USSR establishes a communist government in North Korea
The Chondoist Chongu Party is founded in North Korea.
The Second Congress of the Workers' Party of North Korea is convened.
North Korea proclaims itself People's Democratic Republic of Korea
Korean conflict begins; North Korea invades South Korea
UN member states begin using integrated forces against North Korea
South Korean troops cross the 38th parallel into North Korea
UN forces entered Pyongyang, capital of North Korea
US troops vacate Pyongyang North Korea
Chinese offensive halts at Chongchon River, North Korea
North Korea & UN sign armistice
North Korea reports 100% election turnout, miraculously 100% vote for the Workers' Party
Spy ship USS Pueblo & 83-man crew seized in Sea of Japan by North Korea
82 members of US intelligence ship Pueblo released by North Korea
North Korea shoots at US airplane above Japanese sea
Kim Il-song, becomes president of North Korea
US restricts citizens from visiting Cuba, Vietnam, North Korea & Cambodia
North Korea shoots down US helicopter, killing 3
North Korea signs pact to end their nuclear projects
North Korea reportedly launches Kwangmyongsong, its first satellite.
President Kim Dae Jung of South Korea meets Kim Jong-il, leader of North Korea, for the beginning of the first ever inter-Korea summit, in the northern capital of Pyongyang.
In his State of the Union Address, United States President George W. Bush describes "regimes that sponsor terror" as an Axis of Evil, in which he includes Iraq, Iran and North Korea.
Naval clashes between South Korea and North Korea lead to the death of six South Korean sailors and sinking of a North Korean vessel.
Two fuel trains collide in Ryongchon, North Korea, killing up to 150 people.
North Korea bans mobile phones.
North Korea tests four short-range missiles, one medium-range missile, and a long-range Taepodong-2. The long-range Taepodong-2 reportedly fails in mid-air over the Sea of Japan/East Sea.
North Korea missle tests: at least two short-range Nodong-2 missiles, one SCUD missile and one long-range Taepodong-2 missile.
North Korea allegedly tests its first nuclear device.
The Doomsday Clock is set to five minutes to midnight in response to North Korea nuclear testing.
Japan launches its fourth spy satellite, stepping up its ability to monitor potential threats such as North Korea.
President Roh Moo-hyun of South Korea walks across the Military Demarcation Line into North Korea on his way to the second Inter-Korean Summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il.
North Korea launches its controversial Kwangmyŏngsŏng-2 rocket. The satellite passed over mainland Japan, which prompted an immediate reaction from the United Nations Security Council, as well as participating states of Six-party talks
North Korea allegedly tests its second nuclear device. Following the nuclear test, Pyongyang also conducted several missile tests bulding tensions in the international community.
South Korea angers North Korea as it proceeds with live fire drills in disputed Korean sea borders
Kim Jong-un is officially appointed Supreme Leader of North Korea and given the rank of Marshal in the Korean People's Army
North Korea is hit by Tropical Storm Khanun, killing 88 people and leaving 60,000 people homeless
Tropical Storm Khanun kills 88 people and leaves 60,000 homeless in North Korea
Typhoon Bolaven kills 48 people in North Korea
North Korea confirms it has successfully tested a nuclear device that could be weaponized
North Korea terminates all peace pacts with South Korea
North Korea cuts the phone line with South Korea, breaching the 1953 armistice
North Korea shreds the Korean Armistice agreement
UN regulation of international arms trade is blocked by North Korea, Iran, and Syria
North Korea declares it is at a state of war with South Korea
North Korea blocks a South Korean supply delegation from the Kaesong joint industrial zone
North Korea sentences Canadian pastor Hyeon Soo Lim to life in prison
North Korea says it successfully conducts hydrogen bomb test
North Korea Says It's Holding US Student for 'Hostile Act'
China Urges Restraint Over North Korea Rocket Launch
South Korea Warns North Korea Not to Launch Satellite
North Korea's Rocket Plans Seen as Disrespectful of China
Japan's Parliament Condemns North Korea Rocket Launch
North Korea's Rocket Launch Frays Ties Between South Korea and China
Senate approves new North Korea sanctions
North Korea army chief Ri Yong-gil said to be executed
UN Security Council approves North Korea sanctions
North Korea fires several short-range projectiles into sea - South Korea
North Korea leader orders military to be ready to use nuclear weapons at any time
South Korea, US begin exercises as North Korea threatens attack
South Korea announces unilateral sanctions on North Korea
North Korea's Kim says country has miniaturised nuclear warhead
North Korea fires two short-range missiles into sea - Yonhap
South Korea considers approval of North Korea tuberculosis aid despite sanctions
North Korea Warns of Pre-emptive Strikes Against the South
North Korea submarine 'missing' as US-South Korea drills continue
North Korea Fires Missile Into Sea, South Korea Says
North Korea fires short-range projectiles into sea
North Korea Jamming GPS Signals Across Border, South Korea Says
China's Xi urges implementation of UN resolutions on North Korea
North Korea Says It Successfully Tested Missile Engine
North Korea Threatens South Korea Over 13 Defectors
North Korea says submarine ballistic missile test 'great success'
France calls on EU to adopt new sanctions against North Korea
North Korea 'will halt' nuclear tests if US stops S Korea exercises
North Korea 'fires submarine-launched ballistic missile'
North Korea to stage first party congress in nearly 40 years
North Korea Sentences American to 10 Years for Spying, Reports Say
Russia, China in Agreement on North Korea, South China Sea
North Korea Claims Its Nuclear Arsenal Is Just a 'Deterrent'
North Korea leader Kim says will not use nuclear arms unless threatened
North Korea says to push nuclear programme, defying UN sanctions
China's Xi congratulates North Korea's Kim on party promotion
South Korea Says North Korea Missile Launch Likely Failed
North Korea's missile and nuclear projects unacceptable, Japan envoy says
North Korea 'tests banned missiles'
Kim Jong-un says North Korea missiles can reach US in Pacific
North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Into Sea, South Korea Says
North Korea Seeks UN Meeting on US-South Korea Exercises
Japan, China, South Korea agree to urge North Korea to stop provocation
North Korea fires submarine-launched ballistic missile towards Japan
North Korea Denounces UN Condemnation, Warns US of Action
North Korea fires three ballistic missiles, reports say
North Korea confirms it has conducted fifth nuclear test
With latest North Korea test, US again seeks elusive Chinese help
US flexes muscle at North Korea, flying bombers over South Korea: reports
North Korea Launches Missile in First Test Since Trump Took Office
Trump says US behind Japan '100 percent' after North Korea missile launch
UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile launching
US pushes Beijing to keep up pressure on North Korea
North Korea blames Malaysia for death of its citizen: KCNA
North Korea Accuses China of 'Mean Behavior' After It Tightens Sanctions
US, South Korea agree to strengthen cooperation on North Korea sanctions
Malaysian PM Najib calls on North Korea to release all Malaysians
North Korea bars Malaysians from leaving as murder row boils
North Korea bans Malaysians from leaving country over Kim Jong Nam's death
North Korea 'conducts high-thrust engine test'
North Korea launches missile into Sea of Japan
North Korea issues warning as US strike group heads to Korean Peninsula
Japanese, US navies plan joint show of force toward North Korea
Trump says North Korea problem 'will be taken care of'
North Korea rolls out heavy artillery in giant military parade
US Vice President Pence visits DMZ amid high tensions with North Korea
Pence reassures Japan of US resolve against North Korea
Trump may have to be patient about North Korea
China criticizes North Korea, praises US on nuclear issue
Russia vetoes UN statement on North Korea's missile tests
China's Xi urges restraint on North Korea issue on call with Trump
North Korea detained a professor who is US citizen; at least 3rd American held
South Korea, US warn of punishment for North Korea; US stresses sanctions
US military confirms North Korea fired missile
North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles after US drills
North Korea warns US it will keep building nuclear arsenal
North Korea claims it tested first intercontinental missile
China urges calm after US says ready to use force against North Korea
China urges North Korea to stop acts that could worsen tensions
South Korea to deploy more THAAD units after North Korea ICBM launch
US flies bombers over Korean peninsula after North Korea missile test
US bans travel to North Korea from September 1, says Americans should leave
South Korea, US agree to pressure North Korea, China hopes for North-South talks
China media stress limits to North Korea sanctions, slam US 'arrogance'
North Korea threatens missile strike on Guam that will create an 'enveloping fire'
North Korea maps out detailed plan for missile launches to sea off Guam
Dozens rally in Guam for peace amid North Korea threats
North Korea tells UN chief nuclear program not up for negotiation
China July trade with North Korea slows from June as coal ban bites
China bans new business with North Korea in line with sanctions
North Korea launches 3 short-range ballistic missiles
North Korea fires missile over Japan in aggressive test
North Korea detonates its sixth and most powerful nuclear test yet
South Korea deploys anti-missile system as US seeks tough North Korea sanctions
Trump says hopes to avoid use of military action on North Korea
North Korea threatens to 'sink' Japan, reduce US to 'ashes and darkness'
Trump vows to 'totally destroy North Korea' at UN assembly
China follows UN sanctions with bans, limits on fuel products to North Korea
Trump says US 'totally prepared' for military option in North Korea
North Korea's 'princess' now one of the secretive state's top policy makers
North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'
North Korea says successfully launches new ICBM that can reach all of US
China halts oil product exports to North Korea in November as sanctions bite
South Korea seizes HK-flagged vessel it says transferred oil to North Korea
North Korea's Kim says US will never start war against North
North Korea accepts January 9 talks offer from South Korea
North Korea will send Olympic team to South as countries hold high-level talks
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Kim II Sung, Eternal President ("The Great Leader") of North Korea (1945-94)
Hwang Jang-Yop, Inside North Korea
Shin Geum Dan, North Korea, 400m/800m runner (1962 world record)
Kim Jong-il, Supreme Leader of North Korea (1994-2011) [disputed birthdate, 1941]
Bill Nelson, The Last Frontier/North Korea/The Wrong Man
Sam Brownback, The Last Frontier/North Korea/The Wrong Man
Myong Hui Choe, North Korea, gymnist (Olympic-1980)
Kim II Sung, pres of North Korea (1945-94), dies at 82
Hwang Jang-Yop, Inside North Korea
Kim Jong-il, supreme leader of North Korea (DPRK) 1994-2011, dies of a suspected heart attack at 70
US student Otto Warmbier, who was freed by North Korea, dies aged 22
Charles Jenkins, US soldier who defected to North Korea, dies aged 77
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