decades of economic isolation and sanctions have taken their toll in North Korea. The roads are broad, but there are hardly any cars. Public transport is crumbling. Shops seemed to have a limited range of goods. The standard of living was uniformly middle-class.

Australian student missing in North Korea is released

North Korea-focused news site NK News earlier reported that Sigley had arrived in Beijing and would soon travel on to Tokyo, citing unidentified sources familiar with the situation.

Explained: In new talks, US and North Korea to face old disagreements

The brief weekend meeting broke a recent pattern of increasing threats and complaints from North Korea, and the two sides will enter the talks with renewed backing from their leaders.

Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim at DMZ this weekend

Trump, who is in Osaka, Japan, for a Group of 20 summit, is due to arrive in South Korea later on Saturday. He is scheduled to leave on Sunday and return to Washington.

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South Koreans get 5G service in 'scariest place' on Norea Korea border

The new technology will give villagers better access to online services, such as yoga classes, and enable them to water crops by remote control.

North Korea says time running out for fresh US talks: KCNA

"Dialogue doesn't happen by itself when the United States doesn't act to come up with a realistic approach that serves the interests of both sides and speaks of a restart of talks like a parrot," Kwon said in a statement carried by Pyongyang's official KCNA news agency.

Australian govt seeks information about man detained in North Korea

Australia's foreign affairs department said on Thursday it was seeking urgent clarification of media reports that an Australian man had been detained in North Korea.

North Korea says US extension of sanctions 'a hostile act': KCNA

The North Korean spokesman warned it would be difficult to achieve denuclearisation as long as US politics are dominated by policymakers who have an "inveterate antagonism" towards North Korea.

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North Koreans pay respect to founding leader Kim Il-sung on 25th death anniversary

Hundreds of North Koreans visit the national monument in Pyongyang to pay tribute to country's founder Kim Il-sung. The communist state organises various programmes and concerts to mark this event.

Kim Jong Un meets Vladimir Putin in Russia

Kim Jong Un became the first North Korean leader to travel to Russia since his late father, Kim Jong Il, visited in 2011.

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Drones and gymnasts: North Korea marks 70th anniversary with military parade

Pyongyang residents, who trained for months for the anniversary, held up the bouquets to spell out words and slogans.

Joy, disbelief as Korean families separated by war meet after 65 years

About 90 families from North and South Korea wept and embraced as the neighbors held their first reunion events in three years for relatives wrenched apart by the Korean War for more than six decades.

The secret rendezvous: When Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping met

North Korea's Kim Jong Un travelled to Beijing to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in a "secret meeting".

Glimpses of life inside North Korea, the world's most isolated country

The Indian Express visited Pyongyang in North Korea earlier this month for an AFC Cup football match between Bengaluru FC and North Korean military club, 4.25 SC. Mihir Vasavda captures some of the images of the life of people in this reclusive nation under its leader Kim Jong-un.

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N-Korea jails US student Otto Warmbier for 15 years with hard labour

Otto Warmbier, a student at the University of Virginia, was arrested in North Korea in early January on charges of "hostile acts" against the state, according to the country's official news agency KCNA.

Water parks and volleyball: Unseen pictures from inside North Korea

A peek into the daily life in North Korea.

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World News Wrap | 'Football in the only victor': US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup

‘No longer a nuclear threat from North Korea’: US President Donald Trump, on his return from Singapore after meeting Kim Jong Un, said there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea. Taking to Twitter, he said, “Just landed – a long trip, but everybody can now feel much safer than the day I […]

World News Wrap — Trump-Kim Summit: The hidden messages you missed in these gestures

The US President and the North Korean leader met at the "neutral" destination on Tuesday. With the world watching, they shook hands, smiled for the cameras and agreed to further bilateral ties.

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North Korea plutonium production resumed, says US intelligence chief

North Korea, which launched a long range rocket on Sunday in defiance of international warnings, has restarted plutonium production, according to US intelligence services. Pyongyang announced in September that it would be resuming operations at its main nuclear facility at Yongbyon. The reactor there has been the source of plutonium for North Korea’s nuclear programme. […]

North Korea launches rocket, defying international warnings

North Korea has defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket. Pyongyang had notified UN agencies that it planned to carry out the launch, an announcement which triggered opposition from governments that see it as a long-range missile test. It said the rocket was being used to carry an Earth observation satellite. North Korea also […]

DMRK's action affects peace of India: MEA

New Delhi, Jan 06 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup on Wednesday said he has seen the reports of the nuclear test that has been conducted in North Korea, and it is a matter of concern. He also said that Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DMRK) is doing wrong deeds, which adversely impact on peace and stability of India.

Family reunions between the two Koreas continue after 20-month gap

For the first time since February 2014 South Koreans are being allowed into the North for family reunions.

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