Apr 16, 2012
With thousands of goose-stepping soldiers and missiles by the dozen parading before him, Kim Jong-un delivers his defiant debut speech saying his country must persist with its "military first" policy to achieve "final victory". Read Article Rocket flop does not dampen North Korea's grand parade
Feb 23, 2012
The discussions - the first since the death of the North's long time leader Kim Jong-il - could provide signs of whether North Korea's new government will restart six-nation talks. Read Article US and North Korea resume nuclear programme talks
Feb 15, 2012
North Korea awarded its highest title to late leader Kim Jong-il on the eve of his 70th birthday. Read Article Late North Korea leader Kim Jong-il awarded 'Generalissimo'
Dec 29, 2011
Tens of thousands of North Koreans line snow-covered streets of Pyongyang in what appeared to be a carefully managed state funeral of the late leader. Read Article 'People are all crying tears of blood' - Kim Jong-il's funeral
Dec 28, 2011
"Dear Leader" will be laid to rest today, as experts say the ceremony will show Kim Jong-un’s standing as rightful successor to his father. Read Article Kim Jong-il's funeral is a rites of passage for young successor
Dec 20, 2011
Despite millions of people dying in labour camps or from poverty and starvation during Kim's 17 years in power, he is revered as a demigod by most North Koreans. Read Article Hope and fear after N Korea's 'Dear Leader' dies
Pyongyang Okryu-Gwan is Dubai's only North Korean restaurant, and its staff were in mourning yesterday following the death of their president, Kim Jong-il.
Read Article N Korean leader mourned in Dubai
Kim Jong-un has swiftly risen to power since being made a four-star general a year ago, but he is even more of an enigma than his late father was during 17 years of absolute power.
Read Article Likely new North Korean leader a mystery to many
Improbably, two generations of unresponsive dictators have kept control of North Korea. Now a third Kim will try to do the same. Read Article The fantasies of the Kim dynasty have a new reality to face
Facts about North Korea Read Article Spotlight on North Korea
Time line of Kim Jong-Il's life Read Article The Life of Kim Jong-Il
Adrian Hong, director of the Pegasus Project, which seeks to spread information in closed societies such as North Korea, talks about Kim Jong-il.
Read Article Arab Spring is a dress rehearsal for North Korea
Global financial markets are so brittle that tiny events open huge cracks, as the death of Kim Jong-il. Read Article Deep economic gloom and little hope of light soon
Analysis: Something of a miracle will be needed for the coveted unity and effectiveness of the Syrian opposition to materialise. Clumsy SNC needs to prove it is made of the right stuff
The many medieval towns and villages of Umbria and Tuscany are a joy to visit, especially by bike, finds Rosemary Behan Umbria and Tuscany: Italy's rustic but refined heart
A discussion at Manarat Al Saadiyat will examine the art and photography of European artists travelling 'through the lights and images' of this region, writes Nick Leech
The Orient, expressed in Abu Dhabi
Freshly relegated, no better time for a youth movement than the present, writes Paul Radley. UAE rugby hope the kids are all right
In 1992, Major League Baseball commissioner Fay Vincent initially opposed an effort by a Japanese mogul to purchase the Seattle Mariners. Expect more to come. Global shift in North American sport
The flying car concept took a while to become reality but in America a company is on the verge of offering a version to the public. While the cost may be high, so is confidence that there is a viable market. Terrafugia Transition: flying cars roar into reality
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