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article 11 June 2015 North Korea
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Payments to North Korea FA by Qatari exposed

North Korea's football association benefited from $100,000 in payments made by the disgraced former Fifa presidential candidate Mohammed Bin Hammam, Channel 4 News has learned.

post 15 May 2015
Read more on FactCheck FactCheck: is North Korea the world's most repressive country?

Did Kim Jong-un really execute a minister with an anti-aircraft gun? How do we separate fact from fiction with a secretive state like North Korea?

article 14 May 2015 North Korea
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What has happened to North Korea's elite?

The downfall of the defence minister fuels international concern about the stability of North Korea under Kim Jong-un, as he apparently continues a ruthless purge of his father's top cronies.

article 13 May 2015 World, North Korea
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North Korea executes defence chief with anti-aircraft gun

North Korea's defence minister has reportedly been executed. Hyon Yong Chol was killed with an anti-aircraft gun for crimes including disobeying Kim Jong-un and falling asleep during a military event.

article 11 May 2015 World, North Korea
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Timeline: North Korea's nuclear weapons programme

North Korea makes a key step in its nuclear weapons programme by launching a ballistic missile from a submarine - the latest in a list of actions to anger and worry the international community.

article 05 March 2015 World, United States
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US envoy to South Korea 'in great spirits' after attack

The US ambassador to South Korea says he is "doing well", after being slashed with a razor by a political extremist at a function in Seoul where he was to give a lecture.

article 12 February 2015 World, North Korea
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North Korea: who needs human rights when you've got slogans?

North Korea releases 310 slogans to mark the anniversary of its "liberation", including "We serve the people" - ironic, perhaps, in a country where torture, starvation and executions are commonplace.

post 10 February 2015
Read more from John Sparks on the World News blog Beaten and starved: the Indonesian maid leading fight against domestic abuse

A Hong Kong woman is convicted of beating and starving her Indonesian maid in a case that sparked international outrage.

article 01 January 2015 World, North Korea
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The Interview DVD smuggled to North Korea by giant balloon

North Korea won't have to wait much longer for Sony's film The Interview to premiere in the country, with activists in South Korea planning to send copies over the border by balloon.

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