Claims that secretive communist regime has carried out a further brutal purge of those the young leader sees as a threat to his authority
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Friday 23 August 2013
North and South Korea agreed yesterday to allow reunions next month of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War, the first such meetings in three years and the latest conciliatory gesture from the North after a spring that saw it threaten Seoul with missile strikes and nuclear war.
Wednesday 21 August 2013
United Nations expert panel in Seoul hears harrowing evidence from former inmates
Thursday 15 August 2013
The South Korean president has put forward proposals that the North and South hold a reunion next month for families still separated 60 years after the Korean War.
Wednesday 14 August 2013
North and South Korea have moved closer to reopening a jointly run industrial park, raising hopes for an improvement in ties between rivals that in the spring were threatening to go to war.
Monday 05 August 2013
Escapee is prepare to risk execution to expose South Korean discrimination
Thursday 25 July 2013
The veterans are in the country to find the remains of an aviator killed in the war
Wednesday 17 July 2013
Crew riots and captain attempts suicide as officials board vessel
Sunday 16 June 2013
Talks aim at cooling relations after leader Kim Jong-un threatened nuclear war earlier this year
North and South Korea ditch breakthrough talks set for this week - because they can't agree who should lead delegations
Tuesday 11 June 2013
Meeting promised a cool in relations after a tense few months on the peninsula
Monday 10 June 2013
Meeting could cool relations after a tense few months
Thursday 06 June 2013
The talks will be the Koreas' first government-level negotiations since South Korean President Park Geun-hye took office in February
Thursday 30 May 2013
New international sanctions aimed at thwarting North Korea's nuclear weapons programme are having unintended consequences.
Saturday 18 May 2013
North Korea is still trying to import and export nuclear and ballistic missile-related items but financial and trade sanctions are slowing progress on development of their prohibited weapons, UN experts say in a new report.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
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Tuesday 07 May 2013
Musudan missiles believed to now be in non-operational location
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