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North Korea

Young sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un assumes senior position in ruling Worker's Party, state media reports - @Reuters

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North Korea nuclear program

North Korean and Russian officials agreed to redouble efforts to revive 6-party talks on Pyongyang's nuclear program - KCNA via @YonhapNews

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North Korea

Top North Korean official returns to Pyongyang after a visit to Russia as a special envoy of Kim Jong-un - @YonhapNews

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North and South Korea tensions

South Korea's PM Chung Hong-won vows strong retaliation against any North Korean attacks during speech at ceremony commemorating 4th anniversary of North Korea's shelling attack on Yeonpyeong Island - @YonhapNews

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North Korea

Report: North Korean linked to Kim Jong-un's purged uncle 'goes missing' in Paris - @Telegrpah

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North and South Korea tensions

South Korean military carries out live-fire exercise near Yellow Sea border, defense ministry says - @YonhapNews

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North and South Korea tensions

South Korea warns North Korea against continuing provocations - @YonhapNews

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North Korea nuclear program

North Korea foreign ministry broadcasts statement saying UN human rights push is 'making us unable to refrain any longer from new nuclear test' - @W7VOA

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North Korea nuclear program

Report: North Korean nuclear reactor remains shut down amid signs of preparations to restart reprocessing facility - @YonhapNews

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North Korea human rights violations

UN committee passes resolution referring North Korea to the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity - @CNN

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North Korea

Special envoy of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un leaves Pyongyang for Russia to meet with foreign minister, improve trade and political ties - @AP

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North and South Korea tensions

North Korea condemns South Korea for reportedly firing warning shots at North Korean soldiers near military demarcation line, state media reports - @YonhapNews

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American Kenneth Bae released from North Korea

US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says North Koreans didn't ask for anything in specific in return for American prisoners' release - @WSJ

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North Korea

North Korea to send special envoy to Russia, state media reports - @YonhapNews

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North Korea human rights violations

Report: Cuba challenging UN resolution on human rights in North Korea, according to draft amendment obtained by @AP

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North and South Korea tensions

Chinese President Xi Jinping says China is firmly committed to 'de-nuclearization of the Korean peninsula' - @petermaercbs

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American Kenneth Bae released from North Korea

US officials: Mission to retrieve Americans Kenneth Bae, Matthew Miller in North Korea was delayed due to plane trouble - @AP

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North and South Korea tensions

South Korean troops fired warning shots after North Korean soldiers came too close to the border, South Korean defense officials say - @AP

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Canadian couple detained in China, August 2014

Canadian PM Stephen Harper says he has raised concerns about China's detention of a Canadian couple near the North Korean border during a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping - @Reuters

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American Kenneth Bae released from North Korea

Kenneth Bae greets supporters on his arrival in the US: 'I just want to thank you all and standing by me during this time' - @AlexRozier

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