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    North Korea shows off new submarine-launched missile

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 10:31pm on January 15, 2021

    Nuclear-armed North Korea unveiled a new submarine-launched ballistic missile at a military parade in Pyongyang, state media showed Friday, in a calculated show of strength...

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    North Korea shows off new submarine-launched missile

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 10:53am on January 15, 2021

    Nuclear-armed North Korea unveiled a new submarine-launched ballistic missile at a military parade in Pyongyang, state media reported on Friday, in a show of strength...

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    Kim’s sister slams South Korea’s ‘idiot’ authorities

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 11:06am on January 13, 2021

    The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un slammed authorities in Seoul over their tracking of a possible military parade in Pyongyang at...

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    Kim assumes late father’s position

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 10:16pm on January 11, 2021

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has had his official party title changed, state media reported Monday, assuming a position previously held by his late...

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    Kim thanks North Koreans for support ‘in difficult times’

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 10:54pm on January 01, 2021

    Kim Jong Un thanked North Koreans for supporting his leadership in ‘difficult times’ in a rare hand-written New Year letter released Friday ahead of a...

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    North Korea prepares for party congress

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 10:29pm on December 30, 2020

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has chaired a Politburo meeting on preparations for a rare party congress in early January, state media said Wednesday....

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    Eight countries denounce North Korea HR record

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:18pm on December 12, 2020

    Eight countries, including the United States, on Friday denounced North Korea’s human rights record after a closed-doors videoconference at the UN Security Council organised by...

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    Kim’s sister slams S Korea minister over coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 10:37am on December 09, 2020

    The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has slammed the South’s foreign minister as ‘impudent’ for casting doubt over Pyongyang’s claim that the...

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    US blacklists N Korea-Russia forced labour groups

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:25pm on November 20, 2020

    The US treasury placed two entities that either send or help send North Korean workers to Russia on its sanctions blacklist Thursday for involvement in...

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    North Korean justice system treats people as less than animals: HRW

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 09:17pm on October 19, 2020

    Torture, humiliation and coerced confessions are rampant in North Korea’s pretrial detention system which treats people as worth ‘less than an animal’, a rights group...

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