FILE PHOTO: Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un attends wreath laying ceremony at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi, Vietnam March 2, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva/Pool

North Korean leader’s sister is ‘de facto second-in-command’, South Korean lawmaker says

South Korea’s intelligence agency believes that Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, is serving as his “de facto second-in-command” but has not necessarily been…

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People watch a TV showing a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, May 2, 2020. Kim made his first public appearance in several weeks as he celebrated the completion of a fertilizer factory near Pyongyang, state media said Saturday, ending an absence that had triggered global rumors that he was seriously ill. The sign reads: “Kim Jong Un attended a ceremony marking the completion of a fertilizer factory.” (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un appears in public amid health rumors

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made his first public appearance in 20 days as he celebrated the completion of a fertilizer factory near Pyongyang,…

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FILE PHOTO: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks as he takes part in a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) in this image released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 11, 2020. KCNA/via REUTERS/File Photo

North Korean media silent on Kim’s whereabouts as speculation on health rages

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean state media on Wednesday made no mention of new appearances by leader Kim Jong Un, a day after intense international speculation over his health was…

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Family of Thai woman thought abducted by North Korea encouraged by Japanese response

The nephew of a Thai woman, believed to have been kidnapped and held captive in North Korea 42 years ago, has been in Japan attending an international meeting of relatives…

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Anocha’s Abduction – Why We Should Care

Anocha Panjoy was kidnapped by North Korean secret agents 41 years ago. Why should Thai society, especially those who were born after the incident occurred, care about her disappearance?

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Xi and Kim hail ‘immortal’ China-North Korea relationship

Chinese President Xi Jinping has promised to promote a “long-term, sound and stable” relationship with North Korea, state news agency Xinhua said Sunday, as the two countries mark 70 years of diplomatic…

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(Photo) The flag of North Korea is seen in Geneva, Switzerland, June 20, 2017/REUTERS (Pierre Albouy)

North Korea fires missiles into sea, says South Korea, nuclear talks in doubt

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired two short-range missiles early on Thursday from its eastern coast, South Korea’s military said, the first missile test since leader Kim Jong Un and…

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(Photo) Xi is the first Chinese president to visit North Korea in 14 years/KCNA VIA KNS/AFP

North Korea lauds China ties as Xi wraps up trip

North Korea lauded its ties with historic ally China on Friday as Xi Jinping wrapped up a highly symbolic two-day visit to his nuclear-armed neighbour, with both countries facing deadlock…

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(Photo) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping attend a banquet in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this undated photo released on June 21, 2019 by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA via REUTERS

China’s President Xi completes state visit to North Korea: China state media

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s President Xi Jinping has departed North Korea, following a two-day state visit, Chinese state media reported Friday. Xi’s visit was the first by a Chinese leader…

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(Photo) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un welcomes Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Pyongyang International Airport in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this undated photo released on June 21, 2019 by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA via REUTERS

Xi, Kim say boosting China-North Korea ties good for regional peace: KCNA

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed that amid “serious and complicated” international affairs strengthening bilateral ties was good for both countries…

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North Korea U.N. Ambassador Kim Song speaks during a news conference at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., May 21, 2019./REUTERS

North Korea warns U.S. over seized ship at rare U.N. news conference

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – North Korea stepped up its campaign on Tuesday for the United States to return a seized cargo ship belonging to Pyongyang, warning Washington that it had…

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Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused in killing of North Korean leader’s half-brother

A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korea’s leader was freed on Friday, a court translator…

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Trump promises North Korea ‘AWESOME’ future ahead of summit

Hanoi (AFP) — US President Donald Trump touted North Korea’s “AWESOME” future if his “friend” Kim Jong Un, whom he meets for a high-stakes dinner later tonight, agrees to give…

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North Korea holds giant 70th Anniversary Mass Games

The biggest show on earth made a comeback as North Korea put on its all-singing, all-dancing propaganda display, the ‘Mass Games’, for the first time in 5 years on September…

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North Korea holds 70th anniversary parade, without ICBMs

September 9, 2018 North Korea holds a huge military parade and mass rally in Pyongyang’s Kim Il Sung square to mark the seventieth anniversary of its founding on 9 September…

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North Korea staged a military parade on Sunday

September 9, 2018 Thousands of North Korean troops parade through Pyongyang as the nuclear-armed country celebrates its 70th birthday, followed by artillery and tanks.

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North Korea military parade marks the country’s 70th anniversary

Korean People’s Army (KPA) soldiers march during a mass rally on Kim Il Sung square in Pyongyang on September 9, 2018. Thousands of North Korean troops followed by artillery and…

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North Korea military parade marks the country’s 70th anniversary

Participants wave flowers as they march past a balcony from where North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un was watching, during a mass rally on Kim Il Sung square in Pyongyang…

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No long-range missiles, North Korea military parade features floats and flowers

PYONGYANG (Reuters) – With no long-range missiles on display, North Korea staged a military parade on Sunday focused on peace and economic development, filled with colored balloons and flowers to…

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S Korea wants ASEAN to play role in peace process

Asean can continue to play a constructive role in helping to usher in peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula, said South Korean President Moon Jae-in today. “It is necessary…

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