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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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    I’m really sorry

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 10:32pm on October 13, 2020

    Often seen grinning at a missile launch or in command of lengthy official meetings, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has offered a glimpse of...

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    North Korea defies COVID-19 with huge military parade

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 10:31pm on October 10, 2020

    Nuclear-armed North Korea held a giant military parade Saturday, television images showed, with thousands of maskless troops defying the coronavirus threat and Pyongyang expected to...

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    North Korea issues shoot-to-kill orders: US

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:40pm on September 11, 2020

    mKorean authorities have issued shoot-to-kill orders to prevent the coronavirus entering the country from China, according to the commander of US forces in the South....

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    Pyongyang looking to blame Seoul for coronavirus: analysts

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 10:48pm on July 27, 2020

    North Korea is seizing on the return of a defector from the South to point the finger at Seoul for the arrival of coronavirus in...

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    Global cases top 16m

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:17am on July 27, 2020

    North Korea declared its first suspected coronavirus case on Sunday, becoming one of the last countries to do so as the number of people infected...

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    North Korea lashes South as Kim praises China’s Xi

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 10:53pm on May 08, 2020

    North Korea condemned the South Friday for holding military drills, saying the situation was returning to before the diplomatic rapprochement of 2018, as leader Kim...

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    Shots fired from North Korea believed to be accidental: Pompeo

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 09:50pm on May 03, 2020

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo said shots fired Sunday from North Korea towards the South in the DMZ that divides the peninsula were believed...

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