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# kcna - Sunday 8 December, 2019

North Korea conducts 'very important test', according to state media
# Tensions
# Tensions

North Korea conducts 'very important test', according to state media

Dec 8th 2019, 10:43 AM 20,426 Views 21 Comments

Pyongyang has carried out a number of launches at the same site where the latest test occurred.

# kcna - Saturday 6 July, 2019

North Korea claims released Australian student was 'spying'
# Deported
# Deported

North Korea claims released Australian student was 'spying'

Jul 6th 2019, 3:13 PM 13,060 Views 13 Comments

Alek disappeared in June but was later freed and deported from North Korea.

# kcna - Friday 22 January, 2016

US student arrested in North Korea over 'hostile act'
# Locked Up
# Locked Up

US student arrested in North Korea over 'hostile act'

Jan 22nd 2016, 8:41 AM 16,368 Views 43 Comments

The country has not given details of exactly what 21-year-old Otto Frederick Warmbier did.

# kcna - Monday 3 March, 2014

North Korea deports 75-year-old Australian after he signs "confession"
# Free
# Free

North Korea deports 75-year-old Australian after he signs "confession"

Mar 3rd 2014, 8:32 AM 14,307 Views 21 Comments

The missionary had been detained last month for distributing religious material.

# kcna - Saturday 27 April, 2013

North Korea puts US citizen on trial for 'trying to overthrow regime'
# Tensions
# Tensions

North Korea puts US citizen on trial for 'trying to overthrow regime'

Apr 27th 2013, 12:49 PM 7,815 Views 58 Comments

North Korea says the man has admitted the charges and will soon face ‘judgment’.

# kcna - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Dennis Rodman gets a geography lesson from 'the Gangnam Style dude'
# Oppa!
From The42
# Oppa!

Dennis Rodman gets a geography lesson from 'the Gangnam Style dude'

Feb 27th 2013, 10:21 AM 1,048 Views 1 Comment

The former NBA star is in North Korea — which is not the same country as South Korea.

# kcna - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Ireland condemns North Korean nuclear test 'in strongest terms'
# Nuclear Test
# Nuclear Test

Ireland condemns North Korean nuclear test 'in strongest terms'

Feb 12th 2013, 7:56 AM 6,126 Views 87 Comments

Eamon Gilmore adds his voice to a chorus of international opposition to North Korea’s nuclear explosive testing.

International condemnation as North Korea carries out third nuclear test
# North Korea
# North Korea

International condemnation as North Korea carries out third nuclear test

Feb 12th 2013, 7:16 AM 5,362 Views 28 Comments

Claiming to have made a breakthrough with a ‘miniaturised’ device it would put the country a step closer to fitting a nuclear warhead on a ballistic missile.

# kcna - Monday 7 January, 2013

Google boss Eric Schmidt arrives in North Korea
# DPRK
# DPRK

Google boss Eric Schmidt arrives in North Korea

Jan 7th 2013, 7:19 PM 8,984 Views 7 Comments

The Google chairman and the former governor of New Mexico say they are on a private humanitarian mission which is not connected to the US government.

# kcna - Friday 21 December, 2012

North Korea confirms arrest of US citizen
# Tensions
# Tensions

North Korea confirms arrest of US citizen

Dec 21st 2012, 10:17 AM 6,382 Views 21 Comments

The man entered North Korea as a tourist and committed an unspecified crime, according to North Korean authorities.

# kcna - Saturday 1 December, 2012

North Korea 'to test long-range rocket' some time this month
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea 'to test long-range rocket' some time this month

Dec 1st 2012, 10:22 AM 2,659 Views 16 Comments

The long-range rocket test will coincide with elections in South Korea, and the anniversary of Kim Jong-Il’s death.

# kcna - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

London 2012: North Korean state media says locals 'delighted' with medal success
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

London 2012: North Korean state media says locals 'delighted' with medal success

Jul 31st 2012, 10:22 AM 8,936 Views 8 Comments

The Korean Central News Agency has devoted more content to public reaction than it has to news of its athletes’ successes.

# kcna - Monday 16 January, 2012

Associated Press opens full news bureau in North Korea
# AP In NK
# AP In NK

Associated Press opens full news bureau in North Korea

Jan 16th 2012, 10:51 AM 1,065 Views 2 Comments

The American news agency is the first major Western outlet to open a full news, picture, and video bureau in the notoriously secretive state.

# kcna - Monday 19 December, 2011

A closer look: the links between Ireland and North Korea
# North Korea
# North Korea

A closer look: the links between Ireland and North Korea

Dec 19th 2011, 3:52 PM 18,928 Views 18 Comments

We take a brief look at the closer bilateral ties between Ireland and North Korea – and the attention given to us over there.