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Trial resumes of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Nam murder suspects

The women are accused of killing Kim Jong-Nam on February 13 last year with the nerve agent VX at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. 

published on : 22nd January 2018

Winter Olympics: South Koreans burn Kim's photo as North Korean band leader passes

Hyon Song Wol, a Pyongyang celebrity who heads the Moranbong Band hand-picked by Kim, began a two-day visit on Sunday.

published on : 22nd January 2018

North Korea delegates arrive in South for pre-Olympics inspection

After months of high tensions over the North's missile and nuclear tests, the neighbours agreed this month that North Korean athletes would attend the Winter Olympics.

published on : 21st January 2018

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics: 22 North Korean athletes will compete in three sports

The IOC has approved a plan for North and South to field a unified women's hockey team, as 22 North Korean atheletes join the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

published on : 20th January 2018

South Korea asks North to explain cancelled visit of delegation ahead of Winter Olympics

South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon said that the countries could hopefully reschedule a visit soon.

published on : 20th January 2018

IOC, two Koreas meet to finalise historic Olympic deal

North and South Korea will march together at the opening ceremony under a unification flag and field a united women's hockey team, while the North has said it will send a 550-member delegation.

published on : 20th January 2018

Winter Olympics 2018: All-female North Korea bandleader set to visit South

The two Koreas have agreed to march together under a unification flag - a pale blue silhouette of the Korean peninsula - at the Games' opening ceremony on February 9.

published on : 19th January 2018

Taiwan businessman in North Korea oil probe attempts suicide

Chen Shih-hsien is suspected of transferring oil products to a North Korean vessel and breaching UN sanctions against the nuclear-armed regime. 

published on : 19th January 2018

Troops, cameras, radiation: China prepares for North Korea crisis

Radiation monitors are running in border towns, and locals say interactions with North Koreans have been discouraged.

published on : 19th January 2018

After year of Donald Trump, world order strained but not broken

Donald Trump came to office threatening to tear up trade deals, extort payment from US military allies, end the Iran nuclear accord and build a wall on America's southern border.

published on : 19th January 2018

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Russia helps North Korea get fuel

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says that Russia is helping North Korea evade some of the sanctions imposed on it to force it to halt its nuclear missile program. 

published on : 18th January 2018

Joint Olympic march will give North Korea a 'taste of freedom': US

For the first time in over a decade, the two Koreas yesterday agreed to march together under a single flag at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics Games.

published on : 18th January 2018

North Korea prepares grand military parade on eve of Olympics: Report

Pyongyang, which has rattled the international community with its nuclear and missile tests in recent months, has agreed to send athletes to the Games and march with the South under one flag.

published on : 18th January 2018

Trump says Russia undermining North Korea sanctions

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused Russia of undermining international sanctions against North Korea and weakening efforts to curb Kim Jong-Un's nuclear weapons program.

published on : 18th January 2018

Two Koreas agree to march together at Winter Olympics opening

The two Koreas agreed Wednesday to march together under a single flag at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony and field a united women's ice hockey team for the Games.

published on : 17th January 2018
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