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  • Japan to Send Team to North Korea for Update on Abductions

    Japan to Send Team to North Korea for Update on Abductions

    Japan will send officials to North Korea for an update on the reclusive country's investigation into the fate of Japanese citizens abducted decades ago to train spies, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Monday.

  • North and South Korea Troops Exchange Gunfire at Border

    North and South Korea Troops Exchange Gunfire at Border

    North and South Korean troops on Sunday briefly exchanged fire inside the demiltarised zone that traverses the divided peninsula, the South's defence ministry said.

  • North Korea's Kim Jong-Un Hosts Banquet for Asiad Gold Medallists

    North Korea's Kim Jong-Un Hosts Banquet for Asiad Gold Medallists

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un hosted a banquet for athletes who won gold medals at the recent Asian Games in South Korea, state media said on Sunday, marking his third public appearance in a week after an extended absence.

  • North Korea's Kim Makes Second Walking Stick-Aided Appearance

    North Korea's Kim Makes Second Walking Stick-Aided Appearance

    North Korea's state media on Friday reported another public appearance by leader Kim Jong-Un, his second in four days after an extended absence that has seen him re-emerge with a walking stick.

  • North and South Korea Military Officials Hold Secret Talks: Lawmaker

    North and South Korea Military Officials Hold Secret Talks: Lawmaker

    High-ranking military officials from North and South Korea met secretly on Wednesday to discuss recent border altercations that involved gun fire, a South Korean opposition lawmaker and news reports said.

  • North Korea Says Leader Reappears in Public

    North Korea Says Leader Reappears in Public

    The North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, whose prolonged absence from public view generated speculation about his health and grip on power, has visited a housing project and was seen walking with a cane, the North's official news agency reported Tuesday....

  • North Korea Leader Kim Jong Un Makes First Appearance in 40 Days

    North Korea Leader Kim Jong Un Makes First Appearance in 40 Days

    North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance in five weeks, the country's official news agency reported on Tuesday, ending an absence that fueled global speculation that something was amiss with the country's most powerful per...

  • South Korea Warns North of 'Strong' Response After Exchange of Fire

    South Korea Warns North of 'Strong' Response After Exchange of Fire

    South Korea said on Monday it had warned North Korea of a "strong" response if it provoked an incident similar to one last week that sparked an exchange of machinegun fire across their border.

  • No Firm Indication of Transfer of Power in North Korea: US Official

    No Firm Indication of Transfer of Power in North Korea: US Official

    The United States has not seen any definitive indication of a transfer of power in North Korea, where state media have not mentioned leader Kim Jong Un's activities in weeks, a top U.S. official said in an interview broadcast on Sunday.

  • Absence of Leader at Ritual Stirs North Korea Rumors

    Absence of Leader at Ritual Stirs North Korea Rumors

    North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, who has been absent from public view for more than a month, skipped an important annual ritual Friday, a development likely to fuel further speculation about whether he has lost his grip on power.

  • North Korea Says Talks with South 'All But Scrapped'

    North Korea Says Talks with South 'All But Scrapped'

    North Korea's state media said on Saturday that high-level talks with the South were now all but scrapped due to the launch of anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets from the South a day earlier.

  • North and South Korea Exchange Fire at Border: Military

    North and South Korea Exchange Fire at Border: Military

    North and South Korea exchanged fire across their land border on Friday, the South's military said, after activists launched balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets into the North.

  • No Early Sign of 'Missing' Kim Jong-Un on Key Party Date

    No Early Sign of 'Missing' Kim Jong-Un on Key Party Date

    North Korea's ruling party celebrated its 69th anniversary Friday with no early sign that "missing" leader Kim Jong-Un might finally resurface after more than a month out of the public eye

  • Crucial Attendance Test for 'Missing' Kim Jong-Un

    Crucial Attendance Test for 'Missing' Kim Jong-Un

    North Korea's ruling party celebrates its 69th anniversary Friday -- an otherwise unexceptional event that has assumed crucial importance as the world waits to see if "missing" leader Kim Jong-Un will finally resurface.

  • North Korea Leader Kim Jong-Un Has Leg Injury But is Fully in Charge: Source

    North Korea Leader Kim Jong-Un Has Leg Injury But is Fully in Charge: Source

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has aggravated a leg injury he suffered in late August or early September that needs three months to heal, but remains fully in charge of the country, a source with access to the North's leadership said on Thursday.

  • For Kim-Watchers, North Korean Anniversary on Friday is Pivotal

    For Kim-Watchers, North Korean Anniversary on Friday is Pivotal

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been out of sight for over a month and if he does not appear at a key political event early on Friday, speculation will intensify over his health and grip on power in the secretive country.

  • North Korea Warns of 'Catastrophe' if South Launches Anti-Pyongyang Leaflets

    North Korea Warns of 'Catastrophe' if South Launches Anti-Pyongyang Leaflets

    North Korea warned on Thursday of a "catastrophic" end in cross-border relations unless South Korea stops the planned launch of anti-Pyongyang leaflets marking a key political event this week in the communist country.

  • North Korea, at UN, Mentions its Labour Camps

    North Korea, at UN, Mentions its Labour Camps

    A North Korean official publicly acknowledged to the international community the existence of his country's "reform through labour" camps on Tuesday, a mention that appeared to come in response to a highly critical UN human rights report earlier this...

  • Warships of Rival Koreas Exchange Warning Shots

    Warships of Rival Koreas Exchange Warning Shots

    Warships from the rival Koreas exchanged warning shots Tuesday after a North Korean ship briefly violated the disputed western sea boundary, a South Korean defense official sai

  • South Korea Wants Reunions a Priority at Upcoming Talks With North Korea

    South Korea Wants Reunions a Priority at Upcoming Talks With North Korea

    South Korea wants to discuss the reunion of families separated by the Korean War in talks expected soon with North Korea, the South's Unification Ministry said on Monday, after a surprise high-level visit by North Korean envoys at the weekend.

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