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    North and South Korea Exchange Gunfire Across Demilitarized Zone

    The reports of gunfire came two days after the North’s leader, Kim Jong-un, reappeared in public...

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    Kim Jong-un Resurfaces, State Media Says, After Weeks of Health Rumors

    The North Korean leader was said to have visited a factory on Friday, after a series...

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    Where Is Kim Jong-un? How Experts Track North Korea’s Leader

    Rumors are swirling about Kim Jong-un’s location and health. These North Korea experts showed us how...

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    Kim Jong-un's Absent, North Korea’s Silent, and Rumors Fly

    Rumors about the North Korean leader’s health — and speculation over his possible death — have...

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    Trump Writes to Kim Jong-un Offering Help in Virus Fight, North Korea Says

    The North, which says it is waging an all-out campaign against the coronavirus, expressed “sincere gratitude”...

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    Top U.S. Envoy Warns North Korea Against Weapons Tests

    Stephen E. Biegun appealed to the North to return to dialogue on denuclearization. “Let’s get this...

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    North Korea Links 2nd ‘Crucial’ Test to Nuclear Weapons Program

    As a top American envoy prepares to visit the region, the North declared that tests would...

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    After North Korea Hints at New Policy, U.S. Warns Against More Missile Tests

    The American ambassador to the United Nations, responding to North Korean signals that it could resume...

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    North Korea Threatens New ‘Dotard’ Insults if Trump Revives Name-Calling

    North Korea threatened to resume tit-for-tat insults against President Trump two days after he called its...

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    Kim Jong-un Visits Sacred Mountain on Horseback. Analysts Watch His Next Move.

    The North Korean leader has often visited Mount Paektu, near the border with China, before making...

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    North Korea Touts New Resort, Seeking to Blunt U.N. Sanctions

    Tourism is one of the few remaining sources of hard currency for Kim Jong-un’s government. He...

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    North Korea Says It Carried Out ‘Very Important Test’ at Missile-Engine Site

    The announcement came as North Korea has escalated a pressure campaign on the United States to...

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    Time Is Running Out for Trump’s North Korean Diplomacy, Analysts Say

    Analysts fear a looming crisis as North Korea warns of a Dec. 31 deadline for a...

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    North Korea Launches 2 Rockets, South Says

    The short-range projectiles were launched off the North’s east coast, days after Kim Jong-un ordered artillery...

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    U.S. Offers North Korea ‘Act of Good Will.’ Not Enough, North Says.

    A canceled military drill was not enough to get the North Koreans back to the table...

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    North Korea Says U.S. Sought More Talks, but Calls It a ‘Trick’

    The top North Korean envoy to the negotiations with Washington said he was not interested unless...

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    North Korea Fires 2 Projectiles in First Test Since Latest Talks Stalled

    Japan said the weapons, which landed in the sea, appeared to be ballistic missiles. South Korea...

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    North Koreans Thrown Overboard as Fishing Ship Hits Japanese Patrol Boat

    The collision came less than a week after North Korea launched a missile that landed in...

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    North Korea Rules Out Quick Resumption of ‘Sickening’ Talks with U.S.

    The North said that it would not meet with American negotiators again until after Washington took...

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    U.S. Nuclear Talks With North Korea Break Down in Hours

    The State Department says the United States brought “creative ideas’’ to the talks. The North Koreans...

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    North Korea Blocks Windows of Tall Buildings in Pyongyang to Prevent Spying, Reports Say

    North Korea blocks the windows of high-rise apartments in Pyongyang to prevent their residents from looking...

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    North Korean Missile Delivers a Message: There’s Little Japan Can Do

    The launch reinforced how deeply Japan has been sidelined as President Trump tries to restart nuclear...

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    North Korea and U.S. Say Official Talks Will Resume in Days

    Pyongyang and Washington will restart dialogue in an attempt to narrow their differences on how to...

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    Kim Jong-un Visits South Korea? The South Says It Could Happen

    A visit by Kim Jong-un would be the first by a North Korean leader south of...

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    She Fled Famine in North Korea, Then Died Poor in a Prosperous Land

    A woman who fled famine in North Korea and her 6-year-old boy died alone and impoverished...

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    North Korean Envoy Hails Bolton’s Ouster and Trump’s Talk of a New Approach

    Kim Myong-gil praised the U.S. president’s “wise political decision” to take a fresh tack in nuclear...

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    After Fleeing North Korea, Women Get Trapped as Cybersex Slaves in China

    A growing number of North Korean women are smuggled from their country and trafficked into the...

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    Five Policy Clashes Between John Bolton and President Trump

    John R. Bolton, a national security hawk, and President Trump disagreed on how to approach a...

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    North Korea Launches 2 More Projectiles, Its 8th Weapons Test Since July

    The North’s tests on Tuesday came hours after the country said it was willing to sit...

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    North Korea Says Hope of More U.S. Talks Is ‘Disappearing’

    The North said it might “re-examine all the measures we have taken so far,” a vague...