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North and South Korea agreed Wednesday to work on reopening a joint industrial zone shut down in April amid soaring military tensions.
North Korea, one of the most isolated and censored societies on the planet, has unveiled what it says is a domestically-produced smartphone.
A team of UN experts will head to Panama next week to inspect a North Korean ship impounded last month after the discovery of Cuban missile parts in its cargo.
Hundreds of S. Korean businessmen rallied Wednesday near the border with N. Korea, urging the swift resumption of operations at their abandoned plants in a shuttered inter-Korean industrial zone.
South Korea sent its "final" proposal Monday for talks with North Korea over the fate of a shuttered joint industrial zone.
North Korea mounted its largest ever military parade Saturday to mark the 60th anniversary of the armistice that ended fighting in the Korean War.
Fresh satellite images confirm that North Korea has halted construction at a facility to launch a new generation of long-range rockets.
North Korea has launched its annual Arirang festival, featuring tens of thousands of performers in a highly-choreographed display of patriotism and support for the ruling Kim dynasty.
Panamanian authorities have found two Soviet-era MiG-21 fighter jets aboard a North Korea-flagged ship seized this month as it tried to pass through the Panama Canal after departing from Cuba.
North Korea has awarded late leader Kim Jong-Il a new medal, as Pyongyang gears up to mark 60 years since the Korean War ended.
UN sanctions experts will go to Panama soon to investigate a North Korean ship that was intercepted carrying weapons.
North Korea said Wednesday that Cuban arms seized from a Pyongyang-flagged ship near the Panama Canal were part of a legitimate deal.
North and South Korea will hold fresh talks on reopening their joint industrial zone with low hopes of an early agreement following months of friction.
Panama called for UN inspections of missile parts found aboard a North Korea-flagged vessel as it approached the Panama Canal, weapons Cuba later claimed as its own.
North and South Korea on Monday started fresh talks on reopening a joint industrial complex whose fate is seen as a touchstone for the future reduction of tension on the Korean peninsula.
The US said it saw a "strong consensus" with China on demanding that close Beijing ally North Korea take clear steps to give up its nuclear program.
North Korea has mobilised a variety of missiles in preparation for a massive military parade later this month to mark the 60th anniversary since the end of the Korean War.
North and South Korea started talks on reopening a jointly run industrial zone, with the complex seen as the last remaining symbol of cross-border reconciliation.
North and South Korea on Sunday made a crucial step forward in winding down months of high tension, agreeing to reopen a joint industrial zone seen as the last remaining symbol of cross-border reconciliation.
South Korea on Thursday proposed fresh talks with North Korea aimed at re-opening a shuttered joint industrial zone at Kaesong.
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