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Kim Jong Il death: World watches as North Korea prepares for transition

North Korea has urged its 24 million people to rally behind heir-apparent Kim Jong Un as the nation mourned the death of supreme leader Kim Jong Il.

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Kim Jong Il death: World watches as North Korea prepares for transition

North Korea has urged its 24 million people to rally behind heir-apparent Kim Jong Un as the nation mourned the death of supreme leader Kim Jong Il.

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Kim Jong Il death: World watches as North Korea prepares for transition

North Korea has urged its 24 million people to rally behind heir-apparent Kim Jong Un as the nation mourned the death of supreme leader Kim Jong Il.

Kim Jong Il death: ‘Dear leader’ lies in state as media lauds successor

The body of former North Korea ruler Kim Jong Il was laid out in a memorial palace today as weeping mourners filled public plazas and state media fed a new personality cult around his third son, hailing him as “born of heaven”.

Kim Jong Il death: World watches as North Korea prepares for transition

North Korea has urged its 24 million people to rally behind heir-apparent Kim Jong Un as the nation mourned the death of supreme leader Kim Jong Il.

UN steps in to feed North Koreans

The United Nations World Food Programme is to start an emergency project to help 3.5 million people in North Korea.

Kim's son still waiting for new job

North Korea's parliament is holding its spring session, but there has been no mention yet of a promotion for the son of leader Kim Jong Il.

Korean row defused by repatriation

South Korea has repatriated 27 North Koreans whose boat drifted into the South's waters last month, the Red Cross said, ending a row which threatened to further damage relations between the two Koreas.

Six million Koreans face starvation

More than six million people in North Korea urgently need food aid because of substantial falls in domestic production, imports and international aid, the United Nations has said.

South Korea speeds air defence moves

South Korea unveiled a series of military reforms yesterday, including fast-tracking the purchase of fighter jets and spy planes, in response to two deadly attacks by the North last year.

North Korea accused over cyber attacks

North Korea is responsible for the disruption of GPS signals in some parts of South Korea's capital region last week that caused malfunctions in mobile phones, officials said.

North Korea 'preparing for nuclear test'

North Korea is digging tunnels at a site where it has launched two nuclear tests, suggesting it is preparing a third, the South's Yonhap news agency has said.

Not many presents as Kim's North Korea looks to future

North Korea urged its citizens yesterday to rally around Kim Jong Il on his 69th birthday, but the authoritarian leader apparently struggled to provide his people with promised gifts.

North Korea revives 'Office 38' in effort to boost Kim Jong-il's coffers

North Korea has revived its shadowy "Office 38", the party bureau that manages the funds of its ailing leader Kim Jong-il and his ruling elites, South Korea said yesterday, as sanctions squeeze the secretive state's finances.

North Koreans walk out of latest talks

North Korean military officers walked out of the first official talks with South Korea in months yesterday, dashing hopes for eased tensions after a deadly artillery attack in November increased fears of war on the peninsula.

Koreas agree to preliminary talks

South and North Korea have agreed to hold preliminary military talks on 8 February in an attempt to defuse tensions, Seoul's defence ministry said.

South Korea agrees to talks with North

South Korea has agreed to a North Korean offer of high-level military talks, a major breakthrough in the crisis on the peninsula, which improves the prospect of renewed aid-for-disarmament negotiations.

North Korea renews offer of unconditional talks in move to ease tensions

THE North Korean government has repeated an offer for unconditional talks with South Korea to ease tensions on the divided peninsula days after South Korea dismissed earlier calls by the North for negotiations.

World news: North Korea makes new offer of talks with South

North Korea made a new offer today for unconditional talks with the South to ease tensions on the divided peninsula.

South Korea rules out talks proposal

South Korea yesterday dismissed a North Korean call for unconditional talks to ease tensions, saying the offer was "propaganda" it could not take seriously.

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