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In Pictures: Kim Jong-un's Majestic Horseback Ride Through Sacred Mountain

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has taken a ride through a sacred mountain, fueling rumours of a big announcement from the secretive state.

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World

North Korea Breaks Off Nuclear Talks With The USA

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North Korea’s top negotiator said late on Saturday that working-level nuclear talks in Sweden between officials from Pyongyang and Washington had been broken off, dashing prospects for an end to months of stalemate.

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World

North Korea Says It's Successfully Tested A New Submarine-Launched Missile

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North Korea has boasted about testing a new type of ballistic missile that can be launched from a submarine, calling it a ‘significant achievement’ – in efforts to bolster its military might.

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North Korea Braces For A Powerful Typhoon

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A powerful typhoon began battering North Korea on Saturday after lashing South Korea and causing at least three deaths.

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Man Fleeing North Korea Arrested In DMZ

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A North Korean has been caught and is in South Korea's custody after crossing the inter-Korean border at the heavily-fortified Demilitarized Zone, according to the Yonhap news agency.

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Breaking

North Korea Launches Unidentified Missile Off Coast

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North Korea has fired an unidentified missile into the air.

The Project

The Project

Kim Jong-un Takes Cash From Citizens To Keep Father And Grandfather Embalmed

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reportedly awards citizens who have shown their loyalty with certificates.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman's Disgusting Acts In Ice Cream Machine

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

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World

Alek Sigley Breaks His Silence On Disappearance

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The Australian man who lived in North Korea and was detained by officials for spying, only to be released has broken his silence since the ordeal. 

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National

Alek Sigley Won't Be Giving Interviews About His Disappearance

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Mystery still surrounds the detention of Alek Sigley, who says he won't be giving any interviews about his experience.

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Updated

Alex Sigley Says 'I'm Good' After Being Freed From North Korea

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Australian student Alek Sigley says he is feeling great after being freed from detention in North Korea, but remained tight-lipped about his experience.

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World

Trump Proposes Meeting Kim Jong Un To 'Shake His Hand'

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President Trump on Saturday tweeted an invitation to North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un to come to the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in.

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News

North Korea Has A Growing HIV Problem That It Doesn't Want To Acknowledge

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A report from U.S. and North Korean HIV researchers has outlined a big issue with the infection in North Korea that has spiraled in recent years, despite the government's best attempts to deny its existence.

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Aussie Student Reportedly Arrested And Missing In North Korea

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An Australian man has gone missing in North Korea.

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World

Kim Jong-un Executes Top Diplomat Over Failed Trump Talks

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North Korea has reportedly executed its special envoy to the U.S. and foreign ministry officials who carried out working-level negotiations with Donald Trump in February, holding them responsible for the summit's collapse.

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Thousands Of North Korean Women Sold Into Sex Slavery

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Tens of thousands of women are being trafficked into sexual slavery for pornography, according to a new report from the Korea Future Initiative.

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North Korea Gave The U.S. $2 Million Bill For Jailed American

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North Korean officials handed the U.S. the $2 million bill for medical expenses for now-deceased Otto Warmbier in 2017.

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News

Trump Reverses North Korea Sanctions That Were Imposed A Day Earlier

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"President Trump likes Chairman Kim and he doesn't think these sanctions will be necessary," White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement.

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World

North Koreans Are Voting This Weekend, But Only Have One Candidate To Pick

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Millions of North Korean voters, including leader Kim Jong-un, are going to the polls to elect roughly 700 members to the national legislature.

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Trump Believes Kim Jong-un Didn't Know About Otto Warmbier Torture

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President Trump said on Thursday North Korean leader Kim Jong-un told him that he did not know about Otto Warmbier's condition and Trump said "I will take him at his word."

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Trump Walks Out Of Talks With Kim Jong-Un Over Sanctions Demand

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had walked away from a nuclear deal at his summit with Kim Jong Un because of unacceptable demands from the North Korean leader to lift punishing U.S.-led sanctions.

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Brekky Wrap: Mother Of Three Explains Why She Co-Sleeps With All Of Her Kids

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

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World

Spirits Dashed: 90,000 Bottles Of Vodka Headed For North Korea Seized

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Kim Jong-un is known for his love of luxury goods but it seems he may be short on Russian vodka after Dutch authorities confiscated 90,000 bottles believed to have been en route to North Korea.

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World

Trump To Meet With North Korea's Kim Jong-Un A Second Time Next Month

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 President Donald Trump will meet with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un at the end of February at a place to be announced later, the White House said on Friday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman Rejects New Year's Eve Kiss On Live TV

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

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Brekky Wrap

Children Of Man Murdered By Wife To Be Split Up

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

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World

North Korea Ordered To Pay Millions To Dead Student Otto Warmbier's Family

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A US court on Monday ordered Pyongyang to pay $700 million ($USD501 million) in damages for the torture and death of US college student Otto Warmbier.

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Brekky Wrap

Mark Latham To Join One Nation And Melbourne Cup Fall Out

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

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World

North Korean Sex Abuse 'Endemic' Revealed In Rare Report

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Sexual abuse by North Korean officials appears to be “endemic”, a watchdog group reported on Thursday.

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Brekky Wrap

Opera House Protest And Labor To Increase Public School Funding

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

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World

'We Fell In Love:' Trump Swoons Over Letters From Kim Jong Un

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U.S. President Donald Trump took his enthusiasm for his detente with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to new heights on Saturday, declaring at a rally with supporters that “we fell in love” after exchanging letters.

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Brekky Wrap

PM Cancels COAG Meeting, Strawberry Export Laws Announced

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

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World

Emotional Moment Korean Families Separated By War Reunite For First Time

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"I've lived this long to meet you."

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Pope Condemns Church Sex Abuse, Korean Families Reunite

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday morning.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Aretha Franklin Passed Away And Journalists Protest Trump

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All the news you need to know the Friday.

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Brekky Wrap

Trump's Sanctions And Government Pressured To Do More For Farmers

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

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Views

N Korea Just Accused The US Of 'Gangster-Like' Diplomacy. Was The Summit A Failure?

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Is Kim up to his old tricks? Was anything really accomplished in Singapore? And if so, how can it be salvaged?

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World

U.S. Plan To Dismantle North Korean Nukes In One Year

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Security adviser John Bolton says he has devised a program to dismantle North Korea’s weapons of mass destruction.

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World

North, South Korea To Hold Family Reunions

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Families from the North and South of Korea will have the chance to be reunited for the first time in three years.

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World

Kim Jong-Un -- What You Need To Know

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Trump said Kim was a "very talented man" with a "great personality".

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Singapore Summit

Trump Says There's No Longer A Nuclear Threat From North Korea

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But democrats aren't so sure.

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Views

Clown President. Chubby-cheeked Despot. Extraordinary Moment In Time.

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Only Trump's bloated ego and flaky brand of leadership could have created this moment of opportunity – and for that, he might deserve some credit.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

Despite All The Doubters, Trump Might Have Achieved Something

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Now it is all down to Kim Jong-Un.

Singapore Summit

Singapore Summit

What You Need To Know About The Nuclear Summit

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The main points you need to know from the North Korea summit in Singapore.

Singapore Summit

Singapore Summit

Trump, Kim Agree On 'Complete Denuclearisation'

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Trump, Kim Agree On 'Complete Denuclearisation'

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Trump In Singapore, Queen's Honours And Nadal's New Record

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

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World

Trump On Way To 'Mission of Peace'

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Trump says he is feeling very positive ahead of the summit

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World

Just What Were The Contents Of An Oversized Envelope from Kim Jong-Un to Trump?

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The president said it was a 'very nice letter', later conceding he hadn’t opened it.

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World

Trump Backs Steel And Aluminium Tariffs, Hits Out At Canada

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US President Donald Trump has hit out at Canada on Twitter over trade tariffs.

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Brekky Wrap

Family Court Overhaul, Joyce On Leave And Roseanne Axed

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday morning.

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Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Trump's Appalling Memorial Tweet, Superannuation Shake-Up And State Of Origin

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

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Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: US Summit Back On, Airbag Recall Continues And Latest Newspoll Results

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All the news you need to know this Monday morning.

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World

Korean Leaders Meet Again

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Seoul officials said the leaders exchanged views on paving the way for a US-North Korea summit.

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Updated

Donald Trump Cancels Historic Summit With North Korea

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He said North Korea's "open hostility" was to blame.

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World

Donald Trump Doubts Planned Summit With North Korea

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He said there is a "substantial chance" the meeting will not take place when planned.

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Donald Trump Welcomes U.S. Prisoners Released By North Korea

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A significant move from Kim, ahead of the U.S.-North Korea summit.

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World

First US-North Korea Summit Set For June 12 In Singapore

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A sitting US President has never met a North Korean Leader, until now.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Americans released From North Korea, Iranian Protests And A Chocolate Spill

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

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News

Americans Freed By North Korea Ahead Of Trump-Kim Summit

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Plus, the meeting time and place between Trump and Kim has been set.